Choosing the perfect piece of jewelry for someone you love can be a challenge. There are so many choices, from different metals to different gems. Some options don't look like your loved one's style at all, but others you're not sure about. If these struggles sound familiar, here's a suggestion: buy a piece of love knot jewelry for your loved one. The following are a few reasons why love knots are a good choice. [Read More]
What's The Appeal Of Oxidized Silver?
Among the many types of metal you'll find in jewelry is oxidized silver, which is a darker silver that often has what looks like some sort of corrosion. That "corrosion," in fact, is actually the result of deliberately inducing a chemical reaction on the surface of sterling silver with sulfides. The silver develops the darker patina, giving it an older, weathered look. At first you might wonder why so much jewelry has this patina and why people might actually want tarnished jewelry. [Read More]
Your Options for Purchasing a Memorial Keepsake
As long as people have walked the earth they have always searched for ways to memorialize their friends and loved ones who have passed away. Today, many people choose to memorialize their deceased friends and relatives with a memorial keepsake. These keepsakes range from small jewelry pieces to large cremation urns or statues. If one of your loved ones passed away or if you are looking for an appropriate gift for someone who recently lost someone close to them, then you have many different options for cremation keepsakes to choose from. [Read More]
Giving Your Love the Sun, Moon & Stars: What These Symbols Mean in Jewelry
Suns, moons, and stars—along with all other celestial bodies—are common motifs in jewelry and have been since ancient times. If you really want to give your beloved the sun, moon, and stars, you absolutely can do it in the form of beautiful jewelry pieces that are designed around these themes. First, however, take some time to explore the symbolism that's involved. Your knowledge of the meaning behind these beautiful symbols will make your gift even more special. [Read More]