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Thursday, May 6th, 2021
Daily wear can take a toll on your favorite bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings. While you may have an unbreakable bond to special pieces of jewelry, it’s important to remember that your jewelry is not invincible! Time and natural aging can also impact jewelry that you wear, especially antique heirlooms. When a chain snaps, a ring becomes too tight or loose, or a stone falls out before your eyes, there is no need to fret. Simply place the treasured jewelry in a secure container and bring it to your nearest Lux Bond & Green Jewelers for attention from our esteemed jewelry repair specialists and goldsmiths. Lux Bond & Green offers an extensive range of jewelry repair services, to keep your favorite pieces looking beautiful for generations.We want you to know that at Lux Bond & Green, your jewelry repair needs will be assessed and handled by jewelry professionals. Expert service h...
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
Buying an engagement ring is often less stressful than the act of proposing. During our important role creating each couple’s special ring, we usually ask, “how are you going to present the ring?” In fact, often times, our professional diamond experts end up helping our clients create that very special memory. Our motto that Every Box has a Story%u2122 is taken seriously, not just for the trust in creating the engagement ring, but then again for this incredible moment in our customer’s lives. Over the years, we’ve shared some very memorable proposals—some extravagant, some sentimental, and some even funny! In this post, we share some of our favorite ideas, and help you think outside of the “box”:1. ‘A Sipping Surprise’ - Here is an easy proposal experience that has been used many times over the years. It’s still a favorite. For this one, ...
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
Real is Rare - The Growing Concern around Man-Made Diamonds The introduction of lab-created, man-made, synthetic, or cultured diamonds of gem quality is becoming a growing concern in the diamond industry. Synthetic diamonds will sometimes be called HPHT or CVD diamonds, which are the two common manufacturing methods used today. There are large factories in China, Russia as well as the United States producing larger and larger sizes of synthetic diamonds. These include colored diamonds, as well as millions of carats of small or melee diamonds. Sadly, some of these diamonds have found their way into the diamond industry and into consumers’ hands, without being disclosed by the manufactures or retailers as synthetic diamonds.  The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and DeBeers have been investing and researching this issue for decades, and they are developing technology and instrumentation to detect these synthetics. GIA, which is the leading laboratory for d...