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Cubic Zirconia

Cubic Zirconia: A Good Choice for Your Engagement Ring

December 7, 2016

Even though diamonds have been the precious gemstone of choice for engagement rings over the years, the cubic zirconia or CZ stones are gaining in popularity today as a viable, affordable replacement for diamonds. The process for creating CZs in the lab did not always turn out favourable results in the early days of their existence, but nowadays, the process turns out high quality results that are difficult to tell from diamonds. Let us explore why a CZ is the right choice for your engagement ring…

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Zircon: December Birthstone Qualities

December 1, 2016

Zircon is one of the December birthstones and is known for its fire and high-refraction ability. In addition, this gemstone comes in all types of rocks from igneous to sedimentary, and this makes it readily available for the jewellery market…

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topaz

Buy a Quality Topaz Gemstone

November 16, 2016

Topaz is a highly popular gemstone not only as a November birthstone, but also as an attractive, precious gem for various pieces of jewellery. As with other gems, you must learn how to purchase a quality topaz gemstone to ensure that it will be as attractive and valuable as possible for you…

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Topaz: Your November Birthstone

November 3, 2016

Topaz is the November birthstone, and it ranks at the top of the hardness scale for silicate minerals. Even though this gemstone ranges in colour from clear to pale green, the yellow and the gold colours are commonly associated with this birthstone for those born in the month of November…

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A Basic Guide in Buying Quality Opal Gemstone

October 21, 2016

With opals being the October birthstone, many people are in search of jewellery that contains this gemstone either to wear or for a gift. Before purchasing any pieces of opal jewellery, though, you need to realise how to detect quality stones. Experts grade opal gemstones ranging from extra fine to below commercial classifications in accordance to the directionality of the flashes, cut, imperfections and colours of these stones…

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Tourmaline and Opal: October Birthstones

October 10, 2016

The October birthstones are two remarkable types of gemstones, namely tourmaline and opal. While they are both visually appealing, they differ from each other in a number of different ways. Each one will enhance the jewellery of one's choice when he or she wishes to wear his or her birthstone daily or to special events…

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The Classic Appeal of Grandfather Clocks That Never Grows Old

September 26, 2016

For centuries, homeowners have enjoyed the classic appeal of long-case or grandfather clocks. From the quality cabinetry to the accuracy of the movement, these clocks deserve a place of honour in a room in order to be an important, attractive decor element…

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Sapphire: The Birthstone for September

September 8, 2016

Since ancient times, sapphires have been prized for their unique colours and distinct characteristics. In fact, the sapphire is the birthstone for September. While this gemstone comes in a variety of colours from yellow to purple, the blue shades of it are the most popular. These shades range from a pale blue to dark blue or indigo.…

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Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings: The Old That's New in Style

August 22, 2016

When you desire an antique appearance to your engagement ring, but you prefer a new setting and stone, you need to turn to vintage inspired engagement rings to fulfil your expectations. Vintage-inspired rings take the best of antique styles, such as Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco and duplicates their ambiance but with a modern twist…

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Peridot, Sardonyx and Spinel: The 3 Birthstones of August

August 9, 2016

While certain months only have one birthstone that people associate with them, August has three birthstones, namely peridot, sardonyx and spinel. Each one offers its own unique characteristics, history and superstitions. We provide a bit of information on these birthstones to help you learn additional facts…

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Choosing the Right Bridal Jewellery and Accessories

July 26, 2016

Now that you know which dress you will wear on your wedding day, it is time to select the ideal bridal jewellery and accessories to enhance it in an attractive manner. Since there are a number of different choices on the market today, this decision may be a bit confusing for you…

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Ruby: The Birthstone for July

July 14, 2016

Rubies are valuable gemstones that range from pink to deep red in colour and belong to the corundum mineral species. The chromium in the stones provides them with their signature colouring…

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Names and Monograms in Jewellery: Customisation That Brings More Sentiment and Value

June 27, 2016

While many wear and give various pieces of jewellery daily, you may wonder if there is a way to make a unique statement with the pieces you select to own or gift. One way to accomplish this wish is to engrave names and monograms in jewellery…

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Pearl: The Birthstone for June

June 15, 2016

As the birthstone for June, the pearl is the symbol of purity. Pearls are created in a natural manner, but not in the earth unlike other gemstones. Instead, this gem comes from saltwater oysters or freshwater clams…

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Why Swiss Made Watches Never Go Out of Style

May 30, 2016

With all the digital watches available on the market today, one may think that Swiss Made watches are going out of style, but this is simply not the truth. The appeal of these watches is timeless among those who appreciate quality timepieces…

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The Disadvantages of Replica and Fake Jewellery

May 17, 2016

Sometimes you may adore a genuine piece of jewellery so much that you contemplate purchasing a cheap replica. Perhaps the fake is very similar to an authentic piece or the price is drastically reduced. Although the replica may offer temporary pleasure, over time it most likely brings dissatisfaction. In fact, there are many downfalls when it comes to the disadvantages of replica and fake jewellery…

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Why Should You Invest Money In Quality Swiss Watches?

April 29, 2016

When it comes to quality watches, only the best ones increase in value over time. And as most collectors know, quality Swiss watches are the ‘cream of the crop’. Indeed, Swiss watches are renowned to be the finest luxury watches in the world…

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Chamilia Bead Bracelets: New Trend in Jewellery for the Young and Young at Heart

April 13, 2016

One of the most popular new trends in jewellery fashion is Chamilia bead bracelets, especially among the young. Actually, the baubles and bangles are appealing to both the young and young at heart…

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Choose a Trustworthy Jewellery Store for Original Brands, Warranty, Services and More...

March 22, 2016

When you seek out fine jewellery for either yourself or a gift for someone else, you should always turn to a trustworthy jewellery store for original brands, warranty coverage, repair services and more. It does not matter whether you wish to purchase quality earrings, rings, diamonds, gemstones, watches or other types of pieces, you can find the ideal jewellery for your purposes at this type of store…

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Why Are Swiss Watches Known for Quality and Value?

March 7, 2016

Watches that carry the "Swiss Made" mark have long been known for their value and high-quality workmanship. To understand this reputation, we must travel back in time to the 1700s when Jean-Antoine Lépine, a French inventor and watchmaker, created the flat Lépine calibre. This calibre enabled watchmakers to create thinner pocket watches…

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mantel clocks

The Timeless Workmanship of Mantel Clocks

February 24, 2016

Mantel clocks create an elegant ambiance when they sit upon a home's mantel or other type of shelf. Homeowners throughout the years have enjoyed the timeless workmanship that goes into making these fine clocks…

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Surprise Your Loved Ones with the Latest Swiss Watches for Sale at Ken Ross Jewellers

February 17, 2016

When in search of the ideal gift for your loved ones, you should consider one of the latest Swiss watches for sale at Ken Ross Jewellers. Swiss watches have been revered over the years as the best movement watches on the market…

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Engagement Ring Trends for 2016: What's in and What's New in Style?

January 29, 2016

If you are in search of an engagement ring for your beloved, you need to stay with us to learn about exciting engagement ring trends for 2016 that will be popular throughout the year…

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Gold Goes Bold: 2016 Jewellery Trend

January 18, 2016

Regardless of the market trends and commodity prices, gold jewellery will never go out of style. In truth, this precious metal in today’s fashion world is hotter than ever. Quite frankly the latest style is grand, bold and beautiful…

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