CFB Luxury Watches Rival Rolex, Swiss Technology At It's Best

CFB Luxury Watches Rival Rolex, Swiss Technology At It's Best

January 05, 2021

Carl F. Bucherer is one of the few Swiss watch manufacturers that is still owned by its founding family. The Carl F. Bucherer brand is deeply rooted in the cosmopolitan spirit of Lucerne, and this is reflected in powerful brand imagery, with images in minimalistic gold that tell the brand’s success story set against the baroque heritage of its hometown. This has been the setting for the creation of Carl F. Bucherer’s luxurious products and sophisticated designs for 130 years.

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Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend, Especially When They Are From Spain

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend, Especially When They Are From Spain

November 23, 2020

Barry Peterson Jewelers continues to bring you quality craftsmanship with tasteful bling for your neckline. Getting ready for all our holiday shoppers, we have recently restocked our floor with paper clip earrings, diamonds by the yard, elegant pave hoops and more from this fabulous brand: FACET.

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FOPE: Our Favorite Gold Bracelets, Here's Why....

FOPE: Our Favorite Gold Bracelets, Here's Why....

November 23, 2020

In 2007 FOPE launched a ground-breaking concept: 18-carat stretchable bracelets. It was an instant success called Flex’it, the perfect blend of style and innovation. The Flex’it collections feature stretchable bracelets (and sometimes rings) crafted solely in 18-carat and rendered fully flexible thanks to tiny gold springs hidden between each link.

Barry Peterson Jewelers is excited to bring you Flex'it rings and bracelets available for purchase instore only. Come by our showroom today!

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Luvente and BPJ

Luvente and BPJ

November 04, 2020

This month we are highlighting one of our Brand Partners, LUVENTE. Although Barry Peterson Jewelers takes pride on creating our own custom jewelry, there are some things we just don't have time to make. That is why we turn to Luvente, to bring you more big city style options to the Wood River Valley.

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Luminox donates to Direct Relief

Luminox donates to Direct Relief

April 27, 2020

We are proud to be an official retailer of Luminox watches. During this period, 10% of all watch sales will be donated to Direct Relief. Direct Relief Organization is working in the U.S. and globally to provide personal protective equipment and essential medical items to health workers responding to the coronavirus. Click here to view current watches available for purchase in-store or over the phone.

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Glossary of Jewelry Terms

KT: (Karat) refers to the fineness of gold: one karat is equal to 1/24th part of pure gold in an alloy.

18KTY: 18 Karat Yellow Gold
18KTW: 18 Karat White Gold
18KTR: 18 Karat Rose Gold
14KTY: 14 Karat Yellow Gold
14KTW: 14 Karat White Gold

14KTR: 14 Karat Rose Gold

CT: (Carat)  

CTW: (Total Carat Weight) The term refers to the sum of the weights of all diamonds mounted in a piece of jewelry.

SHANK: refers to the band of the ring or the part that actually encircles your finger. Most shanks are round, but there are also square shaped-shanks and other more creative shapes.

GIA : Gemological Institute of America; known as the leading authority for gemology internationally.

GIA Color Grading Scale: The GIA scale begins with the letter D, representing colorlessness, and continues with increasing presence of color to the letter Z, representing light yellow, light brown or light gray. The 23 color grades on the GIA Color Scale (or diamond color chart) are subdivided into five subcategories, which are: colorless (D-F); near colorless (G-J); faint (K-M); very light (N-R); and light (S-Z).

GIA Diamond Clarity Scale: The GIA Diamond Clarity Scale has 6 categories, some of which are divided, for a total of 11 specific grades.

 

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