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Emily Zimmer

Emily is a content writer and marketer for Luriya.com. Her goal is to keep you in the loop on all things new and sparkly.
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Are We Still Talking About Alternative Engagement Rings?

BY : Emily Zimmer

It is a common misconception that the only way to propose is with a classic, white diamond ring. While the movies and media never seem to depict otherwise, this doesn’t mean that the world isn’t full of unique and creative brides-to-be, who aren’t interested in receiving anything classic -- ever.

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Topics: non-traditional engagement rings, non-diamond engagement rings, alterternative engagement rings

Silver For Sale: Cash Or Keep?

BY : Emily Zimmer

It’s no secret that many jewelry owners do not know the value of their jewelry. It is frequently assumed that a silver chain or a gold ring are worth a lot more than they really are. Of course, this could go the other way as well. As clutter piles up and chains tangle and tarnish, it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s fake. For example, when it comes to silver, many do not know the difference between silver and silver-plate. When selling silver, it’s important to be educated on this topic as sterling silver obviously has a much higher value than silver-plate.

Do you know what you have? Do you know what it's worth? Ever had any interest in selling your silver?

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Topics: Selling Silver, Sterling silver

Can I Wear A Pocket Watch If I Don't Own A Monocle? The Tale Of The Pocket Watch

BY : Emily Zimmer

We’ve all seen the occasional stranger pull a pocket watch out of his or her pocket, click it open, and check the time. Maybe you personally own one or have a friend who does, or maybe you didn’t even know they still exist. These gorgeous and historical timepieces paved the way for more elaborate and advanced watches, from the wrist watch, all the way to the Apple Watch. But what are they worth now? What purpose (if any) does a pocket watch serve in 2018? 

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Topics: Watches

DIAMONDS IN THE SNOW: WINTER JEWELRY TRENDS TO KEEP YOU WARM

BY : Emily Zimmer

When winter rolls around, choosing what jewelry to wear becomes complicated for a lot of reasons. With new layers of clothing that certainly weren’t there in spring and summer, we must devise a new game plan. Afterall, what’s the purpose of wearing gorgeous jewelry if no one can even see it?

Hats and scarves tangled up in your earrings? For these trends, it may be worth it. Don’t let the cold air bring you down.

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Topics: Diamonds, Jewelry

Turning The Corner: Fancy Jewelry Hubs Around The World

BY : Emily Zimmer

With tall buildings and endless traffic, sometimes New York City feels absolutely inescapable. As tourists flock and natives cringe, it becomes more and more difficult to remember that the world extends past the Hudson. This goes for the world of retail as well. While many consumers believe that NYC is the world’s hub for all things retail, they are surprisingly mistaken.

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Topics: Watches, Diamonds, Jewelry, Buying Jewelry