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The Life of the Charm Bracelet

Individual charm bracelets can be stacked together (as above), or you can have many charms on one bracelet. The choice is yours. The gentle jingling of a Charm Bracelet on the wrist of a woman is a reminder of the personalized charms, talisman, or trinkets that have a special meaning to the wearer. Charm bracelets…

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How the Diamond Tennis Bracelet Got its Name

A diamond Tennis bracelet is one of the most popular and timeless pieces of jewelry. You will find it in most women’s jewelry boxes. Its beauty and elegance make it the perfect bracelet to add a touch of glamour to your style. Originally the classic diamond Tennis bracelet was simply named diamond bracelet or an…

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Engagement Ring Prongs Explained

Engagement ring prongs play an important role not only in making sure a center stone is as secure as possible, but they also affect the overall look of the ring. Prongs seem like a simple technical part, but suprisingly prongs go through trend cycles as well. For example in the 90s and early 2000s, angular…

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Engagement Ring Shanks (Bands) Explained

If you’ve landed on this blog, you’re likely familiar with what a shank of an engagement ring is, but just in case, the shank, also called the band of the engagement ring, is part of the mounting and the part that wraps around your finger. While the center stone is often considered the main attraction…

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Butterfly Necklaces To Make Your Heart Flutter

The butterfly many believe, are a symbol of great change, rebirth and renewal. The metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly reminds us to let go of old cycles and limitations and to embrace a new way of being. Butterflies are the embodiment of spiritual growth and transcendence. Initially, this spiritual animal represents the birth of an…

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Picture Perfect Lockets

While all jewelry is personal, the locket is perhaps the most personal of all. They are one of those sentimental and romantic pieces of jewelry that hold the image of a loved one, engraved message, or a special memento.  A locket is usually worn as a pendant on a chain, but can also be in…

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The Many Promises Behind Promise Rings

While many people give promise rings as a gesture of love and romantic commitment, those aren’t the only reasons people exchange promise rings. The reasons behind exchanging or giving a promise ring often vary, but the intention is basically the same for most people. The giver is making a promise to the wearer about something…

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Ruby: Gem Of Passion

Known for its fiery red color, the ruby gemstone has been nicknamed “the gem of precious stones” as it can command the highest per-carat price of any other colored stone. The small number of rubies that grow large enough to crystallize into quality gems can exceed the price of a diamond that is the same size. Not…

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Jewelry Etiquette for a Business Professional

Everyone has heard the saying “never judge a book by its cover.” In truth how you dress and your demeanor determines how people perceive and treat you. So choosing the correct jewelry to wear to work is just as important as the rest of your business outfit, whether it be a dress, a suit, or…

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The Anatomy of an Engagement Ring

If you’re just starting your engagement ring journey, you’re probably encountering some new lingo and perhaps general information overload. An engagement ring may look pretty straight forward but it is actually comprised of many different parts. Each area has its own technical term, commonly used by jewelers and serves a unique purpose. Let’s explore some…

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His and Hers Matching Wedding Bands

Found the love of your life? Check! Magical proposal? Check! Wedding date set? Check check! It’s time to pick out your wedding bands, together! If you’re set on getting complementing wedding bands but not sure about your options read below to learn more. Most women in the US prefer wedding bands that sit perfectly flush…

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How to Care for Your Sapphire Earrings

Sapphire earrings are a timeless classic look that never goes out of style. The sapphire gemstone symbolizes purity, loyalty, and trust, and can be passed down from mother to daughter.   Style: EG13959W45SA To ensure that sapphire earrings stay beautiful and last for generations, here’s what you need to know about cleaning and caring for them.…

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What is an Anniversary Ring?

One of the most momentous gifts for a woman on a special anniversary such as a wedding anniversary or the birth of a child is diamond jewelry. Diamond or gemstone bands are especially common and made more meaningful with the special date or love message inscribed on the inside of the band. Fine jewelry, especially…

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What the Halo?

If you’re with your man long enough to know he’s “the one” you know it’s just a matter of time until your Miss becomes a Mrs. You’ve no doubt begun your research into the engagement ring world and probably pinned a thing or two (or 22). As a newbie to the engagement ring world, all…

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Ring Jackets and Ring Enhancers Explained

Perhaps you’ve heard the word before and were totally confused as to how a jacket had anything to do with jewelry at all or you know a little and want to know more. Either way you are in the right place; by the end of this blog you will know all there is to know…

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The Timeless Elegance of Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Style: ER13891E3T44JJ What are emerald cut engagement rings? Emerald cuts can be easily identified by their elongated, rectangular form with precisely cut corners. They have small rectangular facets that resemble stairs or steps, differentiating them from the more common brilliant cuts. The emerald cut has 58 facets (25 crown, 8 girdle and 25 pavilion). Though these step…

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The History and Significance of Anklets

Bracelets aren’t just for our wrists; ankle bracelets, also known as anklets, have bedazzled our legs since ancient times. Gold, silver, dainty or dangling, anklet jewelry has been worn by different cultures throughout history around the world. What better way for a fashionable Sumerian or Ancient Egyptian woman to signify her social rank and husband’s…

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What is a Vintage Inspired Engagement Ring?

Style: ER14764R3W44JJ When in the market for an antique or vintage engagement ring there is much to consider. Estate sales, antique jewelry dealers etc. are the perfect channels to find such rings. For a ring to be considered truly antique it must be at least over 100 years old. If you are lucky enough to…

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