Author Archives: A. Ruane

Some Types of Eternity Rings Eternity rings have been seen on the fingers of many women in a variety of  different arrangements and styles. Though the general appearance of the eternity ring is quite simple to spot, there are definitely variations to the piece. A symbol of everlasting love, the eternity ring is something that is extremely important to the woman wearing it. Luckily, there are a few cool ways to show it off:   Traditional (“Full- Eternity”)  The band of a traditional eternity ring will be fully covered by whichever gem or stone you happen to choose. This style is much more classic Read More →

Matt Grevers Proposes Leave it to a Gold Medalist to raise the bar for everyone else! And Matt Grevers did it with style ~ If you’ve been trying to catch your fair share of the Summer Olympic Games streaming all the way from London this year, you might’ve heard of U.S. Olympic swimmer, Matt Grevers. He set a record in this year’s Olympic 100-meter backstroke, and has had a good amount of buzz following him ever since he proposed to fellow swimmer, Annie Chandler, this past February at the Missouri Grand Prix. Just days before Valentine’s Day this past year, Read More →

Ever wonder how creative you can get with an engagement ring? Luckily, some celebs have already paved the way for some quirky, untraditional rings that almost make the “normal” engagement rings look, for the lack of a better word…. Boring. But hey, you don’t have to take our word for it. You be the judge—are these rings sweet and stylish or tacky and tasteless? Fit for a… villain? Rebecca Romijn, also known as the wicked blue beauty Mystique from the X-Men movie series, shows off her dangling diamond engagement ring. Because she had to get her ring re-sized when she was pregnant, she Read More →

  There has been increased hype about a new trend in engagement rings, putting the traditional metal of choice into question. Recently there has been a rise in the sales of platinum engagement rings over gold rings, and there has to be some reason why. Here are some of the benefits:   Price: According to Forbes, the price of platinum has very recently dropped below the price of gold. Platinum, mirroring the appearance of white gold, has an advantage over the popular metal right now because of its price, which, of course,  is a main factor when it comes to picking out a Read More →

When English actress Keira Knightley announced her engagement to rocker James Righton this past May, it’s safe to say her male fans (cough—admirers…)  were probably a little disappointed that they’d missed their chance to snatch up the beauty. The captivating actress, known internationally for her casting in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, has a romantic yet eclectic style. With this being said, Righton was put to the test in picking out an engagement ring. Knightley’s fiancée succeeded in his task and decided to purchase a beautiful classic 2 carat diamond engagement ring with a platinum band. This simple yet Read More →