What is This Year’s Unique Gift Idea?
It’s that time of year again. What to get my girl? What do I want the gift to do for her? Do I want a holiday gift that is like all the others? How unique do I want my Christmas gift to be? How romantic a gift should I get? How unexpected should this year’s be? What is unique in Sacramento to give as a gift? How can jewelry express an exceptional gift giving experience? Being one of Sacramento’s best value jewelry stores, we know all about finding the right... read more »
I was sitting at a red light and glanced over at a couple in a heated discussion. I smiled to myself; I remember those days. The time when the honeymoon was over, the discretion was removed from our words, and the true us was revealed. Now, on the other side, I know she loves me for me, not just the suave, debonair man I pretended to be. Is now the time to show how much I love her for her? In many ways, the upgrade of a wedding ring is... read more »
Can My Costume and Fashion Jewelry be Fixed?
Yes and no. A few years ago, the answer to this question would have normally been no, but with the introduction of the laser welder, we are actually able to repair many costume and fashion jewelry pieces that would have been beyond help before. Now, there will always be some jewelry that cannot be repaired for one reason or another. But, with the laser welder in the hands of our skilled craftsmen there is a good chance we will be able to repair your jewelry. Get more jewelry repair answers... read more »
Cash for Gold vs. Cash for Jewelry
We hear ads on TV all the time about “CASH for Gold.” We see ads all over the internet offering “CASH for Gold.” Our email inboxes are filled with spam for “CASH for Gold.” But, chances are you don’t have solid gold bricks laying around that you want to convert to cash. You have jewelry for sale. Is there a difference between “Cash for Gold” and “Cash for Jewelry?” Don’t the Cash for Gold companies factor in the diamonds and gemstones? I saw a news report where one of the... read more »
Diamond Selection – 4C’s and an F
Diamond buying is hard enough. First you have to understand the 4C’s, and then you have to try to judge if diamond certifications are accurate. So, adding one more aspect to the decision making process is too much for some people. But then, here comes fluorescence. The natural response is to keep it simple: if it has fluorescence it’s bad, and if it doesn’t it’s good. Unfortunately, simple does not work here. What is fluorescence? Fluorescence is a form of lumination that is created when a diamond is exposed to... read more »