How Montana Sapphires Changed the Jewelry Landscape
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Sapphires were first discovered in Montana in the Missouri River circa 1865, during the Gold Rush era, but weren't considered valuable or rare because of their small or unimpressive appearance. As gem-cutting technology and equipment became more widely available, Montana sapphires gained recognition for their show-stopping beauty and larger size specimens–some have been found in the 10s to 100s of carats!
What Is a Bench Jeweler?
Have you ever wondered how to design and craft jewelry? A bench jeweler is a skilled artisan or craftsperson working in a jewelry store, wholesale supplier/manufacturer, independent workshop, or studio setting for jewelry selling or customization.
Bench jewelers may specialize in certain areas or work with various needs. Keep reading to learn more about the responsibilities of a bench jeweler below.
How to Tell Good Jewelry Repair from Bad Jewelry Repair
Does your favorite jewelry piece need repair? Over time, wear and tear appears as visible blemishes, scratches, dents, and more. Repairing your jewelry helps keep it looking brand new again, displaying the beautiful details you love. How do you know if you have a good jewelry repair or a bad jewelry repair?
Are Lab-Grown Diamonds the Future of Jewelry?
Do you love the fire and scintillation of a diamond but sometimes worry about the strenuous supply chain accompanying the diamond mining process? Choosing a lab-grown diamond is a socially conscious choice that is also eco-friendly and budget-friendly. Consider building your favorite custom-made jewelry design using lab-grown diamonds.
How to Spot Fake Jewelry
Have you ever wondered if your jewelry is not what you think it is? A lingering worry rests in your mind: Is your unique jewelry fake? Is it really authentic, genuine, and worth the price you paid?
A Guide to Gold
A brief summary of terms used to describe different types of jewelry that either is or looks like gold
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