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How to Clean Diamond Jewelry

Friday, January 4, 2019 | Jewelry

How to clean diamonds

Even though a diamond is the hardest mineral, the mere touch of a human finger is enough to make it lose its sparkle. This tough, yet delicate stone is a natural magnet for grease. When a diamond is handled, the oils from your skin can adhere to its surface and affect its brilliance and fire. Since your diamond jewelry can get dirty just from everyday wear, it is important to know how to safely clean and care for your precious stones and the metal in the setting.

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2019 Jewelry Trends

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 | Jewelry

2019 jewelry trends image: more is more
If you love to make a statement with your fine or costume jewelry, 2019 could be your year. While dainty accessories and classic pieces have been ruling the jewelry scene, it’s time to get ready for a maximalist year.

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January Birthstone Spotlight: Garnet

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | Jewelry

January birthstone: Garnet

Garnet — the January birthstone — usually brings to mind a deep red color, but this versatile gemstone comes in a rainbow of options. The color variation results from trace elements, and each variety has a designated name: pyrope and almandine (purple to orangy red), spessartine (oranges and yellows), grossularite (colorless to yellow, reddish orange, vibrant green), andradite (yellow and yellowish green).

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Holiday Engagement Series Part 2: Picking the Perfect Ring

Monday, December 17, 2018 | Jewelry

Couple shopping for the perfect engagement ring; Lavalier Jewelry Insurance

The holidays can be the perfect time to start a new chapter with the love of your life. But finding the “one” can sometimes feel easier than finding the right engagement ring. This purchase can be overwhelming and comes with a lot of pressure as it represents your love and commitment – an outward sign of your inward love.

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Be Aware and Protect Against Home Jewelry Theft

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | Jewelry

Home Jewelry Theft Image
After building your jewelry collection, sometimes over the course of decades, it’s only natural to want to carefully protect it against burglary and theft in your home. There are obvious risks to keeping large amounts of cash, jewelry, gems and artwork in any home, and unfortunately jewelry is stolen in many homes across the country. Your valuables can be kept safe against intruders with a few safety measures. Protect Against Home Jewelry Theft.

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The Best Jewelry Organizers

Monday, November 26, 2018 | Jewelry

Best Jewelry Organizers Pictures
You are dressed and ready to tackle the day when you go to grab your favorite jewelry and realize it’s either tangled, damaged, or worse – lost. Don’t let your favorite pieces of jewelry go missing just because they aren’t properly organized and safe. When you have spent money building your jewelry collection, you want to make sure each piece – from every expensive earring to a fashion statement necklace – is well protected and accounted for. Check out these Best Jewelry Organizers.

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Creating a Jewelry Wardrobe: The Basics

Sunday, November 18, 2018 | Jewelry

Creating a Jewelry Wardrobe Picture
Creating a Jewelry Wardrobe. A question women have had for the ages is how to build a better wardrobe. Creating a tried-and-true jewelry wardrobe is no different. A collection of fine jewelry pieces should have longevity and versatility, and be an investment to build upon over the years.

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Keep Your Jewelry Safe While Traveling

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Jewelry

Jewelry Safe While Traveling Picture
Traveling with expensive jewelry doesn’t have to give you anxiety. With the right planning, you can keep your Jewelry Safe While Traveling, but still enjoy them during vacations, special occasion trips or even business travel. Follow these tips to be prepared and help ensure its safekeeping.

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Birthstone Spotlight: November

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | Jewelry

Birthstone November Picture
Whether you are searching for a perfect November birthday gift, or just want to treat yourself, either of the two November birthstones make a great choice. Not only are they a beautiful amber color (in addition to many other colors), but topaz and citrine are affordable and come with long histories and symbolic meanings.

Topaz, believed to be symbolic of the Egyptian Sun God Ra, has a golden glow and fiery intensity. It is thought to balance emotions and thoughts for a harmonious life. Citrine has equally positive characteristics and was given the title of “the success stone” in earlier times. It encourages vitality and promotes good health. It is even believed to bring hope, peace, strength, prosperity, vitality and energy.

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The Impact of Household Cleaners on Jewelry

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | Jewelry

Household Cleaners on Jewelry PictureCleaning may not be your favorite activity, but you really won’t like these chores if the household cleaners you use harm your jewelry. Many chemicals found in cleaners can damage your gold and silver jewelry, as well as the gemstones they contain.

The chemicals that cause the most damage include bleaches, deep cleaners, detergents and solvents. Also chlorine, which is found in mold and mildew cleaners, and bromine can harm your jewelry.

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