A proper fit for a ring is essential. Too loose and you risk losing it. Too tight and it's uncomfortable and hard to remove. When your ring doesn't fit properly, your first thought is to get it resized.
Often, this is the safest, most permanent option. However, it's not always the best choice, and temporary solutions can be ideal under certain circumstances.
Search for "homemade jewelry cleaner" and you'll get hundreds of recipes with varying ingredients and instructions. How do you know which to choose?
Always consider the source when weighing the safety and effectiveness of any DIY solution. While an organization specializing in cleaning might be better than a resource for general fashion, the best source is a jewelry expert.
Maybe it’s hot out. Maybe you wore your ring when you shouldn’t have. (Swollen fingers from working out, anyone?) Maybe you tried on a friend's ring - a friend whose fingers are slightly smaller than yours.
Now you can’t get that ring off! Good news: we have a couple tricks that will get that ring off in no time.
At first glance, it's hard for the untrained eye to tell the difference between white gold and sterling silver. They're both silver in color, but the two metals are quite different beyond their initial appearances. Here's what you need to know when you're on the hunt for silver-hued jewelry.
When cleaning jewelry at home, the simplest method with the least amount of ingredients is always the safest. However, there are more specific ways you can clean your jewelry, depending on its qualities.
Looking for an exact price list for resizing a ring? Jewelers must consider numerous factors when determining ring resizing cost, as each element affects the materials needed and the time and effort of the procedure.
Your engagement ring may very well be the first piece of fine jewelry you own.
After the initial excitement of being engaged winds down, you suddenly realize you're now responsible for a pretty valuable piece of jewelry. It's easy to panic - wondering how often to clean it, when to take it off, how to keep it safe ...
Start with these time-based checklists. If you do each of these things at the frequency noted, you're very likely to have a diamond that really does last forever.