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Dear Calla, I Can’t Find a Bezel for My Greek Coin! And my Finger is Turning Black

  Dear Calla, I’ve gone to all my local mall stores with my Greek coin and none of their catalogs has a bezel that’ll fit my coin. Plus they look all shiny and perfect and my coin is quiet and beautiful. I just don’t know how to set it so it looks like the museum…

Dear Calla, A Simple Hand Engraving

Dear Calla, I wanted to engrave just simple initials on the 2mm band for my wife to be. I was told that hand engraving will not look good. Why is that? Just want Something Simple

Dear Calla, Husband "Fixed" My Necklace

Dear Calla, I thought I’d share with you what my husband did when I asked him to take my bracelet to get fixed. Yeah, I’m not wearing that. Can it be fixed? Or will every jeweler I show it to laugh fit to pee his pants like that guy at the mall store? – Wife…

Dear Calla, A Duchess Diamond

Dear Calla, I saw for the briefest moment a Duchess diamond on girl at a wedding. I’d never even heard of one? Can you show me a picture of one so I’ll know if it actually that amazing? I can’t get it out of my mind. How do people use them? As a center or…

two rings, one pearl on scalloped yellow gold band and large shell in yellow gold ring

How to Wear Vintage Rings and Modern Rings Together

This Excellent Dear Calla Question Deserved a Big Answer Dear Calla,I have been enjoying reading your website for a few months now and I’ve found you and the ladies who post comments both informative and helpful. But I do not know where to post my dilemma. See I, along with my sister inherited mum’s vintage…

Dear Calla, Jeweler in England Ruined My Antique Knot Ring!

Dear Calla, I bought this beautiful antique knot ring online from England. The only problem was that it wasn’t my size. The merchant offered to have a local jeweler size it at my expense and then ship it. I said yes. I’ve just opened my package and I can’t stop crying, it is just ruined….