Buyer’s Guide to Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Gold Jewelry

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are many benefits to buying sustainable jewelry—it’s often more affordable, you can help small businesses, and it’s safer for the environment. That being said, many stores are trying to hop on the “ethical” and “sustainable” jewelry trends by using buzzwords, despite not actually providing eco-friendly jewelry. Furthermore, many stores may claim that their diamond […]

Metal Types for Jewelry: Comparing 14K Gold, 18K Gold, and Platinum

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The different metals for jewelry each have their own interesting history and properties. Many people don’t know that how the three gold colors are made. Even fewer know that rose gold jewelry was actually popular long before platinum jewelry. Although the ancient Mesopotamians first discovered gold before 3000 B.C., the first person to use […]

How Do The 4 C’s Affect the Price of a Diamond?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Did you know that you can’t tell a flawless diamond from a diamond with VS2 clarity apart by looking at them with the naked eye? Unless you’re a trained jeweler, you might not even be able to see the flaws in a VS2 diamond under 10X magnification. Although both diamonds would appear flawless in your […]

Rhodium Plating for Jewelry: Benefits and Care

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You might know that it takes a musician to sell 500,000 albums for it to be designated as a gold record and 1 million albums for a platinum record, but did you know that in 1979, the Guinness Book of World Records awarded the first rhodium disc to Paul McCartney for being the best-selling musician […]