Monthly Archives: January 2013

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What to do With Engagement Ring After a Breakup Breaking up can be an emotional point in someones life. Being married and then divorced can be a depressing and confusing because who knows what to do with the engagement ring. The engagement ring etiquette if the woman breaks of the engagement or marriage, she is responsible in giving the ring back. If the man initiates the breakup the woman gets to keep the ring. There are many innovative things you can do with your ring. Sell the setting to a pawn shop for the metal. If you want to keep Read More →

5 Ways to Clean Your Engagement Ring Cleaning an engagement ring can seem like a strenuous task when the ring is dirty. Many assume that in order to get that brilliant shine and clarity you have to take the ring to a jewelry store and have it professionally cleaned for a great amount of money. That is not the case. There are some home remedies you can try first, and also some inexpensive ways of having your ring re-finished. Baking Soda Paste this is an easy way of getting your engagement ring to look like new. Baking soda in non-abrasive Read More →

Designing your own Engagement Ring Lets say you are one of those picky brides-to-be and you want to find the perfect engagement ring. It can be nearly impossible because no jewelry store has exactly what you want. Usually jewelry stores now allow you to design your own engagement ring and wedding band! It is a lot more simple than many think! There are four key things to keep in mind. What shape diamond, then deciding on a setting, do you want diamonds in the setting as well, and last the metal type for your ring. When picking a diamond you Read More →

 Pop Princess, Britney Spears and her agent/fiance Jason Trawick called off their one year engagement this past week! The couple just grew apart, said various sources. Spears supposedly returned her $90,000 Dollar diamond engagement ring to former fiance Jason Trawick. The couple had previous history regarding the fact that Trawick had been Britney’s agent back in 2009. To lighten things up, according to Spears the breakup was mutual and ended in a friendly way. Trawick is no longer her co-conservator which means he is no longer responsible for her legal matters and finances. Jamie Spears, Britney’s father is now held Read More →

Singer Brandy Norwood is officially off the market. The oh-so-cute couple, Brandy and Ryan Press, are ready to take the plunge. They are so excited and have been posting pictures from their Hawaiian vacation over the holidays on Instagram. Brandy looks amazing in these photos, of course! The couple announced that they got together originally New Year’s Eve 2011. So, what exactly do we know about this Ryan Press guy? Well, he’s 32 years old (Brandy is 33) and he’s a music executive, which is pretty cool. According to Brandy, Ryan has restored her faith in men. She stated, “I Read More →

Now that the New Year is upon us, it’s out with the old and in with the new! Forget all of the popular wedding themes and trends of 2012. 2013 is here and it’s time for some fun and exciting new trends for your wedding. Here are just a few of the popular trends we expect to see this year: 6 Wedding Trends of 2013 Patterns and prints. Monograms will always be popular, but couples seem to be drawn to a signature pattern or print in their wedding design now. The pattern can be carried throughout the whole wedding decor, Read More →

Attention brides-to-be! Are you ready for what’s to come in the world of engagement rings in 2013? 2013 is bringing cool cuts, intricate settings, and modern styles that go way beyond the good ole classic solitaire look. Check out these four trends to look out for: Top 3 Engagement Ring Trends 2013 Halos – Halos were a big deal and 2012 and will continue to be for a while! This is a top-selling design because its unique, vintage shape emits fiery brilliance, which just means more sparkle for you! Some designers are now even offering two-tiered halo settings to create Read More →

Diamond Engagement RingMost couples begin their lives off together with less money than they will have later in life. When you became engaged, the ring you give or receive may not be exactly what you were hoping for due to lack of funds, but you can always have your ring upgraded. Upgrading an engagement ring doesn’t change the meaning behind the ring – it’s just adding a little something extra to it. There are a many ways to upgrade your engagement ring, such as adding a new ring to your current setting, upgrading to a larger stone or adding more Read More →

White gold engagement rings are beautiful and known for brilliant luster, but, with over time, your stunning engagement ring may start to lose some of that shine and become dull. This dullness begins to happen in the areas of the ring that have direct contact with your skin. The use of hairspray, lotions, and cleaning products are also factors in your ring lacking its original luster. In order to maintain the initial beauty of your ring, you should clean it at least once a month. Cleaning your ring doesn’t take much time at all and can really improve the appearance Read More →

It’s official! Singer/actress Janet Jackson is now engaged to her super-rich billionaire boyfriend Wissam Al Mana. Wissam, a 37-year-ols Qatari mogul, actually asked Jackson to marry him earlier in 2012 with an enormous, expensive diamond engagement ring. Wissam stated, “She’s afraid it will get lost, so she keeps it locked up!,” which just sounds like an excuse to keep the engagement under wraps. Janet Jackson is Engaged – Again! Janet Jackson, 46, has been married three times before, but hey, isn’t the third time a charm? She was previously married to James De Barge manager Rene Elizondo. Rumor has it Read More →