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What to Know Before Getting a Sapphire Engagement Ring?

Posted by Debbie on Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 4:50 pm

Whether you're considering a sapphire engagement ring, or simply a sapphire ring, you're making a great choice! Sapphires have many great qualities: Sapphires are very durable, so while they do sc...

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What Size Diamond is Right for My Engagement Ring?

Posted by Debbie on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 5:03 pm

What size diamond should you get for an engagement ring? Some people want the biggest diamond they can afford, while others prefer smaller diamonds. You might think it’s all about price and q...

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Should I solder my engagement ring to my wedding band?

Posted by Debbie Fox on Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 12:37 pm

You’re getting married! Or maybe you’ve been married for years. Either way, there’s a good chance you have two rings, your engagement ring and your wedding band. Should you solder...

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How to clean your diamond ring

Posted by Debbie on Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 4:41 pm

What to look for before you clean your engagement ring The residue of lotion, soap, shampoo, hairspray and plain old dirt from daily activity dull the look of your diamond ring. Soon those sparkli...

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Should I Buy My Diamond Online?

Posted by Debbie on Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at 1:08 pm

You’re probably figuring that since Fox Fine Jewelry is an independent jeweler we’re going to tell you why independents are so great and why you shouldn’t buy an internet diamond....

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What kind of wedding bands go with halo engagement rings?

Posted by Debbie Fox on Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 2:22 pm

You’re engaged! Congratulations. Now that you have your engagement ring, you want a wedding band to match. What type of matching wedding band you choose depends upon how your halo engage...

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Ideal Cut Diamonds that display Hearts and Arrows

Posted by Debbie Fox on Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Two diamonds with the same shape, size, color and clarity, but they have vastly different prices. Why?Diamonds are priced differently because of the grading lab, fluorescence and other factors. But...

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What’s the difference between white gold and platinum?

Posted by Debbie Fox on Sunday, February 9th, 2014 at 2:24 pm

New platinum and white gold jewelry look alike, but they’re very different!  The differences show up over time, and each has it's own advantages. Here’s what’s important to k...

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Rhodium Plating or Dipping Your Jewelry

Posted by Debbie on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 at 2:25 pm

There are two types of plating. Rhodium plating or dipping (discussed below) is done over yellow gold or white gold to make an item white. Rhodium plating is also done over silver on occasion to pr...

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What are Vintage Engagement Rings?

Posted by Debbie Fox on Monday, March 18th, 2013 at 3:27 pm

What is the difference between vintage, estate and antique engagement rings? People, and even jewelers, use the term vintage, but its meaning isn’t as clear as estate or antique. And there i...

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Natural Yellow Diamonds

Posted by Debbie on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Natural yellow diamonds are rare, but how rare? Only one diamond in almost every 10,000 is a yellow diamond! Some diamonds are enhanced by man to become yellow diamonds, while others are yellow na...

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What is a morganite gem?

Posted by Debbie Fox on Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Soft pink gems are a fashion favorite, especially pink diamonds. But what if you can’t afford a pink diamond for tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars? Look to morganite. Morganites range...

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Sapphires and Sapphire Jewelry

Posted by Debbie on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 at 2:27 pm

Sapphires. Rich, sparkly, cornflower blue. When most people think of sapphires they think of blue sapphires. And indeed, the most popular sapphire gems are blue. Even the Latin name, “Sapphir...

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