fun things with old jewelry

Celebrating Your Wedding Anniversary? 3 Matching Gifts To Give Each Other

While you can give your spouse the same thing you give them every year for your anniversary, if you are celebrating a milestone anniversary like being married for 10, 20, 30, or 40 years, then you may want to think outside of the box a little bit and do something unique. One fun type of gift to consider giving is something that you can both use or wear that's matching; that way, you will both think about each other and your love every time that you wear it. Read More 

Do You Need Your Jewelry Repaired? 2 Major Reasons Why You Should Check

Your jewelry is something you probably take for granted. Some of your jewelry you most likely keep on all the time, such as a wedding ring or earrings, and some you put on and take off every day without giving it a second glance, such as a favorite necklace, bracelet, or watch. No matter what type of jewelry you wear, if you don't pay attention to it, it may be in need of repair without you even realizing it until it's too late and it breaks and is need of a major repair, or it breaks and you lose part of it. Read More 

Chain Jewelry Store or Private Jeweler—Where to Buy Your Jewelry

Shopping for jewelry can be fun and exciting, but it can also be a bit confusing and stressful. You may need to decide what you are looking for before heading to the mall. You should also set a budget so you can let the jeweler or clerk know not to show you items you are not prepared to buy. Sticking to a budget is important so you do not feel any buyer's remorse. Read More 

Remove Minor Scratches From Glass Drop Earrings And Clean Each Jewelry Piece’s Gold Trim

Eliminate minor scratches from glass drop earrings by completing the repair steps below. Afterwards, remove dirt from each earring's gold trim. Once finished, the earrings will look brand new, and they will enhance clothing items and other pieces of jewelry that you choose to wear. Materials rubber gloves cerium oxide buffing cloths tweezers cotton swabs mild detergent glass of water spoon gold polish Eliminate Scratches from Each Earring Read More 

Three Good Questions to Ask Before You Buy Turquoise Jewelry

Handcrafted natural turquoise jewelry can be gorgeous—but it's also easily confused with a couple of other types of "turquoise" on the market. The confusion gets even harder to sort through because some sellers either don't know the difference or purposefully mislead buyers to pass off the less-expensive stones as the real thing. Before you buy, you should know the difference between these stones. That can help you know the right questions to ask the seller. Read More