Reusing Metals: Okay or Not?

By Emily on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 in precious metals. No Comments

Once in a while, we’ll have a customer come into our store asking if we can use the metal from one of their old jewelry pieces and incorporate it into a new piece. While we can always scrap the metal and put that money towards a new piece, we usually don’t recommend reusing precious metals. Here’s… Read More


Jewelry Metals with Healing Powers

By Emily on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 in gold, Holiday, silver, Uncategorized. No Comments

Did you know that precious metals commonly used in jewelry can actually kill germs and heal wounds? Decades ago, researchers discovered that both gold and silver are able to destroy harmful bacteria. So how do these metals destroy bacteria yet remain harmless to humans? Well, the answer lies in the thickness of our cells’ walls…. Read More


Differences Between Jewelry Metal Types (Part 2)

By Emily on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 in Informational. No Comments

Last week we discussed the major differences between the three most commonly used fine jewelry metals: platinum, gold, and sterling silver. With these three metals being so popular, many people tend to ignore some of the lesser known metals including stainless steel, titanium, tungsten carbide, and cobalt. However, these alternative metals are lightweight, modern-looking and… Read More