Diamond Appraisals from Legit to Toilet Paper – Part 2

Appraiser Tom Seguin at his microscope.

By Calla Gold and Guest Writer Tom Seguin G.G. A.S.A. Master Gemologist Appraiser Diamond Appraisals from Legit to Toilet Paper – Part 2 Click Here for Part 1 This in-depth two-part article will make more sense if you at least skim part one before jumping into part two. This was written in response to frequently asked…

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Diamond Appraisals from Legit to Toilet Paper Part 1

Appraiser Tom Seguin at his microscope.

By Calla Gold and Guest Writer Tom Seguin G.G A.S.A. Master Gemologist Appraiser Diamond Appraisals from Legit to Toilet Paper In the thirty two years I have been a jeweler, the stickiest upsets I’ve seen come from toilet paper appraisals. These are pieces of paper that say “appraisal” and are masquerading as legitimate legal documents…

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Fine Jewelry vs Costume Jewelry

There is a Huge Difference Between Fine Jewelry and Costume Jewelry In this post I’ll talk about the difference between costume jewelry and fine jewelry. Fine jewelry is made with valuable metal such as gold and platinum and is set with natural, precious gemstones. Funnily enough cultured pearls are considered a “gemstone.” They are in…

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How to Buy Jewelry For Girls

pearl stud earrings

Buying Jewelry for Girls By Jeremy Gold (The Quieter Half of Calla Gold Jewelry) Buying jewelry for girls can be tricky for us guys. Jewelry is one of those items with lots—and lots—of symbolism and significance connected to it. A Wedding Ring Means so Much The Wedding Ring The classic example is the wedding ring.…

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