on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
in Precious Metals.
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
on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
in Gold, Holiday, Sterling Silver, Uncategorized.
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
on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
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