Shopping online for rings very often comes down to which ring size to order and mistakes in the choice result in unnecessary re-sizing and back and forth mailing charges.
While having a jeweler measure for you is the best option to get an accurate size, there are definitely simple ways to figure out which ring size to order for you or for that special someone you want to surprise. I listed below the 3 different situations you may find yourself in right now. Continue reading Determine your ring size
This diagram serves as a summary of the three precedent articles. Solid gold jewelry is indisputably the best quality available. As explained in this first article, solid gold also contains other metals in variable proportions conditioning its fineness and color. Continue reading Gold jewelry quality scale
- What is Gold vermeil?
Gold vermeil is a denomination used to refer to silver coated with gold using the process of electroplating (described below). Gold vermeil can be made using gold of different fineness but in the U.S., the minimum required karatage is 10K (42% of pure gold) and with a thickness of at least 2.5 microns (0.0025 millimeters). Continue reading The 3 qualities of gold plated jewelry
- What is Gold filled made up of?
Gold filled, also known as “rolled gold” or “gold overlay” is made up of a layer of solid gold (see article about solid gold) bonded with heat and pressure to a base metal Continue reading 3 things you should know about gold filled
- What is PURE gold?
Gold was the first metal widely known by humans, it was discovered around 3000 BC by several human groups in very spread out locations and everyone who found it was impressed by its brilliance, color and durability. The term “gold” comes from the Old English “geolo” which means yellow. Continue reading 3 things you should know about gold jewelry
Seeing how much you loved my enameled dainty triangle rings, I thought of offering a more precious version including little diamonds. I first included small regular white diamonds and you know me, I’m all about colors so I was quickly drawn to color diamonds known as “fancy color diamonds”.
Continue reading Let’s get fancy!