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Buying an Engagement Ring For Your Beloved

The best way to buy an engagement ring is to let her pick it out herself! After all, your fiancé will wear this ring every day and it must feel good on her finger and it must suit her lifestyle. It ..
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Choosing a Ring Prong Setting

Gold, platinum and silver rings offer variety different settings. Before you go out and buy an engagement ring, wedding ring or other ring, take a look at this brief guide to the various ring prong ..
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The Hidden History of Gold

Gold is a pure metal first found by early man. It is very workable in its naturally occurring pure state and has been used by craftsmen for the past 11,000 years. Revered for millennia gold is now ..
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The History of Gold Jewelry, Part 1

Humankind has long been fascinated by the beauty of gold and since the earliest days of civilization gold has been used to adorn us in the form of jewelry. Let’s take a look at how gold jewelry .
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The History of Gold Jewelry, Part 2

In the first article of this series we have seen how gold jewelry was developed in the ancient Sumerian civilization as well as in Egypt and Crete. The technique of making fine gold jewelry spread to .
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Gold Mining - How Do We Get Gold Out Of The Ground

The precious metal of gold has fascinated humans for thousands of years. But how do we actually get it out of the ground? Let’s take a look at the most common ways to mine gold. There are two ..
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Caring for Your Gold Jewelry - Four "Golden" Rules

There are four simple rules to keeping your gold jewelry looking like new. Gold is very durable but its luster can fade with time. However, with proper care, your gold will list for a lifetime. Take ..
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Birthstones - Everyone Has One But What Are They?

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a birthstone and what do the stones signify? Briefly, birthstones are precious stones and gemstones that are associated with a particular month. There is a rich .
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The Hard Facts About Conflict Diamonds From Africa and India

Diamonds are small, easily transportable and command high prices. These characteristics have made diamonds a good source of funds for coup leaders in Africa and elsewhere. These smuggled diamonds ..
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Understanding the Different Jewelry Components

Which gold or silver jewelry settings are most durable? Which gold or silver jewelry clasps are most secure and which are the easiest to manipulate? How long is a gold choker necklace? If you can ..
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How to Make a Diamond Look Larger

When shopping for an engagement ring or other diamond and gold jewelry, you'll find there are many ways to make diamond appear larger. A diamond's cut, shape, and setting all have impact on apparent ..
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Myths About Various Gemstones

There is a rich body of myth, legend and folklore surrounding the gemstones that are found in gold jewelry. Let’s take a look at the qualities that are associated with the most popular ..
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How To Safely Clean Your Diamond and Gold Jewelry

Diamonds and gold are precious materials and after investing so much in purchasing them, it is important to clean them in a way that will retain and enhance their original beauty. If you are not sure .
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The Four Cs of Diamond Characteristics

There are many characteristics that control a diamond's appearance and durability. The four most important factors are called the Four Cs and they are diamond color, clarity, cut and carat weight. ..
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What Is A Diamond?

Diamonds are the glamorous stones that decorate the finest jewelry in the world, but just what exactly are diamonds? How are they formed? Where are they found? If you are curious about these ..
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New Murano Glass Beads For Bracelets

Pandora Jewelry recently added 12 new styles to its Murano Glass bead collection. These new bead designs add style, color, and flair to your Pandora bracelet or necklace. Dress up this fall in ..
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The Top Eight Anniversary Charms

If it's you're married and your anniversary is coming up, why not get your wife something special that will grow in value and sentimentality, as well as become a family heirloom. Yes, we're talking ..
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The History of Gold Jewelry - Part 3

During the 14th and 15th centuries jewelry became an important feature for both male and female attire. In the first half of the 15th century jewels composed of enameled gold figures, flowers, and ..
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Buying Gold Jewelry - What You Need to Know

Gold has been valued by humanity since the dawn of civilization and gold jewelry never goes out of style. However, in order to make the best possible choice when buying gold jewelry it is good to ..
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Cleaning Tips for Common Gems

Keeping your gemstones clean and brilliant is as important as taking care and cleaning your gold jewelry. In case you are not sure of the best way to clean your gemstones below you will find a guide ..
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Pandora - The New Trend In Jewelry

More than the name of a legendary figure with an infamous box, Pandora is also the hot new jewelry trend that's sweeping America. This unique jewelry is now available at fine gift, jewelry and ..
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Pandora Charm Bracelets Create An Interesting Niche

Charm bracelets have been around for thousands of years. They've represented everything from status to memories to warding off evil spirits. There are hundreds of different types of charm bracelets ..
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The History Of The Charm Bracelet

A long time ago… The history of charms goes back as far as the Neolithic era. One of our ancient ancestors would pick up an unusual stone or piece of wood and carry it with him to ward off his ..
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The Hidden Meanings Of European And American Charms

Starting at the inception of the 20th century and extending until the 1960s, it was a mark of the middle-class that young girls be given a charm bracelet before they reached puberty. At every holiday .
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How Charming - Why Charms And Charm Bracelets?

Traditionally, there are several times in a woman’s life when she can receive a charm bracelet; once as a young girl and once for her marriage. In the past, when a woman married, she was given .
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