An eternity ring is usually given to a wife by her husband and is meant to symbolize love that lasts for an eternity. Generally, an eternity ring has diamonds that go all the way around the ring.Continue Reading
Sometimes each stone in the ring can come to symbolize something specific. For example, one stone can be for the day the couple met, the day they shared their first kiss, or the day they became engaged. Eternity rings mean something different to every couple.
There are two types of eternity rings available. One is the full eternity ring, which has diamonds that go all the way around the ring. The other is called a half eternity ring. This type has stones that only go halfway around.Learn more about Jewelry & Watches
Removing a captive bead ring piercing requires prying the ring open using pliers until the bead falls out and the empty space is large enough to slide over your ear. Removing it on your own can be difficult, so it is best to have it done by a piercing professional if possible.Full Answer >
Popular wire-wrapping techniques for jewelry include briolette coverings, wire herringbones, bird's nests, and both simple and messy ring wraps. As of 2015, jewelry supply seller Fusion Beads hosts a number of illustrated wire-wrapping tutorials on its website.Full Answer >
To find jeweler trademarks, use a jeweler's loupe to inspect metal jewelry underneath a stone's mounting, inside the band of a ring or near the clasp of a necklace. The Antique Jewelry University's online encyclopedia provides pictures of many jewelry trademarks, and the 925-1000.com features pictures of silver marks.Full Answer >
The easiest methods used to tell real silver from fake silver are the magnet test, the ring test and the ice test. You can perform all of these tests at home without any technical knowledge, chemicals or equipment.Full Answer >