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  • Types of metals used in jewelry design

    There are several metals used in the creation of fine jewelry. By knowing information about the different metals, their benefits compared with each other and their unique qualities you will be able to make a better and more informed decision about purchasing your jewelry.

    The metal types commonly used to make jewelry include Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Titanium, Silver, Tungsten and Stainless Steel.

    In this article you will find information about each of these metal types, together with information about which metals are best for particular types of jewelry.
  • How to choose jewelry that suits your skin tone in 2020

    When most people order jewelry, they concentrate on their preferences. You might prefer a topaz ring because you love blue or purchase a rose gold necklace because you saw someone wearing it and it looked incredible. As long as you feel good about your looks, then it doesn’t truly matter. But there may be a time when you bought a piece of jewelry that looked really fabulous but after wearing it, you did not feel the same at all. If this may be the case, you could end up with a jewelry box full of pieces that you don’t ever wear.
  • How to celebrate Mother’s Day during social distancing

    Every family has their own Mother’s Day celebration traditions whether it’s having mom over for an appreciative meal or taking a nature walk followed by tea or coffee. Whichever way you choose to celebrate Mom, chances are that they involve spending time together in the same space. Upholding these traditions may prove to be difficult this year because most social distancing requirements may still be in place. Maybe we can see this as an opportunity to create new traditions. Here are some ways to celebrate Mother’s Day while respecting social distancing.