Buyer Beware: Things To Know Before Buying A Used Gun

Buying a gun online or from a pawn shop can be a scary business. Without talking to the previous owner, it can be hard to figure out what the gun was used for and what condition it is really in. However, some used guns are a great deal and can be great guns as well. Here are a few ways to find out if you just found the gun of your dreams, or if it's a nightmare. [Read More]

Tips For Buying Just The Right Engagement Ring For Your Future Spouse

If you are planning to ask your partner to marry you in the near future, then you need an amazing engagement ring. Since this is perhaps the most important jewelry purchase of your life, it is important to get it right the first time! To this end, here are some tips to help you shop for a ring that will both symbolize your love and thrill your future spouse. Tip: Set a Reasonable Budget and Stick to It [Read More]

Five Interesting Facts About Amber

If you are looking for unique jewelry, you may be drawn to some pieces containing amber. Amber is an orange-brown substance with a glassy finish. It looks lovely paired with gold or even brass. Here are five interesting facts about amber that you may want to know before you purchase jewelry featuring this gem. Amber is a fossilized resin. Many people assume amber is a mineral, like quartz or rubies. However, it comes from a different origin than minerals. [Read More]

Planning To Sell Your Gold Jewelry? 4 Things To Know First

If you are like most Americans, you probably have a tangled pile of jewelry that you no longer wear. Sometimes this happens when the jewelry was a gift from a failed relationship, and sometimes it is just that your taste in jewelry has changed or the pieces have broken clasps or other repair issues. If the pieces contain gold, selling them can be a good way to come up with extra cash, while clearing room in your jewelry box for future purchases. [Read More]