Must Know Facts Before Buying Gold Jewelry

It’s hard to differentiate among the many types of gold jewelry in the marketplace. Photography can be made to look luxurious and perfect. You don’t want to invest in any piece that 1) Isn’t the quality you intended 2) Turns color quickly.

I’ve written a blog post on Ounce of Salt about How to Buy Gold: 5 Must Knows that I think you should check out before investing in any gold jewelry.

Also, I’ve added a new line of 14k gold to my jewelry collection at Ounce of Salt Jewelry. If you know my jewelry, you’ll remember that my every day pricing is the best you will find in the market relative to quality. I’m able to offer this due to my low overhead business model.


Alternatives to Earth Grown Diamonds

As an independent, private fine jeweler whose focus is on the interests of my customers (not the jewelry industry), I think its time to consider alternatives to natural diamonds as an option for fine jewelry.

Earth grown diamonds are still my #1 preference, especially for an engagement ring. But during this time, the bottom line is that many cannot afford the high cost of a natural diamond.

Diamond Alternatives Based on Price

I discuss the following substitutes for earth grown diamonds in my Ounce of Salt Blog Post .

  1. Lab grown diamonds
  2. Moissanite
  3. White Sapphire
  4. White Topaz
  5. Cubic Zirconia

Visit my blog to get my opinion on these stones and the best choices if you are looking to invest in an earth grown diamond look alike!