Water resistance is a very confusing topic for many consumers. In fact, many consumers believe if their watch is marked water resistant, they can immerse it in water, which is not always the case, as there are many levels of water resistance. Water damage to the watch movement can be a very costly repair, and […]
On this edition of the Weekly Before and After, we have a very tarnished butterfly brooch. The gold plating had worn off over time, and all that tarnish was hiding the beautiful sterling silver. There were three key processes that needed to be done for this repair: -Carefully remove tarnish from the sterling silver -Reapply […]
On this edition of the Weekly Before and After, we have another dramatic ring repair. We don’t know how it was damaged, but as you can see, it is completely crushed. There were two key processes that needed to be done for this repair: -Reshaping the ring shank -Soldering each break in the metal Then […]
On this edition of the Weekly Before and After, we have more than just one item on the Weekly Before & After, we have 5!
Where the Pearl Comes From and How to Properly Care for Pearl Jewelry A pearl starts as a foreign particle (a pebble, shell , or sand) in an oyster or mollusk. The particle irritates the mollusk and it secretes a substance called nacre. The nacre protects the mollusk from the particle. Over the years, layers […]
We have another noticeable watch crystal replacement on this edition of the Weekly Before & After. It is a beautiful watch as well, but that can be missed when a glaring damaged crystal is front and center.