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Jewelry Styles and Inspiration

Trends and styles of gemstone jewelry with many examples to be inspired by.
Should I Buy a Diamond Online?

Do you want to buy a diamond for an engagement ring? Don’t. Still want to buy a diamond? OK. Here are the pros and cons of buying a diamond online.

Raw Stone Jewelry Design and Care

There’s no denying the raw stone jewelry trend. Read this article for tips on incorporating raw stones into your jewelry design and for cleaning…

Turkish Purple Jade Jewelry

What is Turkish purple jade? Learn about the qualities of this rare, beautiful, and versatile gemstone and see it transformed from rock to finished…

Gems in Cufflinks

Wearing gems in cufflinks is a great way to add personality and style to an otherwise standard tuxedo. Read about ways to incorporate gems in cufflinks.…

Chrome Tourmaline Buying Guide

Rare chrome tourmaline can show an emerald-like green color. With a highly desired color and tourmaline’s excellent jewelry stone qualities,…

Rubellite Tourmaline Buying Guide

Like all tourmaline gemstones, rubellite wears well in almost any type of jewelry. This stone’s raspberry-like color draws a great deal of attention.…

Combining Stones in Jewelry

Sterling silver 18k gold pendant necklace with hand-carved Turkish purple jade, faceted Pakistan aquamarine, and a Hashnu Galaxy composite…

Gemstones with Health Benefits

In ancient Egypt and other cultures from antiquity, people believed gemstones had a wide array of health benefits. In modern times, gemstones…

Jewelry Design

Pictures by Howard Denghausen Jewelry of his designs. INTRODUCTION I am 47 years old, have a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, and have been…

Weaved Bracelets of Trabzon

Recently, I have been asked about weaved bracelets from Trabzon. I am glad to be reminded, because this type of wirework belongs to Trabzon only,…