Inherited Jewelry – What to Do With Your Inherited Jewelry?

Three diamond rings made from one inherited ring

Locked Away Jewelry is Sad Your beloved Grandma Lowena passed on. You are past tears and you are moving on with your life.Your lawyer Mr. Pender has given each of the family members pieces of her jewelry. You received her soldered together wedding set and clip-on pearl earrings.Hmmm, now what? You can’t wear those clip-ons…

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Six Actions You Can Take With Your Chipped Diamonds

White Round Brilliant Diamond badly chipped

    To break a nail, ladies, is never good. To break a diamond…even less so. Nails grow back relatively quickly. Diamonds…not so fast. Hmmm, actually not at all. Believe me, I’ve seen plenty of chipped diamonds. In this post I am going to suggest six actions you can take with your chipped diamonds.Even though they’re…

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Pawn Shop vs. Jeweler for Your Engagement Diamond

  On occasion a client asks me about diamond shopping at pawn shops vs. diamond shopping with a jeweler, so I decided to write this to answer most questions you may have.  Let me start by showing you all this interesting exchange I got from “I plan on buying a possible engagement ring in…

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Vintage Diamond Eternity Band – A Ring Sizing Story

Diamond Eternity Art Deco Band

  What happens when you are given a delicate, small sized, and seemingly unwearable ring as a gift? Tansy was a finger size eight, and her grandmother had been a size four-and-a-half. When she inherited her grandmother’s diamond eternity band six years ago, it was clear that she wasn’t getting it onto her finger without…

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Charm Bracelets vs Charm Necklaces

24" long charm necklace in 14kt yellow gold

Joanne’s Charm Necklace in Gold Shows Each Individual Charm The good, the bad and the ugly of charm bracelets. Charm bracelets are so full of love and memories and cute little jewelry treasures. That’s the good news. The bad news is they catch on things, rip your nylons, wreck your sweaters, (the ugly!) scratch your…

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