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Jessica Biel’s Gorgeous Engagement Ring The handsome, witty and just down right adorable Justin Timberlake has once again won all of our hearts by, on his very own, picking out a stunning engagement ring for his bride-to-be Jessica Biel. Jessica said that she had no say whatsoever in picking out her… $130,000 engagement ring. And can you believe… Justin did it by himself. The sparkler has a spectacularly large square-cut diamond in a vintage-inspired setting, a rock any girl would gladly show off to the world.  Impressive, don’t you think? Jessica even went as far to say that she didn’t Read More →

Celebrity engagements, and even more importantly, engagement rings, have always captivated us common folk. We live vicariously through the lives of our favorite celebs and we aren’t ashamed! Let’s take a look back at a countdown of some of our all-time favorite and most memorable celebrity engagement rings in history.   10. Michael Douglas presented a 10-carat, antique marquise diamond to Catherine Zeta Jones when he proposed to her. This ring was worth an estimated $2 million! 9. Prince Phillip got crafty and creative with his engagement ring to Queen Elizabeth II – it was made of diamonds from his Read More →

Wedding Trends of 2012 It seems as though lately couples are opting for more trendy rather than traditional details when it comes to their big day. Here are some of the more daring ideas that we’ve seen this summer. From tweet-engraved rings to faux flowers, not all of these trends are right for every couple, but they certainly are different! Reimagined Rings Engraving wedding rings is old news, but lately couples are taking it a step further than traditional messages. People are stamping their rings with their own fingerprints or personal tweets to personalize their wedding bands. Eccentric Invites Wedding Read More →

Becoming engaged means the start of a lifetime commitment, the beginning of a family and a symbol of love that will last forever. Before you make your final decision of the right ring to present to your girlfriend, you may want to know the difference of all of the different colored diamonds there are. This way you know exactly what you are saying with the ring you choose. The Pink Diamond: Creativity One of the world’s rarest diamonds is the pink diamond, making it pretty expensive. Some pink diamonds have been known to be sold for as much as seven Read More →

Miley Cyrus Engagement Ring     Source: nydailynews.com via Craig on Pinterest Over the summer, former “Hannah Montana” star, Miley Cyrus, announced her engagement to the oh-so-handsome Liam Hemsworth, her boyfriend of three years. The two orgininally met on the set of their 2009 movie “The Last Song” and have been dating off and on ever since. There were some rumors early on in the year that the two were engaged after Cyrus was caught wearing what seemed to be an engagement ring, but the couple denied these rumors. But, it’s finally official! Cyrus has said that she is so Read More →

Not every person is satisfied with the same old engagement ring in the champagne glass at a fancy restaurant proposal. For those of you looking for something a little more out of the box, here are some ideas to make that special night one to remember. Think about what kind of personality you have as a couple. Are you itching for adventure? Try popping the question in a hot air balloon! Consider all of the characteristics the two of you share and go from there. Are you and your honey a little more quirky? A scavenger hunt is perfect for Read More →

Whether you aren’t engaged or already have your ring, there’s no harm in checking out the gorgeous modern or vintage engagement ring trends of 2012. Take a look at what’s hot this year. Here they are: Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends of 2012 Classic Color There are all kinds of colors to choose from when looking for the right ring. Rings such as Kate Middleton’s sapphire ring made women go wild over colored gemstones this year. From pink-hued diamonds to rubies and sapphires to mandarin garnets, you can’t go wrong going with a colored engagement ring.   Texture Now, this trend has Read More →

Matt Grevers Proposes Leave it to a Gold Medalist to raise the bar for everyone else! And Matt Grevers did it with style ~ If you’ve been trying to catch your fair share of the Summer Olympic Games streaming all the way from London this year, you might’ve heard of U.S. Olympic swimmer, Matt Grevers. He set a record in this year’s Olympic 100-meter backstroke, and has had a good amount of buzz following him ever since he proposed to fellow swimmer, Annie Chandler, this past February at the Missouri Grand Prix. Just days before Valentine’s Day this past year, Read More →

Choosing a Diamond: A Step-by-Step Process for Dummies The time has come for you to purchase the ring that your future wife will be wearing as long as you both shall live. However, if you don’t know much about diamonds, it’s important that you do your research and learn all that you can. You need to familiarize yourself with what determines the cost of a diamond, The four C’s: Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. Click to see a chart of all cuts. CUT – When cut correctly, the diamond reflects light from one facet to another, then distributes through to the Read More →