A Guide to The Home of Authentic Silver Jewelry Wear

Silver has been valued for centuries and at one time was considered even more valuable than gold. At MySolitaire, we are fortunate to possess the finest silver craftsmen working on chosen classic designs. This guide will help you to select the right pieces of silver and sterling silver jewelries and accessories.

History of Silver

For thousands of years, silver has been widely used for making ornaments, utensils and even used as basis for monetary systems. It’s recognized as a precious metal along with gold. The usage of the metal since the olden times is evident from the fact that the word “silver” is used in Anglo-Saxon literature as siolfor and seolfor. In Germanic languages also, the metal silver is referred to as silbir and silabar. The symbol Ag which is used for silver is taken from Latin language. The root for the word lies in Indo-European languages in which ‘arg’ refers to shining and white objects.

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Two major differences between silver and sterling silver:

  1. Sterling silver is mainly an alloy of silver, consisting of nearly 92.5% fine silver and 7.5% other metals, like copper, which make it less expensive. Fine silver is composed of 99.9% pure silver, and it is a bit more expensive. That’s why it is used for making jewelry, and also in the photography industry.
  2. Sterling silver is sensitive to air and water, and it gets tarnished on its surface, whereas silver is like gold, which does not tarnish even if it is in constant contact with air and water.

There is a huge difference between true sterling jewelry which can last years and plated jewelry that will come apart leaving marks on your skin. The problem is a lot of people couldn’t buy the real sterling silver jewelry although spend much money. The most common way to identify sterling silver is to find the number 925, most sterling silver jewelry will be marked “925” on its surface. Unmarked sterling silver does exist, but not really on jewelry. Jewelry that’s sterling silver should be marked as so.

Why is sterling silver jewelry always so popular?

  • .925 Sterling Silver is used often in Jewelry because of the incredible brilliance, shine, luster & durability. Silver has one of the highest reflectivity of any metal.
  • Silver is much more abundant and easier to mine than Gold.
  • Sterling Silver is always in style and always gorgeous, fashionable on any anyone and any skin-tone.
  • Sterling Silver is forever popular in style and essence, and more affordable to purchase than Gold or Platinum.

Caring for Your Silver Jewelry

Silver tends to tarnish, so always store your sterling silver jewelry in tarnish preventative bags and in a cool, dry place. Clean your sterling silver using mild soap and warm water and drying with a soft lint‐free cloth. Silver tarnishes, so store your sterling silver engagement ring in tarnish‐preventive bags in a cool, dry place. Tarnish can be removed by using a silver cloth.

MySolitaire’s Special Collection

Silver Two-Tone Men's key ring with three round cut diamonds. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01-0.03 Carats. Perfect for the modern man. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
Silver Two-Tone Men’s key ring with three round cut diamonds. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01-0.03 Carats. Perfect for the modern man. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This vivacious Garnet and Diamond Pendant showcases an alluring AA quality pear shaped Garnet, adorned with forty-seven plush Diamonds prong set in Silver. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 5.34 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.28 Carats. This marvelous pendant comes finished with an 18-inch Silver Cable Link Chain. Wear this spectacular pendant to rock the world.
This vivacious Garnet and Diamond Pendant showcases an alluring AA quality pear shaped Garnet, adorned with forty-seven plush Diamonds prong set in Silver. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 5.34 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.28 Carats. This marvelous pendant comes finished with an 18-inch Silver Cable Link Chain. Wear this spectacular pendant to rock the world.

 

These mesmerizing Diamond Hoop Earrings highlight twenty-four baguette White Diamonds each prong set in Silver. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.50 Carats. Approximate Silver Weight: 3.50 Grams. A delicate pair of earrings to adorn yourself.
These mesmerizing Diamond Hoop Earrings highlight twenty-four baguette White Diamonds each prong set in Silver. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.50 Carats. Approximate Silver Weight: 3.50 Grams. A delicate pair of earrings to adorn yourself.

 

This is an extraordinary Men's Single Link Charm Necklace, designed in Silver. The necklace measures 20-inches in length. Enliven your look with this elite necklace.
This is an extraordinary Men’s Single Link Charm Necklace, designed in Silver. The necklace measures 20-inches in length. Enliven your look with this elite necklace.

