Jewelry Education

Gemstones

What Are Birthstones?
Birthstones are colored gemstones traditionally associated with the twelve months of the year, and they are often associated with qualities we wish to emulate. We offer a choice of genuine and...
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What Is The Difference Between Simulated And Genuine Gemstones?
Genuine gemstones are naturally occurring and form under diverse conditions over millions of years. These gemstones are first mined and then cut, faceted, and polished by master craftsmen to improve...
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How Are Lab Diamonds Made?
Lab diamonds are grown using advanced technology that mimics their formation in nature. As beautiful as mined diamonds, they have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties, and are cut and...
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How Do I Care For My Opal?
Opal flashes colors as the stone moves. This phenomenon is called play-of-color and no two opals are exactly alike. Opals are cut and polished into cabochons to best feature their unique display....
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What Are Lab Grown Diamonds?
Lab diamonds are pure carbon diamonds grown using advanced technology that mimics their formation in nature. They have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties and are only distinguishable...
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Do You Have Information About Birthstones?
Birthstones are colored gemstones traditionally associated with the twelve months of the year, and they are often associated with qualities we wish to emulate. Our birthstone jewelry is available...
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Jewelry Types

What Is Family Jewelry?
Family jewelry are items that carry a special meaning and significance, representing loved ones. Family jewelry can be any jewelry type such as a ring, necklace or bracelet. It is typically purchased...
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What Is A Mother's Ring?
A Mother's Ring is a symbolic ring that represents a Mother's love for her child, children or entire family. It is customary to include the parent's birthstones on a Mother's Ring, but having just...
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What Is A Daughter's Ring?
A Daughter's Ring typically has 3 gemstones with a dominant or center birthstone representing the daughter's birth month. Two smaller birthstones represent the birth month of the mother and father....
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Do Your Charms Fit On A Pandora Bracelet?
All our bracelet charms are designed to fit all styles of charm bracelets. Our bracelet charms have a center diameter of 4.6mm. For all item specifications, you can click on the “Item Details” on the...
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What Is The Diameter Of The Inside Of A Charm?
All of our bracelet charms have a centre diameter of 4.6mm. For all item specifications, you can click on the “Item Details” on the item page.
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What Is A Grandmother's Ring?
A grandmother's ring is a special ring that features gemstones to represent the children and grandchildren of the grandparent. Alternatively, it can emphasize just the grandchildren's birthstones. We...
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Caring For My Jewelry

How Do I Clean My Jewelry?
We recommend you periodically clean your jewelry in warm water and mild detergent to maintain its shine. Use a toothbrush or other soft brush to dislodge any pieces of dirt that may be stuck to the...
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How Do I Care For My Opal?
Opal flashes colors as the stone moves. This phenomenon is called play-of-color and no two opals are exactly alike. Opals are cut and polished into cabochons to best feature their unique display....
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How Do I Untangle My Chain?
To safely untangle your chain without damage, you will need two sewing needles or pins and a dab of oil, such as baby oil, olive oil, or vegetable oil. Place your chain on a flat surface, as holding...
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My Sterling Silver Jewelry Is Tarnishing. What Should I Do?
Silver tarnishes due to a reaction with something in the environment which causes a chemical reaction on the surface of the metal. Everyday products such as perfumes, colognes, dishwashing soap, hair...
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How Do I Care For My Jewelry?
Store your jewelry in a clean, dry place. Exercise care when wearing your piece as stones can chip if hit on hard surfaces. Clean your jewelry regularly. Remove your jewelry when doing any household...
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How Should I Clean My Jewelry?
We recommend you periodically clean your jewelry in warm water and mild detergent to maintain its shine. Use a toothbrush or other soft brush to dislodge any pieces of dirt that may be stuck to the...
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Chains

What Is The Difference Between Rope And Diamond Cut Cable Chain?
The main difference between these two chain types is the look and thickness. The rope chain consists of many small links crafted to give the effect of strands spiraled together. It is a dainty thin...
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What Type Of Chains Do You Offer?
All of our pendants and name necklaces come with a corresponding chain, the style of which will depend on the metal chosen for your item. When you customize the pendant or name necklace, you will see...
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Metal Information

How Do I Store My Jewelry?
When not wearing your jewelry, we highly recommend storing it in a safe place or pouch. This helps prevent scratching and maintains the overall look and appearance of your jewellery. Always remove...
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What Is The Difference Between 10K AND 14K Gold?
The term "karat" designates the amount of gold found in a piece of jewelry. Jewelry is commonly made in 10K, 14K and 18K, as pure gold is mixed with other metals to produce a harder, more workable...
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What Does the "K" Mean When Referring to Gold?
The “K" in 10K and 14K gold refers to the karat of gold. The term "karat" (K) designates the amount of gold found in a piece of jewelry. Pure gold is 24K and signifies 99.9 percent purity, the...
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Why Is My Sterling Silver Jewelry Tarnishing?
Silver tarnishes due to a reaction with something in the environment. Sterling silver could tarnish when exposed to household cleaning products, hair products, some lotions, and even chlorine in the...
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Why Is My Finger Turning Green?
"Green finger" is a reaction to the metal alloys added to genuine silver and gold. Most precious metals are too soft to be used alone in jewelry making, and the added alloys provide the strength and...
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What Is Tungsten?
Tungsten is a chemical element that is mixed with carbide to make affordable jewelry and other items. Tungsten, which means 'heavy stone', is the most scratch-resistant metal known to man. Perfect...
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