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Love of Rose Gold

Posted by Resa Wilkinson on

Love of Rose Gold

Rose gold has become very popular in the last few years, yet is not new to the jewelry industry. Rose gold got its start in the 19th century in Russia. Carl Faberge was one of the first to use rose gold in his lovely Faberge eggs, blending gold and copper. This blend created a lovely pinkish material that was first coined as Russian Gold. As it gained popularity it became know as "Rose Gold". The depth of rose gold color depends on the ratio of copper to gold, ranging from soft pink to a more reddish pink. The higher the...

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Where Does Time Go?

Posted by Resa Wilkinson on

Where Does Time Go?

Where does the time go, we ask. Busy schedules, family time, events and just LIFE! I too have been busy with moving, learning new jewelry techniques and constantly striving for better.  While the wheel of time is spinning, I hope to add more new pieces to the shop. With a passion for gorgeous fine, one of a kind gemstones in various sizes ( yes, I like BIG stones ), this is getting to be more fun than ever! I also am a Rapnet member, which provides me with access to basically any diamond in the world. With this fantastic combination,...

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Hello Gorgeous

Posted by Resa Wilkinson on

Hello Gorgeous

One of my favorite parts of running my own shop is photographing each piece. Anticipation builds as I await completion, not only for the customer, but for me as well. The magic begins as I place each piece on the vintage table in my office, positioning it "just so", open the shutters allowing natural sunlight to capture the true beauty of the jewelry. At times, I use shells, fossils, geodes, etc., as props to create an image of natural gemstones and diamonds. Below are a few images of a few of my favorite photos. Thank you for viewing https://resawilkinson.com            ...

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Summertime and Jewelry

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Summertime and Jewelry

Summertime always reminds me of my times on the beach as a child, with family, baskets full of sandwiches, fruit and cool drinks. As temperatures heat up like an oven, wearing lighter weight jewelry feels great. Being in the pool, on the beach, or just laying out basking in the sun can be so relaxing and fun. During all this fun it is recommended to leave your precious engagement rings and other jewelry at home ... safe from sun, sunblock and pool chemicals, rings slipping off in the water, as well as sand getting underneath prongs, etc. This helps keep your jewelry...

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