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The first thing we need to address with this article is the question that everyone has: Lab Grown Diamonds. Real or Fake? The answer is that lab grown diamonds are, in fact, diamonds. They have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties as mined diamonds. Laboratory grown diamonds may be called “synthetic” in the trade,...

Knowledge is power. That’s what we believe at HPerry Jewelers, so we try our best to educate customers to make the best choice for their jewelry purchase. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths floating around out there about jewelry, so today we’re going to start with the Top 5 Diamond Myths that we hear...

If you are wondering if you need an appraisal for your jewelry, you may want to ask yourself these questions: Are you wanting to insure your jewelry? Are you wanting to sell your jewelry? Or do you just want to know what you have? An appraisal is a written document for insurance or resale and...

As a jewelry store who also does repair work on a number of cherished heirlooms and heirlooms-to-be, we want to better educate our customers on safety and longevity for their precious rings. Day-to-day, we meet a number of people who proudly wear their ring every single day and have been doing so for decades. While...

The first time you look into a jewelry store display case and try to fixate on the intricate detail of not one, not two, but about twenty different engagement rings of varying styles, it can be a little overwhelming. It’s hard to know where to start on the search for your “forever ring,” so we...

We get a lot of people asking if we buy jewelry. The answer is yes, but after we buy the jewelry we have to send it to a refiner who removes the stones and melts down the gold. So, when we buy jewelry we can usually only offer what it’s worth in gold weight. It’s...

Generating a lot of buzz in the jewelry industry this year has been the topic of lab grown diamonds and their comparison to genuine, or mined, diamonds. Perhaps so many people are having trouble understanding lab grown diamonds because there’s confusion as to what just a diamond is in the first place. To understand what...

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