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Safe Metals

Safe Metals Many people go to a specialty boutique to purchase their jewellery, but jewellery, as a product, is available everywhere and at many different price points.  We love jewellery and we are surrounded by it :)).   It is sold at drug stores and grocery stores!  That being said, everyone should know what is […]

Diamond Ring

Buying Diamonds

Buying Diamonds Below you will learn the basic information you need to know if you are buying diamonds.  The information here is just the bare bone basics that any shopper should know before heading out to the boutiques.  Bija Bijoux is not your average diamond ring store, but we do offer custom design and have […]


Sterling Silver and Jewelry

Sterling Silver and Jewelry   Be it price, weight or look at feel, sterling silver has rightfully earned a prominent position in the jewelry space.  Before we move forward discussing the many reasons why jewellers use sterling silver, we should probably touch on the important facts about sterling silver.  What is sterling silver?  How is sterling silver made? […]

copper and stering silver

sterling silver and copper

Sterling Silver and Copper Sterling silver is an alloy of silver, meaning other metals are added to silver to give it the desired properties.  Using silvers mass as the measuring tool, 92.5% of silvers mass is actually silver, and the remaining mass is made up of other metals, traditionally it’s copper.  Below are the scientific or chemistry makeup of this […]

Classic Silver Link Bracelet

Handmade jewelry

Handmade jewelry   Handmade jewelry is something you would find in a custom jewelry designers product line.  As the name implies, handmade jewelry typically involves assembling or forming jewelry by hand as opposed to machines commonly found in factories or jewelry assembly lines.  But does the term handmade mean that the entire piece of jewelry was […]