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Thank you, Mr. Derek Jeter

Thank you, Mr. Derek Jeter

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Tips on Cleaning Semi-Precious Gems

Tips on Cleaning Semi-Precious Gems We’re often asked questions about how to clean various types of jewelry, particularly semi-precious gems whose properties are less familiar to the general public. So we've decided to provide you with some tips here on the cleaning and care of this type of jewelry. Turquoise [...]

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The Beautiful Blue Topaz

The Beautiful Blue TopazThe blue topaz, referred to by some as “the azure eyes of the angels,” is one of the most popular of all gemstones, as well as the recognized gemstone of the great state of Texas. The name “topaz” derives from the Greek word "Topazios," which is the ancient name of St. John’s [...]

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What is Argentium Silver?

What is Argentium Silver? Argentium silver seems to be showing up in jewelry stores everywhere. The question is, what is it and how does it differ from sterling silver? Below are some facts.Argentium Silver was the research product of Peter Johns of the Art and Design Research Institute, [...]

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Super Watch

Super WatchWant to own a fabulous timepiece? You can buy the most famous complicated watch in the world from Sotheby’s Geneva in November’s auction for around $17 million – the estimated sale price of the Henry Graves Complication. Complication indeed! Reportedly the most intricately crafted timepiece in existence, this watch, [...]

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Color in Diamonds

Color in Diamonds Diamonds come in a wide range of colors that affect price and demand, as do other factors, such as the cut, the clarity and the carat weight. A chemically pure and structurally perfect diamond has no color at all. However, a perfectly colorless gem size diamond is virtually impossible to find. The array [...]

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Jewelry Lab Certificates and Appraisals

Jewelry Lab Certificates and Appraisals Most people have both jewelry lab certificates and jewelry appraisals for their valuable jewelry, but the two documents are not one in the same.They serve different purposes and contain a different set of information that is helpful to jewelry owners, as well as to shoppers [...]

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Hottest Wedding Trends

Hottest Wedding Trends In its recent report on wedding trends for 2014, The Knot unveiled some new and exciting themes and innovations in tying the knot, ranging from temporary tattoo wedding favors to all-night weddings. For those of you contemplating the big day, you might check this out. Colors [...]

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London Silver Price Fix Comes to an End

London Silver Price Fix Comes to an EndThe 117 year old tradition of determining daily prices of silver, known as the “the London silver price fix,” which affects silver prices worldwide, will come to an end on August 14th. Benchmarking silver prices has been the daily activity of three major [...]

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The Case for Cobalt Jewelry

The Case for Cobalt JewelryTriton Jewelry 22-3436QMetals in jewelry have diversified over the years. While gold and silver still remain the popular metals of choice, other metals have taken center stage and for good reasons, which range from hardness, durability and unique coloration to price appeal. Such is the case for cobalt.Raw [...]

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