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New York Fashion Week Jewelry: Accessorizing for Spring 2018

New York Fashion Week Jewelry: Accessorizing for Spring 2018

New York Fashion Week introduced exciting new looks for Spring 2018 with a collaboration of big hitting designers and up-and-comers in the industry. The runway was styled perfectly with statement jewelry pieces that elevated each design story. Here’s a look

What Every Bride-to-Be Needs to Know about Conflict-Free Diamonds - Dominion Jewelers

What Every Bride-to-Be Needs to Know about Conflict-Free Diamonds

Now that you are engaged (or about to be) your mind naturally turns to rings and, in most cases, diamonds! The term “conflict-free diamonds” has been thrown about a lot in the last 20 years, but what are they? Is

Five Unique Diamond Alternatives for your Engagement Ring - Dominion Jewelers

Five Unique Diamond Alternatives for your Engagement Ring

Have you been searching for the perfect engagement ring with no luck? Sure, there are dozens of options featuring yellow gold and diamonds, but maybe they just aren’t crying out to you. You’re looking for something that matches both the

Yes, You Can Customize your Heirloom Engagement Ring - Dominion Jewelers

Yes, You Can Customize your Heirloom Engagement Ring

The diamond and engagement ring industries are changing. Thanks to shifts in economics, many young people are having a hard time coming up with the cash to buy a brand new ring before they propose. Instead, the idea of a

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From Something Old to Something New: Stunning Ways to Re-purpose Jewelry for your Wedding

Grandmother has given you permission to go ahead and customize the beautiful heirloom ring she’s given you. So what are the next steps in the process? What kinds of things can you do to create a truly custom wedding ring

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Resizing and Cleaning Jewelry

A diamond may be forever, but the people who wear them are a lot more dynamic and a lot more changeable. The nice thing about jewelry is that is lasting and durable, which is why it’s so much a part of

Custom Jewelry Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Ring

Custom Jewelry Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Ring

Times are changing and fewer and fewer young couples are choosing traditional wedding ring designs for their big day. Now it is common for couples to search for custom wedding rings that match their personality and style. Are you curious

Got Divorce Diamonds? Three Ways to Redesign your Wedding Ring - Dominion Jewelers

Got Divorce Diamonds? Three Ways to Redesign your Wedding Ring

A new trend in the jewelry industry is helping men and women move forward in the aftermath of divorce. Oftentimes women finalize their divorce and are unsure of what to do with the expensive ring they’ve been wearing for all

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Should I Go With the Latest Jewelry Designs, or Stick with the Classics?

This is a question that prospective brides and bridegrooms often ponder. Trend- setting women who love to be on the cutting edge of fashion in their clothes, shoes, and accessories often desire the very latest designs in jewelry as well.

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Protecting Your Purchase — What to Ask Your Insurance Company

When one of your precious pieces of jewelry is damaged, lost, or stolen, it’s critical to know what questions you need to ask your insurance company in order to be adequately compensated. 1)  How do I submit a claim?  Contact

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Are Diamond Cut and Shape the Same Thing?

When engagement ring shoppers begin to look for the perfect diamond, they will often hear the terms cut and shape used interchangeably. However, they are in fact not synonymous. There are ten diamond shapes, including the classic round brilliant, the

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What Is a Cert, and Do I Need One?

A diamond grading report, commonly known as a “cert”, is a document prepared by an accredited gem laboratory that provides an independent, unbiased evaluation of a diamond. The cert confirms such details as cut grade, color, clarity, and carat weight,

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Diamonds are Indestructible, Right?

Wrong. Most people are aware that diamonds enjoy the reputation of being the hardest and toughest materials on earth. But it is a common misconception that they are virtually indestructible. In fact, diamonds can be scratched, chipped and even broken

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What if She Doesn’t Want a Traditional Diamond Engagement Ring?

Some women prefer a bit of color in their engagement rings. This popular trend is evidenced by the many requests for designs imitating Princess Kate’s striking sapphire and diamond ring that once graced the hand of Princess Diana.

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Purchasing an Engagement Ring: Online vs. a Reputable Jeweler

It’s a cyber-world for shoppers these days, with opportunities for bargains virtually everywhere.  But is buying online the best and safest way to make one of the largest and most important purchases of your life?  Here are a few considerations

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Engagement Ring Designs – How to Discover What Style Your Girlfriend Will Love

The first question that we at Dominion Jewelers ask engagement ring shoppers is “Do you have a particular style or design in mind?”  Some of our clients are well prepared, with photos, sketches, and detailed information about the exact type

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Same Sex Custom Jewelry and Wedding Rings

At Dominion Jewelers, our knowledgeable design staff has worked with many same sex couples and will offer a variety of options for you and your partner for designs that are not only beautiful and finely crafted, but yours alone. Whether

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Cleaning Your Wedding Ring & Engagement Ring

One of the most frequent questions we are asked at Dominion Jewelers is “how do I keep my jewelry looking like new?” Our clients are often surprised to learn how very easy and inexpensive it is to keep their fine

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What Size Diamond Should I Get?

For more than five centuries, a diamond engagement ring has been a token of love and commitment.  And probably since the first engagement ring was given to his betrothed by an Austrian archduke in 1477, people have been asking “what

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Do Wedding Bands Have to Match?

Unlike shopping for an engagement ring—when it’s often just one person making the decisions—most couples shop together for wedding bands.  And in many instances, couples want their rings to “match”.  But not only is this unnecessary, it’s sometimes difficult or

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Is Diamond Color or Clarity More Important?

This is a subjective question, so it’s a bit difficult to answer.   Many of our clients think that the “perfect” diamond is as close to flawless as they can afford.   What’s important to consider, though, is that clarity characteristics (also

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Should I Get a Platinum or White Gold Engagement Ring?

You may notice when shopping for an engagement ring that there is a larger selection of white metal rings than those crafted in colored metals.   Many people agree that diamonds set in a white metal appear both larger and brighter. 

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Wedding Bands: Alternative Metal vs. Precious Metals

When shopping for wedding bands, couples will notice that there is a seemingly endless selection of metals and styles. Today you can opt for any of the precious metals—white, yellow and rose gold, platinum and palladium—or choose from a wide

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What Diamond Shape is the Best?

This is a question asked by many of our clients, and the answer completely depends on the “look” that you are going for. Do you want the most sparkle possible? Then consider brilliant diamond shapes such as the round or

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Where is the Best Place to Buy an Engagement Ring?

In this age of Internet shopping and next-day deliveries, it’s tempting to cruise around online, where choices are staggering and possibilities endless, to look for the “best deal”. At Dominion Jewelers, we often hear “I can find a diamond cheaper

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