Jewelry Academy

What Do Those Markings On My Jewelry Mean?

WHAT DO THOSE MARKINGS ON MY JEWELRY MEAN? Customers often ask us: “How pure is the gold, silver or platinum in my precious piece? How can...

What are the different types of jewelry chains?

There are many options when it comes to jewelry chains. With the many different lengths, metals, construction, and thicknesses, there’s much to con...

Can I damage my diamond ring?

Everyone knows the phrase "a diamond is forever" in part because there is no harder material on earth than a shiny, beautiful diamond. But despite ...

Pearl Buying Guide

.Pearls are one type of jewelry that can be considered both classic and contemporary. They can be worn many different ways, and are offered at a br...

Can my ring be stretched or resized?

Ever find the ring that you have been wearing for 10 years has “shrunk?” Or you were given a ring as a gift and it is too big or too small? This is...

Jewelry & Metal Allergies

Have you ever had an allergic reaction with a piece of jewelry you are wearing? Has something you had on caused a rash or made your skin itch? If...

The Anatomy of a Ring

Rings come in different shapes and sizes. From casual to formal, we've seen them all here at Braunschweiger Jewelers. In fact, rings are some of th...

How to Choose a Jeweler

With so many people turning to the internet to buy goods and seek advice, brick and mortar stores have become a bit “old fashioned.” When it comes ...

How much do watch batteries cost?

So you have spent time shopping for a watch, you wear it every-day, or almost every day, but now the battery is dead. How much time will it take to...

What karat gold is the best?

When it comes to jewelry, the term “karat” gets thrown around a fair amount. While we take this term for granted, many customers aren't sure what t...

Your guide to personalized jewelry

Everyone wants something different, something made just for them, something one-of-a-kind or meaningful. This can make buying anything difficult, b...

The cost of gold vs platinum wedding and engagement rings.

When it comes to buying an engagement ring or wedding band for that special someone, there are many things to consider. Most customers have a ton o...