Jewelry Academy

How to sell gold or unwanted jewelry

Buying gold and used or unwanted jewelry has been a service provided by jewelers since the beginning of time. Whether people are looking to make a ...

2019 Wedding Band Trends

2018 was a big year for new bridal trends. With amazing inspiration from the Royal Wedding, we’re seeing some classic looks coming back with modern...

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...