The Unworn Pendant that Needed A Bail Out

White gold Tanzanite pendant with enlarged diamond bail

A Beautiful Pendant That Wasn’t Being Worn Irene came to me with a newly purchased pendant that desperately needed an adjustment. The pendant itself was gorgeous – a beautiful, finely-cut tanzanite gem set elegantly into a platinum setting. Her issue was with the short, frail chain that (barely) supported her pendant and made it fit…

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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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