Category Archives: Jewelry Trivia & Facts

The largest Opals in the World

The amazing Opal Matrix! The largest opal in the world, so far. Found in Australia, it is 55,000 carats in size! Found by Stuart Hughes and his team, it is valued over $1 million dollars and it outweighs the previous … Continue reading

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Jewelry Facts Infographic

I love finding interesting jewelry facts and trivia! Here are some of them that I put together in an infographic. Enjoy! ~ Jelene  

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Some of the World’s Largest Emeralds were discovered in NC

Did you know that some of the world’s largest emeralds was found in the Carolinas? Jamie Hill made headlines when he discovered an astonishing 1,869 carat emerald in a dormant family mine, located in Hiddenite, N.C. in 2003, after years … Continue reading

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Birthstones: Month vs. Zodiac Sign

Our birth month and birthstone have gone hand in hand for generations, but have you ever thought about your Zodiac stone? The Twelve Zodiac Signs (Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Capricorn) stem from … Continue reading

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About Tungsten Carbide Jewelry

What is Tungsten?  Tungsten is an alternative (yet becoming extremely popular) and super strong metal that is used in many jewelry pieces you may see today. It has a resistance to scratching, wear and tear! Tungsten rings and jewelry will … Continue reading

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What is Palladium?

Have you heard of Palladium? If you haven’t, here are some facts and information below about this metal… It may be a choice in your next jewelry purchase! Palladium is in the same family as platinum, and it also looks … Continue reading

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Platinum vs. White Gold – What’s the difference?

Is Platinum the same as White Gold? – The answer is, no, they aren’t the same. Platinum and White Gold have their own properties which make them each different. Platinum, which is white, differs from its white gold counterpart not … Continue reading

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