Category Archives: Jewelry

Why You Should Avoid Pawning Jewelry

Pawn shop from the old West, where pawning jewelry likely occurred

When you first think of pawning jewelry or pawn shops, you may think of the TV show “Pawn Stars,” or maybe even a Quentin Tarantino film. However, pawn shops aren’t just an American practice, although more than 30 million Americans use pawn shops yearly. The practice of pawning has been around for centuries, dating back […]

Tips To Distinguish Real Jewelry From Fake

Jeweler examining a diamond with a loupe

Humans have spent thousands of years entranced by gemstones and precious metals. In some ways, we’re like fish – we’re attracted to shiny things! That’s why jewelry and gemology are such fascinating subjects with rich histories. It’s also why it’s so difficult to tell the real deal from the imitation. While costume jewelry and diamond […]

Cómo desinfectar sus joyas

Todos nos lavamos las manos con más frecuencia en estos días, o al menos deberíamos hacerlo. Es uno de los componentes más importantes para detener la propagación de COVID-19. ¿Pero desinfecta sus joyas? ¿Y tu reloj? Según los CDC, los estudios han demostrado que la piel debajo de los anillos contiene más gérmenes que la piel […]

The Celebrity Engagement Rings of 2019

2019 fue un gran año para las celebridades que se arrodillaron. Si bien nos entretienen todos los aspectos de los compromisos y bodas de celebridades, prestamos atención a un aspecto en particular: ¡los anillos de compromiso de celebridades, por supuesto! Aquí están nuestras bengalas de celebridades favoritas del año pasado: Scarlett Johansson Ver esta publicación en Instagram […]

July Birthstone Spotlight: Ruby

Those of you with July birthdays already know your birth month is full of fiery fun. Whether it’s the heat of summer or firecrackers on Independence Day, July has as much vibrancy as its birthstone: the ruby! What’s in a ruby? According to GIA, “chromium is the trace element that causes a ruby’s red, which […]

June Birthstone Spotlight: Moonstone, Pearl & Alexandrite

Lucky you, June babies! You have not one, not two, but THREE lovely gemstones to choose from as your birthstone. Most consider pearls as the primary birthstone for the month of June, while Moonstone and Alexandrite are alternatives. All of these stones are rich in their own unique beauty and history. Keep reading to find […]