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There is no limit on the good information that you can learn on jewelry as a subject matter. If you lack even one key piece of knowledge, it can cost you dearly. Here are a few very sensible tips on the subject. Here’s where you can learn about how to choose and take care of jewelry, and avoid making costly mistakes.

Don’t use bleach and acetone, ammonia or turpentine to clean copper. You can turn your stones this way and it will eat away the enamel on the pieces.

When purchasing sterling silver, take along a good magnifying glass, along with a small magnet. Magnets attract non-precious metals, and you can use this fact to detect fakes. Sterling silver always has some sort of stamp to indicate it is sterling. Be wary of jewelry without any kind of hallmark, as often it is fake.

Always be aware of the type of stone you’re buying when dealing with gems. There are different types of gems, including imitation, natural and lab produced. Natural stones and synthetic gems are both real, but imitation gems are probably just colored glass or plastic. Natural stones are found in mines, while synthetic stones are produced by machines.

A piece of jewelry should be long lasting. When choosing your next piece of jewelry, be sure to deal with a reputable dealer to ensure you attain a high-quality piece. A truly high-quality piece is one that is well-constructed and of superior workmanship. A jeweler should know about each piece he sells, including the person that made it, the origin of precious stones or other materials and other histories

, such as previous owners for antique or estate pieces. Unless you purchase jewelry that is of high-quality, the piece is not likely to last a lifetime.

Always shop around when buying a diamond. Look at what you like close up, and compare them to other pieces you have seen. Be aware that some dealers will use cheap tactics to make a diamond look better than it is.

Look at what they are wearing now. Do they like hoops or studs? Does the person prefer chokers or loose fitting necklaces? These types of observations will provide a starting point to purchase an item they’ll cherish.

Well, it’s easy when you know how. This article has just touched on a few of things that you should know about this very rewarding hobby. There is much to learn, but at least you’ve now got a few good ideas to put to work.

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