Ethiopian opals are a precious type of gemstone that have an amazing color pallet to them. Australia heavily mines for them, and these pieces are very popular in the jewelry sector right now. If you plan on purchasing some, these tips can help with your selection. Verify Authenticity Since Ethiopian opals are so beautiful and coveted today, there are a lot of people who mimic it. Some pieces are thus not authentic.
26 March 2019
Many people end up setting up a table and selling old, unwanted items during a garage sale. While that's undoubtedly a good way to clear out your home during a spring cleaning or before a move, it might not be the most profitable method of ridding yourself of everything. There are alternative methods that can net you quite a bit more money. All it takes is a bit of planning and some consideration of what it is you have to sell.
14 January 2019
You never had any problems with your stepmother until your father passed away and it was time to distribute his estate. Now, she is going wild and demanding all of the jewelry in the home. You don't think that is fair – and it's probably not – so you should get a jewelry appraisal to ensure she doesn't boss her way into getting all the jewelry. Why Stepmothers Often Cause Many Estate Fights
12 October 2018
Are you a person who likes to plan ahead? For example, do you start your Christmas shopping months before that holiday arrives? If you are an organizer, then you are more than likely already planning your own funeral and you might even be working on your will. Part of the division of your personal belongings might include the gift of your jewelry. From making a list to arranging for jewelry repair services, here are some things that might help you as you leave your jewelry behind at the time of your death.
16 July 2018
The holidays are coming up. It's time to start thinking about creative and unique gift ideas, especially if you don't want to give the same generic, mass-produced gifts this year. If you want to give gifts that take some thought and attention, you should start looking at handmade options. Giving handmade gifts to your friends and loved ones doesn't mean that you have to do the creating. In fact, there are lots of beautifully-crafted handmade gift options available from artisans all over the world.
25 October 2017
Buying a new piece of jewelry for yourself or a loved one can often be a very rewarding experience, but it can sometimes be a bit tricky to know if you are getting a good deal on the jewelry or if the jewelry is worth what you paid. Listed below are two ways to get the most for your money when buying jewelry. Make Sure To Bargain One of the most important things that you can do when buying a piece of jewelry is to remember that you do not necessarily have to pay the list price on the jewelry.
16 June 2017
While there are rules and regulations in place designed to prevent another economic crisis as experienced during the Great Depression, there are never any guarantees when it comes to economic stability. If you're a bit worried about what turns the economy will take in the future, you can use the following tips and tricks to create some peace of mind. Create a Sustainability Kit In times of economic problems, it can become tough to feed yourself – the Great Depression is a testament to this.
25 May 2017