Elina Mira Blog

The Official Elina Mira Jewelry Dictionary

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

Since our customers come from all kinds of different backgrounds with different levels of experience, I wanted to put together a dictionary of terms you might see around our site that might not be familiar to everyone.  Have you ever wondered to yourself, "What does it mean if jewelry is gold filled?" or "What is a faceted stone?"  Well, wonder no more because here is a simple but comprehensive guide to the terms we use on Elina Mira.  If you have any requests for additions let us know in the comments.   Bail The bail is the part of the...

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Introducing the Rewards Ring: Earn points and get rewarded!

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

One of the exciting features of Elina Mira is our loyalty program, the Rewards Ring!  It's a very simple and it means the more you shop, the more you save.  The first step is to sign up for an account on Elina Mira.  Then comes the fun part...you shop!  As your purchases accrue, you become eligible for discounts.  You earn 10 points for each dollar you spend and you can use them for discounts or free shipping.  And you earn 50 points just for signing up!  Here are just a few of our current rewards. Free Shipping up to $9.99...

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Gift Cards Now Available!

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

Okay, so we all have those people on our shopping list that are impossible to buy for.  Maybe their tastes change every 10 minutes or they already seem to own everything.  No matter the reason, now you can give them the gift of exactly what they want with a gift card from Elina Mira.  Starting today you can buy gift cards from $10 all the way up to $500.   Simply add as many as you want to your cart in whatever amount you like and within minutes you'll receive an email with a link to the virtual gift card....

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Welcome to Elina Mira!

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

Hello and welcome to Elina Mira!  This is the newest site from the crew over at Semiprecious.com.  We've had a lot of people tell us that they find the selection at Semiprecious to be a little bit overwhelming.  With an immense inventory numbering around 10,000 items, it's easy to understand why people might feel that way.  After all, we have more items in our sale section than many other sites had in the whole store!  So, what we've done with Elina Mira is to create a new, simpler store with only the best of the best.  That doesn't necessarily mean...

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Jewelry Photography: The Truth about Retouching

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

One major concern with purchasing anything online is the possibility that the photo will look much better than the real item you receive. Think about the difference between an ad for a Big Mac and what you get at the Drive-Thru. So, some people have asked us if we doctor our photos and I wanted to set the record straight. Yes, we do retouch our photographs, but only to make sure the photo represents the product. Here is a rundown of what we do to the average photo. Some photos do not receive this much attention, but anything you see...

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