Adding Interesting Jewelry Pieces to My CollectionAdding Interesting Jewelry Pieces to My Collection

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Adding Interesting Jewelry Pieces to My Collection

A few years ago, I started collecting jewelry, and it has been really fun to watch my little collection grow. I started with a piece that my grandmother gave me, and then gradually began adding a thing here or there as I came across interesting items at thrift stores. It has been so amazing to wear different pieces that have so much history, and I absolutely love the stories behind each item that I have. This blog is all about adding interesting pieces of jewelry that will really help your look to stand out, and taking care of the items that are precious to you.

Top Reasons Your Metal Bracelets Become Damaged

Have you ever lost a favorite bracelet because you didn't realize it broke and fell off? Or maybe you've noticed your bracelet is damaged, and so it's currently stored in your jewelry box because you're afraid of losing it if it breaks further. On the other hand, perhaps your bracelets just don't look as nice as when you first got them. Find out the main reasons metal bracelets become damaged. Read More 

Not The Time To DIY: Repairing Estate Jewelry

Ask anyone who makes their own jewelry from craft store supplies, and they'll tell you that you really can learn to make your own repairs to jewelry as well. Yet sometimes the DIY approach doesn't work that well. It's one thing to have to replace a standard silver or steel jump ring. It's quite another to fix a ring setting where a prong has broken off. If the piece is particularly valuable, you don't want to risk your amateur repairs dimming that value. Read More 

This And That: What You Can Do When You See Two Pieces Of Jewelry You Want To Combine

Walk into any jewelry shop and you will see all kinds of jewelry designs. Some of them you will love, while others you may find too gaudy or the designs just are not your style. What happens when you spot two pieces of jewelry that both have some design elements you want to incorporate into one piece of jewelry? Lucky for you, jewelers have been creating custom pieces for hundreds of years, so combining these two pieces will not be a problem at all. Read More 

Tips To Choose The Ideal Bridal Hair Accessories

Second to the wedding gown, the bridal hairstyle and hair accessories are the most prominent details of a bride's overall look. Many brides find it difficult to plan a compatible hairstyle for their wedding gown, and deciding what type of hair accessories to include with or without wearing a veil can become stressful. For the perfect hairstyle, brides will need to consider what type of hair accessories will complement the dress and complete the overall look. Read More 

5 Simple Care Steps Any Jewelry Owner Can Take

Caring for your jewelry properly is key to giving it a long and beautiful life. But what should you do to keep gems, chains, rings, and even costume jewelry in good condition? Here are a few easy things every jewelry owner can do. 1. Be Wary of Chemicals. Many porous gems and metals react badly over time when exposed to chemicals. What types of chemicals could your home jewelry touch? There are many chemicals and inorganic compounds in sunscreen, makeup, lotion, shampoo, hairspray, and hair products. Read More