Diamonds & Jewelry 101

Staked wedding rings in gold and platinum including thin spacer bands.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

Your New Jewelry Essential: Ring Spacers

A ring spacer can enhance any wedding or fashion ring stack with style, comfort and safety. Find out what makes these thin rings so special.

Three round, rectangle and square gold lockets with gemstones and enamel.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

What Goes in a Locket?

Photos, handwritten notes, pressed flowers and fabric are some of the most popular items to place in lockets. This sentimental jewelry can be personalized with many items.

Asscher diamond.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

How to Tell if a Diamond is Real

There are several techniques for checking diamonds at home including tests that work with loose diamonds or diamonds set in jewelry.

Gold and diamond engagement rings and wedding bands with oval and round diamonds.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

Should I Solder My Rings Together?

Learn more about the pros and cons of soldering rings together. This is a popular approach for wearing wedding ring sets. 

Stud earrings including blue sapphires, pink sapphires and rubies.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

All About Sapphire Colors

Blue isn’t the only shade for sapphires. Choose from a wide array of sapphire colors including pink, purple, yellow, white and even green.

Three two-stone gold necklaces and three-two stone gold rings with diamonds and gemstones in yellow, white and rose gold.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

What is Waterproof Jewelry?

Not all waterproof jewelry is created equal. Find out what makes platinum and gold some of the best metals for durable waterproof, sweat proof and tarnish proof jewelry.

Mother of pearl lockets next to a gold locket. 
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

All About Mother of Pearl

Unique, iridescent and classic mother of pearl has a rich history. It’s a popular choice for some of today’s trendiest jewelry designs. Discover its origins and what makes it so special.

Smiling woman wearing tennis bracelets.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

How Iconic Jewelry Pieces Got Their Names

Find out more about the story of how the tennis bracelet got its name, what makes herringbone necklaces unique, the origin of the word bangle and more.

Smiling woman wearing multiple gold tennis bracelets of varying carat weights.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

Tennis Bracelet Carat Comparison

Explore the most popular tennis bracelet total carat weights and find tips for choosing the fit that’s best for you.