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Why We Don’t Use Lab-Grown Diamonds at Jaume Labro

While lab-grown diamonds may be praised as a more “sustainable” option, the reality is more complex. Their production process is energy-intensive. Growing a diamond requires a seed — a piece of natural stone — and significant amounts of electricity, which does not always come from renewable sources. Additionally, the long-term environmental impact of lab-grown diamonds […]

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Unveiling Value: 6 Questions to Guide Your Ethical Jewelry Journey

For millennia, humans have adorned themselves with shimmering metals and captivating gemstones. These treasured pieces whisper stories of love and loss, mark momentous occasions, and become outward expressions of our unique personalities. But in today’s whirlwind of fleeting trends and instant gratification, it’s easy to get swept away by impulsive purchases that empty our souls and […]

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7 Valuable Tips for Planning the Perfect Spring Wedding

As master jewelers famous for our engagement and wedding rings, we have noticed that more and more couples nowadays choose to have a spring wedding. Throughout our years of interacting with couples, from clients to friends, we have gained valuable insights into planning the perfect spring wedding. That is why we can offer 7 tips […]

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Why Jewelry is the Best Christmas Gift You Can Give This Year

What can be more wonderful than a jewelry Christmas gift? In the realm of heartfelt gestures, jewels emerge as a timeless contender. But beyond its dazzling allure, the question lingers: Can jewelry truly capture the spirit of the season as a Christmas gift? Let’s unravel this age-old query and explore the sentiment, significance, and enduring magic that […]

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7 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Mokume Gane Ring

Mokume Gane, the traditional Japanese metalworking technique, has gained popularity in the jewelry world for its unique and exquisite designs. These rings are more than just accessories; they are works of art. However, before diving into the Mokume Gane rings world, you should know some essential things to make an informed and satisfying purchase. In […]

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Should Your Wedding Band Match Your Engagement Ring?

The journey towards marital bliss involves numerous decisions, and among the most cherished symbols of this journey are the engagement ring and the wedding band. These precious pieces of jewelry are not only imbued with emotional significance but also serve as outward symbols of love and commitment. One common question that arises during the wedding […]

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7 Mistakes Everybody Makes When Shopping for an Engagement Ring

Buying an engagement ring isn’t something you do every day, and the anticipation of the upcoming proposal often runs high, potentially resulting in the selection of an ill-suited jewelry item. We’ve compiled some helpful tips to steer clear of the 7 most common mistakes while buying a ring, allowing you to sidestep any potential pitfalls. […]

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9 Incredible Jewelry Techniques to Discover

Trends may come and go, but one thing is certain: People will always love – and adorn themselves with – jewelry. Discover 9 incredible jewelry techniques that have made a lasting impression on civilization for thousands of years! 1. Mokume Gane While Mokume Gane was initially reserved for Samurai in feudal Japan, this ancient tradition has recently been […]

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How Much Should an Engagement Ring Cost?

You’ve found your special someone and are looking to put a ring on it. Like most people, money is one of the biggest considerations in the process. If you’re wondering how much to spend on an engagement ring, you’re not alone. We’re here to clear up the jewelry purchase myths and provide tips on  purchasing the […]

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Buying an Engagement Ring 101

Getting a ring shouldn’t put you into debt or cause you to wait on proposing just because you can’t afford an ‘enormous diamond.’ There are plenty of engagement ring hacks that cut costs while cutting corners. But when you follow our guide, you’ll learn how to buy an engagement ring without compromising on quality. Give Yourself […]

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How to Buy a Mokume Gane Ring

What Is Mokume Gane? Initially used for samurai swords, this ancient Japanese metalworking technique heats and hammers precious metals into swirling wood-grain patterns. Learn more about the Mokume Gane process. Why Is Mokume Gane So Expensive? A Mokume Gane ring tends to have a higher price tag due to the artisanship that goes into producing it. From hammering […]

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The Traditional Japanese Art of Shibuichi

You may have heard about Mokume Gane, but what about Shibuichi? This alloy is often used in traditional Japanese jewelry – and it’s becoming increasingly popular in the alternative jewelry world. However, there are plenty of elements to consider before purchasing a Shibuichi item. From its legendary origins to considerations to make, our guide will […]

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