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Lauren Thomann

Updated Articles and Resources

By Lauren Thomann

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Top Jewelry Looks of the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards Created: Monday, August 25, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 25, 2014
      We've picked out the best fine jewelry of the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards
    • Engagement Rings for Every Style Created: Saturday, August 23, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014
      We've uncovered five engagement rings that will help you find a ring that fits your fashion sense.
    • Top 5 Fine Jewelry Blogs Created: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
      The best places to admire fine jewelry, both old and new. These blogs highlight upcoming trends, designers, antique jewelry, and more.
    • Creative Ways to Propose Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
      Tips to help you make the most out of your marriage proposal.
    • How to Use a Jewelry Loupe Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Even beginners can use a jewelry loupe, also called a magnifier, for an up-close view of diamonds, gemstones and other jewelry components. We'll help you choose and use a jewelry loupe.
    • Things Your Jeweler Wants You to Know Created: Friday, August 15, 2014 Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014
      Four important things every jeweler wants you to know about the fine jewelry industry but might not tell you.
    • 17 Interesting Peridot Facts Created: Thursday, August 07, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
      Did you know peridot was once known as topaz? Learn some of the most intriguing facts and important information about this stunning green gemstone.
    • How to Sell Your Diamond Engagement Ring Created: Saturday, August 09, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014
      So you've decided to sell your diamond engagement ring. These tips and steps will help you get the most out of your diamond.
    • Wedding Band Ideas on Etsy Created: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014
      Get inspired and discover some unique his & hers wedding band sets on Etsy.
    • Tips for Buying a Diamond Online Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014
      It's scary to purchase a diamond over the internet, but with these tips, buying diamonds online has never been so easy and cost saving.
    • Frequently Asked Ring Sizing Questions Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014
      Everything you need to know about getting your rings re-sized with the answers to these commonly asked jewelry questions.
    • Best Places to Shop for a Diamond Online Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Find out which websites are the best for purchasing a loose diamond online.
    • 10 Ruby Rings Under $1,000 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Whether shopping for a ruby engagement ring, birthstone ring, or right hand ring, this list features 10 beautiful budget friendly ruby rings.
    • Gold Jewelry Facts Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Gold was one of the first metals ever discovered. Learn more about your gold jewelry with these five important facts.
    • 20 Interesting Ruby Facts Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      20 of the most amazing facts about Rubies, the official birthstone of July.
    • Doublet Created: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A quick explanation of the term doublet, a technique used to make gems appear more desirable than their true value. Learn how to stay alert to doublets.
    • Vermeil Created: Thursday, August 11, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      An explanation of the term 'vermeil,' from About.com Jewelry and Accessories.
    • Platinum vs. White Gold Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Find out whether Platinum or White Gold is better for your engagement ring and wedding bands.
    • Highlights from the 2014 Couture Design Awards Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Winners and highlights from the 2014 Couture Design Awards.
    • Interesting Alexandrite Facts Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Twenty intriguing facts about Alexandrite, the alternative birthstone of June.
    • Different Types of Baroque Pearls Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Learn about different types of baroque pearls.
    • Informative Articles on Estate Jewelry Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Learn the basics about antique and estate jewelry with our top five must-read articles.
    • Interesting Pearl Facts Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Some of the most intriguing and must-know facts about Pearls, the official birthstone of June.
    • Jewelry Appraisals vs. Lab Certificates Created: Saturday, May 31, 2003 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Jewelry appraisals and lab certificates are both important, but don't provide the same details about your fine jewelry. Should your order each?" itemprop="description" Thursday, September 22, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Is mother of pearl the same as a typical pearl? No, and we'll explain.
    • Baguette Created: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Let's look at the term baguette when it's used to describe a gemstone cut.
    • All About Topaz Created: Monday, June 25, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Topaz is the November birthstone, and a gemstone that's often treated to either change or enhance its color. Our topaz FAQ help you shop with confidence." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Bench Jeweler Career FAQ Created: Monday, January 11, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Questions and answers to help you understand the skills required to become a bench jeweler.
    • How to Become a Horologist Created: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Are you interested in a jewelry career? Horology is one career path -- horologists make and repair watches and clocks. Let's take a look." itemprop="description" Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Learn how a diamond grading report helps you find a diamond, and find out what you can expect to read in the report." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, July 20, 2005 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Called Boho for short, the Bohemian look is earthy, with flowing styles that are often made from natural materials. We'll help you develop your Boho jewelry style." itemproexpr="$zTP='t3'" --> item...
    • Are You Ready to Buy a Gemstone? Created: Saturday, December 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Misleading gemstone names are often used to market fake jewelry to unsuspecting buyers. Watch for these terms to spot the fakes." itemprop="description">

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