Pure silver is 99.9% silver, where sterling silver is 92.5% silver with copper, zinc or nickel added for strength. Pure silver is more pliable and not suited for larger objects or where strength is needed, …

When you’re looking to buy a new sterling silver ring UK, it’s useful to think about what type of setting is best for the gem stone that you have. Different settings have different purposes and …

Measure the size of each loose gemstone you intend to set. Determine the gemstones width, length and depth in millimeters using a ruler. Note that basket settings are categorized according to their size in millimeters. …

Cubic zirconias most resemble genuine diamonds. They are made from a crystalline element known as zirconium and became popular in the 1980s when Swarovski & Co., an Austrian producer of leaded crystal, started mass production …

Spoon rings are a jewelry project you can create. The spoon ring is an interesting item, because although it is still popular today, it actually has a fairly long history. In the seventeenth century, English …

Thumb rings have been worn by both men and women throughout history. This unique piece of jewelry is more than a simple fashion statement. It has many meanings including status. Throughout history the thumb ring …

Silver jewelry that is cheaper because of the type of mining is more easily obtained than with the type of gold mine. Silver is not always gray and monotonous. Along with its development, the type …