Gloves: The Most Dangerous Accessory of All

Jan 10, 2011

During the winter months, many people don their hands with gloves in order to protect their hands from the biting cold. But what about protecting your jewelry? Glove interiors are notorious for snagging ring prongs. These damaged prongs often lead to loosened gemstones and lost diamonds. Another thing to keep in mind is that fingers shrink in the cold. Rings have the potential for sliding off fingers when gloves are removed and if you’re like many people this season, this may go undetected in the holiday hassle.

To protect your jewelery, be careful when removing your gloves and check that your rings are still where they’re supposed to be. Avoid wearing gloves with knitted interiors as these are more prone to catching ring prongs. If your rings do happen to get damaged, make sure to stop by King Jewelers where our skilled jewelers will expertly repair your jewelry.

Established in 1912, King Jewelers has proudly styled jewelry and timepiece aficionados from around the world. A pioneer among independent couture jewelers, King Jewelers has built an outstanding reputation steeped in quality, value and first-class customer service. King Jewelers features exclusive jewelry designers, offers in-house custom designs, private label jewelry collections, and is an authorized dealer for over forty luxury Swiss watch brands including Alpina, Bell & Ross, Bulgari, Breitling, Cartier, Chanel, Chopard, Concord, Dunhill, Ebel, Harry Winston, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jaquet Droz, Montblanc, Roger Dubuis, Swiss Army, TAG Heuer, and TechnoMarine. With two store locations in Aventura, FL and Nashville, TN, King Jewelers has won numerous awards as the Southeast’s top jewelry store and diamond wholesaler. With a diamond office located in Antwerp, Belgium since 1961, King Jewelers is able to offer Nashville and Miami custom diamond bridal designs and gem-quality loose diamonds at wholesale prices. King Jewelers is a member of the Jewelers of America, American Watch Guild, and the American Society of Appraisers. King Jewelers has GIA Certified Gemologists and offers expert jewelry and watch repairs.

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