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My boyfriend and I have engraved sterling bands that we wear, and have worn forever. When talking about marriage and looking at engagement rings and such, I just wish there was something we could do with these. I don't want some cookie cutter ring, but I know it is silly to put diamonds in sterling... right? So, I am not jewelry savvy so I just wanted to ask if you knew of something fun and interesting we could do, both of us, to incorporate our original love symbol with our eternal ones? Thanks! :-)
Hello Emily, Thank you for your question, If I am understanding you correctly you are trying to me....
I have a 1ct loose diamond.I have several beautiful sterling silver pendants I would like to mount it on.Every jeweler told me they cant put the diamond on sterling why is that?
Hello Diane, The reason for that is silver is so soft that the prongs that hold the diamond can be....
We found a wedding ring marked 14K-L and we can't find out what the L means.
Hello Kent Thank you for your question, the "L" on the inside the ring next to 14k is most probab....
I have a trafari tm necklace with lots of numbers on it with blue stone and want to know is it real
Hello Carol, What are the numbers on the necklace, also can you send few images of the numbers and....
Hi, my boyfriend just proposed to me and he gave me a beautiful ring! The problem is, the band is sterling silver and I'm afraid of it rusting over time. I was wondering could it be possible to get just the band remade in white gold or another medal and then just replace the stone back inside? If that's possible where would I go and around how much would it cost?
Hello Ross, Yes you can change the ring from silver to white gold, as for cost you need to fined o....
I have a bangle that looks like gold and silver what does HAN 925 mean on the inside of it
Hello Diana, The HAN is probably the makers mark and .925 is the mark for sterling silver. Thank ....
I have been given two sterling silver 925 vintage heishi bead native American necklaces. I was able to research that much but can't find any other information on them. The small one is 18 inches and has 20 strands. The other is 24 inches and has 100 strands. The larger one is stamped with SJC and both have a sunburst type stamp on the cone. Do they have any value besides the silver? I was able to locate new ones in the native American website. Thanks!
Hello Angi, can you send some image of the necklace, as they say picture worth the thousand word. J....
My fiance proposed with this beautiful vintage inspired ring. (Pictures attached) It was purchased at an independent jewelry store that has a jeweler on site every day. It is stamped 14K inside the band and the paperwork that came with it describes it as 14K white gold. It was originally a very small size and the store sized it up about 4 sizes to fit me. After wearing it about a month, I noticed that the piece added on the band for sizing was no longer shiny. In fact, I can run my fingernail along the band and feel a ridge where the dull and shiny meet up. I will be taking the ring back to the store soon but want to know what caused this. Is it poor quality or workmanship? Is it that the piece added isn't really 14K white gold? I'm also concerned about the matching wedding band. Please help!
Hello Karen, The discoloration of the ring can be because the added metal is not 14 karat gold. Hav....
My husband had to cut his wedding band off because it was to tight, my question is i know it can be fixed, but can it be made bigger?
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