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Updated Articles and Resources

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    Updated Articles and Resources
    • How To Get the Most Diamond for Your Dollar Created: Saturday, January 03, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Choosing a diamond engagement ring doesn't have to wreck your budget. Gem and jewelry expert Antoinette Matlins offers advice to help you get the most diamond for your dollar."
    • How to Evaluate Diamond Color Created: Saturday, January 03, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Use this guide to learn about diamond color, how color is graded and how it affects diamond prices and durability." itemprop="description">> Sunday, August 30, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Piercing guns have been used for years, and they have improved since the earliest models were implemented, but are they safe?" itemprop="description">
    • Environmentally Friendly Jewelry Tips Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      With the mining and manufacture of metals and gemstones, the fine jewelry industry isn't always very environmentally friendly. However, there are conscious ways you can shop and care for your fine jewelry that are more responsible and eco-friendly.
    • Engraving Options Created: Thursday, December 16, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Engraving wedding rings with special phrase makes the rings even more meaningful. The engravings will last a lifetime if you choose an engraving method with care." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Engagement Ring Advice for Guys Created: Friday, May 07, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Men really are clueless sometimes about their girlfriends' favorite engagement ring styles, but we'll show you how to analyze her tastes before you buy a ring." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • How To Clean Pearls Created: Thursday, March 04, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Pearls get dirty, but must be cleaned with care. Use our pearl cleaning tips to make sure your pearls live a long and lovely life." itemprop="description">...
    • Why Does Jewelry Stain My Skin? Created: Saturday, July 03, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Has your jewelry ever turned your skin green or black, or stained it some other color? We'll explain the top reasons why jewelry discolors skin, and offer solutions." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • How To Clean Diamond Rings Created: Friday, February 20, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Safe and effective methods you can use to clean your diamond engagement ring and other diamond jewelry." itemprop="description"> Friday, December 12, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Each wedding anniversary is a milestone that's celebrated with a traditional anniversary gift. My list will help you choose jewelry and accessories to help the couple celebrate their special day."<...
    • How to Choose a Necklace for a Special Event Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Our jewelry advice helps you select a necklace that flatters your ensemble." itemprop="description"> Saturday, October 30, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Advice to help you buy gold jewelry. You'll know exactly what you're buying when you learn the facts about the terms used to describe gold." itemprop="description" Tuesday, July 27, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Learn how stretch your earlobe piercings, a process commonly called gauging. Stretching makes the holes large enough to wear plugs and other thick body jewelry." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • Best Places to Shop for Vintage Fine Jewelry Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Where should you shop for heirloom jewelry? Learn about the best places to purchase a piece of vintage fine jewelry.
    • What is the Difference Between Antique, Vintage, and Estate Jewelry? Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      The terms antique, vintage, and estate are used to help date older pieces of fine jewelry. So what then makes a piece of jewelry antique?
    • Difference Between Antique, Vintage, and Estate Jewelry Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      A timeline of the terms antique, vintage, and estate.
    • Fancy Color Diamonds Created: Monday, June 30, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      If a colorless diamond isn't your style, consider a fancy color diamond in yellows, reds, pinks, blues, greens, purples and everything in-between." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Diamond Carat Weight Created: Saturday, January 24, 2004 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      Carat weight is one of the important Four Cs to become familiar with before you shop for diamond jewelry. Learn how carat weight affects the appearance and price of diamonds."
    • Gemstone Treatments Created: Sunday, January 04, 2004 Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014
      Most gemstones are treated to improve their appearance, and that can be a plus or a minus, depending on the treatment and what you pay for the gem. We'll explain." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • The Four Cs of Diamonds Created: Monday, August 03, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
      Four important diamond characteristics are referred to as the Four Cs -- clarity, color, cut and carat weight. Get the facts before you shop for diamonds.
    • All About Aquamarine Created: Monday, March 03, 2008 Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014
      Advice to help you make savvy shopping decisions when you shop for jewelry created from aquamarine, the March birthstone." itemprop="description">>
    • How to Choose a Diamond Shape and Cut Created: Sunday, December 19, 2004 Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014
      Finding a diamond engagement ring that you can wear comfortably has much to do with the shape of the diamond or other gem that it holds. We'll help you decide which diamond shapes work best.
    • Get the Facts About Fancy Color Diamonds Created: Saturday, December 11, 2004 Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014
      Learn about fancy colored diamonds. Get pricing details, answers to fancy color diamond FAQ and the scoop on those popular pink diamonds.
    • Super Bowl Rings Photo Gallery Created: Monday, January 31, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
      A Super Bowl ring is the ultimate jewelry for a pro football player, and these collectible rings have gone from simple to ornate since the Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl I in 1967.
    • Anne Hathaway Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Bracelets, bangles and cuffs were a jewelry focal point at the 2009 SAG Awards. Page 2.
    • Olivia Wilde Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Bracelets, bangles and cuffs were a jewelry focal point at the 2009 SAG Awards. Page 15.
    • Rosario Dawson Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Bracelets, bangles and cuffs were a jewelry focal point at the 2009 SAG Awards. Page 16.
    • Teri Hatcher Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Bracelets, bangles and cuffs were a jewelry focal point at the 2009 SAG Awards. Page 18.
    • Queen Elizabeth II Created: Sunday, June 27, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Take a peek at some of the funtastic hats seen around Royal Ascot in 2010.
    • Cat Jewelry Created: Monday, October 20, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Cat lovers love cat jewelry and can't get enough of it. Numerous styles are available from independent jewelry designers." itemprop="description">>
    • "Her Name is Barbra" Created: Friday, April 30, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
      Over 400 items from the career of Barbra Streisand were auctioned in 2004, with proceeds donated to Charity. See the results." itemprop="description">
    • Best Body Jewelry for Your New Body Piercings Created: Monday, July 07, 2003 Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013
      Tips to help you choose the best jewelry for those brand new body piercings. Learn which types of body jewelry are safe, and allow your body to heal, and which types can cause problems.

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