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Right Place to Find Adorable Kids Jewelry Collection

This Christmas, we encourage you to make memories with your children that they’ll treasure long after the toys are collecting dust on the shelves. And, so presenting today some memorable pieces of kid’s jewelry collection. We have adorable kid’s jewelry you’re looking for at MySolitaire. Take a look at our jewelry pieces that are sure to please under the tree.

Though, only two days to go, last-minute shoppers can stay at ease: it is not too late to pick up the ideal Christmas gift for your kids. For the little ones in your life, we have the quality and style you love at the price that you want. From that first Baby ring, ID bracelet, to their Birthstone in Gold or Sterling Silver. You can surely bank on us to help you with the perfect jewelry gift for that special child. All of our kid’s jewelry have exquisite design and high quality.

We also offer a wonderful collection of Baptism gifts. Whether it’s a piece of irresistible baby jewelry or a personalized keepsake with an engraved bracelet, you’ll find a vast variety for each of the jewelry items. Also, find the perfect pair of earrings, birthstones, sparkling diamonds, stars & heart shaped jewelries, and classic gold band rings.

With the in-demand styles that people want in mind, we’ve prepared an array of jewelry pieces that are the perfect accessories for kids. Whatever the occasion, giving a piece of jewelry to a child can be very rewarding, especially when you see their face light upon opening your gift.

Tips for buying kids jewelry

A silver or gold jewelry has long durability and are a great substance to become a keepsake. If you’re looking for something that can be worn by both little boys and girls, then a baby bangle would be the perfect choice. It can be given for multiple occasions as well. Baby bangles are often expandable to easily go onto the wrist, with customized engraves or pattern designs.

Another popular gift are bracelets that come in various patterns such as curb and belcher. Also, one might go for pendants that make one of the most beautiful jewelries for kids. The advantage of giving a pendant is you could end up seeing kids wearing the same pendant well into their mature years.

Our jewelry for children are playful and contemporary in look!

This is a beautiful enameled heart children's pendant in 14K Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. A perfect gift for any little girl. The pendant comes finished with a 14 inch 14K Gold chain. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This is a beautiful enameled heart children’s pendant in 14K Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. A perfect gift for any little girl. The pendant comes finished with a 14 inch 14K Gold chain. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This is a beautiful Hush-A-Bye children's bangle in 14K Yellow Gold. A perfect gift for any little girl. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. The bangle comes in a Musical Box that plays 'Hush-A-Bye, Baby'. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This is a beautiful Hush-A-Bye children’s bangle in 14K Yellow Gold. A perfect gift for any little girl. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. The bangle comes in a Musical Box that plays ‘Hush-A-Bye, Baby’. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This 14K Yellow Gold Bracelet features Flat Plain ID Bar, with one Diamond, suitable for engraving your own message. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. Part of the MySolitaire D for diamonds Collection.
This 14K Yellow Gold Bracelet features Flat Plain ID Bar, with one Diamond, suitable for engraving your own message. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. Part of the MySolitaire D for diamonds Collection.

 

This 14K Yellow Gold adjustable flat band bangle easy to slide the wrist with a Heart accented with one Diamond. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. Part of the MySolitaire D for diamonds Collection.
This 14K Yellow Gold adjustable flat band bangle easy to slide the wrist with a Heart accented with one Diamond. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. Part of the MySolitaire D for diamonds Collection.

 

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A Reliable Guide on Buying Sapphire Jewelries

Instantly recognizable, sapphire is one of the hardest mineral found on earth with typically a rich blue color. Other colors include pink, white, and red (which are rubies). Sapphire is also the birthstone of September. This gemstone symbolizes purity, loyalty, and trust. With its alluring blue color, notable clarity and hardness, sapphire is the one of the most popular gemstones. Natural and lab-created sapphire jewelries make for impressive gifts to give your loved ones.

A Brief History

It is believed by many that sapphire derived its name from the Greek word ‘sapheiros’ which means blue. In the 13th century, it was said that if a person was untrue to their partner, the sapphire ring they wore would change color. So sapphires used to be a test of fidelity which made them a favorite with erstwhile kings and clergy.  Later, in the 18th and 19th centuries, diamonds from South America and Africa were available in plenty and hence their prices declined. This led many to conclude that sapphires, rubies, and emeralds were more valuable and rare than diamonds.  As a result, engagement rings with colored gemstones such as sapphire were more valued.

