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Caring for Your Pearls

Pearls are a staple in the accessory wardrobe of most women. If they’re not, I think they should be. But I’m a jeweler, so I’m biased. But given that many women own at least one piece of pearl jewelry, and because I am a jeweler and pearls are one of my favorites, please allow me…

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Colibri

As a jeweler, this time of year is always about the ladies. I don’t hear much about guys during wedding season outside of desperate last-minute scrambles to get the groom a wedding band. But dropped right in the middle of it all is Father’s Day: a day exclusively reserved for men. For some reason, shopping…

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Ethical gemstone buying at Aronstam Fine Jewelers

There is significant buzz and a fair amount of contention right now in the jewelry industry about the term ‘fair trade’ as it pertains to gem stone purchase. Does fair trade actually mean something or is it simply a tag for marketing? As an American jeweler for over four decades now, I have watched interest…

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May’s birthstone: the lovely emerald..green fire.

I first got turned on to emeralds in Munich, Germany, while walking through a museum housing some of the most fantastic pieces I had seen. I remember being in a short passage (lined with cases of incredible jewelry) and glancing to my left seeing green fire. The emerald in the collection was a square emerald…

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How much do you know about your ring size?

Ring sizes have confounded men and women for generations. Once you have your size, it can change due to weight loss or gain, swelling, pregnancy, arthritis, even time of year. That’s right, hands dry out in the winter and “shrink” a bit, so don’t be in a hurry to have rings sized down this time…

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