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Blogging into the future

Sunday, November 7th, 2021

While looking for some information on the website recently, I noticed that many of the old blog entries here had been truncated. The hosting for our site has changed many times over the years, and at some point data had been lost. Luckily, I do save our old backups so I was able to restore […]

Crank Up the Presses!

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Recently, we examined an expensive pair of diamond earrings for a new client. She had purchased them from a local “Jewelry Mart” jeweler who provided this “appraisal.” We easily identified the center diamonds as lab-grown diamonds. Each stone had the wording “Lab Grown” and an ID number laser etched on the girdle. Notice the “DESCRIPTION” […]

Natural vs. Lab Grown Diamond

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Today, consumers in the market for a diamond can choose between natural mined diamonds and lab grown diamonds. Lab grown diamonds, also known as synthetic diamonds, cultured diamonds, or cultivated diamonds are widely available. They are true diamonds in all but their origin — they are grown in laboratories instead of being mined from Mother […]

More precious than Gold

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Fine jewelry, made of precious metals and gems, can be very expensive. We often focus on the dollar value of the item rather than the real personal values conveyed by the jewel. Some things though, are more precious than gold. We had a wonderful experience with a new client who purchased this fine cloisonne enameled […]

Reader’s Choice 2019

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Once again, Mardon Jewelers is asking for your vote as the Inland Empire’s favorite jeweler. The Reader’s Choice survey by the Riverside Press Enterprise is a fun way for you to be involved in the businesses of your community. Your votes single out the best businesses and services available where you live. Your opinions matter! […]

Mission Belle Memorial Trip

Friday, November 9th, 2018

On a recent trip to Holland, we participated in the unveiling of a memorial to the Mission Belle, an American B17G that was shot down near Rotterdam on December 1, 1943 after a mission to bomb war materials factories in Germany. The Mission Belle was part of the famous 8th Air Force. Half the U.S. […]

Beer Walk, Canyon Crest

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The 4th Annual Craft Beer Walk at Canyon Crest is next Saturday, May 5.

The Mardon Way – Technology

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Mardon has built its reputation as the best jeweler in the Inland Empire by creating its own way of doing business. The Mardon Way is to offer superior expert services along with distinctive merchandise in an information-rich atmosphere. In the old days, Mardon would have been known as a manufacturing jeweler. Today, we’ve added extra […]

EGL Graded Diamonds– Banned from Polygon and Rapnet

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

The Polygon Trading Network, an online buying/selling service for the diamond trade, announced the latest bombshell in the EGL Diamond Grading scandal. They will no longer list diamonds with European Gemological Laboratory International (EGL) reports. This follows in the wake of the decision by another trading network, RapNet, to ban all EGL report for it’s […]

Reader’s Choice Comes Early

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Surprise!- this year’s Reader’s Choice featured in the Press-Enterprise starts April Fool’s Day- no foolin’! The executives at the Press have decided to move it up from mid summer, don’t know exactly why, but we stick by our local newspaper. We at Mardon really appreciate your continued patronage and your vote- We’ve been the Reader’s […]

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