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About: Matt Craine

Matthew Craine

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2021 Best of Washington DC – Custom Jeweler

We are thrilled to have been chosen as DC’s 2021 Best Custom Jeweler!!! 🥳 Thank you DC Modern Luxury (@dcmagazine) and all our fans in this amazing city ❤️ Custom, quality handmade pieces and customer satisfaction are our passion and specialty! #modernluxury #dcmagazine

What is the Difference Between Carat and Karat?

As a jeweler for over 45 years, often I am asked what is the difference between Carat and Karat? Carat with a C vs Karat with a K. Karat with a K refers to the amount of gold in a piece of jewelry and Carat with a C refers to the size of gemstones. Watch  …Read More

46th Anniversary Sale! 30% Off In-Store & Up to 60% Off Online

It is our Anniversary! We are celebrating 46 years as your family jeweler. We are so grateful that you have allowed us to share in your milestones by creating heirlooms to celebrate the people and occasions that are most dear to you and your family. We would like to show you our appreciation by offering  …Read More

Can You Fix a Chipped Diamond?

I receive all kinds of questions and one that comes often is: I have a ring with a diamond that is chipped or I have a sapphire that it is abraded, what can I do about it? Can you fix a chipped diamond? Actually we can resolve the issue. It requires the removal of the  …Read More

What’s the Difference Between 14k and 18k Gold?

Today I’m going to try to answer a question that I’m asked very often. What is the difference between 14 karat and 18 karat gold? And the difference is that the 18 karat contains more pure gold. 75 percent of the gold in 18 karats is pure, 25 percent is alloy, and in 14 karats  …Read More

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