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Well, here it is. The last installment of choosing birthstone engagement rings 101.  By now we’ve explored the new trend where women are taking a different approach when it comes to choosing the center stone for their beloved engagement ring. While diamonds remain the front-runner, birthstones are starting to catch the attention of many. Birthstone engagement rings offer an exclusive and personalized aura.  Not only that, birthstone rings offer more options to customize your ring without breaking the bank.  We’ve learned about the first eight months’ birthstones so far and what they symbolize.  We’ve also checked out so really beautiful Read More →

Your engagement ring guru guide is back with part 2 of “Would You Wear Birthstone Engagement Rings?” Last week the topic of birthstone engagement rings was explored.  Diamonds have been the symbol of love for centuries, which is how they’ve found their place at the center of engagement rings and bridal jewelry. Now a days, women have been taking a more unconventional approach to searching and choosing their engagement ring.  Replacing the classic Diamond with a birthstone gem.  Birthstone engagement rings come with many benefits, mostly revolving around the fact that they exude layers of sentimental value and passion.  Not Read More →

It’s no surprise diamonds usually take 1st place when it comes to selecting a center stone for your engagement ring and other wedding jewelry.  However, birthstones have started to become a real contender as they increase in popularity among the ladies.  Choosing a birthstone engagement ring not only saves a couple some cash, but it allows the woman to express herself through colors that make it stand out from the rest.  Plain and simple, birthstone engagement rings are unique and special to the woman who chooses them.  In fact, many couples now are starting to choose birthstones instead of diamonds Read More →

Ever wondered why we continue to support silly wedding traditions due to superstitions? Surprisingly there are many traditions that we participate in unknowingly due to superstitions that have evolved over time. A lot of these old customs have stemmed from stories from ancient tales from Roman times. Although some traditions are so old, they cant be traced back. Many of these superstitions are related to culture and beliefs based on the past weddings, most, if not all, are practiced to ensure a lasting marriage, good health and prosperity. For the most part, these traditions or superstitions are fun to be Read More →

5 Reasons to get a Gemstone Engagement Ring 1. Its less expensive: Buying a diamond engagement ring is a costly business endeavor. There are a lot of things that go in to purchasing a ring with a diamond center stone. One of those things being the grade of the diamond. Depending on the color, clarity, carat weight, and cut. Depending on the gemstone you should be subtracting the cost significantly for the overall cost of the engagement ring. For example, you might be spending more if you invest in a rare columbian emerald. Most people choose a birthstone (hopefully your 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 →

The engagement ring that you wear for the rest of your life shouldn’t just represent the love the two of you have for one another, but also reflect each of your personalities and individual style. Many brides tend to lean towards a more traditional route with the classic clear, brilliant-cut diamond, but there are so many other stones that you should consider before making a final decision.  Let’s look at popular gemstones for an engagement ring. Popular Gemstones for an Engagement Ring Diamonds Diamonds are the traditional choice of stone for an engagement ring, but there’s a good reason for Read More →

Birthstone Engagement Rings Are you looking for a unique, personalized idea for an engagement ring? Why not give the love of your life a birthstone engagement ring? Birthstones are traditionally gemstones that aren’t as expensive of the traditional engagement-ring diamond. Although this idea wouldn’t necessarily work for April babies (As one of the birthstones is a diamond), it is a much less expensive alternative to a regular diamond engagement ring. There are so many options for birthstone engagement rings—whether the birthstone is center stage or the birthstones are small accents within the design. The average cost of an engagement ring Read More →

Diamonds have been the stone of choice in an engagement ring for centuries; however, the trend is beginning to be amended with creative and often less costly alternatives to diamonds. Before we go any farther, it is our position that you can NEVER go wrong with a diamond engagement ring. But maybe you are more of a creative risk taker? OK, then… read on in this special addition to our usual themes, and learn about Birthstone Engagement Rings! Designing an engagement ring with a birthstone setting is becoming increasingly popular as a way to personalize the ring. A birthstone can be used in Read More →