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Cluster engagements rings, just as the name says, clusters several diamonds together, creating a beautifully simple or fancy piece of jewelry with endless possibilities. This style ring is a great alternative to the traditional solitaire ring, not only because it is unique and special, but it’s also significantly less money. Spotlight On: Cluster Engagement Rings Creating a Cluster. The majority of cluster rings are formed using round brilliant diamonds and features a prong setting. Prong settings are typically used because it allows the jeweler to set the stones side by side, often with shared prongs. However, another common style is Read More →

  It’s easy to get caught up with little wedding details, especially when it comes to your own look for the wedding. But, sometimes it is easy to forget about the look of the bridesmaids. Yes, you have the perfect dresses picked out for them, but you should keep in mind that the right jewelry will really polish their whole look.  So what do you need to know about bridesmaid jewelry? How to Pick the Right Bridesmaid Jewelry Step 1: What is your wedding theme? For example, if you’re having a beach wedding, you may want to consider a charm Read More →

A wedding ring will always be with you, day and night, for the rest of your life. It’s not only a piece of jewelry, but something that is part of you forever. Because of this, it’s so important to find a wedding ring that is comfortable – easy to put on and take off and gentle on the finger. Finding a Wedding Band that is Comfortable You will want to find a metal that is soft but durable so that it’s comfortable to wear all of the time. Luckily, many jewelry designers now design wedding bands to go with their Read More →

Engagement rings and wedding bands are so important because they represent the love and commitment between you and your husband. With that being said, you must make sure that you take excellent care of your rings so they last as long as you both shall live. Most retailers will tell you how to take care of your ring and properly clean it at the time of purchase, but you should make sure you know how to keep your rings from becoming tarnished. Keep in mind, each ring has its own particular cleaning ritual depending on the stones and metal it Read More →

At some point in time, canary diamonds were thought to be inferior – but times have changed. Now famous athletes and Hollywood starlets are being caught wearing these rare yellow diamonds, and proudly at that. It’s shocking to think that people were once not to fond of these diamonds considering true diamond connoisseurs see them as the ultimate diamond and the most valuable. Engagement Ring Trends: The Canary Diamond Some celebrities you’ll see associated with canary diamond engagements rings are Paris Hilton, Dennis Quaid, Heidi Klum, and Johnny Damon, among many others. These diamonds represent sophistication and class and definitely Read More →

Sometimes jewelry that you choose to go with your wedding gown just isn’t enough. If this is the case for you, the perfect final touch for your wedding look is a hair accessory. This can be anything from a quirky feather headband to a traditional tiara – either way, the piece you choose should perfectly represent your personality. Here are some of the trendiest hair accessories out there to help pull your whole look together on your wedding day. Hair Jewelry for Your Wedding Day Jewel Embellished Gilded Comb: This is for a delicate bride. It is a small hair Read More →

If you decided to take the route of white gold jewelry over platinum, you need to take extra care of your engagement ring. White gold tends to tarnish more easily, so follow these steps to get your ring looking just as stunning as the day your fiancé proposed to you. How to Clean Your White Gold Engagement Ring Place two small bowls of warm water on a towel. Stir in 1 teaspoon of baking soda in one bowl and place your ring in the same bowl. Let the ring soak for 15 to 30 minutes. Put a small amount of Read More →

Recently, yellow gold has taken a back seat to the increasingly popular white gold and platinum when it comes to engagement rings. Sure, white gold and platinum might look very similar, however there are some differences between the two.  Let’s take a look at the battle of gold vs. platinum and learn some of the details. A Battle of the Metals: White Gold vs. Platinum White Gold:  White gold rings are alloys with varying degrees of purity. White gold is actually made by mixing gold with silver or palladium. When white gold rings are made, they are coated with another Read More →

Sherlock Holmes director, Guy Ritchie, is now happily engaged to his beau Jacqui Ainsley. Ritchie, 44, and his model fiancé Ainsley, 30, started dating in April two years ago in 2010. Currently, Ainsley is pregnant with she and Ritchie’s second child. She was showing off her bump at The Dark Knight Rises premiere in London back in July. Their other child, Rafael, is one year old. Guy Ritchie Pops the Question…Again! Guy Ritchie used to be married to Madonna in 2000 but the couple called it quits in 2008. Out of the two-year marriage, they had two sons. Ritchie claimed Read More →