People buy both new and antique jewelry pieces for a myriad of reasons, both personal and financial. But if you're an ethically-minded jewelry buyer, have you thought about the benefits to others when you opt for antique jewelry? If not, here are five things to consider. 1. It's Better for the Environment Buying something used is generally always better for the planet than buying a new item. First, you avoid using an additional set of resources to produce a new product when one already exists.
14 July 2021
Moonstone is a lovely stone that is often considered the ideal stone for jewelry. In making your own custom jewelry, it can be fun to incorporate moonstone into the mix. Your custom jewelry design specialist can help you put raw or cut moonstone gems into the pieces you create so each unique item of jewelry is just as enjoyable and inspiring as the next. Not sure how to make custom jewelry with moonstone?
12 April 2021
As you sort through your gold jewelry to find items to sell, the color of the gold may have caught your eye. While there are a few different main colors of gold (e.g., yellow, white, rose), you can see variations within each type of gold. Yellow gold is particularly diverse — for good reason — because the gold content within the item is a main driver for color intensity. However, that doesn't always indicate the value of the item.
22 December 2020
If you are a proud jewelry owner, you probably want to take care of your jewelry. There are a lot of jewelry cleaning products on the market that you can purchase. However, instead of buying a typical commercial jewelry cleaning solution, you should consider looking for a jewelry cleaning solution that is made out of natural ingredients. If you aren't sure of why it really matters if your jewelry cleaning product is made out of natural ingredients or not, consider these reasons why it does matter.
10 September 2020
A financial emergency can quickly take the wind out of your sails. You might have been riding high one day, only to walk out to the mailbox and discover a pressing bill that needs to be paid right away. Failing to take care of the debt could have serious repercussions, but if your money is tight, you may not know what to do. Remember that the answer you are looking for could be as close as your bedroom dresser.
14 May 2020
Designing jewelry can be a difficult task, frustrating even the most experienced of jewelers. That said, it can also be an extremely rewarding experience, not only creative in its approach but gratifying in the end result. If you are just starting out as a jewelry designer and are looking to start working on custom pieces, read on for three tips you'll want to keep in mind as you make your visions of custom jewelry a reality.
29 February 2020
Have you set a goal for when you want all of your Christmas gifts bought and wrapped? Maybe you have out-of-town people on your list and you need a deadline so that your gifts will arrive by Christmas Eve, or even earlier. Maybe your goal for the completion of everything to do with Christmas gifts is the week before Thanksgiving. That makes sense, as you might start getting very busy with plans for your Thanksgiving meal and the weekend that follows it.
28 October 2019
If you are preparing to purchase your first gun, you will need to budget for all of the related costs. These are some of the costs that you should be prepared for when buying your first gun. Purchase of Your Gun First of all, you have to be prepared for the cost of actually purchasing your gun. If you want to buy a gun but are afraid of how much it will cost, you should consider looking into used gun options.
28 October 2019
If you are running a small, home-based jewelry business, you may have a need for purchasing loose diamonds. These diamonds can be used in the creation of new pieces of jewelry, retrofitting existing pieces, or completing repairs. Not surprisingly, buying loose diamonds can be among the most expensive purchases a business will make. This can lead to there being a handful of considerations and strategies that should always be followed.
27 August 2019
Have you decided that you want a new hairstyle? Do you already know exactly what you want for your new look? If so, you're all set and you don't need to read on. However, you might know that you want to try something new, but you just aren't sure what that is. If that's the case, from looking at magazines to buying rhinestone hair clips, here are some ideas that might help you.
10 July 2019