Jewelry

How to Clean Topaz & Gold Jewelry

How to Clean Topaz & Gold Jewelry
While it is a good idea to get your jewelry professionally cleaned once in a while, it can also be expensive. Cleaning your jewelry at home in between professional cleanings is a good way to cut back on that expensive. While gold does not tarnish, it

How to Wear a Heart Ring

How to Wear a Heart Ring
Claddagh rings, which originated in the village of Claddagh, Ireland, take on specific meanings depending on how they are worn. The design involves two hands holding a heart and is topped with a crown. According to the Claddagh Ring Meaning website,

How to Harvest Pearls

How to Harvest Pearls
Pearls are stunning and often made into jewelry. The prices for pearls vary based on the quality, color, size and type of pearl, but harvesting pearls can be a very profitable business. The ideal harvesting is done at a pearl farm, where the pearls a

How to Grade a Diamond

How to Grade a Diamond
Often when first-time buyers shop for diamonds that have been set as jewelry, they simply take the dealer's word for the stone's quality and value. While you might not need to grade diamonds for the market, learning the aspects of diamond grading can

How to Adorn Multiple Ear Piercings

How to Adorn Multiple Ear Piercings
Having several ear piercings opens up your jewelry options and can make a keen statement. Just make sure to do it right. If you adorn the piercings haphazardly, your ears could look like a hodgepodge or surly mess. You can adorn multiple ear piercing

How to Use Black Tourmaline Energy

How to Use Black Tourmaline Energy
Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, has a strong, clear, direct energy that can affect everything from muscle strains and tension to jet lag. When heated, a Black Tourmaline crystal becomes positive at one end and negative at the other. This make

How to Tie a Hawaiian Fish Hook

How to Tie a Hawaiian Fish Hook
Hawaiian fishhooks stem from ancient times on the islands. At the time, the hooks were made of bone or wood and carved to have almost a T-shape on the end. Today, the hooks are made of a variety of materials for decoration or jewelry. The hooks have

Homemade Gold Jewelry Cleaner

Homemade Gold Jewelry Cleaner
Gold jewelry needs cleaned at least once a month to keep it clean. If you do not clean your gold jewelry, it will begin to look dull due to perspiration, health care products and cosmetics. You can save yourself money by making your own homemade gold

How to Get Rid of a Piercing That Won't Close

How to Get Rid of a Piercing That Won't Close
Sometimes, people obtain piercings impulsively and then quickly regret them. If you have a piercing that you no longer want, it may or may not close easily, depending on where the piercing is located and how long you have had the piercing. Tongue pie

How to Resize a Gold Ring to Make It Larger

How to Resize a Gold Ring to Make It Larger
Rings come in all different shapes, sizes and materials. Gold, like silver, can become relatively malleable under high heat. For this reason, it's an easier element to mold and shape as jewelry. If you need to resize a gold ring to make it larger, a

How to Untangle Jewelry

How to Untangle Jewelry
There are few things more annoying than when you're in a rush to get out of the house and you discover that your jewelry is tangled up. It's a fact of life that even if you're ultra-organized, your necklaces are bound to get tangled up and wrap aroun

How to Find the Right Size Ring

How to Find the Right Size Ring
Ring shopping can be an enjoyable experience. The most exciting part might be choosing a beautiful metal for your ring or deciding on the perfect stone, but the most important part is making certain that the ring fits you well. Spending just a few mi

How to Replace a Nike Triax 50 Battery

How to Replace a Nike Triax 50 Battery
The Nike Triax 50 watch is a sports-style watch for both men and women that feature an oval watch face and a diagonal display. The band is made from polyurethane and the dial window is mineral based. The watches can be purchased online or at authoriz

How to Buy Beads Wholesale

How to Buy Beads Wholesale
No matter what form your beading may take, purchasing your supplies wholesale can save you a lot of money. Many online suppliers will now sell beads at wholesale prices, especially if you buy in bulk.Things You'll NeedComputer for online shoppingBead

How to Evaluate Sapphires

How to Evaluate Sapphires
Sapphires come in a wide range of beautiful colors. Most people think of this lovely gemstone as being a deep blue color, but different minerals can cause sapphires to be pink, yellow, orange, green or even black with flashes of all of these colors.

How to Solder Gold

How to Solder Gold
Soldering is a method in which metal items are joined together by melting a filler metal into the gap between the pieces to be soldered. The filler metal is known as solder. Soldering gold will reattach any pieces that might have broken off, or have

How to Keep Metal Jewelry From Turning

How to Keep Metal Jewelry From Turning
Protecting metal jewelry from turning, or tarnishing, is important. Tarnish can make jewelry appear dull and discolored, causing the metal to darken or look black. Tarnish is corrosion on the outer layer of the metal caused by airborne chemicals, suc

How to Make Diamond Earrings Very Shiny

How to Make Diamond Earrings Very Shiny
Draw attention to your ears by making your diamond earrings shine like the first time you wore them. Earrings, like any other jewelry, need to be cleaned so they do not retain residue, become cloudy or dull. While many jewelers will clean your diamon

How to Care for Topaz Jewelry

How to Care for Topaz Jewelry
Its name deriving from the Sanskrit "tapas" (fire) or the island of Topazos in the Red Sea, the gemstone topaz similarly claims to be the birthstone of two months. Yellow topaz is the birthstone of November, while heat-treated blue topaz compete

How to Care for Tanzanite

How to Care for Tanzanite
Tanzanite is a rare stone, named for the place where it was first found: Tanzania. The blue/violet stone became popular immediately and continues to experience high demand. Tanzania has been virtually mined out, but new sources have been discovered i
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