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Actor Owain Yeoman of The Mentalist has a new leading lady in his life – Gigi Yallouz. The two have been dating since the beginning of this year and have set their wedding for June 2012 in Malibu. Owain Yeoman is Engaged to Jewelry Designer Gigi Yallouz Yeoman, 34, and Yallouz, 27, met at an intersection in Los Angeles when their cars pulled up opposite of each other at a stoplight on Crescent Heights. They soon began dating after exchanging numbers. Yeoman said that it was tricky finding a ring for his beau, but that’s understandable considering she’s a jewelry Read More →

It’s always fun to ogle at celebrities and their glamorous lives. So, let’s think back on some non-traditional engagement rings of the wealthy. Non-Traditional Celebrity Engagement Rings Kate Middleton: Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his mother’s sapphire-and-diamond ring. He said, “It’s very special to me, Kate’s very special to me as well, I thought it only right to put the two together.” The 18-carat oval sapphire is surrounded by 14 diamonds and set in 18-karat white gold. Angelina Jolie: Brad Pitt gave Angelina Jolie an engagement ring that is truly one of a kind. He had it cut Read More →

When searching for an engagement ring, the perfect diamond isn’t all you have to worry about – the setting is just as important. Have you thought about what metal you would like the ring to be? There are quite a few to choose from, but we are here to help you make your decision. Metal Options for Your Engagement Ring Platinum. This is known for its durability. Platinum is 95% pure and won’t fade or tarnish like other metals. However, it may scratch but any metal will. This is the perfect metal for those with sensitive skin because it’s hypoallergenic. Read More →

Men, it’s about that time – time to pop the question and turn your girlfriend into your fiancé. But don’t get ahead of yourself. Before you can ask for her hand in marriage, you need to find the right engagement ring for her. Here’s how to go about it. How to Buy an Engagement Ring If you plan on shopping for the engagement ring with your girlfriend, discuss styles, stones and budget. You’ve always heard that you need to spend two to three month’s salary on a ring, but that’s just a myth. Spend an amount you are comfortable with. Read More →

As you are shopping for an engagement ring for your girlfriend, you may soon realize that you have absolutely no idea what to look for. Well, when you head to the jeweler, ask to see one of these four styles – they’re the most popular ones among brides this year. The 4 Most Popular Engagement Ring Styles Classic Solitaire (single stone): In the past forty years this style has been used over 10,000,000 times, so of course this is the most popular engagement ring style. This ring is meant for the traditional bride looking for an elegant ring. Three stone Read More →

If you would rather surprise your girlfriend with an engagement ring than have her go shopping with you, there are two things you need to consider: her ring size and what her style is. It’s too risky to just guess; guessing her ring size isn’t too bad, but you don’t want to end up buying her a ring she doesn’t even like. There’s no perfect solution to this, but here are a few ideas to help you out. How to Figure Out Her Ring Size and Style Sizing Steal a ring. Simply sneak into her jewelry box when she’s not Read More →

It’s getting closer to the big day – the day you and the love of your life come together in holy matrimony and make your love and commitment to each other official. As you prepare, you begin checking things off of your Wedding Day Checklist. Veil, check. Shoes, check. Husband, check. But when it comes to getting a manicure, are you sure the look you’ve chosen will complement your engagement ring? The right nail design can make the difference when it comes to making your ring look stunning. Read on to learn about: Nail Designs that Complement Your Engagement Ring Read More →

Harry Winston is all about the importance of high quality diamonds. Each ring that they have is custom-made for a specific diamond to ensure that every ring is stunning. The Legacy of Harry Winston Every diamond is chosen from the best quality grades out there and come with a certificate from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) who also provide verification that the diamond’s quality is based on the Four Cs. They are then reviewed and graded a second time by Harry Winston’s expert gemologists. Some of the bestsellers that come from Harry Winston are the round and emerald-cut rings Read More →

Well, it looks like Kate Bosworth is officially off the market!  That’s right, she’s engaged!  Her boyfriend, Michael Polish, proposed to her with a gorgeous square-cut diamond engagement ring after being together for just over a year. Kate Bosworth: Happily Engaged! Bosworth, 29, tweeted, “This photo was taken by my husband-to-be! Thank you all for the wonderful engagement wishes… We feel truly blessed.” What girl wouldn’t feel blessed with a rock like that on her finger? Polish, 41, met his bride-to-be on the set of a movie he is directing, Big Sur, which is supposed to come out later this Read More →

It is so important to know all you can about engagement rings before and after the proposal. I mean, they are the single most important piece of bridal jewelry there is. So, keep in mind these do’s and don’ts of engagement rings.  Take a look at a few… The Do’s and Don’ts of Engagement Rings Do: Try your best to get a sense of your girlfriend’s taste in jewelry. You’re about to propose to her, so you’re going to want to present a ring to her that she’s actually going to like, right? If you’re clueless as to what jewelry Read More →