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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 

Two Gift Ideas for a Veteran with PTSD

Buying gifts for veterans with PTSD can often be a bit difficult, mostly because it can be a bit hard to determine what type of gift would be appropriate. Listed below are two gift ideas that are not only appropriate for a veteran with PTSD but that may also be able to help him or her with deal with PTSD. Personalized Jewelry One of the best options that you can consider for a veteran with PTSD is personalized jewelry that can be used to do everything from letting medical professionals know about his or her condition to simply showing motivational messages. Read More 

Diamond In The Rough: Tips And Tricks For Buying Jewelry Like A Pro

Whether you're looking for a life-altering piece of jewelry like an engagement ring or simply feeling the need for a nice new accessory, shopping for jewelry can be full of pitfalls. You'll want to get the best deal you can on a piece you love without without feeling pressure to get something different than what you really want – but how do you know how to act in the jewelry store? Read More