Jewelry Basics


Cluster
Cluster

Cluster jewerly feature a grouping a smaller gemstone set closely together to give the overall impression of a larger stone.

Cocktail
Cocktail

Cocktail jewerly features big, bold settings with a pronounced center stones which may include multiple surrounding stones.

Solitaire
Solitaire

A classic style features a single gemstone. Can be used to describe rings, earrings or necklaces, but is generally associated with rings.

Fashion
Fashion

Fashion jewelry, also known as costume jewelry, is traditionally made from inexpensive metals and imitation or semiprecious stones.

Engagement
Engagement

An engagement ring is the "big bling" component of a wedding set.The traditional wedding jewelry consists of an impressive engagement ring. Followed by the actual wedding band. The wedding band can snuggly fit next to the engagement ring to complete the overall presentation.

 
Vintage
Vintage

Antique-style rings features ornate and vintage decorative effects, like halo and pave setting, intricate side diamonds and milgrain beaded accents.

Classic
Classic

Classic jewelry is well liked and holds a timeless appeal. It represents traditional designs like a prong setting, solitaire or three-stone designs and baguette accents.

Modern
Modern

Modern jewelry features sleek and creative setting with a unique style. Designs may include channel, tension, bezel or flush settings, open shanks or bold stone mountings.

Artisan
Artisan

Artisan crafted jewelry delivers a beautiful blend of metals with rare and exotic gemstones. Each original, handmade piece is one-of-a-kind creation, made with exceptional craftsmanship.

 
Snake
Box
Figaro
Herringbone
Rolo
Rope
Wheat
Bead
Byzantine
Mesh
Chain Characteristics

1 Collar 14-inch 2 Choker 16-inch 3 Princess 18-inch 4 Matinee 20-inch 5 Opera 24-inch 6 Rope 30-inch 7 Lariat 33-inch

 
Brillant
57 Facets
Brillant
Oval
56 Facets
Oval
Heart
Various Facets
Heart
Marquise
56 Facets
Marquise
Asscher
Various Facets
Asscher
Cushion
58 Facets
Cushion
Princess
76 Facets
Princess
Trilliant
43 Facets
Trilliant
Pear
58 Facets
Pear
Octagon
53 Facets
Octagon
Emerald
50 Facets
Emerald
 
Lobster
Claw
Folding Clasp
Spring Ring
Toggle
S-Hook
Tab Insert
Hook-and-Eye
Fishhook
Barrel
Side Lock
 
Post Stud
Screw Post
Hinged Hoop
Huggie
Lever(lee-ver)
French Clip
French Wire/
Fish Hook
Disk &
Rubber Backs
 
Anatomy of a Ring
 
Anatomy of a Watch