The most famous royal blue sapphire engagement ring in modern history was of Princess Diana’s sapphire ring, which Prince Harry gave to his fiancée, Catherine Middleton on their engagement. This ring features a 12 carat oval, blue diamond surrounded by a halo of 14 solitaire diamonds and is revered all over the world.

Along with being romantic symbols of commitment, sapphires are also said to boost productivity and keep the wearer from negative thoughts.

Today, young couples buy sapphire jewelry because of these very qualities like sincerity, truth, faithfulness and nobility. Blue, pink, or yellow, you get all the sapphire jewelry designs at MySolitaire.

4Cs of Sapphire

  • Color

A sapphire’s worth is determined by a combination of hue, tone and saturation. Hue is your first impression of a gem’s basic color. Tone is the darkness or lightness of a color. Saturation is a color’s strength or intensity.

The most highly valued blue sapphires will be cornflower blue in color without any modifying colors, such as gray, green or black. The saturation should be as strong as possible without darkening the tone. Also, it is important to examine a stone from all angles to determine the presence or degree of zoning (unattractive colors) before making a purchasing decision. Go for sapphires that aren’t blue as they are a great option if you want the unique appeal of a colorful center stone for a lesser price.

  • Cut

The stone’s cut isn’t as important as the cut of a diamond as it’s difficult to notice inclusion on darker gemstones. Asterism in a sapphire will only be revealed if the stone is cut as a cabochon. Look for a cabochon with a symmetrical outline and a star that’s centered when the gem rests on its base. The dome of the cabochon should be a bit high—about two-thirds of the stone’s width—to focus the star sharply. An oval-cut one has an inherited feel, while a round bezel setting gives off a contemporary touch.

  • Clarity

Sapphires with extremely high clarity are rare. So, need not to worry looking for a flawless stone as long as there aren’t major dark inclusions. Besides, the price comes down significantly with more inclusions on the gemstone.

  • Carat

Sapphires can range in size from a few points to hundreds of carats. Generally, blue sapphires weigh less than 5 carats as large sapphires are exceedingly rare.

Treatment

Heating is one common treatment, particularly for blue sapphires. The results are stable and durable, and heat-treated blue sapphires typically retain their enhanced effects permanently. Because of this, the practice is commonly accepted in the colored stone market.

Look for sapphires with beautiful, custom designed settings done by our artisans!

This beautiful Natural Blue Sapphire ring displays a vivid trillion shaped Natural Blue Sapphire flashing thirty-six dazzling Diamonds prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.24 Carats. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1.92 Carats. A ring ideal to compliment you. The Total Gold Weight of the Ring is 5.01 Grams.
This beautiful Natural Blue Sapphire ring displays a vivid trillion shaped Natural Blue Sapphire flashing thirty-six dazzling Diamonds prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.24 Carats. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1.92 Carats. A ring ideal to compliment you. The Total Gold Weight of the Ring is 5.01 Grams.

 

This majestic Pink Sapphire Solitaire Scroll Pendant displays an AAA quality Pear-shaped Pink Sapphire prong set in 14K Yellow Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 0.51-0.56 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 14K Yellow Gold Singapore Chain.
This majestic Pink Sapphire Solitaire Scroll Pendant displays an AAA quality Pear-shaped Pink Sapphire prong set in 14K Yellow Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 0.51-0.56 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 14K Yellow Gold Singapore Chain.

 

This startling White Sapphire and Diamond Ring beholds an AAA quality emerald-cut White Sapphire, accented with 34 enticing Diamonds prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1.65 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.40 Carats. Wear this ring for a flash of exuberance.
This startling White Sapphire and Diamond Ring beholds an AAA quality emerald-cut White Sapphire, accented with 34 enticing Diamonds prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1.65 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.40 Carats. Wear this ring for a flash of exuberance.

 

This one-of-a-kind Blue Sapphire Earrings behold two oval shaped Blue Sapphires, bedecked with ten shimmering Diamonds each prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1. 34 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.10 Carats. Stunning earrings to verve-up your look.
This one-of-a-kind Blue Sapphire Earrings behold two oval shaped Blue Sapphires, bedecked with ten shimmering Diamonds each prong set in 14K White Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 1. 34 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.10 Carats. Stunning earrings to verve-up your look.

