Start Shopping Around For An Engagement Ring, And Implement A Savings Plan


Giving your girlfriend an engagement ring will demonstrate that you are serious about settling down. Ring prices vary, depending upon the quality of the jewelry and the type of setting that a ring possesses. If jewelry buying is new to you, then you need to map out a plan that involves the ring selection process and acquiring the funds needed to purchase it. Being Discreet Isn't Necessary Old fashioned engagements often involved a young man asking his partner for their hand in marriage, without the girlfriend being told beforehand about the proposal.

17 February 2020

Ideal Earring Types For A Tragus Piercing


If you're interested in getting an additional piercing in one or more of your ears, a tragus piercing might be something you're thinking about. This type of piercing occurs in the part of your ear that is immediately above your lobe, and it is a popular piercing location. If you're thinking about a tragus piercing, your next priority will be to decide what type of earring you want to use. You'll need to have an earring selected when you go to the piercing appointment, and it can be fun to buy some additional earrings that you can use in the weeks ahead.

15 January 2020

Four Tips For Having A Piece Of Gold Plated Jewelry Engraved


If you want to give someone a gift they are sure to love, consider having a piece of jewelry customized for them. You can have a piece of gold plated jewelry engraved with something that will be of importance to the person that you plan to give it to. The guide below walks you through a few things to know about having a piece of gold plated jewelry engraved. Take the Jewelry to a Professional

9 November 2016

3 Tests You Can Use to Tell Whether the Turquoise You Bought at the County Fair Is Real or Made Out of Howlite


County fairs are a good place to go have fun and buy jewelry at one of the little stands scattered around the fairground. However, you do have to be careful when buying turquoise jewelry, as some of it can be may actually be made out of howlite. Howlite is a white porous borate mineral that is commonly used to mimic other types of minerals—including turquoise. Howlite can be dyed to look like turquoise, so you may not know whether you're buying natural turquoise or an imposter mineral.

13 October 2016

4 Tips to Prevent Body Chains from Snagging on Your Clothing


If you have been wearing body chains this summer, then you may have experienced a few unfortunate snags. Occasionally, body chains can catch on your clothing or other people's clothing and create an embarrassing snag. Below are some tips to prevent such snags and keep your jewelry flowing freely.  Choose High-Quality Chains  Lower-quality chains may be made from open loops or from closed loops that have rough edges. This makes the jewelry much more likely to catch on clothing it comes into contact with.

15 September 2016

A Collateral Loan Can Help You Solve Your Financial Woes


Life is full of unexpected turns. For many, these turns mean sudden financial disasters. When faced with these types of situations, having a little financial assistance can really help. This assistance can come in the form of a collateral loan. What Is A Collateral Loan? Collateral is basically a pledge of security. This pledge of security, or collateral, can come in the form of any asset that is considered valuable. Property, collectibles and jewelry are just some of the items frequently used.

15 August 2016

Additions That Give Your Chain Maille Jewelry That Extra Edge


If you have recently started wearing chain maille jewelry, and especially if you like to put pieces together yourself, you've likely come across multicolored jump rings that make the pieces look grander or more intricate. Adding more details to chain maille can really make a piece pop, but jump rings aren't the only materials you should look for. If you really want to start color coordinating your chain maille jewelry with your outfits, look for items containing these three materials.

27 July 2016