Diehl's Jewelers
201 Strykers Road, Suite# 19-322 • Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 • Kris@DiehlsJewelers.com

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Saturday, February 01, 2014
Making the Cut...or Not
by Kris Schmid

Making the Cut...or Not We see a good number of people who need their rings cut off their fingers. If you leave a ring on all the time you run the risk of getting it stuck on your finger and it getting so worn that gemstones will fall out.

Getting a ring cut off from your finger is no fun and damages the ring. A ring that is too tight can also damage your finger.

Here is a nifty trick if you get a ring stuck on your finger. Take some elastic fabric, similar to respirator straps or the elastic used for sweatpants and wrap it tightly around the finger from the outside of the knuckle to the ring. Feed the end through the ring and p...
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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Stronger than the Storm
Stronger than the Storm As I reflect upon the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, I am so thankful that my business was not washed out to sea.

Still, everyone was affected. Many of my clientele were without power for up to three weeks. Most had trees down, some on their homes and some on their property which they would have to pay for out of pocket to the tune of thousands of dollars. Some even lost their summer homes.

While generator companies, tree services and hardware stores did well at the end of the year, the loss of sales hurt a lot of other small businesses last year. Even Bernardsville had a lot of empty st...
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Saturday, October 13, 2012
Jewelry Diagnosis
Jewelry Diagnosis We always tell people when they buy a new piece of jewelry, especially an engagement ring, that they should have it cleaned and inspected every six months to a year. some people remember, but most forget to have it checked after a year or two. I see a lot of engagement rings missing diamonds after 15 years or so. If you find that you can’t get in to the jewelers there are a couple of self diagnostics you can perform at home.

The first would be to inspect the prongs, the part of the jewelry holding the gem. On a center diamond or colored gemstone there should be a bit of gold sticking up above th...
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AT: 10/13/2012 01:34:28 PM   0 COMMENTS