With so many companies popping up that want to buy gold for quick cash, many people may start to wonder if they have real gold pieces at home or if it is simply gold-plated. Luckily for you, there are many at-home experiments that one can perform in order to tell. The Weight Stamp. One of the most basic "experiments" is to simply inspect the piece very carefully. Oftentimes, pieces of real gold will be stamped with the weight of the jewelry or how many karats it contains.
18 March 2019
It is important to understand that there is more that comes into play when it comes to buying wedding rings than what is at stake with engagement jewelry. Unlike engagement rings, you will be wearing your wedding ring for the rest of your life. One of the important things to consider is the shape of the ring, since it is a great determinant of how comfortable the ring will be. Here is a guide to wedding ring shapes.
27 December 2018
Star Wars is one of the most enduring fictional universes of all time, spanning three trilogies, two spin-off movies, specials, video games and hundreds of thousands of books and stories—and that's without counting millions of works of fanfiction and fan art. But if your passions lie more with jewelry, how can you best express your love of that galaxy far, far away without just relying on licensed merchandise? If you're a true Star Wars fanatic, then here are three Star Wars-inspired motifs to include in your custom jewelry.
27 September 2018
There is a growing trend in designer wedding bands. These trendy new bands have a secret spot in the main wedding band where another stone, usually a colored semi-precious stone, is hidden. Some designers may refer to these rings as "peek-a-boo" rings while other designers refer to them as "hidden cave of love" rings. However, you refer to them, they are a fun, delightful, and romantic way to express your love for your fiancee.
6 March 2018
Sometimes unexpected costs can arise that need to be paid despite the fact that you don't have the financial resources to do so. In these situations, taking advantage of a jewelry loan can be beneficial. Married couples often have access to an engagement ring with significant value. You can parlay your engagement ring into emergency cash by placing the ring as collateral for a loan. Here are three tips that you can use to successfully pawn your engagement ring in the future.
13 October 2017
In today's chaotic world, it can be difficult to give your mind, and spirit, the attention they need. That's where yoga comes in. Yoga isn't just about stretching your body, it's about becoming one with body and spirit. Meditation is a key part of that unifying experience. Through meditation, you allow your body and spirit to move beyond the stress of your daily life. If you've never tried yoga before, or you've never used it for meditation and spiritual healing, here are some simple steps to help get you started.
16 June 2017
Summer is upon us, and that means bring on the weddings! The next few months are popular times to say "I Do," simply because summer offers the best outdoor weather and newly-engaged students are free from classroom and study obligations. If you are recently engaged and in the process of planning your perfect wedding this summer, you're probably already considering who to include in your line-up of bridesmaids. Planning their coordinating wedding attire is almost as much fun as choosing your own gown and accessories.
29 May 2017