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by Pittiemom
6 months ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: QUESTION GEM FOLK!!!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 576

Re: QUESTION GEM FOLK!!!!!!

I have several pieces of blue topaz and none have a clear type color anywhere. I'd take pictures or at the very least call CS and if necessary ask to speak to a supervisor to get another stone or a refund.
by Pittiemom
8 months ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Too many “simulants”!
Replies: 35
Views: 2354

Re: Too many “simulants”!

Often its fun to find costume jewelry for $10. Seriously, go to Dillard, Macy's, Nordstrom and even TJ Maxx and check out the costume jewelry prices they slap on their pieces AND they are often silvertone, goldtone and mystery metal. SLC definitely has the costume jewelry for a great price tag when ...
by Pittiemom
9 months ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Disclosing gems treatments
Replies: 33
Views: 2765

Re: Disclosing gems treatments

Over the years I've learned that if something is low priced then generally it's going to be "treated" and generally worth what I paid for it. I started researching gem information sites and reading about treatment for gems. The sales pitch always over states worth, etc. If it's rare and you pay very...
by Pittiemom
9 months ago
Forum: Live TV
Topic: Cheryl
Replies: 273
Views: 14733

Re: Cheryl

The biggest reason I LOVE to watch SLC is the fact that it's fun. Yes, the prices are phenomenal. The CS and ease of ordering is great. But SLC has it all over the other shopping channels. The easy fun the hosts have there during broadcast is pure entertainment. Cheryl is great. I love her enthusias...
by Pittiemom
9 months ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Ruby, heated only or fissure filled
Replies: 19
Views: 2248

Re: Ruby, heated only or fissure filled

I've read about fissure filled gems extensively on gem sites. They sell for about $1 a carat, give or take. If the price is cheap and labeled genuine just know for your own edification that its filled. When I shop rubies here I'm aware that I'm getting fissure filled and I enjoy the pretty setting a...
by Pittiemom
9 months ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Opinion on 10K YG?
Replies: 15
Views: 1039

Re: Opinion on 10K YG?

I like it for my rings because I'm the destruction queen. I somehow always smack my rings against something and bend or dent. The 10K seems to be more durable for me. Gold has always had a bit of a glow to my eyes. The 10K may be less so in that way.