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Smart Ways to Protect Jewelry While Traveling

Smart Ways to Protect Jewelry While Traveling

If you’re headed to a relaxing vacation at an oceanside resort, taking your jewelry with you might not be a top priority. If you’re going to an out-of-town wedding, are planning to attend a business conference, or have other plans that require you to be dressed up, jewelry is a must. Fortunately, there are several simple ways to protect jewelry…

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September Birthstone: Blue Sapphire

September Birthstone: Blue Sapphire

Happy Birthday, September! The September Birthstone is the Blue Sapphire. Named for the Greek word “sapphirus,” meaning the color blue, Sapphires have long been a favorite. Ancient civilizations said that the world was set upon an enormous sapphire, which painted the sky blue with its reflection. Sapphires are also prominent among the British Crown Jewels, and Prince Charles famously chose…

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Diamond Shape Guide – Cushion Cut

Diamond Shape Guide – Cushion Cut

A cushion cut diamond, sometimes also referred to as a pillow-cut diamond, has a timeless appeal in its rounded corners and larger facets. Available in square or rectangular shapes, cushion cut diamonds tend to highlight the impeccable brilliance and clarity of the stone. While a diamond’s SHAPE is not part of the Four Cs of Diamonds, it still will have a…

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