Emerald, the Birthstone for May

Emerald is the birthstone for May, the name comes from the old French word “esmeralde” which is derived from the Greek word ‘smaragdos’ meaning ‘green stone.’ It is a member of the beryl group of minerals, colored by trace amounts of chromium or sometimes vanadium that produce the green color. …

WOSTEP Added to Growing List of Certifications in our Watch Department

Here at My Jewelry Repair, we like to invest in our team! To continue to develop our skills, owner Juan Guevara joined part of our watch team in Switzerland, enrolling in and earning certificates from WOSTEP (Watchmakers of Switzerland Training and Educational Program). They came back with certificates for the …

The Blarney Stone

We’re nearly certain you’ve heard the expression “kiss the Blarney stone,” but you may not know what exactly the Blarney Stone is. This March MJR would like to celebrate the luck of the Irish and observe St. Patrick’s Day by revealing some of the rich history of Ireland. A Little …