Jewelry Guide

Jewelry Setting - Prong Setting

Jewelry

Jewelry Setting - Prong Setting

Most jewelry is crafted from individual components. The pieces are often created on the jeweler's bench and then skillfully joined together. The components needed in most types of jewelry are incredibly simple.

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20 Tips to jewelry cleaning

Gemstones Jewelry

20 Tips to jewelry cleaning

Gems are among the most durable of nature's creations but still require care if they are to retain their beauty. Caring for your jewelry is a matter of common sense and simple precaution.

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Luster, Brilliance and Fire

Gemstones

Luster, Brilliance and Fire

These frequently used terms describe the visual appearance of the interaction between light and a gem are often confused and misused, sometimes even by experienced industry professionals. The following clears up the confusion, allowing you to understand exactly what you are seeing when you gaze upon your gemstone jewelry.

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What is a gemstone?

Gemstones

What is a gemstone?

The beauty, rarity, and historical mystique of gems are timeless. In addition to their amazing kaleidoscopic array of colors, they also provide an exotic range of special optical properties that borders on mesmerizing. However, before you make a purchase, it will be helpful to have a basic understanding of gemstones.

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