Ornate jewelry, lavishly decorated with enamel and stonework, made a comeback after a 2008 movie about the 16th-century Mughal empire.
Before you lay down hard cash for what may be a 'soft' gemstone, read this expose, written by a respected retired gem broker.
Twelve inside tips from a retired jeweler to help you get the right ring size—including when, where, and how to get 'sized' for your special ring.
The basics you need to know about rhodium plated sterling silver jewelry and how to clean it to keep its sparkling beauty for a long time.
A visually stunning introduction into 32 of the top men's jewelry brands. This guide features over 100 photos with a short summary about each jewelry designer.
With a basic understanding of how diamonds are valued using the 4 C's, you will be able to go into the jewelry stores armed with information and a better knowledge of what to ask for.
You have inherited old jewelry or have some broken gold you want to sell. The internet enables you to sell it quickly and privately. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of selling this way.
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.
When you think of investments or luxury, precious metals instantly come to mind. Unfortunately, there are scammers out there, so get one step ahead of the game & learn to tell treasure from trash.
Most gold has a karat hallmark on it. On older items the hallmark may be too worn to read. Luckily, there are other ways to determine the karat rating of the gold you own.
Advice from a retired precious metals dealer about how people can value their jewelry so that they don't cheat themselves when they sell it!
I wanted to purchase an inexpensive quartz watch with both an analog and digital display. The Skmei 1064 appeared to be exactly what I needed.