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Know your gold

This reference info is taken from the February 2011, "The Offical Guide to the Diamond District" - 47th St Guide: Gold stamped and it's percentage of gold %: 1. 10k stamped: 417,10kt,10k = 41.7% gold 2. 14k stamped: 585,14kt,14k = 58.5% gold 3. 18 k stamped: 750, 18kt,18k = 75% gold 4. 22k stamped: 917,22kt,22k = 91.6% gold 5. 24k stamped: 999,24kt,24k = 99.999% gold Note about diamonds and cuts: "Brilliance and carat weight are often inversely proportional to each other. To satisfy the modern customer, sub-standard cuts are often favored in order to achieve more weight in carats".

Gift Guide for the Beginner Cook

Gift Guide for the Beginner Cook by ourdesignpages featuring red earrings Red earrings etsy.com Joseph Joseph - Nest 9 Plus Kitchen set $77 - connox.com Alessi Parmenide Grater $18 - occa-home.co.uk Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin 4-Piece Paring Knife Set bloomingdales.com Amazon.com: Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart Round... amazon.com Amazon.com: Le Creuset Silicone 7-Piece Utensil Set, Cherry: Kitchen &... amazon.com Amazon.com: Le Creuset Signature Enameled Cast-Iron 5-1/2-Quart Round... amazon.com Amazon.com: Betty Crocker Cookbook: 1500 Recipes for the Way You Cook... amazon.com

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Fresh, flattering and feminine: Marvelous Mani

Fresh, flattering and feminine: Marvelous Man by ourdesignpages featuring a lacy dress Jane Norman lacy dress $58 - houseoffraser.co.uk Pendant jewelry bestgifts.kitsylane.com Statement earrings bestgifts.kitsylane.com Manicure tool $31 - etsy.com Nail care glamour.com

Stylish Denim Dresses

Stylish Denim Dresses by ourdesignpages featuring a denim dress 3 1 Phillip Lim zipper dress net-a-porter.com Miss Selfridge denim dress missselfridge.com Topshop crystal collar necklace nordstrom.com Sterling silver earrings amazon.com Hamsa jewelry bestgifts.kitsylane.com Statue of Liberty New York, 8"x 20" etsy.com

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide by ourdesignpages featuring drop earrings Charm jewelry bestgifts.kitsylane.com Sparkle jewelry bestgifts.kitsylane.com Drop earrings bestgifts.kitsylane.com Calvin klein amazon.com