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What is Base Metal?

You’ve probably heard of our wonderful base metal jewelry supplies, but do you know what they’re made of? Here’s a quick definition of base metal.

DIY Evil Eye Bracelets

Evil eye jewelry are very popular with most friends now!It is the meaning of a best wish and good luck.Now this project will teach you how to this strand evil eye connector bracelets.

Men's Wedding Rings

Men's wedding rings have become increasingly popular in the past several decades. The male wedding ring is usually part of a pair that the bride and groom exchange during the wedding ceremony to complete their vows. Men's rings are traditionally thicker than women's wedding rings, but there is no set style. They are most often a simple band of platinum, yellow gold, or white gold that pairs with the bride's ring, but they can also be set with small diamonds, gemstones, or textured designs. Ot

Rings Guide

Although many people's minds leap to engagements and weddings when they think of rings, this versatile jewelry piece has been used throughout history as a means of identification, to carry a family crest or seal, or to denote love and respect. The perfect circle of a ring symbolizes the eternity of life and the cycles of the Earth, making it an ideal presentation for special life occasions.

Evaluate Precious Gemstones

EVALUATING PRECIOUS GEMSTONESGem Color A gemstone’s color is described by its natural tone and hue. For most stone types, an intense, heavily saturated color of medium tone is attributed the highest value. Many gems are enhanced to improve their colorations, a treatment that’s become accepted in the industry.Gem Cut For a majority of gemstones, a superior cut is marked by the stone’s ability to reflect light, its symmetrical appearance, and the lus

Platinum

Platinum Purity Considered among the most pure and precious metals used in modern-day jewelry making, platinum has become synonymous with luxury and longevity. Because of its hardness and durability, pure platinum is often mixed with other metals to make it more malleable. The most common alloy metals paired with platinum are copper, palladium, rhodium, iridium, and titanium. Although some alloys may be billed as platinum by jewelry sellers, there are stringent requirements for what c

Metal Finishes

Metal Finishes Precious metals can be finished in particular ways to produce specialized looks. The finish helps accentuate details and the style of a piece of fine jewelry. Some of the most popular metal finishes include: High PolishAchieving a highly reflective gleam, this finish is the most popular and is perfect for fine jewelry and classy engagement rings. Satin or MatteCommonly used in contemporary jewelry pieces, this reduced-shine finish is best for drawing attention to diamonds and o

Gemstone Education

COLOR Color is the most obvious and attractive feature of gemstones. The jewelry industry recognizes the highest quality gemstones by purity of their hue, the depth of tone, and the color saturation. The best value are gemstones that may include "slight" traces of other colors, are not too light or dark, and have a lot of saturated color. Ronaldo Designer Jewelry, Inc. offers some of the highest-quality colored gemstones available. Nearly all gemstones today have been treated to enhance t

Gold

GOLD: Gold is themost popular metal for fine jewelry and adds a timeless, classic beauty to engagement rings and other jewelry. It is the most pliable natural metal. Pure gold is typically combined with other metals to create a harder, more durable alloy and to alter its color to create white, rose, or yellow shades. Although gold will never rust, gold jewelry requires periodic cleanings to remove surface dirt and restore the original gleam. We only only use 18K and 14K gold in our jewel

Gemstone Education

We have a stunning selection of the highest quality gemstones including Amethyst, Aquamarine, Black Onyx, Blue Sapphire, Blue Topaz, Citrine, Emerald, Fire Opal, Green Tourmaline, Iolite, Peridot, Pink Sapphire, Pink Tourmaline, Red Garnet, Ruby, Tanzanite, White Sapphire and Yellow Sapphire. If you are looking for a gemstone that you do not see here, please let us know!

Gold Purity

There are various grades of gold purity, determined by the ratio of their alloy composition and rated by a karat system. Typical karat purities range from 10 karats to 24 karats (pure gold), with a wide variation of usage from country to country. In the United States, the most popular composition is 14 karat gold.

Aventurine Jewelry

Aventurine is a form of quartz that can have a glimmering, almost metallic shimmer. The word aventurine comes from the Italian "a ventura" which means by chance. This name was inspired by aventurine's resemblance to a type of Italian glass that was discovered by accident in the 18th century. According to ancient Tibetan legend, aventurine was used to improve nearsightedness and increase creativity.Today, many believe aventurine is a stone of luck or chance. It is also said the gemstone can help

DIY Evil Eye Bracelet

If you can’t find the middle “eye” charm, feel free to use a circular shaped crystal charm to create the “eyeball”. It will have the same effect.

DIY Sequin Maxi Wrap Skirt

This sequin maxi wrap skirt is so beautiful and brightly designed for the this season. Have a look at this!

DIY Sequin Mini Skirt

For this project I focused on keeping the sequin fabric intact (cutting and sewing sequins can be a b*tch), so I folded it in half lengthways and sewed the edge together. However, you can also cut the fabric to the right width and hem the edge, adding lining for comfort. My sequins were quite flat and therefore didn’t cut into my skin which was great for this foldover method.

DIY Little Black Studded Dress

If you’re lucky, tonight is date night. But what are you going to wear? If you’ve got half an hour, and an old dress lying in the back of your cupboard, you could try your hand at this little black dress.

DIY The Shift Dress

I mean, come on. It wouldn't be the holidays without a touch of elegant, would it? This is easy to add to any old dress… instant lift!

Tie Front Cut Out Dress

This dress is so easy to make, and has a cut out, so you can show off your tan and get some much needed cross ventilation at the same time.

DIY Lace Up Dress

Today I'll share with you a little before and after – taking a simple black dress and turning it into something different, special and, well, oh so Spring 15!

DIY Lace Dress

Date night ready in this simple before and after, it’s pretty sheer for the of you that are feeling out there, others throw a cami underneath.
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