Category Archives: Jewelry Care

Caring for Your Diamond

Diamonds may be the hardest substance known to man, but they still can be damaged, abraded or scratched. Use the following guidelines to ensure your diamond jewelry retains its beauty for years to come: Don’t jumble your diamond jewelry with other pieces, because diamonds can scratch other jewelry and each other. Keep your diamond jewelry in a fabric-lined jewel case or in a box with compartments or dividers. Don’t .

What you should know about Colored Gemstones

Beauty. Rarity. Durability. These attributes attract us to colored gemstones for personal adornment and make gemstones valuable and precious. Colored gemstones provide the opportunity for unique personal expression. Characteristics of Colored Gemstones Beauty – Most colored gemstones derive their beauty from their color – purples, blues, greens, yellows, oranges, reds. In certain colored gemstones color occurs naturally. Satisfying hues are intrinsic in some garnets, for example. The natural beauty .

Caring for Your Pearl Jewelry

Throughout the ages, fine pearl jewelry has been prized for its deep luster and natural beauty. As precious gemstones, pearls do require care to preserve their appearance. If cared for properly cultured pearls can be treasured for a lifetime. Since pearls are organic gems, they are sensitive to chemicals and harsh environment conditions. Also, because pearls are soft compared to other jewelry, they should be stored and handled with .