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Why Platinum Rings Turn Dull so Fast, And What to do About it!

One of the biggest disappointments for newly married couples is feeling underwhelmed with their now dull plain platinum rings. All they wanted was a plain and simple wedding band with an expanse of shiny platinum. Yummy. Only it doesn’t stay shiny for long. This is not what they signed up for! In this blog I’ll…

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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…

Don’t Buy Titanium or Tungsten Wedding Bands

I’m not going to win any popularity contests in my industry as a wedding ring designing jeweler saying this, but I say: “Don’t buy titanium or tungsten wedding bands.” This topic has received more comments than any other I have written on. Check out the comments. I have updated this post, check it out and…

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Gold Jewelry Alloys, What’s in Yellow and White Gold?

In the thirty six years I’ve been a jeweler, I’ve been asked, “what is in the alloy mix, (metals mixed into gold for strength and ease of jewelry making,) for white gold and yellow gold?” People have also asked how do the alloys react to skin? The light bulb just went off in my head that…

White Gold vs Platinum For Wedding Rings – What’s the Difference?

This is my big monster of an article on White Gold vs Platinum. If I haven’t covered it here, check the comments. This post will cover whatever it is you want to know about gold or platinum.  I’ve covered why platinum is more expensive, which metal holds its shine longer, and why one is better…

Titanium vs Gold as Wedding Bands For Your Finger’s Safety

In this post I talk about titanium vs gold wedding bands and why titanium is a bad choice. Why be boring I say, so here is a story to illustrate why titanium is a poor wedding band choice for your finger’s safety. Update: June 2, 2018 A rattlesnake bit a river rafter. He was stuck in…

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