Ask a Jeweler: A Buyer’s Guide to Diamonds

This is the second installment in a series about diamonds. For part one, click here. READ MORE

Ask a Jeweler: A Beginner’s Guide to Diamonds, Part I

We've looked at pearls; now it's time for diamonds. Let's do this. READ MORE

Ask a Jeweler: A Beginner’s Guide to Pearls

I've gotten a number of questions about pearls lately, so I put together a primer of sorts. Send me your questions here! READ MORE

Ask a Jeweler: Shady Platinum, Sizing Up Your Rings, and the Case For Sapphires

1. My engagement and wedding rings were custom made by a local jeweler in platinum, and have the PLAT marking. I noticed (after over a year of wearing them) that my rings were attracted by a magnet, yet my husband's platinum band isn't. READ MORE

Ask a Jeweler: Nonmetal Bands, Gem Appraisal, and Inherited Damage

1. Could you offer some suggestions for a non-metal engagement ring? READ MORE

Ask a Jeweler

1. Can I wear it in the shower? READ MORE