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Anniversary Gemstone Gift Guide

Posted by Darren Roberts on

Over 6,000 marriages occur in the United States every day.  That's a lot of anniversary gifts to buy.  Luckily, everyone from Emily Post to Wikipedia has crafted lists of anniversary gemstones. We have combined a number of these lists into a single Anniversary Gemstone Gift Guide to make selecting the perfect anniversary gift even easier.    1st Year: Gold We carry a fantastic selection of yellow gold, white gold, and rose gold earrings, including these fancy hammered oval hoops.   2nd Year: Garnet   3rd Year: Pearl Our selection of pearl earrings, from studs and dangles to these elegant hoops, can be found in our Pearl Earrings...

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Birthstone Gift Guide

Posted by Darren Roberts on

Shopping for the perfect birthday gift can be tricky.  What size does she wear?  What color does she like?  Where should I shop? We’ve made birthday shopping that much easier with our handy Birthstone Gift Guide.  You don’t have to worry about sizes or colors or driving out to the mall to stand in a line.  Everything you need is right here.  All you need to know is her birthday and, in a couple clicks, you’ll be all set! While the official list of birthstones has been updated, as recently as 2016, by groups such as Jewelers of America and the...

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How to Actually Take Care of Your Piercings

Posted by Admin Assistant on

As any one of the lovely ladies illustrates, adorning one's ears (or face) with piercings remains cooler than ever, no matter your typical style aesthetic. But while they're gorgeous, and a fun way to up your edge, a great collection of piercings requires certain responsibility—and to be honest, it's likely that the aftercare instructions you got at the pagoda in your local shopping mall at age 12 probably aren't the best to follow when it comes to taking care of your new body jewelry. To debunk any residual adolescent myths, we asked J. Colby Smith—the preferred piercer of models, celebs,...

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How to Clean Gold Gently:

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You can use a variety of household products to clean and polish gold. But, PLEASE BE CAREFUL – the wrong cleaning technique can damage your valuable delicate items, so, if possible, test any cleaning technique before using, or gradually increase the concentration of the solutions and the cleaning time. A gentle way to clean gold involves a few simple ingredients – washing up liquid, warm water, and a soft toothbrush. Using a firm toothbrush or another brush with hard bristles can damage your piece. Fill a bowl with warm water and a small amount of washing up liquid (you only...

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How to Put On Continuous Endless Hoops

Posted by Susan Smith on

We get asked this question all the time! How DO you put on continuous endless hoops? We've got you covered with some simple steps and a demonstrative video. Before you put your continuous hoops on, make sure you have a mirror nearby. All of our continuous hoops have a metal tube (the hoop itself) and a thin wire post (which goes in your piercing). Start by gently pulling the wire post out of the tube. Once they are separated, place the wire post into your piercing. This process may be a bit more difficult for hoops less than 20mm long;...

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