Misc. Blogs

Lana Gevorkian
What does 10k mean in gold?

What does K mean in gold?

Purity – which is expressed in "karats" – is the most common metric used to refer to gold jewellery. On this blog post, we aim to help you understand what this means, so you can choose the appropriate karat for your jewellery. 

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Lana Gevorkian
why does silver tarnish on my skin, how remove silver tarnish

Does all silver jewellery tarnish?

Does Silver Tarnish, Why, and How do I Remove It? Regardless of how well you care for your silver jewellery, all silver jewellery will naturally oxidize or tarnish over time. But don't worry, all silver jewellery can ALSO be restored back to its original colour with a little TLC, or a quick trip to the jewellers. 

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Lana Gevorkian
Can you pawn gold plated jewellery?

Can you pawn gold plated jewellery?

Pawn shops are among the oldest financial entities. The business of pawning can be traced all the way back to ancient China, the Roman Empire and ancient Greece. Before going about pawning your gold plated jewellery, it would be a good idea to get the item appraised so that you know what to expect. Cleaning the item will also go a long way in increasing the perceived value and likelihood of the pawnbroker offering a better price.

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Lana Gevorkian
Gold Jewellery Wear and Tear: Things to Consider

Gold Jewellery Wear and Tear: Things to Consider

All organic matter is subject to wear and tear, and your jewellery is no different. However, judiciously selecting the right type, design, and material can help mitigate unwanted surprises. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

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