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  • When you hear the world “platinum,” what comes to mind? Platinum weddings, platinum albums, platinum credit cards, and of course platinum jewelry. In other words, platinum symbolizes the ultimate in luxury and status.

    Platinum History, Jewelry, and Prices

    Platinum History, Jewelry, and Prices

    by Seabastian2

  • Many people have old jewelry sitting around their house somewhere. Here is the best way to figure out if it's worth thousands of dollars or nothing.

    Your Guide to Selling Your Old Jewelry

    Your Guide to Selling Your Old Jewelry

    by Andrew Bennett Collins0

  • Gemstones add so much to our lives. Special occasions often call for a perfect gift, and gemstone jewelry fits the bill often. I offer some basic buying tips below to help you get the most for your money.

    Tips for Purchasing Gemstones

    Tips for Purchasing Gemstones

    by Paula34

  • This review covers both the Skmei S-Shock 1029 Dual Movement and the 1019 Sport Watch.

    Skmei S-Shock Review

    Skmei S-Shock Review

    by Walter Shillington3

  • The blogosphere is full of misinformation about using baking soda, aluminum foil, and water to remove silver tarnish. Get the real skinny here, and learn how to prevent tarnish in the first place!

    Myths and Controversies About Cleaning Silver

    Myths and Controversies About Cleaning Silver

    by Maureen Nelson3

  • Buying a nice tie is an investment. Nothing beats a good, high-quality silk tie like those found from Hermès of Paris. Unfortunately, these luxury ties are counterfeited too often. A good shopper will know how to tell the difference between the genuine product and a knock-off.

    How to Spot a Fake Hermès Tie

    How to Spot a Fake Hermès Tie

    by Ginny4

  • Throughout history, men and women have used handbags to carry small personal items. From purely functional sacks, handbags evolved into status symbols featuring ornate designs and luxurious materials.

    Fashion History: Purses and Handbags

    Fashion History: Purses and Handbags

    by Dolores Monet2

  • I was searching for an accurate mechanical timepiece and because size really is important, I wanted a watch with some heft. Parnis’s automatic Marina Militare caught my eye.

    Review of the Parnis Marina Militare Automatic

    Review of the Parnis Marina Militare Automatic

    by Walter Shillington3

  • Opals are famed for bringing both good and bad luck, but are beautiful and unique gemstones. So find out more about the opal, how to choose one and how to find the perfect stone for you

    All You Need to Know About Opal Jewelry

    All You Need to Know About Opal Jewelry

    by CMHypno14

  • Moissanite is the perfect cost-effective alternative to a diamond, and it has even more brilliance and sparkle.

    Moissanite vs. Diamond Jewelry

    Moissanite vs. Diamond Jewelry

    by pixelposy118

  • Wood-frame sunglasses have many advantages over traditional plastic or steel. Here are some of the best ones available, based on style, material, and affordability.

    The Best Wood-Frame Sunglasses

    The Best Wood-Frame Sunglasses

    by GreenMind Guides0

  • I was looking for a quality, lightweight automatic that would go well with a suit. TUW Ruhla’s 1892 Automatik appeared to be a good choice.

    Review of the TUW Ruhla 1892 Automatik

    Review of the TUW Ruhla 1892 Automatik

    by Walter Shillington2

  • I've shared some of the best UV umbrellas below (both in terms of style and functionality) for you to review. If you hope to protect your skin during your daily commute, find a complimentary accessory for a costume, or add something both romantic and practical to your wardrobe, I hope you'll find this guide to be helpful.

    How to Choose a Stylish and Functional UV Parasol or Umbrella

    How to Choose a Stylish and Functional UV Parasol or Umbrella

    by Simone Haruko Smith21

  • Purchasing a new necklace is more difficult than you think. If you don't know the differences between chain styles, you could walk away totally confused. Here's how to identify them at a glance.

    How to Identify Different Necklace Chain Styles

    How to Identify Different Necklace Chain Styles

    by Linda Chechar22

  • This article features mini-reviews of a Geneva, a fake Swiss Army 577-1 (Gemius), a JWH 88-9 and a Weijieshi A5271-1.

