Monthly Archives: June 2014

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The DIY Hair Guide Want to look absolutely flawless for your big day, but you are having a hard time with your hair!? Don’t you worry, we have compiled the most trending up-do’s for you to try before you tie the knot. You will have everyone’s head turning and thinking “who did her hair?”. The Twisted Bun Hair 1. You want to have very textured hair before styling:  we recommend hair spray and blow dry teasing. 2. Take two pieces of hair like you are going to tie a pig tail, make a knot with your actual hair. 3. Wrap Read More →

Something Funky is Going on in South Africa In the past five years Petra Diamonds has unearthed about 200 carats of diamonds. Including famous stones such as the Star of Josephine and the Cullinan Blue Diamond that weighed an approximate 25.5 carats.   Although the Cullinan mine located in South Africa has an estimated 50 more years of finding diamonds Petra is one of the most active mines in Africa. They are responsible for finding the biggest and rarest diamonds found on Earth today. In 1905 the Cullinan Mine was responsible for finding a 3,106 carat diamond that was initially Read More →

How To: Cut the Cost for your Wedding Lets get one thing straight, weddings are expensive. There is nothing you can do, no matter what you do there is going to be some type of cost in that special day. First things first, cut the guest list down. Most wedding venues make you pay per guest. For example you can be charged by “plate”. The prices can go up as high as $150 per plate! Outrageous! So try and keep it to a minimal amount. There are certain things to keep in mind when cutting down the list, would this Read More →

The Father’s Day Gift Guide The day is approaching fast, Father’s Day, do you have a gift? Dads are one of the hardest people to shop for because of how basic their preferences are. So what do you get for a guy who doesn’t ask for much? We have compiled the perfect list of items your dad would cherish for his day!  There are definitely different types of dads in the world. The two main categories are fancy dads, and of course the sporty dad. For the fancy dad we have collected a few high-end items that with a few paychecks Read More →

What is so Special About GIA Certification? So you are in the market for an engagement ring, but you don’t really understand what GIA is, means, or why you should even trust it. GIA is actually the number one trusted institute for diamond grading world-wide. There are extreme measures that go in to deciding the color, clarity, cut, and carat weight of your diamond. Most jewelers pride themselves on having GIA certified stones because it does make the value rise.  GIA mentions in a short video on their website GIA.edu that they have come up with 4 attributes that can grade Read More →