If you heard about Mokume Gane, maybe the name Shibuichi sounds familiar to you. In this article will explain everything you should know about shibuichi, and its pros and cons to help you choose the best materials for your rings, jewels. and accessories.
When most people are asked about colors of gold, yellow and white varieties typically come to mind. And while these two hues are certainly the standard for most luxury jewelry, there’s an entire rainbow of gold alloys that are just as stunning. Our Mokume Gane jewelry harnesses a wide variety of gorgeous shades to produce […]
Inspired by fabled Damascus steel sword making of the 9th century, Mokume Gane techniques have been used to create distinctive Japanese metalwork pieces for over 500 years.Decorative patterns were hand-hammered and fired to craft the handles and sheaths of Mokume Gane katanas. The intricate artisanship meant that these pieces were status symbols in feudal Japan […]
Gold and diamonds have been fought over and sought after for centuries, and the modern market is no different. With the increase of environmental destruction and the taking advantage of mine workers, we at Jaume Labro have made a promise to only purchase from ethical companies with transparent business practices and sources. That’s why we […]
What makes a gemstone unique is the combination of different parameters. In addition to using the 4 C’s of Diamonds chart, how can you determine the value of a precious or semi-precious gemstone? What should you be on the lookout for when you purchase your next diamond, ruby, or even Tsavorite? Choosing a precious stone […]
Gold mining causes untold ecological harm. But the gold used to make your Labro ring is different. Find out more about eco-friendly gold.Ethical gold is that produced with no legal or moral concerns. That means no child labor. No illegal operations. No environmentally unsound policies. No association with war. Eco-friendly and recycled gold for a […]