7 Ways to Keep Your Jewelry Like New

Knowing how to properly clean, maintain, and repair jewelry is necessary for the long life of your pieces. If not taken seriously, your jewelry could lose its value and eventually depreciate over time. So you can stay in the know, below are some tips on how you can make your precious pieces look new again…and stay that way!

 

Keep it clean. Gently wipe off skin oil and makeup after each time you wear a piece. This will help preserve the jewelry’s sparkle. Use a 100% cotton cloth to wipe it off, but never paper, polyester, or other types of fabric, including synthetics. These materials may impart fine scratches in the metal, especially on sterling silver.

Sterling silver. To keep it from tarnishing, wrap the jewelry in tissue paper and place it inside a zipped plastic bag and seal it.

 

Remove fingerprints and dirt. Add a small amount of mild liquid soap to a half cup of warm water, soak the piece for 2-3 minutes, then rinse. This will help remove fingerprints, dirt, or light grease from your favorite sterling silver pieces.

 

Never use chlorine. When cleaning stones like amber, lapis lazuli, and turquoise, do not soak it longer than you would other types of stone. Be sure to never use chlorine on them.

 

Remove your accessories. Before doing any housework or activities that could cause your jewelry any abrasion, especially using products that contain bleach, make sure you have removed and properly stored your pieces.

 

Toothpaste or other abrasive. Keep in mind, you shouldn’t use toothpaste or other products just because others are doing it. Whatever works for their jewelry might not work for yours, so be sure you know how to treat it.

 

Ultrasonic cleaners. This is great for cleaning some types of jewelry, but not recommended for gemstones, pearls, and other fine stones.

 

Hopefully these tips help you keep the right mindset about how to keep your jewelry beautiful for years to come. We care about helping you preserve your pieces. For the safest repair and maintenance, you can contact us or visit one of our stores to know more about proper care for your jewelry!

Jewelry that Says, “I’m Grateful for You”

There are so many ways to express your gratitude to someone you love, whether it be a family member, a friend, or your significant other. Our team is passionate about helping you find the right piece for that person, to tell them just how grateful you are for them. You can browse our beautiful selection in our online store…but for a few key ideas, keep reading!

They say that time is the most precious thing you can ever give someone. Made with leather and PVD-finished stainless steel, you can never go wrong with this minimalist timepiece. Since this is a unisex piece, it boasts a wide appeal. Because of its technical design and classic feel, this watch from Tissot is the pinnacle of fine watchmaking. With a technically-advanced quartz movement, this is a reliable accessory for any ensemble and any situation.

Also considered a classic is this Fulfillment style diamond heart necklace in 18K white gold that can be worn for special occasions or as an everyday piece. This symbol tells your wife, mother, or special lady in your life how much you appreciate their love and support. This Hearts on Fire necklace makes every day sparkle.

Not all men wear bracelets, but this is a wonderful present for your dad, brother, husband, or son to show them how grateful you are to have them by your side! A unique cuff bracelet from Tacori, this design is simple yet luxurious. Made of sterling silver (925), this stunning piece will surely stand the test of time.

Show your special someone how you want to keep them close with the Honora Embrace drop style earrings. Just one of the beautiful pieces Honora has to offer, this earring is made with 14K yellow gold and pearls. They are perfect for your mother, sister, best friend, or even yourself! The pearl stones glimmer endlessly, just like that special lady.

These are just a few ideas, but visit us online or come by one of our locations for even more beautiful ideas. Whatever special gift you surprise them with, make sure it comes from the bottom of your heart!

Timeless Gold Pieces

Gold and silver never go out of style. May it be any trend, style, generation – these gold and silver accessories, not only give us an additional oomph, but their worth increases over time.

It’s smart to invest in gold accessories because the value doesn’t depreciate, unlike other items. From engagement rings, marriage bands, watches, and accessories, we got you covered..in gold!

A pendant is perfect example of a timeless piece that will never go out of style. No matter what you are opting for, may it be a classic lady, city girl, lady farmer, or whatever else you may call yourself, this pendant instantly adds class.
Timeless Gold Pieces

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Hoop earrings are what a lot of women prefer. Not only does it give a classy ensemble, but it pulls it all together. This go-to earring, will make you stand out amidst a big crowd. People will surely admire you for how lovely and put-together you look. You can rock these hoop earrings from day to night. The subtle movement in the diamond create an extra sparkle that will turn heads!

Timeless Gold Pieces

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Add instant glam and sparkle to the total look, by adding this gold bangle from Hearts on Fire! You can either combine this with the pendant necklace above, or be a head turner by combining it with the hoop earrings.

Timeless Gold Pieces

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To finish our gold roundup, another stunner from Hearts on Fire, is this Copley Bezel Band! You can either stack it with other rings or simply wear it alone.

Timeless Gold Pieces

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How do you wear your gold?! We don’t think there are many limitations, but balance does matter. When you wear a gold piece, you don’t need to wear a lot of jewelry. Usually, less is more. So, choosing a few really great gold pieces, will bring your wardrobe together and a smile on your face!!

Check out the shop to see a wide-range of our gold selection: ring bands, necklaces, bangles, and earrings. We have something that will satisfy your taste!

Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

As you may know, June through September is wedding peak season, and we thought it would be so fun to showcase the colors that are hot for Autumn and what bands we would pick to go with the vibe!!


Indulge yourself in this selfish read!!

  1. Light Pink & Berry

 Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

A combination of dark hues makes the wedding pop and emphasize the Groom’s suite, which we love the idea of. Plus, the decorations POP against an outdoor backdrop.

Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

This band by Henri Daussi would make the perfect match for a ‘berry’ special wedding day! 😉

  1. Burgundy, Navy & Gold

 Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

Mmmmm…Mmmmmm – can you say classy?! We are FALLING (pun intended!) for this luscious color palette.

A mixture of light tones and a pop of dazzling gold shade, create the perfect recipe that pairs with the bold colors of burgundy and navy. We imagine these colors in a more intimate setting.

 Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

We paired the Diamond Bar Milgrain Band by Hearts on Fire to match the dazzling sophistication for this wedding.

  1. Mauve & Grey

When you want to make sure, your wedding photos are timeless, these colors will make a safe bet!!

 Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

A mixture of minimalist tones with grey and mauve, laced with texture and pattern. This palette will make a wedding look like a fairytale.
 Top 3 Autumn Wedding Color Palettes to Match Your Wedding Band

This Envelop Wedding Band by Hearts on Fire is a perfect fit for a fairytale wedding.

Whatever colors you will choose, and whatever ring sits on your finger, the most important thing is that you have a diamond that tells the story of your love together.

If you haven’t shopped at Elizabeth Diamond Company, you’re not done shopping yet! Stop by one of our locations in Centerville or Troy.

 

Bangles! What a Girl Really Wants

GURHAN BB-190-M-3-MXM

A true fashionista knows how to add an oomph to the totality of their look, but those who are just starting to appreciate their love for fashion, may not have any idea where to start. No worries, we are here to help you!

Investing in a few timeless pieces will help you add glam and class no matter what you are wearing.

Here are some of our favorite timeless bangles brought to you by the world-class, talented designers of Tacori, Hearts on Fire, Gurhan, and more!


 

GURHAN BB-190-M-3-MXM

GURHAN BB-190-M-3-MXM

This three-stacked bangle, made by Gurhan, is a simple design that adds the right amount of flare to any outfit. Dress it up or wear it daily with your favorite earrings. Really! These bangles match (almost) every earring!! We love the versatility in this piece.  


HEARTS ON FIRE COPLEY MULTI STONE BANGLE

HEARTS ON FIRE COPLEY MULTI STONE BANGLE

A multi stone bangle from Hearts on Fire presents a more delicate look. We think you can dress up your casual everyday favorite jean outfit with this bangle or of course wear it with a nice cocktail dress. We’re just drooling about the options for this bangle when we pair with other bangles for a bolder and more sassy look!


TACORI GOLDEN BAY SB174Y37-1STACORI GOLDEN BAY SB174Y37-1S

This Tacori bangle looks like an ancient gem because of its stunning stone. This Tacori bangle looks like an ancient gem because of its stunning stone. This jaw-dropping bracelet is made of 18k yellow gold so you know it’ll stand the test of time. Subtle hematite, topaz stones adorn your soon-to-be favorite bracelet. The round stone shape represents a classic design that goes well with anything.


TACORI ISLAND RAINS SB12302-S

TACORI ISLAND RAINS SB12302-S

Another favorite from Tacori! This bangle, gemstone bracelet delivers in both design and comfort. This breathtaking bracelet is made of sterling silver (925) so you know it’s made from the highest quality. Subtle topaz stones embellish your soon-to-be favorite bracelet. The round stone shape represents a classic design that will never go out of style. The stones sit on a prong setting for function and style. Make your own statement and check it out now on our shop!

It’s always the right time to invest in classic accessories. Stop in and let us help you find your favorite bangle at Elizabeth Diamond Company.

Watch Out Ladies & Gents

There are a lot of watches available to the modern man and woman, but only a few stand out to those who are looking for a quality timepiece. Now obviously, if you’re wanting to make the investment on a quality timepiece, you should be prepared for the price tag.

Here’s a quick question: Have you ever considered purchasing a watch that can be worn by all genders?

Honestly, it’s not something I’ve ever pondered – but as I think more into it, it does make a good amount of sense:

  1. You can kill two birds with one stone and keep you and your partner stylin’ with just one watch. But you will just have to fight over who wears it out each weekend.
  2. If there ever comes a time that you’d like to sell your beautiful timepiece, it can appeal to both men and women’s style, giving you a whole other half of a demographic to sell to!

Tissot has been around for a very long time, and with that, they are very aware and up to date when it comes to different styles over time. They have a wide range of products depending on what you prefer; mm size, shape, color, & design.

Below are some timepieces that you might want to consider for your next big purchase:

Watch Out Ladies & Gents

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A classic leather, water resistant, scratch-proof watch is one of our personal favorite unisex watches from Tissot. This can be used on an everyday basis, and can easily paired with formal or casual clothes. Could it be your next favorite timepiece!?

Watch Out Ladies & Gents

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Rose gold is an amazing trend – from phone cases, phones, engagement rings and wedding bands to watches! This Tissot watch will make you realize that watches are not just an added accessory, but a lifetime investment…AND that rose gold is NOT just for women, but completely acceptable for men as well! Keep track of time with this definitive model.

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Watch Out Ladies & Gents

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Tired of seeing the same design? Or are you a watch aficionado and looking to switch things up every now and then?

Tissot offers colored straps that will give your outfit and watch a pop of color. Used for everyday wear, this watch will surely give individuals a double-thumbs up. Note that this is also a unisex watch, so your wife or husband can enjoy sporting this look any time!

We are obsessed with Tissot and we are 100% positive that they can provide you with the style you’re looking for, lady or gent. Look through our shop to see more designs, or come visit us in the shop this week!