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The Touchstone Test

A notch up the complexity scale is the touchstone test. Assayers and bench jewelers commonly use it to determine karatage. Touchstone testing compares how gold alloys of known and unknown fineness ..
(August 18, 2008)
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Bracelet Styles That Are Popular Today

Bracelets Bracelets are among the earliest adornments. In ancient Egypt, men and women frequently wore gold bands or twisted gold wire on each wrist and upper arm. Often decorated with figures of ..
(June 14, 2008)
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Earrings Hear What Are the Popular Styles Today

An earring is an adornment that is worn on the ear. Earrings come in many shapes and sizes. They can be attached in a variety of ways, including with clips or screw-backs that grip the ear lobe or ..
(June 27, 2008)
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Popular Jewelry Chain Styles

Chains A typical chain is a series of linked loops of metal wire. Sometimes, connected balls or discs - instead of loops - are used for the chain links. Early artisans fashioned chains by hand. ..
(June 29, 2008)
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Brooches and Pins Jewelry Essentials

Brooches and Pins Brooches, or pins, were once a necessity as well as an ornament. Long ago, people used them to keep their clothing in place. Today, buttons, zippers, and hook-and-loop fasteners ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Cufflinks Popular Cufflink Styles

Cufflinks What are some common types of cufflinks? Cufflinks are one of the most practical jewelry items. They join and hold the two doubled halves of a French cuff around the wearer's wrist without .
(July 05, 2008)
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Twentieth Century Jewelry Styles

Twentieth-century jewelry styles show a fascinating evolution. We know these styles as Art Nouveau, Edwardian (or Garland), Art Deco, and Retro. Each was popular during a specific period and each has .
(July 12, 2008)
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