Buying jewelry at a pawn shop can be a scavenger hunt. Just like shopping at any secondhand or thrift-type store, the inventory is ever-changing and you never know what you might find.
That's the double-edged sword of jewelry shopping at estate sales, pawn shops, and the like. If you have a Pinterest board full of dream rings and a style already in mind, rummaging through secondhand stores with limited inventory isn't your best bet.
Diamond shopping can feel overwhelming. There’s so much to know about the details of a diamond – how to spot an imperfection, how a diamond’s shape affects its shine factor, whether carat or color is more important for maximum sparkle ... the list goes on.
Avoid anxiety and confusion by using these jewelry cheat sheets as your diamond shopping sidekicks. No memorization required. Click the links below to print them to size!
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.
Customized gifts are meaningful gifts. Don't gift just any precious stone to your loved one, give the jewelry more significance by choosing the recipient's birthstone. (Or the birthstone(s) of her kids!)
When you first begin planning your wedding, it seems so far away. You peruse bridal magazines and blogs at your leisure, collecting ideas for your Pinterest board as your dream wedding begins to materialize.
You watch your countdown slowly tick away the time, and all of a sudden you’re within just a couple short weeks, with a lot of tasks left on the checklist.
You're out with the guys watching Steph Curry clean up during the NBA Finals. The announcers are fawning over the Golden State Warriors' impressive run through all of 2015 and 2016. They cut to a shot of the 2015 NBA championship ring.
Your friend says, "Couldn't they come up with a better prize for these guys than a gaudy ring?"
You jump in and explain the astonishing symbolism and craftsmanship behind every detail of NBA championship rings for the last six years.
Jaws would drop. Rings suddenly don't seem like such a "lame" prize anymore.