    Battle of the Five Dollar Watches

    Battle of the Five Dollar Watches

    by Walter Shillington3

  • Fans, their age-old history and their uses. From royal courts, to dancing, to church liturgy, they have found a place in many cultures.

    Hand-Held Fans

    Hand-Held Fans

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan15

  • Coach bags are handbags of the finest quality and workmanship, and worth every penny! I have several and have never needed to get one repaired. They are stain resistant, as well. What are you waiting for?

    Coach Handbags Are Well Made and Stylish

    Coach Handbags Are Well Made and Stylish

    by Jean Bakula3

  • Diamonds are everywhere and are often the go-to gem for anyone looking for jewelry. But there are many other types of precious stones to be found in the world. Here are five of the most stunning alternatives to diamonds.

    5 Alternatives to Diamonds

    5 Alternatives to Diamonds

    by Jameel Evans0

  • Casio G-Shock is an awesome watch brand seen everywhere today. This article details the best 10 watches and the best places to buy these.

    Top 10 Casio G-Shock Watches

    Top 10 Casio G-Shock Watches

    by David Bernstein1

  • A heart locket is a perfect love gift. Hearts are the symbol of love, so these necklaces makes the perfect romantic present, especially if they contain a gorgeous photo of you or your loved one.

    Best Romantic Heart Lockets

    Best Romantic Heart Lockets

    by CMHypno4

  • I recently joined a watch-of-the-month club called Watch Gang. This month, they sent me a cool solar-powered quartz watch manufactured by One Eleven. One Eleven is trademarked by Fossil Group, Inc.

    Review of the One Eleven CMP00002 Solar-Powered Watch

    Review of the One Eleven CMP00002 Solar-Powered Watch

    by Walter Shillington2

  • In order to remove a stuck ring, all you need is a helper and some dental floss (preferably waxed). Wind up the dental floss then unwind it pulling the ring along for the ride. Easy! No cutting required!

    Get a Stuck Ring Off of Your Finger—No Cutting!

    Get a Stuck Ring Off of Your Finger—No Cutting!

    by Laura Schneider23

  • Hats provide protection from the elements and imply status or group affiliation. In the past, a hat was an essential part of a man's wardrobe dictated by tradition, occupation, or law.

    Clothing History: Men's Hats and Headgear

    Clothing History: Men's Hats and Headgear

    by Dolores Monet5

  • I was searching for an inexpensive automatic watch with a date display. Sewor’s rectangular shaped timepiece appeared to be an excellent choice.

    Review of the Sewor 065 Automatic Watch

    Review of the Sewor 065 Automatic Watch

    by Walter Shillington0

  • Whether you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned executive, this top 10 list offers suggestions for classically-crafted watches of all makes and budgets that will set you apart on the job.

    Top 10 Classic Watches for Professional Men

    Top 10 Classic Watches for Professional Men

    by Alex Addams4

  • Scarves were once a necessity to ward off winter's chill. Today, fashion scarves are designed to be worn with everything and in every season. Check out these tutorials to pull off the look.

    4 Stylish Ways to Wear Fashion Scarves

    4 Stylish Ways to Wear Fashion Scarves

    by Linda Chechar29

  • This article tells of the history of Amethyst, from its roots in Egypt, to its place in the Crown Jewels. Some notable jewelry items using Amethyst are described, and the use of Amethyst is Suffragette jewelry is discussed.

    Amethyst: A Passion for Purple

    Amethyst: A Passion for Purple

    by ruby lane3

  • How to keep inexpensive jewelry from leaving green or black tarnish marks on your skin. Works for most costume jewelry, fashion jewelry, fake jewelry, wholesale fashion jewelry, and so on.

    How to Keep Costume Jewelry From Tarnishing

    How to Keep Costume Jewelry From Tarnishing

    by Laura Schneider18

  • Most gold has a karat hallmark on it, but it may be too worn to read. You can do a simple acid test at home to determine the karat rating, and the equipment is relatively cheap to buy.

