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How Much Should you Spend on an Engagement Ring? How much should your man shell out on an engagement ring, it all really depends. According to American Express Spending and Savings Tracker the average amount spent on an engagement currently is $2,311. But this is all relative. According to Glamour Magazine the normal price ranges to $5,229. When 1500 adults were surveyed, 25% said that it was appropriate to spend between $2,000 to $4,999. There is another theory that a man should spend 3- months salary. Depending on his income or debt this can all be different. So what should Read More →

Tiffany & Company CEO, Michael Kowalski Retiring in 2015 Tiffany & Company has had quite the year from a lawsuit with Swatch, which they lost, an executive stole over $1 million dollars worth of merchandise, and now Michel Kowalski, Tiffany’s CEO is set to retire on March 31st, 2015.  Michael Kowalski is an active member on the board of directors, and will continue to serve as an non-executive member. The successor for the new CEO position though is Frederic Cumenal, the president of the international luxury jewelry retailer. Frederic, 54 has been working for Tiffany & Co. since 2013 where he Read More →

Check This Out: Romantic German Proposal at University Festival “After 12 years together, it was time to make my proposal, for us both it was obvious that it was going to happen at some point, we always talked about getting married and about the wedding, but time was passing… I always wanted to make something different and big… in a famous location, with flash mob, music, something like that. But I realized that it would be almost impossible to organize something like this without her knowing, and seeing proposals in famous places (monuments, big cities, centers, etc.) I always saw Read More →

Is De Beers Having Trouble with Forevermark? The answer is no, but De Beers does have some big plans for its brand Forevermark. We all know the catch phrase “the center of my universe” campaign, but do we really know the background on Forevermark diamonds? De Beers Company CEO, Philippe Mellier made a rare appearance during Las Vegas jewelry week to discuss future plans for Forevermark. “There is a demand for branded diamonds and discerning customers are looking for the very best with the name of De Beers behind it to certify that they are the shiniest, the best and what Read More →

Easy DIY Manicures to Show of Your Engagement Ring So you just got engaged! Congratulations! Now its time to show off that sparkler, but you don’t want to look like your nails just got out of a wood chipper, you need a manicure. Here are some amazing and easy DIY manni’s you can try at home! 1. The Ombre Glitter Nail –Step 1: start with a base coat, our favorite is Orly Bonder. It will keep your manicure on forever (not literally, but for a very long time). –Step 2: apply your favorite shade of glitter (silver would look really Read More →

The Ring Ryan Gosling Should Get for Eva Mendes I know we are all a little in shock about the recent news that Eva Mendes is pregnant with the stunning Ryan Gosling’s baby. We were all under the delusional impression that one day Rachel McAdam’s and him would find a way back in to love, or he would fall in love with us. Regardless, he is with Eva now and we all need to find a way to accept it. We aren’t psychic or anything, but we can feel an engagement on the brink. So why not compile a list Read More →

Astronomers Discover Diamond Star the Size of Earth! This is nothing new, diamonds are just intense pressurized crystallization that forms an organize hard substance. One of the highly intriguing discoveries of our time is the “diamond planets”. According to David Kaplan, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee there is a White Dwarf star light years away that is made purely of diamonds. The White Dwarf he is referring to is approximately 900 light-years away and estimated to be a whopping 11 billion years old! The star is slowly burning out and cannot be observed because of the dimness. Usually when Read More →

The DIY Hair Guide Want to look absolutely flawless for your big day, but you are having a hard time with your hair!? Don’t you worry, we have compiled the most trending up-do’s for you to try before you tie the knot. You will have everyone’s head turning and thinking “who did her hair?”. The Twisted Bun Hair 1. You want to have very textured hair before styling:  we recommend hair spray and blow dry teasing. 2. Take two pieces of hair like you are going to tie a pig tail, make a knot with your actual hair. 3. Wrap Read More →

Something Funky is Going on in South Africa In the past five years Petra Diamonds has unearthed about 200 carats of diamonds. Including famous stones such as the Star of Josephine and the Cullinan Blue Diamond that weighed an approximate 25.5 carats.   Although the Cullinan mine located in South Africa has an estimated 50 more years of finding diamonds Petra is one of the most active mines in Africa. They are responsible for finding the biggest and rarest diamonds found on Earth today. In 1905 the Cullinan Mine was responsible for finding a 3,106 carat diamond that was initially Read More →

How To: Cut the Cost for your Wedding Lets get one thing straight, weddings are expensive. There is nothing you can do, no matter what you do there is going to be some type of cost in that special day. First things first, cut the guest list down. Most wedding venues make you pay per guest. For example you can be charged by “plate”. The prices can go up as high as $150 per plate! Outrageous! So try and keep it to a minimal amount. There are certain things to keep in mind when cutting down the list, would this Read More →