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Even though diamonds are the hardest substance in the world, they aren't impervious to harm. If you're not careful with your jewelry, it may start to degrade before you know it. However, proper care isn't too hard to figure out - you just have to apply a bit of common sense. If you've recently come into diamond jewelry of your own, here are a few ways to ensure that your...more
Watches are one of those rare accessories that are both beautiful and functional. The right watch makes quite a powerful statement on your status in life. This isn't to say that you need a dazzling $1,400 piece on your wrist. After all, even the cheapest watch will tell you what time it is! But if you're in the market for something a little nicer, here are a few things to...more
There's nothing better than wearing clean, sparkling jewels and precious metals that look like they're brand new. If your favorite piece of jewelry is starting to turn a little dingy, don't worry. The truth is that all it takes to make your favorite bracelets, necklaces and rings look super sparkly once again is a simple cleaning. If you're working with gold, mix up a...more
Gemstones are some of the hardest and most durable substances on earth, but that doesn't mean they can't be scratched, chipped or damaged. It's important to keep your jewelry safe, so take off any pieces when you're doing something that may involve chemicals or materials that could affect your precious stones. With regular wear and tear, some gemstone jewelry may require...more
Pearls are particularly sensitive gemstones - they're softer than others, so it's important that you take special precautions when handling and storing them. According to Pearl Oasis, you should never simply throw them into your jewelry box - be sure to pick up a special pouch. Of course, there are other concessions you'll have to make to ensure your pearls last for years to...more
Choosing the right necklace may seem like a simple prospect, but there's more to it than you would initially think. The length should be determined both by the outfit you're wearing and the occasion itself. However, don't let yourself get too flustered by all the choices you have to make! You just have to keep a few things in mind before you don your favorite pearls....more
A high-quality watch may require a decent amount of care in order to ensure that it works properly. Beyond simply maintaining the exterior and keeping it clean and scratch-free, you will also want to keep the interior mechanisms in good shape. This isn't to say that you have to open up the watch and clean out every gear, but there are a few simple things you can do to help...more
Jewelry is the perfect gift for any woman who appreciates style and romantic gestures. If you pick the right piece, she'll wear it all the time and think of you while it's on. That's why it's crucial to understand what women usually look for in their jewelry and what differentiates the perfect gift from a cheesy bauble that will sit in her jewelry box. You'll know the smile on...more
If you were a crafty middle school student or were just observant when it came to trends, you may remember the toothbrush bracelet that many kids used to don. The project is a fun activity for kids on a rainy day and the result is a cute bangle that's colorful and totally free. As long as you're there to supervise the boiling water step and make sure no one burns their hands,...more
I've you've ever tried to match your jewelry to your clothing, you know how difficult it can be to get the shades right. Unless you have a piece custom made, it's not easy to find the perfect match. However, there is a way to make your own jewelry cheaply and easily that allows you to choose from thousands of colors. It only requires a few materials and it's super easy! Try...more