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How to Choose Your Jeweler: You Have a Choice! At some point in your life jewelry becomes a cherished part of it. For me it was the horse pin my grandmother gave me when I was ten. I really wanted a real horse, but that pin let me know that she understood me and supported…

The post How to Choose Your Jeweler, You Have a Choice appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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Modern Vintage Feminine Romantic Tiny Scale Filigree open work Design in tiny diamonds Unique prong design Decorative galleries Bold (better word: brave, daring, courageous) (maybe combine with modern             athletic styles) Floating side diamonds in spaces on split shank Thin shanks Geometric shapes with tiny diamonds Hand Engraving Bezel settings Wider band Channel styles More…

The post Your Jewelry Personality part 3 appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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This Amount of Bending is so Not Good My jeweler friend Casey Gallant, of Stephen Gallant Jewelers wrote this up and is letting me share. This is as good an excuse as any to share pictures of messed up jewelry. Which jewelers love to do. I'm calling this post the jewelry hall of shame because…

The post Top Three Reasons Your Jewelry Broke – The Jewelry Hall of Shame appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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In my book “Design Your Dream Wedding Rings, From Engagement to Eternity” I go over many aspects of custom ring design, but how do you keep all the information handy in one place? How do you note down your metal preferences? Your finger size? Whether or not you want a vintage feel? I thought long…

The post Wedding Ring Quizzes: Your Dream Wedding Ring appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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  Much Wear Has Weakened This Ring Have you ever had a ring bend out of shape? The bottom of a ring, or the shank, is the part of your ring most susceptible to bending.  I fix bent rings frequently. It seemed like time to share with you what I've told my clients. Five Causes…

The post Fixing Bent Rings and Cracked Rings appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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Tilda’s tragic treasure trouble started on a fun Caribbean trip. Tilda bought a “gorgeous” ring on her trip to Barbados. Within a month the shank, (the bottom part of the ring below the main design,) was badly bent. Tilda called me, afraid to wear it. Her question was, “How is this possible? This ring is…

The post Ring Shank Tragedy – Lame Horses and Thin Rings appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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Sometimes sizing your ring leads to a bit more work. A ring needing repair may look a bit dull and you are looking forward to getting it properly cleaned by your jeweler. But that gemstone may not just be dirty. I usually see my client’s rings when they need to be sized. I thank the…

The post How Much to Size my Ring – With Scratched and Dull Gems? appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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“I feel that some jewelry retailers are racing to see who can have the cheapest goods in their store. It is a race to the bottom. I do not see this ending well for them.” – Paul Levin Owner of Tairona Co. at the American Gem Trade Association Jewelry Show. Bitten by Zombie Jewelry Don’t you…

The post Zombie Rings: How to Tell A Good Ring From a Bad Ring appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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Why should you care about the Mohs scale? People ask me about the hardness of gemstones all the time. They know that some gemstones are harder than others, but have no idea how to determine whether amethyst or diamond is the stronger gemstone besides stepping on it or something. This is not recommended. The jewelry…

The post What is the Mohs scale? Gemstone Hardness vs Durability appeared first on Calla Gold Jewelry.

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