Have it Made: Jewelry Making Processes

Jewelry is made by a variety of different manufacturing processes. Have you ever wondered why jewelry is described as handmadeas often as not? What exactly goes into a piece of jewelry after metal ore and gemstones come out of the earth? The answers are as complex as the jewelry itself. Here, we … [Read more...]

From Sketch to Showcase: The Jewelry Design Process

Have you ever wondered how jewelry is made? The multiple processes that go into bringing a piece of jewelry from the realm of ideas into the showcase are as complex as the jewelry itself. Technological advances have had a huge impact on jewelry manufacturing. Read on to discover more about the … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Having Custom Jewelry Made

Custom jewelry is an exciting world, where a one of a kind piece of jewelry can be created for a specific customer.  Is there a piece of jewelry you’ve always wanted?  Have you ever wondered how a custom piece of jewelry is made?  Do you know the steps involved and how much time can it take?  This … [Read more...]

Wearing Your Gemstones: Make An Informed Decision

Just as gemstones come in a variety of colors and sizes, the level of wear and tear they can endure is particular to each type of gemstone. Each family of gemstones can withstand different amounts of stress and abuse before they scratch or break. Read on to learn what you ought to know before … [Read more...]

A Custom Gemstone Creation

The use of gemstones as adornment dates back to the earliest civilizations. Egyptian amulets, jade carvings from ancient China, and indigenous tribal ornamentation all point to a unifying theme in human culture across the globe: as soon as the human eye could recognize the appeal of gems, effort was … [Read more...]

The Designer Difference

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between commercial jewelry and designer jewelry? Walk into any department store, and you are certain to see cases full of commercial jewelry. The same is true of shopping malls that may house three or more jewelry stores. But walk into a free-standing … [Read more...]