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It can be disheartening seeing the price tags on engagement rings. But, you don’t have to empty out your wallet to get just the right ring for your girl. Here are a 3 ways to save money on an engagement ring, so you don’t break the bank  when out and about shopping for the perfect one. 3 Ways to Save Money on an Engagement Ring 1. Forget the diamond mindset. There’s no reason to insist on a diamond engagement ring. There are other gemstones out there that aren’t as expensive and just as beautiful. Or, if you absolutely need a Read More →

Now that you’ve decided you want to ask the love of your life to marry you, it’s time for the next big step: the ring! Before you go and buy the shiniest ring in the display case, though, it’s important to know exactly how to shop for the best diamond. No worries, we’re here to give  you a lesson in the 4 Cs to make sure you know when you’ve found the perfect ring for your bride-to-be. A Lesson in the 4 Cs of Diamonds Cut: This describes the finish, proportion and polish of the diamond. The cut will determine Read More →

What Is Diamond Clarity? Diamond clarity describes the absence or presence of flaws inside or on the surface of a diamond. A stone with perfect clarity is rare, and most flaws that do exist can’t be seen without seeing them through a jeweler’s magnifying loupe. A Lesson in Diamond Clarity Terms You Should Know: Diamond Inclusions: These are imperfections, or flaws, inside of a diamond. This includes tiny spots of white, black, or other colors or cracks. Flaws like these may cause no problems at all, but some could cause the stone to split. Diamond Blemishes: Blemishes are flaws on Read More →

Men, it’s about that time – time to pop the question and turn your girlfriend into your fiancé. But don’t get ahead of yourself. Before you can ask for her hand in marriage, you need to find the right engagement ring for her. Here’s how to go about it. How to Buy an Engagement Ring If you plan on shopping for the engagement ring with your girlfriend, discuss styles, stones and budget. You’ve always heard that you need to spend two to three month’s salary on a ring, but that’s just a myth. Spend an amount you are comfortable with. Read More →

With all of the hustle and bustle of wedding planning, we thought you might appreciate a little checklist to keep you organized as you plan your wedding. So, assuming you have the real heavy lifting under control, like having the perfect wedding rings picked out…  here it is, the official wedding day checklist ~ The Official Wedding Day Checklist One year before: Address any skin problems and head to a dermatologist. If you want long hair for your wedding, now is the time to start growing it out! Start a fitness routine so you have plenty of time to get Read More →

You don’t have to be a jeweler to care for that gorgeous keepsake, but you will want to care for it like one! If all goes as planned (and we’re certain it will), this ring may well become a family heirloom. And ugly or ill-kept family heirlooms don’t see much light of day ~ So, here are… 6 Ways to Clean Your Engagement Ring  Chances are you are probably a somewhat active person. You go to work, cook, clean…and before you know it, your once stunning engagement ring has become dull and lacks that sparkle it used to have. Throughout Read More →

Your fiance did a beautiful job picking out just the right engagement ring that represents you and your love for each other. So of course you’ll want to be able to look at it every day to admire its exquisiteness. Here are a few tips for caring for and cleaning your ring to ensure that it stays as gorgeous as the day he proposed to you. 10 Ways to Take Care of Your Engagement Ring Are you the athletic type? Remember to take your ring off during sports so you won’t injure yourself or others with that big rock on your finger. Read More →

Choosing an engagement ring can be a fun process, you have so many stones to choose from. You don’t have to have a diamond as an engagement ring as is commonly thought. In fact diamond engagement rings did not become popular until the 1920’s. More recently women have gravitated towards colored stones, especially sapphire engagement rings. Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest   Prince William gave the newly wed Princess Catherine his mother’s Sapphire engagement ring. Prince William wanted to somehow include his beloved mother, Princes Diana, into the wedding. It made quite a stir when the ring was presented Read More →

Becoming engaged means the start of a lifetime commitment, the beginning of a family and a symbol of love that will last forever. Before you make your final decision of the right ring to present to your girlfriend, you may want to know the difference of all of the different colored diamonds there are. This way you know exactly what you are saying with the ring you choose. The Pink Diamond: Creativity One of the world’s rarest diamonds is the pink diamond, making it pretty expensive. Some pink diamonds have been known to be sold for as much as seven Read More →

Choosing a Diamond: A Step-by-Step Process for Dummies The time has come for you to purchase the ring that your future wife will be wearing as long as you both shall live. However, if you don’t know much about diamonds, it’s important that you do your research and learn all that you can. You need to familiarize yourself with what determines the cost of a diamond, The four C’s: Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. Click to see a chart of all cuts. CUT – When cut correctly, the diamond reflects light from one facet to another, then distributes through to the Read More →