Calla Gold

The Different Pearl Types, Cultured, Fresh Water, Salt Water, Natural and Shell Pearls

Life was simpler when the only pearls came from oysters. An oyster was opened and there, like a miracle, was a lustrous and beautiful natural pearl. Like a gift from the heavens. Today if you want pearls you need to know the different pearl types. You need to decide if you want real or fake…

Three eternity bands. Two all round ruby eternity bands and ruby and diamond marquis and round diamond eternity band. eternity band sizing

Where Does Rose Gold Come From? It’s Creation and History

Mother Nature never made rose gold. Chance, early metal mixing societies, and the fever dreams of adventurers, gave us the subtlest of gold colors. Rose gold or pink gold is a beautiful color of gold, that on the right skin tones, glows with a warmth. This color of gold elevates some gemstones like no other…

diamond eternity band, anniversary band and Engagement ring

How Much Does it Cost to Rhodium Plate my Ring?

Hopefully you were informed when you bought that gorgeous white gold ring that it won’t always look as white or as bright as the day you bought it. Your shiny white, brand new ring, is looking that sharp, because its final step of creation was to rhodium plate it. In my blog post, Rhodium Plating;…

comfort fit band, White and rose Gold comfort fit band for a man band| with a concave center section, which is hammered and matte finished

Comfort Fit Ring vs. Flat Fit, Wedding Bands for Comfort

Not all wedding bands are created equal. In fact, there are bands out there parading as wedding bands that are a joke. They look like a wedding band and seem like one, till they bend and crack from the stress of daily wear. For lasting value, don’t just “pick one.” Chose a quality, comfortable band…

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How Laser Ring Welding Fixes Fragile and Unfixable Rings

  Jewelers get challenged all the time, whether it’s sizing a complicated ring design that wants to resist being worked on, or a ring with a vulnerable gemstone. How your jeweler responds to this challenge can effect your jewelry collection.  Do you have a ring that is unfixable? Is it unfixable because one or two…

How to Choose the Right Jeweler For You

At some point in your life jewelry becomes a cherished part of it. For me it was the horse pin my grandmother gave me when I was ten. I really wanted a real horse, but that pin let me know that she understood me and supported my crazy horse love. I cherished that pin and…