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How to Care for Your Pearls

When cared for and stored properly, pearls will retain their luster and nacre for a long time. Taking care of pearls is not difficult. To preserve the beauty of your pearls, just follow a few simple steps to maintain them regularly and be careful how you store them.

Easy tips to care for your pearlsWearing Your Pearls

Surprisingly, one of the best ways to care for your pearls is to wear them often. Pearls were born in the water and benefit from absorbing the moisture and oils that your skin naturally secretes throughout the day to keep their natural luster. So, go ahead, put them on and show them you care.

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

BloomingOak Design Jewelry - Holiday Gift Guide

The 2019 holiday gift guide is now available. Inspiration for jewelry gifts including a few "go along" jewelry related accessories. Take a peek 
and shop away!

BloomingOak Design Jewelry holiday gift guide.

Also, please note my holiday shopping deadlines. Many of my items are one of a kind so shop early for best selection.

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What's my ring size?

What's my ring size?Don't know your ring size? Or maybe you need a way to find out your girlfriend or boyfriend ring size without asking. No worries. Here's an easy way to figure it out. 

Just grab a favorite ring and measure the interior diameter. You can use either inches or millimeters. (I recommend millimeters since it more easily provides greater granularity.)  Cross reference this measurement against the table below and - tada! - you have your ring size.

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Gift Guide from BloomingOak Design jewelry

My 2018 holiday gift guide has been published!  Check it out here.  I've included some of my own favorites as well as some complementary items from other shops. Enjoy and feel free to social share!

2018 Holiday Gift Guide from BloomingOak Design handmade jewelryAs always, I offer free shipping on purchases over $75 (in the U.S.). I also
happily offer complimentary gift wrapping.  Just let me know occasion
and any special requests and what you would like on the card. 

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All about Birthstones

There is no definitive source for the assignment of gemstones as individual birthstones but there are a number of legends and several lists that document differing groups of birthstones. These include: