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Prep For The Bride-to-be! Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest While Serena Williams has been a hot engagement topic for years, we haven’t heard her wedding bells yet. Her opponent, Sharapova, however, may not have won the gold medal, but she’s got the gold ring. She affirmed her engagement, but denied its whereabouts. The important thing is not the ring, or the proposal, but that you are ready. A marriage, by definition, is only successful if death does you part. That means, regardless of whether you really mean it or not when you say it, that you are promising to Read More →

What should an Engagement Ring Cost? Have you ever heard a man say that? Yep… Here’s that question and a few others we hear a lot ~ How can you help him find the right ring? You want the fairy-tale wedding and the romantic proposal, but he’ll need something to put in that box when he gets down on one knee. While ring-shopping together isn’t exactly traditional it’s a good way to show him what styles appeal to you and for you both to feel out an appropriate engagement ring cost. Besides, marriage is a partnership- doesn’t it make sense to Read More →

Engagement rings can vary widely in price but are typically one of the largest purchases you will make in your life. The average cost of engagement rings in 2012 is roughly $5,000 but many celebrities have splurged well in excess of that sum- perhaps not the best investment since the average celeb wedding seems to last about a week. We’re looking at you Kim Kardashian! Source: rothemcollection.com via Craig on Pinterest Jessica Alba‘s 5-carat ring cost beau Cash Warren $90,000. You probably won’t be buying a ring that expensive but we hardly think it unreasonable given her income. Jennifer Garner‘s Read More →

There Are Engagement Ring Fashion Rules!? You know she’s the perfect girl for you. She makes you smile, she makes you laugh and you have fallen head over heals in love with her. You also know that the next step is to go engagement ring shopping. This can be a daunting task, as engagement ring fashion can seem a bit overwhelming at first. But never fear, you know your girl and the rest will come easy as long as you follow these style tips. Take a peak at the rest of her jewelry. Does she wear yellow or white gold? Read More →

When you are a celebrity, you tend to live life large. That means bigger cars, bigger houses and yes, even bigger engagement rings. When it comes to celebrity engagement rings, the motto is often go big or go home — and it better be a ring that no one has ever seen before. “Anna’s Engagement Ring is a huge 11 carat Pink Pear Cut with Trillion side diamonds. Fiance Enrique Iglesias and Anna purchased the ring in Australia and it is estimated to cost near $2,500,000.00. The ring was created by Argyle.” Courtesy of miadonnadiamondblog.com   Celebrity engagement rings range from the extremely gaudy Read More →

If your love with that special someone is like something out of a romance novel from the past, you probably want to celebrate your love with a vintage style. Vintage rings are the latest trend in engagement rings, and there are many different styles to choose from. The following are three things to look for when shopping around for vintage engagement rings. 3 Ways to Identify Vintage Engagement Rings Look at the shape of the main stone. The stone, most likely a diamond, will often have a particular shape that identifies the decade or period it is from. Consider the Read More →

The Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring makes a chic and elegant statement. Bridal publications praise the cut for its modern and sparkly appearance, making it perfect for today’s fun-loving and stylish bride. The Princess Cut diamond is a rather new cut option. Stories of its origin vary, but it was likely developed in London in the 1960s. It only made its appearance in the United States around 1980. The diamond has 90 degree corner cuts and is prominently square. A perfect square cut is of the highest value, while more rectangular Princess styles exist but are worth less. For the Read More →

THE RULES OF ENGAGMENT The Rules of Engagement Series You’ve finally found her — the one you want to spend the rest of your life with. You’re planning the most romantic proposal around, complete with paparazzi friends to capture that special moment in your relationship. But you know that the most important detail is the diamond engagement ring that you will present her with. Every girl has dreamed of this moment for her entire life, so follow these five tips to ensure you get it right when you pop the question. 1 Get a diamond ring. Diamond engagement rings are Read More →

A History Of Love in Each Stone As time progresses and technology puts everything right into society’s hands, there comes the need for a solid foundation in what is important. An engagement is one of those times when different things become important. One of the best ways to celebrate the long tradition of marriage and engagement is an antique engagement ring. Diamond Engagement Ring in a Platinum Setting Antique Jewelry becomes “Recycled Jewelry”.   Recycled Jewelry Today’s trends are leaning heavily toward antique jewelry in fashion. The vintage style can be seen this year in the engagements of Miranda Lambert, Read More →