Chain Length Guide
Standard Necklace Lengths for Women:
Choker style, tight around base of neck
Sits at the collarbone
Two Hands, One Heart, Till Death Us Part
The Poesy Ring
Poesy, also spelled posie or posey, is derived from the french word "poesie" meaning small poem. Hundreds of years ago, people ...
Types of Stone Settings
The Prong Setting
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Of the most popular and well known types of settings, the prong setting or prong mo...
What is Gold Filled?
"Gold filled" is constructed in two or three layers. The core metal under the layers is usually jewelers’ brass or a mix of base metals. A gold all...
What are Noble Metals?
Noble metals, some of which are also precious, are unlike base metals because they resist oxidation and do not corrode.
Some common examples of nob...
What is a Base Metal?
A base metal is a common metal such as copper, lead, nickel, tin, aluminum, and zinc that is relatively low in value and is not used as a basis for...
What Is Gold?
Gold is considered a precious metal and is known for its unique yellow color. Gold is an element that was known to ancient man and has always been ...
What are Precious Metals?
Some metals are considered to be "precious" which are naturally-occurring elemental metals that have a high economic value. The four primary precio...
How to Start a Jewelry Collection
When you look into your closet what do you see? A black shirt, in multiple variations, leggings, black jeans and some chelsea boots right? These ar...
What is a Sautoir Necklace?
A sautoir necklace is a french term for a long necklace with a tassel or other ornament. Sautoirs were made in response to the elongation of t...
How to Style Your Jewelry
Jewelry is the staple of your ensemble.
It's important that it reflects your personality and also compliments your outfit. There are no rules in ...
What is an Alloy?
An alloy is a combination of metals or a combination of one or more metals with non-metallic elements. Here is a table of gold alloys and their com...
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