Category Archives: Financing

As the economy fluctuates most people become concerned on how much money they are willing to pay for jewelry, or how much they even have to budget for a ring. Financing can be a piece of cake if you take the proper steps. We have made a category to help you step by step figure out how to finance your engagement ring or piece of jewelry. Most jewelry stores do give out loans, but if this isn’t a road you want to travel down there are also ways to cut down the cost of your engagement ring without losing the entire ring! Becoming well informed is the best thing a person can do. We cannot stress enough how much of a difference doing a small amount of research can do! Read this category to find out smart ways for you to save and still get her the ring of her dreams.

5 Engagement Rings Under $1000 Dollars So you want to find a timeless engagement ring but don’t have the funds to splurge yet. A lot of couples who decide to get married have been buying starter engagement rings and later upgrading to a more expensive piece. Here are 5 Engagement Rings that are under $1000 to help you save! This Engagement ring is a 0.23 Carat Princess Cut diamond set in a 14k whit gold mounting. It is classified as a solitaire engagement ring. The diamond is G/H in color ans SI in clarity. This is a good grading for Read More →

How to Design Your own Engagement Ring for Less  Many people assume that because you are making your engagement ring custom it is going to cost you a fortune. In all actuality you are going to be saving thousands if you decide to customize your own engagement ring. The first step: Choose the setting you want for your ring. Most jewelry stores have a display of diamond mounting with the stone missing. Another option that some jewelry stores offer is taking the diamond out of its setting and selling you just the mounting. One you have the overall design of Read More →

4 Ways to Cut Down the Cost of Your Engagement Ring When you are purchasing an engagement ring you have to keep in mind that it is a long term investment that should be practical in price and sentimental in value. Buying an engagement ring has been said to cost a 3 months salary, but what if your salary isn’t as high as you anticipated before getting engaged? We have a simple solution to this problem that should not only save you a buck or two, but make sure while saving you still get her the ring of her dreams! Read More →

Buying an Engagement Ring Without Breaking the Bank When a couple first starts out the money can usually be tight. When women are looking for engagement rings they want a big statement diamond and a fabulous setting. Being able to get your girlfriend the ring of her dreams without breaking the bank may seem like a far stretched dream, but it is actually achievable. The Metal Don’t get a ring set in platinum. Platinum is one of the most sturdy, yet expensive metals on the market. Per pennyweight (DWT) platinum is currently selling for $42.55, silver is only going for Read More →

Great Gatsby Inspired Jewelry for Less The film that has everyone inching to the edge of their seat, The Great Gatsby has inspired a whole new trend of jewelry and style. Art Deco inspired jewelry has taken over 2013 from hit television shows such as Downton Abbey, sequences in American Horror Story and the movie that everyone is currently raving about The Great Gatsby. Jewelers such as Tiffany & Company have released an assortment of vintage style jewelry, but the pricing is a bit drastic. We have found jewelry that will make a statement for less of a cost than Read More →

5 Ways to Cut Your Wedding Spending in Half Want to make sure you have enough money to pay your electric bill or at least taking a honeymoon without feeling like you have to feed your guest’s catered subway? There is a way to cut the price of your wedding bill almost in half! While planning your wedding you just have to  be strategic and figure out the price of everything and the alternative less expensive prices. For example did you know if you have a wedding on a weekday the whole ceremony can be half the price! Have any Read More →

6 Ways to Make Your Wedding More Affordable Everyone knows that a wedding is one of the most important moments in a couple’s life. The day comes as it goes and breaking the bank for this event can have a tremendous impact after the vows are exchanged. Here are some ways to cut down the prices without completely destroying your wedding ideas and plans! Get Married Outside of Town. If you book a venue that is only 30 minutes away from a big city  you can potentially save thousands of dollars. If you think about it everyone wants to have Read More →

Everyone has his or her own opinion about how much a man should spend on an engagement ring. Some say 2-4 months of salary is a good rule to go by. Ultimately, only you can decide how much money you are comfortable spending. However much you decide to spend, there are some factors that go into price differences on engagement rings, including: Factors that Go Into the Price of an Engagement Ring Carat – Carats are the measurement units for a diamond’s size. The bigger the number, the higher the price will be. Keep in mind, the price of a Read More →

Even if you see yourself as a truly traditional bride, there’s still probably at least one wedding ceremony upgrade in this list that you would consider. 10 Old-School Wedding Rules You Can Ditch Your wedding dress should be white. Your dress can still be white or ivory, but don’t be afraid to add a little bit of color with a sash, cardigan, pair of shoes or piece of jewelry. If you’re really feeling brave, you may even consider a champagne, blush or nude dress – these are huge right now, enhancing your ensemble with an understated uniqueness. You have to Read More →

Men are under a lot of pressure when picking out that perfect engagement ring. Many see the ring as a symbol of the depth of the love for the woman they are about to marry. The engagement ring may represent your love and commitment to your fiancé, but it isn’t something that you should leave you in a ton of debt. Here are some things to consider when buying an engagement ring: Buying an Engagement Ring Without Breaking the Bank Know your budget: Don’t get wrapped up in the two-month’s salary hoopla. Decide what is a doable amount of money Read More →