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Durability of Jewelry Finishes

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Do you notice scratches on your rings? The type of metal it is determines how easy scratches can occur. The harder the metal composition, the more durable – and more scratch-resistant – the piece of jewelry will be. You might be surprised to learn that most metals can be scratched easily because most are fairly soft. There’s quite a variety to the hardness of metals used for jewelry and that’s what we cover in this article.

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7 Tips for Traveling with Jewelry

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You wear jewelry to accessorize your outfits every day without a second thought. When you travel, however, it might be a good time to think twice about what pieces you want to bring with you and how best to keep them safe.

Losing a precious, and expensive, piece would be heart-breaking, wouldn’t it?

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Thanks, never thought of taking a picture of jewelry I’m taking??
Wednesday, 08 June 2022 13:50
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The Importance of Updating Your Jewelry Insurance Policy

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Jewelry is personal and carries sentimental value. It recalls emotions, moments, and milestones in your life, which is why it can be devastating if your pieces are damaged, lost, or stolen. A jewelry insurance policy is the best way to ensure that your favorite items are protected.

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Holiday Gift Guide

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They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. There’s nothing quite like exquisite gemstones set in precious metal to dazzle this holiday season. This Chrstmas, look no further than Gary J. Long Jewelers for the best selection of fine jewelry lines and pieces to surprise your loved one.

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Treat Yourself to a New Year’s Gift

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Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas this year? Treat yourself to your dream piece of jewelry now! When you know what you want, go after it! Whether it’s a great job, an exotic vacation, or your dream house, you don’t need to wait for things to come to you. The same should go for jewelry. If there is a special piece you want to have, you can - and should - go out and buy it yourself. It can be exciting, empowering, and a much needed boost after a bad day or a reward for a great one. There’s sure to be a piece that fits your lifestyle, wardrobe, and budget perfectly.

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Cleaning and Maintaining Your Precious Stones

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Fine jewelry holds more than just financial value–it also holds personal significance, as each piece has meaning and memories attached, making them “irreplaceable.” Since these pieces are investments, it is important to keep them in good condition in order to preserve their quality over time.

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Think Pink: Pink Sapphires for Breast Cancer Awareness

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and a beautiful time to honor those who are fighting breast cancer, recovering from breast cancer, and in memory of those who have lost their battle with breast cancer. Pink sapphires make a meaningful symbol of support now and throughout the year.

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Celebrate Your Anniversary in Style

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Whether it’s your first or your fiftieth anniversary, sparkling jewelry makes the perfect anniversary gift to celebrate your love. From traditional anniversary gemstones to more modern ideas, our guide will help you find a special jewelry gift to mark the milestone.

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Looking for a nice 3 tier diamond necklace. Need before May 17th. One year anniversary
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Precious Metals: Platinum and Gold

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Sparkling diamonds and dazzling gemstones are one aspect of luxury jewelry, followed closely by precious metals. Offering a range of colors and options for every lifestyle, platinum and gold are the most popular precious metals and ideal for engagement rings, wedding bands, and more.

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Celebrate Your Anniversary with Diamonds

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Whether you’re celebrating your first year together or your 50th, diamond jewelry is the perfect anniversary gift. While diamond jewelry is traditionally given for a 10th or 60th wedding anniversary to mark the milestone, you can never go wrong with the gift of brilliant diamonds.

Choosing a Gift
Selecting the perfect diamond means considering her jewelry style, her lifestyle, and what diamond jewelry she already has in her collection. Does she prefer simple and vintage jewelry, or does she like to make a statement with jewelry? What is her career? What are her hobbies?

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