The topic of jewelry can take a lifetime to exhaust. There are so many nuances - the deeper you dig, the more there is to dig! I can talk about precious metals and stones forever. But I also understand that you may not be as obsessed as I am and can get quickly overwhelmed with so many nitty-gritty details.
The intention here is to provide the basics, so you can make informed decisions when buying jewelry, dealing with allergies (some are rare, but some are pretty common), and get the most value for your money. And if you get bitten by the jewelry bug and would like to know more, just reach out with requests as to what you would like to have covered here.
Now, let’s dive in.