Rather than your typical boring FYI section these are short narratives of an event in our store that may be humorous but hopefully informative regarding our clients’ jewellery experiences.

 

Can You Tell The Difference

As our store specializes in bridal jewellery, being asked for a wedding band is a frequent request. We carry a huge selection of styles: with gemstones or diamonds, different colors of gold or many of the alternative metal designs such as titanium and stainless steel, to name just a few. Will all of the rings ...

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Can I Break My Diamond?

We have all heard how diamond is the hardest substance known to man. That is true, though Marvel Comics and Wolverine may want us to believe otherwise. So how can the hardest substance break? The issue is that most people confuse hardness with durability. Hardness measured using the Mohs scale is a test that shows ...

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My white gold ring is turning yellow!

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard that a white ring has turned yellow or is tarnishing. Simple answer is that white gold will not turn yellow or tarnish to a yellow color under normal wear. In the market today, virtually every white gold jewellery item is rhodium plated or is an ...

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Another store told me really dark sapphires are the best. Is that true?

To answer the question in a very general manner, I say, “no”. This needs some explanation. While I don’t want to get too technical about describing color, in order to understand gemstones, I have to offer some background. When a person looks at any color they have three things to consider: The hue. This is whether ...

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