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5 of the Most Expensive Wedding Gowns Ever! The average American will pay $1,100 for a wedding dress. The dress is the main focal part of a wedding and some people take this very seriously. These 5 brides made sure to make an extreme budget for their wedding dresses.  5. Grace Kelly Grace Kelly was an American film actress who later became the Princess of Monaco. She married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956. At the time her gown cost approximately $8,000! Due to inflation the dress is now estimated at $65,000. The dress was designed by Helen Rose and Read More →

How to Make a Diamond Appear Larger Diamonds are one of the most fascinating natural occurrences on this earth. They not only give jewelry that extra push to look spectacular, but they can also be easily manipulated to appear larger or smaller depending on what engagement ring setting you choose. Now there are some valuable things you need to remember when designing the perfect ring for her. 1. If you are going to settle on color and clarity DO NOT get a yellow gold setting! 2. If the diamond isn’t large make sure it is mounted in a pave set 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 →

Most Expensive Gemstone Engagement Rings Gemstone engagement rings are becoming the newest trend of 2013. The glistening colored stones are making such an impact on the bridal market that they are no longer the type of stones you settle to lower the cost of your overall ring. The top four most expensive engagement rings are owned by celebrities such as Halle Berry, Jessica Simpson and more. She has made a comeback in Hollywood, and not for singing. Jessica Simpson is a fashion with amazing taste in shoes, clothing and of course jewelry. Her engagement ring is customarily designed for her Read More →

Three Trending Engagement Rings of 2013 Engagement rings are taking our nation by storm. So many people are now concerned with what the characteristics of the ring are rather than the solemn meaning of it. There have been three trends that are becoming so popular like the gemstone engagement ring, floral settings and of course vintage style. The Vintage style engagement ring is one of the most famous looks to have, especially since the premiere of The Great Gatsby. Usually a vintage style ring has accent colored gemstones and a geometrical shape. Jessica Biel has one of the most gorgeous Read More →

Spotlight On: The Sapphire Engagement Ring The sapphire is a unique stone that has been dated back centuries. It is unique in the fact that it is the second hardest crystal made from the earth’s crust. This gemstone is currently becoming the hottest trend of 2013! Stars such as Elizabeth Hurley and Kate Middleton have sapphire main stones in their engagement rings. The Mystical Powers of a Sapphire The reason people gravitate towards this gemstone isn’t only because of its deep blue color, but because of the spiritual ambiance it gives off. Dating back centuries, people used to use the Read More →

How to Lower the Price of Your Engagement Ring If you are on a budget and want to get as much ring for your buck, have no fear we have the tips that will save you thousands on your engagement ring. First lets discuss what the 4 C’s are. This is a common diamond term we use almost always on our blog posts. These four c lettered words basically describe everything that is important about a diamond. Color, Clarity, Cut and of course Carat Weight. The two C’s that you can reduce the price of your diamond for without having Read More →

Many assume that in order for a ring to be considered an engagement ring it has to have a diamond as the center stone. In reality an engagement ring can be anything that symbolizes who you are as a person, or something that represents the bond you have between you and your partner. Women in 2013 are realizing that gemstones are a fantastic alternative to a fancy diamond engagement ring. So many celebrities turned from colored diamonds to gemstone engagement rings. Here is a list of our top 5 favorite celebrity gemstone engagement rings. 1. Kate Middleton: Obviously she would Read More →

An engagement ring should be as unique as the print on the finger that wears it. The ring is incredibly personal so when choosing between traditional and trendy, you should consider your personality. Traditional vs. Trendy: Which Engagement Ring is Right for You? Choose a Trendy Engagement Ring If… You know you will eventually upgrade your ring. Many couples later change the stones in a ring when they are better able to afford the size they want. You want the latest fashion. You’ve seen Carrie Underwood‘s ring and you want one just like it- go for trendy. You want a Read More →

  Engagement ring styles tend to recycle over the decades, with minor changes made every year to bring in a new trend. This year’s trend has been to modernize the vintage styles, since vintage has been making a comeback. Trending Engagement Rings The first trending engagement ring is the “halo.” The halo is basically a solitaire set low, with a ring, or halo, of diamonds around the large diamond. This style makes the ring look bigger and is vintage inspired. The band is also usually thin, but can be plain or have diamonds accentuated into it. Kate Middleton and Natalie Read More →