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Yellow Gold Vintage ring, broken in half with scroll design on sides.

The Case of the Missing Diamond — Carrie’s Story of a Ring Replication

Can you imagine going 10 years of your marriage without wearing your wedding ring? Carrie thought that she was ready to give hers up for good after a near disaster at her son’s school.

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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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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…

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Ear Lobe Droop; Are Your Earrings Pointing toward the Pavement?

  Solving jewelry problems and helping my clients get back into their earrings is a favorite activity of mine. Do some of your earrings end up pointing toward the pavement? Ear lobe droop is a real thing. In this post I’ll share various solutions with their pros and cons.

Flexible Rings, Shaking Hands and Public Speaking

Ouch, my ring just bit me when you shook my hand! Have you ever met someone new, had your hand shaken and experienced a jolt of pain as your ring dug into your surrounding fingers? That happened to me when I was a speaker at a Las Vegas Jewelry Convention. I ended up shaking about…

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Chain Clasps From Hell

  Taco Dinner Delayed by Crappy Clasps! Does wrestling with frustrating chain clasps drive you to drink? Who hasn’t had an issue with a chain clasp from hell? I’ve had lots of them. There’s nothing more frustrating than rushing to get dressed for dinner at your favorite taco place, and then  wasting time trying to…

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