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  • 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.

    Basics about Buying Gemstones

    Basics about Buying Gemstones

    by jellygator5

  • 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

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

    Opals - What Do You Know About Opal Jewelry?

    Opals - What Do You Know About Opal Jewelry?

    by CMHypno14

  • Chokers are trendy now in 2017, but did you know they were also stylish throughout history?

    A Short History of Chokers

    A Short History of Chokers

    by Erin Bower4

  • 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.

    Gold Testing: How to Tell What Karat Your Gold Is

    Gold Testing: How to Tell What Karat Your Gold Is

    by Beth Eaglescliffe2

  • 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.

    How to Choose the Right Diamond

    How to Choose the Right Diamond

    by Allisyn0

  • 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.

    Review of a Corgeut 1527 Mechanical Watch

    Review of a Corgeut 1527 Mechanical Watch

    by Walter Shillington1

  • 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 Nelson1

  • 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 Schneider21

  • This blog is about different environmentally friendly jewelry companies and why there is such a need for them in our present day.

    Conflict-Free Jewelry

    Conflict-Free Jewelry

    by Ezria Copper2

  • A hub explaining the many different types of jewelry pieces belonging to the Kandyan Bridal Jewelry set.

    The Kandyan Bridal Jewelry Set

    The Kandyan Bridal Jewelry Set

    by Suranee Perera15

  • 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. An extremely rare metal,...

    Platinum History, Jewelry, and Prices

    Platinum History, Jewelry, and Prices

    by Seabastian2

  • This hub 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. The importance of Idar-Oberstein is stressed, and the mines of Brazil and other areas are discussed.

    Amethyst: A Passion for Purple

    Amethyst: A Passion for Purple

    by ruby lane3

  • 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.

    Interesting Gemstones and Their Properties

    Interesting Gemstones and Their Properties

    by Shay Marie5

  • I was looking for a quality quartz watch with large, easy to read subdials. The Oniss ON2234-MSV appeared to meet my needs.

    Review of the Oniss Paris Meca Watch

    Review of the Oniss Paris Meca Watch

    by Walter Shillington2

  • 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 lindacee14

  • 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

  • Moissanite is the perfect alternative for a diamond-like stone with more brilliance and sparkle than diamond.

    Moissanite Vs. Diamond

    Moissanite Vs. Diamond

    by pixelposy118

  • Everyone wants jewelry that is both rare and unique. While diamonds are the obvious choice for most, pieces of meteorite embedded in jewelry are fast becoming the next best thing.

    Cosmic Jewelry: The Best Gift for Your Valentine

    Cosmic Jewelry: The Best Gift for Your Valentine

    by Hootingowl0

  • The spectacular Seringapatam Jewels on display in the V&A Museum Did you know that diamonds are not the world's most valuable gems? There is another gemstone, which in its most fine form, can be even more rare and costly than a fine diamond of the...

    Emeralds: Facts, History, and Legendary Gems

    Emeralds: Facts, History, and Legendary Gems

    by Seabastian7

  • 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.

    How to Test Precious Metals, Jewelry, Coins & More

    How to Test Precious Metals, Jewelry, Coins & More

    by Ruby2

  • 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 Shillington1

  • Gemstones add so much to our lives. Special occasions often call for a perfect gift and Gemstone jewelry fits the bill so often. Find out some basic buying tips below to get the most for your money.

    Tips for Purchasing Gemstones

    Tips for Purchasing Gemstones

    by Paula34

  • 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. There is the discomfort with buying something about which you may know very little, the nagging...

    The Guys' Guide to Engagement Ring Shopping

    The Guys' Guide to Engagement Ring Shopping

    by Seabastian3

  • 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 Schneider16

  • 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 G-Shocks

    Top 10 G-Shocks

    by Daniel_Benson1

  • 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

  • A Millefiori pendant necklace is a beautiful, timeless and detailed piece of jewelry that adds a splash of colour to any outfit. Find out about the history of production techniques and where to buy millefiori pendant necklaces online.

    Millefiori Pendant Necklaces

    Millefiori Pendant Necklaces

    by Suzanne Day3

  • As a child I would open my mother's jewelry box and see garnet and other stones sitting in all their splendor. I looked up to see this gem around mom's neck, and on her ear how pretty.

    Garnet January's Birth Stone

    Garnet January's Birth Stone

    by Lareene0

  • Imagine having jewelry to match any outfit you wear. Now you can! I'm going to show you how to create your own beautiful jewelry. Great gift and stocking stuffer idea!

    Simply Elegant DIY Bracelet Project

    Simply Elegant DIY Bracelet Project

    by CindyS2

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