What are the Main Differences Between Freshwater and Saltwater Pearls?

Most people when they imagine a pearl are picturing perfect large round spherical gems, creamy white in colour with a shimmery iridescent surface. The reality is that pearls are usually irregular in shape, each one is different and to find one that is complete...

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Types Of Settings For Engagement Rings

What Type Of White Gold Engagement Ring Setting You Want! One of the most essential thing you have to keep in mind before buying engagement ring for your girl friend is to decide what type of white gold engagement ring setting you should buy. This is something...

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Gold Silver and Platinum Jewelry

What You Need To Know About Gold Silver and Platinum: There are different types of precious metals used to make fine jewelry. Most of it is made from gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. People have a preference to the color gold or white when it comes to th...

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Crystal Necklace

Subject: Large Square Crystal Necklace Value Client: Debi Hello, This necklace is from an estate sale. I’d like to know anything anyone could tell me about it. It’s so unusual and beautiful, and I’d be very happy if it were valuable as well. ...

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Alexandrite Ring – Maybe – Maybe Not

Another Post from Our Submit A Pic Service… From: Ginny Green Subject: Alexandrite? I have an Alexandrite (I think). I seen it change to a deep purple, a fuchsia and a deep green. I was wondering what kind of lighting I need to see the green color? I onl...

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Jewelry Box

Just received this query from our new Submit A Pic section, so I have added it to a page of its own together with my reply… It came from:  laurie hinman I moved into my home and later found this jewelry box . I tried to locate the owners or family but t...

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Emerald Quality And History

Emerald Gemstones And Their History: Since ancient times gems have captivated the imagination of cultures all over the world. They were magical and contained special powers to make you fall in love – fall out of love – kill your enemy or bring you ...

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Diamond Rings And Jewelry Appraisals

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Value JewelryDiamond Rings And Their  Value: The following question came in to our ‘Ask The Experts’ section so we thought it would be better on a page of its own…   Hi, this ring was purchased at...

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Diamond Bands And Jewelry Values

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Value JewelryThe old and original style of wedding bands have changed significantly over the past few years with more emphasis on Diamonds creeping into the design. Men have also followed this trend and are embracing the...

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Birthstones For Month And Zodiac Signs

Birthstones For Each Month, Anniversary and Zodiac Signs – A Brief Overview: Asking a person what his or her zodiac birth stone is, usually yields an instant reply. How is it that almost everyone knows the answer? It is because people enjoy the mysteriou...

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