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Birthstone Meaning 0

This article summarizes the meaning of the various types of birthstones from January to December.

Birthstone Jewelry Beliefs and Celebrity Birthdays 0

Wearing birthstone jewelry is very popular today. Not only is it fashionable; somehow, it also makes the item feel more personal and part of the wearer’s personality. Almost all gems are believed to be imbued with some special sort of power and this is one of the reasons why it is considered lucky to wear birthstone jewelry. Let’s look at some of the mystical properties and beliefs about these special gems and some famous people who would wear them.

Bewitching Jewelry -- Amulets, Talismans and Charms 0

Throughout the ages, men and women have used gemstones and crystals in personal ornaments and body decorations as bewitching jewelry. Wearing them as charms, talismans or amulets, they were believed to possess the power to ward off evil spirits (or attract benevolent ones), keep one safe from harm, or to find love. To this day, many people of all ages and from all walks of life believe in the magical power of certain gems and make bewitching jewelry part of their everyday attire.

Beware: Platinum Quality Can Vary in Jewelry 0

Platinum has become a popular choice for jewelry due to its strength, durability, and marketing efforts of the platinum industry in recent years.  Platinum is three times more expensive than gold.  Jewelers aggressively market it because they make three times the profit on every platinum item they sell compared to gold.  Platinum is a naturally white, lustrous metal that is long lasting.  Sometimes the claims of strength and scratch resistance are overstated.
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Belly Rings: Sexy is as Sexy Does 0

Body piercings have been the object of much controversy -- besides being an artistic expression and a celebration of one's physical endowments. The belly ring is such a piece of jewelry.

Bell Casting - How To Build A Heirloom 0

We have been manufacturing and selling The Bell Collection by Jewelry John since early 1998. All of our bells are made from Sterling Silver (we also make them on an individual basis in 14K gold).
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