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How Long Will Rhodium Plating Last?

How Long Will Rhodium Plating Last?

Even though rhodium plating is used commonly in jewelry, most don't know what it is or why it's used. Because of this, it's not common knowledge that rhodium plating needs to be replaced every so often to keep your jewelry looking as beautiful as it did on the day you...

What Hand Do Mens Wedding Rings Go On?

What Hand Do Mens Wedding Rings Go On?

The entire world recognizes wedding rings as a symbol of commitment among a couple. Although various cultures have different traditions and norms, the most common aspect is exchanging rings at weddings. Traditionally in most countries worldwide: the USA, Britain, New...

Where To Hide The Engagement Ring Box

Where To Hide The Engagement Ring Box

How is it that after mastering the ring buying process, finding the perfect diamond and paying a small fortune for it, you are stumped about how to conceal the ring box on THE DAY. After all, most of us don't walk around with a box shape in our pocket. Engagement is...

6 Ways to Resize Your Wedding Ring

6 Ways to Resize Your Wedding Ring

If you need your wedding ring resized, take heart. Professional jewelers have many options at their disposal to get the job done safely and inexpensively. Resizing Limitations Before you resize, be aware of these limitations. Jewelers can only resize a ring to a...

What is Diamond Clarity?

What is Diamond Clarity?

You've probably heard someone talk about the clarity of a diamond. This is one of the terms known as the 4C's, (color, carat, cut, clarity), that help in describing the quality and value of a diamond. But what exactly is clarity? How is it judged? The GIA Diamond...

What is Diamond Carat Size?

What is Diamond Carat Size?

When you hear the word "carat" you automatically assume diamond — or beef stew if you're a foodie. But seriously, the word "carat" is a very meaningful word to women. Which brings you to wonder what exactly is a carat? Women go bonkers over the amount of carats that...