Most gold has a karat hallmark on it. On older items this may be too worn to read. Luckily, there are other ways to determine the karat rating. A simple acid test can be done at home and the equipment is relatively cheap to buy.
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.
Sometimes it's difficult to know for sure, but there are ways to be reassured without expensive professional tests.
I was looking for a simple, hand-wound watch with modern styling. The 44-millimeter Corgeut, with its black dial and 6498 movement, caught my eye.
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.
I was looking for a small, dressy automatic with a stainless-steel watch band. Tevise’s Perpetual Datejust appeared to be a likely candidate.
I wanted to purchase a quality automatic with a simple, easy to read face. This offering from William Gregor appeared to be a good bet.
Before you lay down hard cash for what may be a 'soft' gemstone, read this expose, written by a respected retired gem broker.
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.
A list of uncommon, exotic gems perfect for gift giving or jewelry collection inspiration. Consider these stones the next time you're on the hunt for unique, beautiful gemstone jewelry.
The internet helps you sell gold, silver and platinum quickly and privately. Here are some pros and cons of selling your valuables this way.
I wanted to purchase an inexpensive but dressy rectangular watch. The Chenxi CX-063G appeared to be exactly what I was looking for.
What is Lokai bracelet and what is special about it? I share my experience and story about my Way of the Lokai.
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.