Sparkle vs. Shine:”The Difference Between Cubic Zirconia, Crystal and Rhinestone”

Do you know the difference between a cubic zirconia (aka CZ), a rhinestone or a Swarovski Crystal? And does their difference really matter? Well this article will help you identify with these specific gemstone variances. All of the stones are shiny, sparkly, glittery and dazzling, however one is known as a diamond substitute and the others as a naturally crystalline gem of some sort. But all stones are manmade and produced in laboratories. The biggest difference between rhinestones and cubic zirconia is in how they are made. The first rhinestones came from quartz crystals from the Rhine River in Germany,...

Stainless Steel Jewelry: “Your New Best Friend”

Today, the most popular uses for stainless steel is in Fashion Jewelry. Using stainless steel to make jewelry such as watches, bracelets, necklaces, rings, earring posts and body jewelry are trending now more than ever! According to WGSN (Worth Global Style Network), this modest silver/grey metal is gaining popularity through "industrial beauty" and "post-nature" designs. Stainless steel is appearing in survival bracelets, jewelry with rivets and buckles, jewelry with Swarovski Crystal settings, Zirconias, leather and as a popular color in Urban-themed fashions. Briefly, let’s discuss the physical properties of stainless steel. Stainless steel contains at least 10% chromium and depending...

sale

New Savings E-Club!

JewelAddicts.com just started a New Savings E-Club for our loyal buyers!  Join our newsletter and savings e-mail to become part of the E-Club!  You will receive savings, deals, and items not found on the website!  We love to help you look good & save money!  Sign-up today in the footer section of the website!