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The origin of birthstones and the meaning of fall’s gems

We all love hearing about our special birthday month’s birthstone. But did you ever wonder how the stone became associated with the month? And why they have special traits and healing qualities? Here’s some backstory on birthstones. Origin of monthly birthstones The origin of birthstones seems to stem from the bible, namely the twelve stones […]

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5 Jewelry Insurance Questions to Ask Your Agent Right Now

Why think about jewelry insurance in the summer? Family vacations can be the time when parents or grandparents hand down their heirlooms to children or grandchildren. Make sure this valuable jewelry—and your own gems, including your wedding band and engagement ring— are protected from “oopsies.” This is a great time to examine, or reexamine, your […]

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4 More Jewelry Questions You Must Ask Your Insurance Agent

Last month we discussed some important questions to ask your insurance agent about protecting your precious jewelry and heirloom possessions. But wait — there’s more! Here are four more questions to make sure you’ve clarified your coverage and responsibility (with thanks to Gail Levine, NAJA). 1.Homeowners or special policy? Many homeowner policies cover loss of your […]

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Insure Your New Diamond Ring Against “Oopsies”

No matter how careful you are with your diamond jewelry, “oopsies” happen. Be sure it’s  adequately insured for loss and damage. You can get insurance as a rider to your homeowners or renters insurance policy, or a policy from an insurance company that specializes in jewelry. It all starts with an appraisal To be able […]

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