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3 Methods For Copying Heirloom Jewelry

If you own a piece of heirloom jewelry, there may come a time when you want to make a copy of it. An exact replica of a piece of heirloom jewelry allows you to keep your original safe, for use on special occasions, while you wear the replica for everyday use. You may also want a copy made because you want to hand down a piece of jewelry to multiple family members or because you are nervous about losing the original. Read More 

Repairing A Broken Necklace Or Bracelet Clasp In Just Five Minutes

The tiny clasps at the end of bracelets and necklaces tend to bend and can eventually break with heavy wear. If the clasp on your favorite bracelet or necklace has broken, you might be surprised to know that you can perform a simple fix in just five minutes with some tools and little patience. Here's how you can repair the clasp on your favorite piece of jewelry in very little time so you can enjoy wearing it again. Read More 

Three Reasons Why You Should Get Your Gold Jewelry Appraised Even If You’re Not Yet Ready To Sell It

If you've got a bunch of gold jewelry that you never wear, you know you have the option of selling the jewelry. However, if you're not ready to sell it, you should still get it appraised, or at least checked over by a qualified gold buyer. While that might seem unnecessary if you're just going to hold onto the jewelry, it actually gives you some valuable information that will help you if you eventually give it away or sell it. Read More 

7 Healing Gemstones To Wear During A Move

The process of moving to a new home requires patience, motivation and calm energy. When you have a mile-long list of chores to complete before moving day, it is sometimes hard to stay inspired enough to keep going. Many people believe you can receive natural healing energy by wearing jewelry comprised of the following minerals, stones and shells: 1. Abalone The abalone shell encourages a calm demeanor in times of turbulence or change, such as a move. Read More 

Talk To The Hand: What To Do About Your Wedding Rings When Your Cultures Prefer Different Hands

If you're engaged or about to be engaged or married, picking out your rings will be an important step. But you can end up in a bind if you and your partner come from cultures that wear the rings on different hands. While the United States tends to use the left hand for rings, other countries and religions, such as Russia and Poland, use the right hand. That means one partner could end up looking like he or she was not actually engaged or married. Read More