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Where to buy hard to find ring sizes.
6 years, 9 months ago 5

Custom made jewelry ring bases and settings for the DIY jewelry designer.  Materials: sterling .925 silver, fine silver, copper, bronze and brass. Trying to find all the components to make that perfect piece of jewelry  can be a real challenge if you are looking for non standard sizes or materials. Unless designing and making jewelry is a […]

Are colored diamonds real?
6 years, 10 months ago 0

Most diamonds have a clear, colorless appearance. Because of its extremely rigid lattice, diamonds can be contaminated by very few types of impurities. Small amounts of defects or impurities form color diamonds. Blue (boron), yellow (nitrogen), brown (lattice defects), green (radiation exposure), purple, pink, orange or red. Diamond also has relatively high optical dispersion (ability […]

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Posted in: Jewelry

With several several standards for ring sizes in use around the world buying online can be a little confusing. After all what is a size B1/2? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard for ring sizes is ISO 8653:1986, which is based on the inner circumference of the ring. However, to the best of my […]

Is Silver good for your Health?
6 years, 10 months ago 0

Yes!   Silver has been used to prevent infection as far back as ancient Greece and Rome. It was also used to disinfect water and food during storage and the treatment of burns and wounds during the Middle Age.  In the 19th century,  sailors put silver coins in barrels of water and wine to keep them […]