Gold Filled Jewelry vs. Gold Plated Jewelry: What’s the Difference?

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 The jewelry world is full of confusing terminology that can make a simple buying decision feel overwhelming. But don’t worry! We’re here to break down two commonly confused designations and the pros and cons of each. So here are the main differences between gold plated jewelry and gold filled jewelry.  To start, it’s helpful to fully understand what solid gold … Read More

Jewelry Care Basics: Homemade Jewelry Cleaner

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Regularly cleaning your jewelry is one of the best ways to ensure it retains that fresh-from-the-store shine! Nothing can replace a professional cleaning. However, a homemade jewelry cleaner is an excellent supplement when getting to a specialist isn’t feasible, and your jewelry is starting to lose its luster.  We’re going to break down some of the do’s and don’ts of … Read More

4 Common Signs it’s Time to Get Your Jewelry Fixed

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We all want our jewelry to last as long as possible. A big part of ensuring it does is finding a reliable repair specialist and taking getting your getting your jewelry fixed when the need arises. In theory, this sounds simple. In practice, knowing when exactly the right time to seek out professional help is a little harder.  The key … Read More

Seven Helpful Tips to Minimize Expenses for Your Jewelry Business

With the current economic situation, it is clear that money is on everyone’s mind more than ever. Whether it is just trying to keep your business afloat, or reaching for those goals that you set at the beginning of the year, here are some money saving tips and hacks that can help you chop down your jewelry business expenses. 

Metal Testing Service: How to Identify Your Jewelry

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Whether it’s a fresh buy off Ebay that you’re not too sure about, a family heirloom that’s a strange color, or a vintage piece you snagged from a thrift shop, you might be itching to see if the item you have is a real gem. But appraisal services are expensive, and you don’t want to shell out money to examine … Read More

What You Need to Know About Silver Polishing

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Silver is a great precious metal; it’s beautiful, it’s shiny, and best of all it’s very affordable! But unlike gold and platinum, silver can tarnish over time from exposure to chemicals, air, and sweat. So how do you get it back into its original sparkling state? Here’s what you need to know about silver polishing.

A Guide to Jewelry Stainless Steel Repair Services

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Stainless steel is a popular choice for a variety of jewelry, such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings. However, this durable metal is quite tough, and most jewelers don’t have the equipment to deal with it. So how do you go about finding a jewelry stainless steel repair service? Here’s what you need to know.

How to Repair, Replace, or Create a Family Ring

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Family rings are a special heirloom that can be passed from generation to generation. While they vary in design, old family rings need to be repaired over years of wear. Lost family rings aren’t a final goodbye thanks to modern jewelry recreation technology, and if you’ve been looking for something a little custom to add to your family jewelry box, … Read More