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How to Identify Real Pearls Compared to Fake Ones

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Identify and Distinguish Real Pearls Compared to Fake One Like most things precious, pearls have cheap imitations which are often passed off as the real deal. However, there are some simple ways through which you can judge their authenticity without spending a lot of money by getting them tested professionally. You would want to wear a better jewelry, be it necklace, bracelet or rings. Who doesn't?! Real pearls are much heavier Real pearls are much heavier than the fake ones. However, the weight of a single pearl might be hard to judge. So you can take a few of them...

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Choosing The Right Necklace Length

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Choosing The Right Necklace Length Whether a small and simple diamond hanging from a thin silver chain, or a chunky colorful beaded necklace, no one can deny that necklaces are the accessory of all accessories. A necklace can dress you up, or just add that subtle sparkle to a bare neck. And choosing the right necklace length should be one of things to consider. Believe it or not, there are a few things to take into consideration when choosing a necklace, and it’s a bit of a mathematical affair to say the least. When deciding on the best length, this...

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What is Sterling Silver? How Does It Compare Versus Other Metals?

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What is Sterling Silver? How Does It Compare Versus Other Metals? Just like gold, silver is also rated among the precious metals and often mystical white element throughout the history. So what is sterling silver and how it compare versus other metals for jewelry? The term Silver Anniversary derived from the traditional German custom in which husband has to gift sliver wreath to his wife after 25 years of marriage. It is also a commonly used metal in Jewelry items in combination with copper. Designers now use an affordable version known as Silver Sterling which allows jewelers to create more innovative...

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Keeping Your Jewelry Safe and Scratch Free

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Keeping Your Jewelry Safe and Scratch Free Jewelry is one of those things that people purchase all the time; whether it’s only a limited few items or many, and whether they are really expensive or only moderately so, everybody has at least some jewelry. It is so valuable that keeping your jewelry safe and scratch free is almost always on your mind. And people buy jewelry because it shows that we are at a certain point in our life, that we are able to afford it, and most of all it just looks real darn good; who doesn’t like a...

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Some Helpful Tips for Jewelry Maintenance

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You can retain both the value and luster of jewelry by proper maintenance. It is quite normal that jewelry starts losing its shine over time and therefore, you need to clean it on a regular basis. Certain components of jewelry also need repair from time to time. Here are some helpful tips for jewelry maintenance: Clean your jewelry properly: Clean jewelry is very much important. You must clean your jewelry on a regular basis to keep it sparkling and shining. If you have a beautiful diamond or ruby jewelry or personalized jewelry, you must clean the stones everyday in order...

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