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Your future wife is going to be wearing the engagement ring that you propose to her with for the rest of her life, so choosing one that represents her style and your love for her at the same time is paramount. It’s a difficult task to find the right ring, though, when everything you are drawn to is out of your price range. Here are a few tips to help you as you shop around for an engagement ring to fit your love’s style and your budget. 3 Tips for Buying an Engagement Ring on a Budget Evaluate modern and Read More →

Whether you go timeless, trendy, or somewhere in between, you need to be absolutely positive that your wedding band will last as long as you both shall live. Here are 6 tips for choosing your wedding band. 6 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Band Start Your Search Early: Give yourselves at least two months to look around, research, and price different rings. If you’re interested in a custom piece you will need to allow yourself more time – extras like engraving can take up to one month. Have a Budget: You should assume that you’re going to spend about 3 Read More →

It can be disheartening seeing the price tags on engagement rings. But, you don’t have to empty out your wallet to get just the right ring for your girl. Here are a 3 ways to save money on an engagement ring, so you don’t break the bank  when out and about shopping for the perfect one. 3 Ways to Save Money on an Engagement Ring 1. Forget the diamond mindset. There’s no reason to insist on a diamond engagement ring. There are other gemstones out there that aren’t as expensive and just as beautiful. Or, if you absolutely need a Read More →

After your fiancé spent all of that time and money on the perfect engagement ring to symbolize the love between the two of you, it would be pretty devastating to accidentally misplace it. Here is a list of the top 10 places to lose your engagement ring.  Take note of where they are typically lost so that you know where to be the most careful. Top 10 Places to Lose Your Engagement Ring Home: There are so many places you could lose your ring in your home. So, instead of always placing it in a different spot when you take Read More →

Celebrities tend to be trendsetters, especially when it comes to jewelry. From royalty to movie stars, we are fascinated by the engagement rings that dawn the hands of celebs. Here are some popular celebrity engagement ring trends that A-listers are wearing. Celebrity Engagement Ring Trends COLORED GEMSTONES The royal family is known for using colored gemstones in their engagement rings rather than using the typical diamond solitaires. The gorgeous new wife of Prince William, Kate Middleton, was proposed to with Princess Diana‘s famous engagement ring, which featured an oval sapphire surrounded by diamonds. This stunning and unique ring is the object of Read More →

Depending on the taste of your bride, an antique engagement ring is one of the most romantic and special ways of showing your future wife how much you love her. These rings have history and character to them, rather than a new and contemporary style ring. Antique rings typically will have diamonds that are of a higher quality, and the value of the ring will appreciate over time because the detail of the prongs and settings are usually intricate and difficult to replicate. When buying an antique engagement ring, you should pay special attention to the cut, color, clarity, carat Read More →

Uma Thurman unveiled the new BMW i8 Roadster in New York on Monday and was spotted wearing a giant diamond ring at the time! Thurman, 42, stepped out of the hot sports car with that giant rock on her hand, and she was proud of it, however it wasn’t being worn on her left hand. So the real question is: Will there be a wedding in the near future? This wouldn’t be the first time a female celebrity wore an engagement ring on the wrong hand to throw off the public and the press. Is Uma Thurman Engaged? Uma is Read More →

Now that you’re engaged (yay!) it’ time to get started on your beauty routine to prepare for the big day.  To make sure you look just as stunning as that rock on your ring finger, here are a few beauty tips to work on in preparation for your wedding. Bridal Beauty Tips to Prepare for Your Wedding Schedule Weekly Manicures The moment you’re engaged, everyone is going to want to get a glimpse at your ring. So, it’s so important to keep your nails looking spiffy by getting weekly manicures. This way you’re getting to know your manicurist for the Read More →

Big or small, an engagement ring is meant to show the love and devotion between you and  your man – but sometimes, bigger, better and shinier is better. Little people like us can’t exactly afford the extravagant engagement rings that celebrities are given, but it doesn’t hurt to gawk in admiration, right? Check out the top 5 most expensive engagement rings ever, catching the eyes of the fans of the celebrities who wear them. The Most Expensive Engagement Rings Ever Beyonce’s stunning engagement ring from hubby Jay Z has won her the title of the owner of the most expensive Read More →

When you’re shopping for a wedding ring for your man, one of the most important things you need to consider is the metal that will be used for the ring. Before making this decision, though you need to think of the advantages and disadvantages that come with each type of metal. You should learn more about the durability, color, care requirements and cost associated with each. Then you can choose which metal works best for the taste and lifestyle of your future hubby. The Best Metals for Men’s Wedding Rings Traditional Choices Gold is the most traditional metal choice for Read More →