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3 Tips for the Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie

Posted by Kristin Fencl on Aug 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

But first, let me take a selfie!

Whether you're a closet selfie taker or proudly strike a pose in the middle of a crowded restaurant, you may have the urge to share the perfect engagement ring selfie when it comes to your marriage proposal.

That's a perfectly normal reaction. In fact, four years ago, it happened to me.

I bet I know what you're thinking. "How do I make my diamond ring look as amazing in a photo as it does on my finger?"

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Topics: Engagement, Tips, Proposal, Settings, Rings

6 Ear Piercing Care Mistakes You're Probably Making

Posted by Olivia Hart on Aug 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard the horror stories about ear piercings gone wrong.

Uneven piercings because you skimped on the cost of the procedure and went to the sketchy place down the street. Post-piercing infection because your new cleaning routine lasted all of five days.

And who hasn't experienced the pain of using the pointy starter earring to basically re-pierce your ears because you took them out too soon?

We spoke to a few jewelers who offer ear piercing services in their stores, and they spilled the expert beans on 6 of the biggest ear piercing care mistakes. 

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Topics: Tips, Cleaning & Care, Earrings

How to Get the Best Jewelry Insurance

Posted by Kelsey McElrath on Aug 8, 2016 3:10:45 PM

Picture these scenarios:

You purchase a new home. What is one of the first things your realtor recommends? Homeowners insurance.

How about a new car? Car insurance.

Other than these two major purchases, what is quite possibly your next most valuable possession? Look no further than your ring finger. Bingo.

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Topics: Coverage, Rings

A Beginner's Guide to 3D Printed Jewelry

Posted by Kelsey McElrath on Jul 29, 2016 8:33:06 AM

3D printing is everywhere, but it still feels a bit like science fiction.

You’ve likely heard of 3D printing or seen it used on TV (3D printed organs on Grey’s Anatomy, anyone?). Maybe you even have access to a 3D printer at school or work. But have you considered 3D printed jewelry?

Many designers and jewelers have adopted this technology and are taking jewelry design to a whole new level.

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Topics: Settings, Trends, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, Bracelets

Band Together: Help Jewelers Mutual Donate $2 Million

Posted by Kristin Fencl on Jul 21, 2016 10:33:22 AM

Editor's Note: The voting period closed on July 31. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Jewelers Mutual has a strong history of giving back. We're passionate about making a difference both at home in Wisconsin and with our policyholders across the U.S. and Canada.

That’s why this summer, we are banding together in a big way to inspire change and support some of the basic needs that many of us take for granted.

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Topics: Contests & Promotions