Jewelry

The Jewelry Channel at HowStuffWorks provides tips and fashion advice. Learn about different types of jewelry.


The enormous blue diamond is famed for its size and its tendency to bring bad luck. But its tragic history has been overblown, thanks to a few embellished stories.

Do the green thing: invest in a cheap tool that'll help you mend your necklaces.

Who knew that toothpaste in your medicine cabinet could make your teeth and your jewelry beam and sparkle? Learn about other items in your bathroom that are perfect for jewelry cleaner!

A diamond may be forever, but costume jewelry is for right now. Where can you find the trendiest costume jewels to adorn your newest outfit?

Unless you work for royalty or Liz Taylor, chances are the woman at the office Christmas party isn't wearing real diamonds. But can she pull off the fakes? What makes a good piece of costume jewelry and how can you wear your faux sparklers tastefully?