Jewelry and Precious Stones

  • A List of Scrap Metal Items
    Most homes, businesses, manufacturing facilities and farms have items that constitute scrap metal With a little research, you should be able to find companies in your area ...
  • How to Replace the Watch Back on a Timex
    It's easy to replace a watch back, commonly referred to as a case back, on a Timex watch However, you should thoroughly inspect the original case back to determine whether ...
  • What is a Geode?
    A geode is a rock with a special surprise inside From the exterior, a geode appears to be a boring round-shaped rock with little to capture one's attention. If a rock like ...
  • How to Find Agates in Michigan
    Agate is a semi-precious gemstone valued by collectors for its rich colors, banding patterns and reflective qualities This hard rock forms when liquid quartz fills an empty ...
  • How to Identify Sites Where I May Legally Pan for Gold in Colorado
    Gold panning locations in Colorado are easily identifiable They are well documented and information about these locations are available to prospectors. The federal ...
  • Where to Find a Diamond Willow Tree
    Diamond willows may be found in many areas in the United States and Canada To locate them, you must know the type of areas where willow trees grow and what diamond willows ...
  • Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Instructions
    The Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is the perfect watch for the board room or the racetrack Expect to pay between $5,000 and $8,000 for the basic stainless steel model, and triple ...
  • What Is Rosin-Core Solder?
    Rosin-core solder combines a metal alloy with a pitch-like organic compound; together, the substances melt easily and adhere well to copper and other metals, creating a ...
  • How Do I Take Links Out of a Citizen Watch Band?
    Citizen watch company was established in 1918 and has been doing business ever since Citizen brand watches are very popular across the world for not only the style of their ...
  • How Kinetic Watches Work
    Kinetic, or hybrid automatic/quartz watches, are timepieces that require neither winding nor battery replacement Instead, these watches manufacture their own electricity from ...
  • How to Identify a Waltham Pocket Watch
    Waltham pocket watches have been around for more than 150 years and are a collector's item They were made between 1851 and 1957 in Waltham, Massachusetts. Like any other ...
  • Places to Pan Gold in California
    Gold Hunters can still find gold in some California lakes and rivers Prospectors must contact the California Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for permits or risk a fine.
  • Gems of Alaska
    Much of Alaska is wild, cold and unforgiving terrain, but deep in this harsh landscape, incredible gemstones can be found From amethyst in the upland regions of Tok and ...
  • The Best Places in the U.S. to Pan for Gold
    Long before the Gold Rush drew millionaire hopefuls to Sacramento in 1849, a strip of gold-enriched land between Washington, DC, and Montgomery, AL, was the main source of ...
  • How to Hunt for Gems in Georgia
    According to Gold n Gem Grubbin, a business in Cleveland, Georgia, that allows panning for gold and gems on the premises, more gold has been found in Georgia than was panned ...
  • How to Tell If a Swiss Army Watch Is Fake
    Victorinox Swiss Army watches are popular, high-quality timepieces Like many other Swiss-made products (knives, trains, etc.), they are precision-made, dependable and ...
  • How to Replace a Battery in a Tissot Watch
    Replacing a Tissot watch battery can be an easy task The most difficult part of the job is removing the case back. Replacing a battery on an older Tissot watch requires few ...
  • Places to Pan for Gold in Missouri
    With gold's increase in value in recent years, many hopeful prospectors and gold panning enthusiasts search for new areas around the country where they may be able to find ...
  • Gems of Tennessee
    Tennessee is home to a range of gemstones, including the Tennessee freshwater pearl, which is the state gem Agate, the state mineral, is found is several locations in the ...
  • Gems Found in Alabama
    Webster's defines a gem "as any jewel, whether stone, pearl or the like, having value and beauty that are intrinsic and not derived from its setting; a precious or .. ...
  • How to Tell If Gems Are Real
    With gemstone prices on the rise, more collectors and consumers are hesitant when making their purchases for fear of false stones The first inquiry collectors and consumers ...
  • How to Search a Creek Bed for Indian Arrowheads
    Archeological artifacts are fascinating legacies from past cultures that can teach us about the practices and lifestyles of vanished peoples Although the term usually brings ...
  • What Gems Are Found in Minnesota?
    Much of Minnesota's nearly 87,000 square miles borders or includes water The northeastern part of the state lies along Lake Superior, while the state includes a phenomenal ...
  • How to Detect Fake Tag Heuer Watches
    Tag Heuer watches are Swiss-made luxury timepieces Their quality should make a genuine Tag Heuer watch last you a lifetime. Due to the strong association with sports and ...
  • How to Find Quartz Stones
    Quartz stone can be found in most geographical areas of the world Quartz is located on the earth’s crust and forms in cracks of sandstone, granite and other types of ...
  • How to Build Your Own Mechanical Watch
    Building a mechanical watch can be a satisfying project that will result in a unique timepiece to wear The job, however, requires skill with precision tools and experience in ...
  • How to Locate Geodes
    Geodes were formed six to eight million years ago and are spherical-shaped rocks that are typically hollow inside and always lined with crystals The most common mineral found ...
  • How to Test Gold With Vinegar
    If you've ever wondered whether a gold piece is real gold or some other type of metal, you can find out without taking it to a jeweler or pawn shop Using equipment and ...
  • Endangered Animals List
    An endangered animal is a species that is in danger of completely disappearing forever Many of the animals on the endangered species list, and a number of those that are ...
  • How to Identify Vintage Pocket Watches
    Identifying a vintage pocket watch, with few exceptions, is easy and requires few or no tools Vintage pocket watches from the late 19th century through the 1950s are well ...