What is Oxidized Silver?
Jewelry Knowledge

What is Oxidized Silver?

From contemporary jewelry designs to art jewelry and sculpture, you’ve likely seen a lot more blackened silver these days. It's both trendy and ed...

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Diamond Carat Comparison a Visual Guide to Diamond Sizes by Corey Egan
Diamonds

Carat Comparison

I'd like to kick off our discussion about diamond sizes by shattering a big myth once and for all: Bigger is not always better. (Phew! It feels so...

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How should your wedding ring fit? by Corey Egan
Wedding & Engagement

How Should My Wedding Ring Fit?

For many people a wedding ring is the first piece of jewelry they ever wear, day-in and day-out. It’s no wonder that there are so many questions a...

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Guide to Diamond Shapes
Diamonds

Guide to Diamond Shapes

When you're on the hunt for an engagement ring, your first order of business is to chose what diamond shape you'd like. The shape you choose has t...

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How to Store your Jewelry | Corey Egan
Jewelry Care

How to Store Your Jewelry

I know that you love and protect the jewelry that you wear each day. But do you give much thought to your collection back home? How do you care f...

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Anatomy of a Diamond by Corey Egan
Diamonds

Anatomy of a Diamond

To understand the components of a diamond’s shape, It's helpful to get to know it's parts. Below are the terms used to describe a gem's anatomy. ...

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What is a Hallmark?
Jewelry Knowledge

What is a Hallmark?

When you present an item to a jeweler for inspection or repair, the first thing they will do is flip it over to search for a hallmark. Why? Because...

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White Metals Guide by Corey Egan
Jewelry Knowledge

White Metals Comparison

White Metals are a popular choice for modern wedding or engagement rings. Their popularity makes sense. Silvery white precious metals are timeless...

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Glossary of Wedding Band Finishes by Corey Egan
Wedding & Engagement

Glossary of Wedding Band Finishes

Some of the most interesting metalsmithing techniques are the wide range of textures a jeweler can add to a finished piece. These finishes can tra...

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