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5 Pieces of Must Have Jewelry to Build a Capsule Jewelry Wardrobe

Posted by Kelsey McElrath on Oct 20, 2016 12:20:16 PM

Take a look in your closet.

What do you see?

There are most likely 5-6 pieces that you absolutely love: a perfect little black dress, a worn pair of jeans, the best fitting t-shirt you’ve ever owned, etc.

Now take a look at your jewelry box.

You’ve likely been building up your capsule jewelry wardrobe without even knowing it.

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Topics: Tips, Watches, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, Bracelets

How Much Should a Jewelry Appraisal for Insurance Cost?

Posted by Chelsea Drusch on Oct 13, 2016 11:31:43 AM

First things first.

There should be no difference between a "jewelry appraisal for insurance" and any other type of jewelry appraisal.

All too often, jewelers hear, "I don't want to pay a lot for an appraisal. I only need it to get my jewelry insured."

Shelling out your hard-earned cash for something intangible, that you will hopefully never use, is never fun. However, there is no point in paying for your insurance if it will leave you hanging when you actually need it - all because you didn't want to pay more than the minimum to get an accurate, thorough appraisal.

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Topics: Tips, Coverage

How to Clean Pearls Without Ruining Them

Posted by Olivia Hart on Oct 5, 2016 10:14:38 AM

It doesn't get much more classic than pearls. These popular keepsakes manage to be dainty and sweet, yet bold at the same time. (Explains why they're a common choice for weddings!)

Cultured pearls are delicate and require proper care. They can't be maintained the same way as other jewelry.

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Topics: Tips, Cleaning & Care, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, Bracelets

Thieves Love These 3 Places You're Putting Your Jewelry

Posted by Kristin Fencl on Sep 29, 2016 1:11:07 PM

Jewelry theft. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime.

Given that we process insurance claims for stolen jewelry on a daily basis, we turned to some of our experts to reveal the top three places jewelry is stolen from. Along with tips to protect yours, of course.

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Topics: Safety & Security, Tips, Cleaning & Care

5 Ways Charity Jewelry is Changing the World [PHOTOS]

Posted by Kelsey McElrath on Sep 27, 2016 11:19:00 AM


Traditionally, giving to charity means reaching for your checkbook. While any form of giving makes you feel great, it's even more fantastic when you get something in the process.

Enter charity jewelry.

From specific jewelry pieces created by well-known brands to entire jewelry companies founded on the premise of social good, opportunities to purchase jewelry while benefitting a great cause are endless.

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Topics: Trends, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, Bracelets