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Tops Ways To Customize An Engagement Ring

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There are many different styles of engagement rings out there these days. But sometimes, buying a ring off the rack does not feel personal enough. You may want to look into ways to personalize the ring and make it your own. Here are some top ways to consider personalizing your engagement ring. Add your birthstones. Years ago, most engagement rings included diamonds. Lately, however, rings with alternative gemstones have become popular.

13 June 2022

What Is The Best Anniversary Gift? Ask These Questions Before You Visit The Jewelry Store

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Are you searching for a standout anniversary gift? Your wife deserves the best—and you want to celebrate years of your love and devotion with something special. Take a look at what you need to know about gemstones, metals, designs, and your other jewelry store options. Should You Choose A Ring? Your wife might already have two rings, but does this mean she doesn't want another one? Even if your spouse has a wedding ring and an engagement ring, they may be looking to add to their collection with an anniversary ring.

8 March 2022

How To Build Your First Ring Collection As A Man

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Jewelry has been prominent on men and women for thousands of years, but in the last few hundred, it was primarily a feminine pursuit, at least in America and Europe. That is definitely beginning to change, and there has been a major resurgence in the norms of who can wear what and when. If you are looking to get into jewelry for the first time as a man, then rings are a great place to start.

8 December 2021

Six Benefits You Could Enjoy If You Sell Your Gold

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If you have gold items in your home that you no longer use or want, it's probably in your best interest to sell them. There are numerous benefits to selling gold. The following are six benefits you could enjoy if you sell your gold.  You can take advantage of the current value of precious metals In this current economic climate, fears of inflation are pushing investors to put more money into gold.

12 August 2021

Coin Dealers As Valuable Associates For Rare Coins Enthusiasts

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Numismatics is the study and collection of rare coins. It entails both the collection and study of the histories of various currencies throughout history. Coin collecting is a hobby that has withstood the test of time. The tradition has survived to the present day by being passed down from generation to generation. Coin collection has also expanded to include the banknotes and bills that we use today. People collect rare coins for a variety of reasons.

30 April 2021

4 Questions To Ask Your Jeweler Before Buying A Wedding Band

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If shopping for wedding bands seems like a big deal, that's because it is! After all, you'll be wearing your wedding band for the rest of your life; of course you want to end up with one that you love, that suits your budget, and that suits your lifestyle. As you shop wedding bands at different jewelers, then, there are some questions worth asking to ensure that you and your partner end up with exactly what you want.

5 February 2021

Tips And Ideas For Buying Earrings For A Teen

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Earrings make a nice gift because they are something that can last a lifetime and be enjoyed time and time again. However, buying them for a teen can be a little tricky. If you're past your teen years, you may not know exactly what's trendy with this age demographic right now. And you probably remember how picky you were about clothing and accessories as a teenager, too! So how do you choose earrings they will actually wear?

21 September 2020

Two Unusual Types of Materials New Jewelry Makers Should Consider Using

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If you have just launched a jewelry-making business and would like to make your jewelry with materials that are a bit more interesting than those used by your competitors, here are a few suggestions that might fit the bill.  Used guns and bullet casings If there are used guns and old bullet casings for sale in your state, you can incorporate these into the jewelry making process. For example, many antique pistols have beautiful carved wooden handles, which you can remove and turn into wooden bangles or necklace pendants with your jewelry-making equipment.

30 June 2020

Snake Jewelry: The Story Behind The Appeal

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Snakes are one of the oldest symbols, both revered and feared, adored and despised. Their ability to shed their skin gives them a strange duality that has intrigued and mystified throughout the ages.  Snakes can be a symbol of rebirth, shedding their skin and taking on a new life and identity. They have also been seen as symbols of eternity; the looped figure of a snake eating its own tail is a symbol known as an ouroboros.

24 March 2020

3 Ways To Get Your Jewelry Cleaned

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If you have precious stone jewelry, you want to make sure that it stays nice and shiny, no matter what. There are several ways that you can keep your jewelry clean and keep it looking like new.  Dish Soap, Warm Water, and Soft Brush One of the things that you can do is make a mixture of dish soap and warm water and use a soft cloth or brush. If you are going to use a soft brush, use a soft-bristled toothbrush or a toothbrush made for babies.

24 January 2020