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Colors of Gold: White Gold, Rose Gold, Pink Gold and Green Gold

By On August 8, 2017

Why do gold have different colors? Is one more precious than the other? HOW ARE DIFFERENT COLORS OF GOLD CREATED? Pure gold is just “gold” or yellow in color. The color of… Read More

Gold Guides

Fineness of Gold: 10k, 12k, 14k, 18k and How To Tell If Gold Is Real

By On July 29, 2017

This post is the first in my in-depth 5-part series on gold, which will teach you vital information to never be cheated by unscrupulous gold sellers and get the exact piece you… Read More

Silver Guides

How To Tell If Silver Is Real

By On July 21, 2017

In this post, I will explain how to tell if something is real silver, and the different silver tests you can use, from simple tests on the spot, to technical ones.… Read More

Silver Guides

Difference Between Silver, Sterling Silver, Silver Plated and Vermeil

By On July 11, 2017

The difference between sterling silver and pure silver is that sterling silver is only 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals. As pure silver is too soft to be used in jewelry… Read More

Silver Guides

How To Polish Sterling Silver

By On June 30, 2017

This article will teach you how to polish silver at home with homemade silver polish and silver polishing cloth. It includes everyday silver polishing tips to prevent tarnishing, as well as heavy… Read More

Silver Guides

Does Sterling Silver Tarnish?

By On June 24, 2017

While pure 99.9% silver does not tarnish, any sterling silver will tarnish over time as a result of the metal mixed in.  However, fortunately there are many ways to keep sterling silver… Read More