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All About The Peridot: August's Birthstone

Each month has a different stone or crystal that is associated with it. Those born in that month can wear that stone as a symbol of their birthday, and of luck in general. For August, that crystal is a peridot, which is a vibrant green stone that resembles a pale-colored emerald. If you or someone you love was born in August, then you deserve to learn a but more about the peridot.

Going To Disneyland? How To Accessorize Before Your Trip

If you are heading to Disneyland, you may as well show your love for Mickey Mouse by wearing some fun accessories, right? But what exactly can you wear to the land of Disney to show off your love and adoration for the character? This article will take a closer look at a few things for you to consider wearing. Read on.  1. Mickey Mouse pearl Necklace If you consider your style to be a little bit more elegant and traditional, then you shouldn't have to sacrifice it just for Disneyland.

Don't Toss Your Grandfather's Old Watch: Easy Fixes To Bring It Back To Life

There are certain family heirlooms that might have enormous sentimental value are also things that you can use. These might be a well-seasoned cast iron fry pan that your great grandmother used, or the might be a really fine piece of jewelry. While this is great, it can also stress out someone who uses these heirlooms on a semi-frequently basis. If you do happen to use them often enough, you might be concerned about damaging them.

Considerations When Choosing An Engagement Ring

Finding your life partner can be an exciting process. Once you believe that you have identified the right person, you may make plans for a marriage proposal. These plans will likely include an engagement ring.  Here are a few considerations when choosing the right ring. Diamond Quality Many engagement rings include a diamond as the central stone. In order to select the best stone, you should be familiar with the components that jewelers consider when assessing a diamond's quality.

Fashions Come Round Again: 3 Modern Trends To Look For In Old Pawn Shop Jewelry

Just like music, jeans, and diets, jewelry styles come in and out of fashion in cycles, meaning that what's cool today might have been just as on-trend when your grandmother was your age. But how can this knowledge help you at the pawn shop counter, surrounded by jewelry found in peoples' grandmothers' closets, at estate sales, and in the back of old jewelry boxes? If you're shopping on the cheap but want to make sure that you're in style, then here are three modern trends to look for in old pawn shop jewelry.