Tagged: How To

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Videos

  1. Undo a knot in a jewelry chain

    How to Untangle Knotted Chains

    Having a mess of tangled chains in your jewelry box can be so frustrating. In this video we'll teach you three simple techniques that you can use at home to untangle those chains and make them wearable again. Even challenging knots will be no match for you anymore. So, what are you waiting for? Watch the video and take back your chains... read more »

  2. How to clean your jewelry at home

    How to Clean Jewelry at Home

    In this in-depth video we'll teach you how to clean your jewelry at home using a variety of different techniques including: windex and tooth brush, ultrasonic cleaners, steam cleaners, and polishing cloths. We'll also give you some cautions on techniques that don't work or can damage your jewelry... read more »

  3. Learn how to spot fake Tiffany jewelry

    How to Spot Fake Tiffany & Co Jewelry

    Tiffany & Co. is a brilliant designer that makes some of the most sought after jewelry in the world. Unfortunately, this has led many to create fake or counterfeit Tiffany pieces and then try to sell them as originals. In this short video we’ll go over some of the ways you can tell if a piece of Tiffany & Co. jewelry is genuine or not. Look at any solder joints on the piece. Tiffany’s jewelers are excellent craftsman and you should not be able to readily see a seem or crack... read more »

  4. How to tell if a diamond is loose in your ring

    How to Check if Your Diamond is Loose

    The worst day of owning a ring comes when you look down and you notice that your diamond is missing. One of the best ways to prevent this is to regularly check if your ring has any loose stones. In this video we’ll show you two easy ways you can tell if your diamond (or other gemstone) is loose at home. Hold the ring close to your ear in one hand and gently tap the bottom of it with the other. Listen for a faint rattling sound. Use a pen... read more »

Fine Jewelry University (Show All FJU Articles)

  1. Evaluating inherited estate jewelry can be tricky

    How to Value Inherited Jewelry

    Fairly dividing jewelry in an estate can be tricky. This article explains the four main ways to value inherited jewelry and which ones you may want to avoid for your estate. We will also discuss some of the common pitfalls when dealing with a jewelry inheritance and how you can avoid them. Whether your are in charge of an estate, one of the heirs, or you just want to plan ahead, we can help you navigate this complicated issue... read more »

  2. Lab grown synthetic diamond Type IIa tester with diamond

    How to Tell If a Diamond Is Natural or Lab Grown

    How can I know if my diamond is real? This is a question we get all the time, and it’s not as simple as you might think. First, you have to decide what “real” means. If you are not familiar with lab grown diamonds, you might want to check out our introduction to lab grown and synthetic diamonds before continuing with this article. So, now you know that lab grown diamonds are just as real as natural diamonds, but we still want to be able to tell them apart. When... read more »

  3. How to Sell Jewelry on eBay and Other Websites

    Selling your jewelry online on eBay or another online auction site can be a fun and rewarding experience. Here are some tips on how to make the most of it, and some pitfalls to watch out for. Remember, you can always get a free evaluation of what your jewelry is worth from Arden Jewelers... read more »

  4. Strand of pearls

    How to Clean Pearl Jewelry

    Pearls are considered by many to be symbols of purity and chastity. But even symbols of purity get dirty from time to time. As you know pearls are produced when a mollusk secretes nacre to form a covering around a foreign body in its shell. Pearls are not as durable as gemstones produced by the heaving pressure beneath the earth’s surface. Therefore special attention should be used when cleaning them. Pearls should be the last thing that you put on and the first thing that you take off. Common personal... read more »

  5. Get more cash for your gold and jewelry from Arden Jewelers

    How to Sell Your Jewelry

    Selling your jewelry is not an everyday experience. We'll help you enjoy the adventure and learn some new skills. We buy gold, diamonds, and jewelry, and we have for some time. Our expert buyers will teach you some tips to get the most for your unwanted jewelry. One very positive side effect of selling jewelry is you will learn how to evaluate jewelry. You will become a very wise jewelry buyer as well as an expert seller... read more »

  6. How to Sell Jewelry on Craigslist

    Selling jewelry on Craigslist and other online local classified sites is a great way to get cash for your jewelry, but there are some things that you should consider before you take the plunge into Craigslist selling. Safeguards are critical when selling jewelry through Craigslist First NEVER, NEVER, and NEVER meet an unknown buyer in your house. Personal safety and protection against robbery should be your first priority. Meet the buyer in a public place like a restaurant or shopping mall. If you don’t have a way to meet the... read more »

Blog Posts

  1. How to find a missing diamond

    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 »

  2. A bracelet display can help keep your jewelry organized

    How to Organize Your Jewelry

    The key to organizing your jewelry is to stop thinking about organizing and start thinking about displaying. Think of your jewelry collection as your own private jewelry store. When you get ready for the day, go shopping in your store for the prefect accessories to match your look. You can find creative ways to organize and display your necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings to will help you wear and enjoy your jewelry more... read more »

  3. How to Sell Your Jewelry

    Selling jewelry is not a skill that comes naturally to most people. There can be a lot of money tied up in old, estate jewelry that is not longer wanted or even broken, but getting it out isn’t always easy and the potential of being taken advantage of is high. To help, I’ve put together an in-depth article on the art of successfully selling jewelry. Here are some of the key points that you shouldn’t try to sell your jewelry without knowing. The determining factors of estate jewelry price are... read more »