    Gold Testing: How to Tell What Karat Your Gold Is

    Gold Testing: How to Tell What Karat Your Gold Is

    by Beth Eaglescliffe2

  • Wearing the same style of sunglasses you wore in your twenties? It may be time for a change. It's all about protecting your eyes and looking elegant instead of following a fad.

    Sunglasses for Mature Women

    Sunglasses for Mature Women

    by Mary Wickison19

  • When most people think of precious gems or stones they usually think of Diamonds, Emeralds, Sapphires, and Rubies. These gemstones are commonly referred to in the jewelry industry as "The Big Four." What makes these gemstones precious gemstone verses semi-precious gemstones or just plain old rocks?

    What Are Precious Stones and Gems?

    What Are Precious Stones and Gems?

    by Marty Andersen17

  • How do you determine if jewelry is real Native American jewelry or an imitation? Learn how to spot fakes by understanding the materials and techniques used.

    How to Spot Fake Native American Jewelry

    How to Spot Fake Native American Jewelry

    by MD Jackson MSIOP2

  • Vera Bradley handbags and accessories are not only colorful and pretty, but loaded with functional pockets and compartments to keep everything you take along safe and organized.

    Vera Bradley Handbags and Accessories

    Vera Bradley Handbags and Accessories

    by Jean Bakula26

  • David Beckham, worldwide footballing icon, has been seen sporting a plethora of different watches on his wrist during his years of fame, including Breitling, Rolex and Jacob & Co, featured here.

    David Beckham's Top 5 Watches

    David Beckham's Top 5 Watches

    by David Bernstein4

  • Learn the basics about how to evaluate and buy gemstones in a way you can use, whether you're making jewelry, enjoying the natural world, or getting fabulous for your special event.

    How to Evaluate and Buy Gemstones: The Basics

    How to Evaluate and Buy Gemstones: The Basics

    by jellygator5

  • This hub explores the cell phone charm culture of Japan and Asia, their history and predecessors, and how the cell phone charm trend spread across the world during the 2000s.

    The Culture of Cell Phone Charms

    The Culture of Cell Phone Charms

    by truefaith74

  • I was searching for a sexy timepiece that would stand out when wearing a suit. Komono’s Winston, which includes a tiny silver subdial, appeared to be a good choice.

    Review of the Komono Winston Quartz Watch

    Review of the Komono Winston Quartz Watch

    by Walter Shillington0

  • Did you know that diamonds are not the world's most valuable gems? There is another gemstone that, in its finest form, can be even more rare and costly than a fine diamond of the same size: the emerald.

    Emeralds: Facts, History, and Legendary Gems

    Emeralds: Facts, History, and Legendary Gems

    by Seabastian7

  • The four little words that will change everything, "Will you marry me?" Few things in life are more intimidating than shopping for an engagement ring. Here are some tips for buying an engagement ring.

    A Guide to Engagement Ring Shopping for Men

    A Guide to Engagement Ring Shopping for Men

    by Seabastian3

  • See how the "Gele," an African head-wrap has been re-invented, and learn how one man is making a living with the gele.

    Nigerian Women Gele Styles

    Nigerian Women Gele Styles

    by Comfort Babatola69

  • How can you tell if the used Rolex you are about to purchase is real or fake? Put the watch through these recommended checks before completing the purchase to ensure your purchase is authentic.

    How to Spot a Fake Rolex

    How to Spot a Fake Rolex

    by James Montgomery174

  • A good men's watch doesn't have to break the bank. See my picks for timepieces that are under $1,000, $500, $300, and $100. Set yourself apart with these unique, but affordable styles.

    Best Men's Watches for the Money 2019

    Best Men's Watches for the Money 2019

    by Brandon Hart8

  • The online marketplace is lined with affordable and cheap sunglasses for men but it is difficult to decide the type of sunglasses to will suit your personality, style, face, and fashion. This article will help men choose the right sunglasses by taking examples of some of the most famous brands and products you can buy online.

    How to Choose Sunglasses

    How to Choose Sunglasses

    by princesswithapen2

  • A step-by-step guide on how to clean earrings. Instructions for fine jewelry with and without gemstones, costume jewelry and using an ultrasonic cleaner.

    How to Clean Earrings

    How to Clean Earrings

    by Alison Graham3

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