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Tennis Bracelet

A Tennis bracelet is for someone looking for a sparkling and graceful piece of jewelry to adorn the wrist. If you’ve ever wondered what it is or how it has got this unique name, keep reading.
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Tennis Bracelet

Artisan Jewelry

As the name suggests, artisan jewelry is the custom-made jewelry crafted by skilled artists. This style involves designs and patterns inspired by the local and traditional customs and cultures of the artists.
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Artisan Jewelry

Rhodium Plating

Until white gold jewelry gained popularity, very few of us had heard about rhodium plating. Gold is mainly yellow, and white gold is made by creating an alloy of pure gold with other white metals, but this alloy has a tint of yellow.
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Rhodium Plating

Know about Gemstones Settings

Whether the jewelry is cast as a single piece or assembled from various constituents, it includes metal, clasps, bail, stringing material, and many more. To make a perfect piece of jewelry with the precious gemstones, the setting plays an important role.
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Gemstones Settings

Jewelry Material - Gold Alloys

History of gold goes long back to the beginning of human civilization, affects its extension and development. The beauty of gold has attracted humans for long. The metal has been used across the globe, since as far back as 3000 BC.
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Gold Alloys

Floral Jewelry

Flowers have always been a constant source of inspiration for jewelry designers. It's not just their appealing shapes but vibrant hues and natural patterns too that inspire these designers to emulate the same in their art.
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Floral Jewelry

Organic Gems

Most gemstones are minerals that consist of crystal-like structure. However, organic gems are the ones that are not minerals and have a natural origin. These gems are formed with an age-old biological process and could be the fossil of plants or animals.
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Organic Gems

Unraveling Filigree

The lacy metal work called filigree can be traced back nearly 5 000 years and is one of the oldest and most beautiful art forms designed by man. Also known as filigrann or filigrane the name filigree is derived from the Latin words "filum " meaning thread and "granum " meaning seed.
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Unraveling Filigree

Storing Your Jewelry

A jewelry box is the classic way to store your jewelry. Whether your treasured collection is large with a variety of pieces or small with a select few take a moment to care for those pieces and keep them shiny and new.
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Storing Your Jewelry

Creating Gemstone Jewelry

The art of transforming a raw gemstone to a finished jewel requires a gem-cutter with in-depth knowledge of the stone itself - its strengths density and weaknesses. The ability to view a stone in its raw state
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Creating Gemstone Jewelry

Caring for Pearls

Nothing defines lady-like style like a string of pearls does. From royals and world leaders to average citizens this organic gem cuts across social statuses and remains a graceful accessory for all. While the cost and quality may vary pearl jewelry is something that will last a lifetime provided it is properly cared for.
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Caring for Pearls

Murano Glass

Born of a thousand-year-old glassblowing tradition Murano glass is renowned for its quality and artistry. Venetian glass is a celebrated art form distinguished by its colorful elaborate and skillful technique.
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Murano Glass

John Reed

Inspired when he inherited his Grandfather’s rock collection in 1965 John decided to follow in his rock hound footsteps. John found himself with the opportunity to turn his passion into his profession.
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John Reed Ammolite Expert

IGI Summation

International Gemological Institute (IGI) provides you with 40+ years of gemstone grading experience. The current staff is comprised of over 600+ gemologist appraisers and professionals support staff.
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IGI Summation

How do you create a triplet or doublet gem?

Doublet and triplet gemstones are a type of assembled gemstone constructed from more than one material fused together in layers. This process is commonplace in the jewelry industry and allows for a wider variety and accessibility to gemstones.
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How to Create Doublet Triplet Gemstone

Vintage Jewelry

Any jewelry between 20 and 100 years old can be categorized as "vintage jewelry." However this term is mostly applied to jewelry produced from 1920 through the 1960s.
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Vintage Jewelry

Bali Legacy Collection

Bali jewelry is unique in its combinations of silver with other metals and gemstones in a fashion that is distinctive. The patterns are intricate and eye catching and often incorporate other metals such as gold as well as gems.
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Bali Legacy Collection

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