DIAMOND CARE: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO HAVE YOUR JEWELRY CHECKED BY YOUR JEWELER

You’ve spent time and energy finding your perfect engagement ring. Now that it’s permanently on your left finger, you’ll want to ensure that it stays sparkly and beautiful forever. As it’s something that you wear often, having an expert jeweler inspect your ring every six months is vital to keeping your ring in excellent condition.

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TREAT YOURSELF!

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness was wrong…because I’m in love with all things jewelry and luxury. It definitely makes me happy! It isn’t always the cheapest thing you can buy but nothing good should be cheap.  So, you’re looking down at your wrist or staring at yourself in the mirror wondering what else can I do?? I want to look amazing tonight! Why am I still wearing these janky studs

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THE INS AND OUTS OF A PAWN LOAN
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Gold
  • By Amy Huang

People have been pawning their valuables for at least the last 2000 years and thanks to reality TV pawn shops have gained their own little spotlight in the public eye. That being said, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what pawning is and how these loans actually work. I own a pawn shop in San Diego called Diamonds Forever and we are a jewelry store but we also

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Jewelry Refinishing: How is a Piece of Jewelry Refinished or Polished?
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Gold
  • By Amy Huang

When jewelry is refinished at Diamonds Forever it is made to look like a brand new piece. We polish the ring so all scratches are buffed out and the item is restored to its original shine or finish. We then inspect the piece by checking that all the stones are tight and securely set. White gold pieces need a few additional steps to be restored to their gleaming original shine.

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GARNETS

Derived from the Latin word granatum because of their pomegranate seed shape and color, garnets are seen in a wide range of colors and varieties. The stone has ornamental, spiritual and industrial uses. The mineral is praised for flushing out toxins and cleansing the body, and it’s also believed to clear the mind of stress. Many believe it can help regulate blood pressure and aid in circulation. According to the

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