One of the many benefits of owning jewelry made with Sterling Silver and Gold (and even metals plated with Silver or Gold), is it can almost always be made to look like new again. A basic clean, polish, and inspection is part of the routine care and maintenance needed to keep your jewelry looking like […]
On this edition of the Weekly Before and After, we don’t have severe damage, but rather a frequently requested service, soldering rings together. The most common types of rings soldered together are an engagement ring and a wedding band. There are pros and cons to this process. Pro’s – Soldering keeps them aligned at all […]
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!