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Let Your Necklace Speak For You

NECK WEAR When you wear a ring or bracelet you can look down and see the brilliant sparkle of a diamond or the warmth of the gold. When you wear a necklace you usually only see it in a mirror, but anyone who is facing you sees it. So your neck can be a good place to make a statement…

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Handwrought Gold Jewelry

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Handwrought one at a time, just for you by your hometown jeweler. It wasn’t so long ago that all jewelry was made one at a time in small shops. We’ve held this tradition dear for many years, and to this day still make it ourselves. As artisans and makers we control the quality of the pieces we offer. We use…

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Why Pirates Wore Gold Earrings and Why You Should Too

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In ancient times jewelry was worn as adornment as well as a savings account. Pirates wore gold earrings as a fashion statement and an insurance policy. It symbolized that they had plundered enough booty to afford the adornment as well as the ability to sell it upon death to ensure a proper burial. Although most of us don’t buy earrings…

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Gold: Which is right for you? Yellow, White or Rose

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Yellow gold is eternal. It has been mined from the ground and adorned people since ancient times. In jewelry it can be transformed into wearable art which is precious and durable.Yellow gold in the past decade has taken a back seat to other metals and other colors, but in the last few years it has started to show that the…

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