Boutique Jeweler – Jewelry Definition

Boutique jewelry stores feature lines of jewelry from well known jewelry designers. Boutique jewelers are often the exclusive representative for these designers within particular geographic regions.  The jewelry is usually artistic, well made, and their prices reflect this.

Jeweler’s Bench – Jewelry Definition

A jeweler’s bench is the specialized table a jeweler works at while making and repairing jewelry.

Hand engraving on top and sides of sapphire and diamond engagement ring

Jewelry Definition – Engraving

Jewelry engraving is the art of forming designs or characters on surfaces by carving away small bits of metal with a sharp steel blade, or more recently, an intense beam of light. One of three different methods is utilized in the process: hand, machine, or laser.    

Trillian diamond on side of mega diamonds engagement ring

Tapered Band – Jewelry Definition

Tapered bands or tapered shanks, narrow slightly toward the bottom of the shank. This is more comfortable than having the same wide width go all the way under your hand.          

Wedding Band – Jewelry Definition

A wedding band —also known as a wedding ring— is a ring worn on the left hand ring finger and signify that the wearer is married. A band style ring is the same width all the way around. They can be worn alone or in concert with an engagement ring for women. They can be simple gold…