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Jewelry Advice

Gain a better understanding of jewelry components and how they affect jewelry styles and functionality. Learning how jewelry works helps you buy the right jewelry for you.
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Top 5 Fine Jewelry Blogs
The best places to admire fine jewelry, both old and new. These blogs highlight upcoming trends, designers, antique jewelry, and more.

Fine Vintage Jewelry in New York City

Environmentally Friendly Jewelry Tips

Buying an Antique Engagement Ring

Choose Jewelry that Flatters Your Face
We'll help you choose earrings and necklaces that flatter the shape of your face, and show you some celebrities who did it right (and others who chose poorly).

Assemblage Art and Assemblage Jewelry
Assemblage art is a fine way to create something new from existing objects.

Creative Ways to Wear a Brooch
Use one of these ideas to wear a brooch in style.

Choose a Necklace to Match Your Dressy Neckline
Learn which necklaces work best with scoop neck, boat neck and strapless ensembles.

Earring Stabilizers and Back Replacements
Find devices that keep your earrings from falling out and other helpers that minimize the appearance of drooping holes where ears were pierced.

Visual Guide to Necklace Styles
Necklaces come in loads of different lengths and styles, making it difficult to choose one when you can't visualize how the necklace will look when it hangs around your neck. It's much easier to buy a necklace after you've previewed the options. Get familiar with the terminology used to describe necklaces.

About Diamond Cuts
Photos and descriptions offer details about popular cuts used for diamonds today and in the past.

How to Recognize Popular Jewelry Chains
Pictures of popular jewelry chains to help you visualize jewelry when you read descriptions online.

Choose the "Best" Jewelry Clasp
Learn how different types of jewelry clasps keep your jewelry secure -- and often add to its design.

Pearl Knot Definition and Illustration
Learn how and why pearl knots are used to create pearl jewelry.

How Jewelry Works
An understanding of jewelry terminology and the purpose of its components helps you become a savvy shopper.

Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaners
We'll help you decide if an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner is your best choice for keeping jewelry sparkling clean.

Engagement Ring & Milestone Jewelry
We'll help you choose an engagement ring that she'll love and bring you up to date with engagement ring trends to help you when you shop. New baby on the way? We will help you find that perfect gift to commemorate the occasion. Birthdays, Mother's Day, Christmas... We've got you covered!

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