Debbie's Jewelry Corner

The Little Known Way to Ruin the Perfect Proposal

Posted by Debbie Arvelo

You choose the perfect location, pick up a new outfit, and select exactly the right music to set the mood. The ring is precisely what she has been hinting at and you just know she is going to say "yes." But what happens if the ring gets damaged, lost or stolen before the big moment?  Yes, it can happen and it has happened. In recent surveys conducted, it was found that 60% of engagement rings are not insured prior to the proposal. On top of that, 60% of rings are also stored in the home, leaving them at risk for...

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7 Reasons To Start Buying Sterling Silver Jewelry

Posted by Debbie Arvelo

Some people associate sterling silver with being "too expensive." on the other end of the spectrum, some think it's not "good quality" because it's not pure gold or considered "fine jewelry." we're going to dispel those myths with a guide on why you should start (and continue) buying sterling silver jewelry. People have linked silver to luxury for decades -- the phrase "silver spoon" is associated with wealth for a reason. Sterling silver -- 92.5% silver, 7.5% other metal alloys (usually copper) -- brings the tradition of luxurious silver to jewelry. Some people think sterling silver is only for earrings....

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Let’s Talk About Birthstone Jewelry

Posted by Debbie Arvelo

 Among the most popular styles of jewelry today, are timeless birthstones. Not only can they add color and elegance to your outfit, but they also give meaning to your personality. The use of birthstones in jewelry has existed since ancient times. Civilizations use gems in their jewelry.  Each of them has a corresponding meaning and significance to the wearer. To fully understand these beautiful pieces of jewels, let's look closer at these birthstones and how they incorporate in your favorite jewelry. Western traditions have mentioned the Breastplate of Aaron as the first indication that the stones in the breastplate are in the relationship with the twelve...

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How to Buy Diamonds Using The 4 C's

Posted by Debbie Arvelo

Choosing a diamond has been likened to selecting a life partner: one must tread with care. It’s true that most guys sweat over the task of choosing a perfect proposal ring. However, it can be a fun and enjoyable process if you take the correct approach. First and foremost, getting educated is the key to choosing diamonds rationally. Now, I am sure most people have heard of the 4 Cs while doing their research or during a casual visit to a jewelry store. Sadly, the majority of the people who think they fully understand the 4 Cs after an hour’s...

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The History of Valentine’s Day

Posted by Mike Martocci

Here at Debbie’s Discount Jewelry, we love everything about the romantic side of Valentine’s Day. It’s a fabulous day for you to express your love and passion for your significant other, spoil them with the treats and gifts they deserve and, most importantly, spend some quality time together. But how much do you know about why we celebrate the big day itself on the 14th? Read on to discover the complete history of St Valentine himself, and why he managed to get the entire world buying roses and sending cards every February. Valentine’s Day named after a kindly cleric who...

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