General information about jewelry and the jewelry industry.
Gold Nears Historic High, Is Now the Time to Sell?
With the price of gold reaching over $2,000 per ounce now may be a good time to liquidate of our your gold jewelry. The jewelry doesn't have to be in style or even intact as long as its made out of gold. Feel free to visit us anytime for a free, no-obligation value appraisal of your jewelry. You may be surprised by how much it's worth... read more »
Today’s Top Engagement Ring Trends
In this post we explore today's top engagement ring style trends. You'll learn about some new twists on the classic halo design like the vintage halo and the double halo. We also look at some stunning open and woven shank engagement rings. If you see a style you like, we have these rings in stock and ready to go. Just stop by or order online!... read more »
Manly Jewelry for Men
Exciting new wedding bands for men are available now at Arden Jewelers. In the past, men didn't have very many options when choosing a wedding band, but today there are countless varieties from modern alternative metals like titanium, tungsten, and cobalt to new takes on classic designs like natural nugget rings. Browse our selection online or visit us today to see even more options and find the perfect wedding band for you... read more »
Why Would a Gemologist Pay Less for Your Jewelry?
If you're a regular reader here, you know that in most cases a gemologist jewelry buyer can pay more for your jewelry. But, there are a few circumstances where a gemologist may actually pay less than a non-professional buyer. Our goal is to help you get the most for your jewelry whether it is from us or someone else. So, read on to learn about the times when a gemologist buyer like us may wind up offering less... read more »
Lab Grown Diamonds
Today, we're announcing an exciting new choice you have for your diamond engagement ring. Lab grown diamonds have been around for decades, but only recently have they become available in high enough quality to be used in jewelry. We'll tell you all about them and explain why you might consider one for your engagement ring. We're also very excited to unveil our new line of eco-friendly lab grown diamond engagement rings called Balance... read more »
How to Find Your Diamond When It’s Lost
Looking for a diamond that has fallen out of your engagement ring is an incredibly stressful and frustrating experience. We have put together this list of tips and tricks for finding a lost diamond from our years of experience in the jewelry trade. We hope that with these techniques, a lot of persistence, and a little luck you can find your missing diamond... read more »
The Magic of Jewelry Repair
The best part of any makeover show is the reveal. After all of the hard work and bumps along the way, we finally get to see the finished product. As local jewelry repair experts, we get to experience this great moment everyday. We see jewelry that’s taken all kinds of abuse. Earrings that have been flattened by car tires, engagement rings that have done battle with the garbage disposal, pendants that have been soaked in every household chemical known to man, and more have all crossed our doors. And, the... read more »
News 10, Diamond Prices, and Shopping Local
When News 10 interviewed Arden Jewelers' expert gemologist Dan on diamond pricing trends, we were able to explain some of the contributing factors and highlight how customers can take advantage to save money. Believe it or not, shopping at a local jeweler like us can actually save you quite a bit over a big retail chain. We'll explain how... read more »
Learn about Morganite and Jewelry Allergies
Anyone can sell you jewelry, but as a trusted, local jeweler we want to do more than that. Which is why we created the Fine Jewelry University. There, you can learn about gold, diamonds, gemstones, buying, selling, cleaning, and just about anything else related to jewelry from GIA trained, experienced gemologists. We recently added a new article on Morganite and one on jewelry allergies and skin irritation. Don't miss out on these informative and useful posts... read more »