 

This is a beautiful solitaire blue sapphire pendant with a VS quality diamond accent. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 0.59 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.03 Carats. The pendant comes finished with a 18K White Gold Singapore Chain.
This is a beautiful solitaire blue sapphire pendant with a VS quality diamond accent. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 0.59 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.03 Carats. The pendant comes finished with a 18K White Gold Singapore Chain.

 

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Love Is Incomplete Without a Heart Shaped Jewelry

Even if she has everything, she probably doesn’t have this! In our last minute gift list today, we are delighted to bring you our dazzling heart shaped jewelries.

Why heart shaped jewelries

No heart is shaped the same, but our pendants do and it’s where our purpose lies. Bridging the eternal communication between lovers, our heart shaped jewelries leave a little sparkle wherever you go!

If you are up to a diamond heart pendant necklace, you will surely find glimmering lockets with multi-stone styles, that can be cute as well as a statement of deep love – at the same time. If you wish to flaunt a single diamond on your necklace, a solitaire heart pendant could well be the best choice.

Mysolitaire’s heart shaped collection

MySolitaire’s heart necklaces, bracelets, pendants, rings and earrings make great gifts, absolutely perfect for special moments like anniversaries or a memorable Christmas. Whether you want to gift someone or celebrate an occasion, we have an inspiringly dedicated collection of heart shaped jewelry to meet your needs. And, our affordable jewelries never fail to put a grin on your face.

Along with multiple gemstones like rubies and sapphires, our heart necklaces come in yellow, white, and rose gold, as well as sterling silver. Our wide selection of heart-shaped jewelries is a spontaneous sign of your deep sentiments. Also, we have an exclusive array of kid’s heart shaped jewelry collection that’s as pretty as the night stars!

View our large selection of stylish and affordable heart shaped jewelry

This radiant Morganite Scroll Solitaire Pendant showcases an AAA quality Heart Morganite four prong set in 14K Rose Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 2.50-3.03 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 14K Rose Gold Singapore Chain.
This radiant Morganite Scroll Solitaire Pendant showcases an AAA quality Heart Morganite four prong set in 14K Rose Gold. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 2.50-3.03 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 14K Rose Gold Singapore Chain.

 

This is a beautiful enameled heart children's pendant in 14K Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. A perfect gift for any little girl. The pendant comes finished with a 14 inch 14K Gold chain. The Diamond is SI2 - I1 clarity and I-J color.
This is a beautiful enameled heart children’s pendant in 14K Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.01 Carats. A perfect gift for any little girl. The pendant comes finished with a 14 inch 14K Gold chain. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and I-J color.

 

This glamorous Black and White Diamond Heart Ring showcases twelve AA quality round Black Diamonds, ornamented with nineteen dazzling Diamonds prong set in 10K White Gold. Approximate Black Diamond Weight: 0.10 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.20 Carats. The fine finishing exaggerates the beauty of this ring.
This glamorous Black and White Diamond Heart Ring showcases twelve AA quality round Black Diamonds, ornamented with nineteen dazzling Diamonds prong set in 10K White Gold. Approximate Black Diamond Weight: 0.10 Carats. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.20 Carats. The fine finishing exaggerates the beauty of this ring.

 

This sparkling Aquamarine Solitaire Scroll Pendant showcases an AAA quality Heart Aquamarine prong set in Platinum. Approximate Gemstone Weight:   2.63 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain.
This endearing Diamond Circle Heart Three Tone Pendant showcases eleven gleaming Diamonds prong set in 18K Pink, Yellow and White Gold. Approximate Diamond Weight: 0.02-0.07 Carats. The chic Pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain. The Diamond is SI2 – I1 clarity and H-I color.

 

This sparkling Aquamarine Solitaire Scroll Pendant showcases an AAA quality Heart Aquamarine prong set in Platinum. Approximate Gemstone Weight:   2.63 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain.
This sparkling Aquamarine Solitaire Scroll Pendant showcases an AAA quality Heart Aquamarine prong set in Platinum. Approximate Gemstone Weight: 2.63 Carats. This pendant comes finished with an 18-inch 18K White Gold Singapore Chain.

Nothing says romance better than a MySolitaire Diamond!

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