Tag Archives: Colored Gold

Holly Madison is Engaged!  Holly Madison has had a big year this year. She not only gave birth to her daughter Rainbow Aurora three months ago in March, now she is engaged to her baby daddy Pasquale Rotella. On Holly’s official blog she announced that she is ready to marry Rotella. On June 24th she posted about the engagement saying “I got engaged on Sunday,” and continued to write “My fiance was so wonderful in creating such a romantic night! He proposed to me at the top of the Ferris wheel at EDC Las Vegas.” The former girl next door and Read More →

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 →

Spotlight on: Vera Wang LOVE Collection at Zales Vera Wang is more commonly known as one of the top designers in the bridal world. Her gowns are elegant and stylish, but the price can be the budget of your whole wedding combined! Vera recently branched her bridal company out to Zales to sell a line of bridal jewelry. The amazing thing about this new collection is that the prices start at $1,999 (which is incredible for an engagement ring). There are over 50 styles to choose from. Besides making engagement rings there is also a great portion of matching wedding Read More →

Searching for a Matching Wedding Band can be a grueling task, when you find the perfect ring you also have to think about that perfect compliment, the wedding band. Although we look at these amazing engagement rings and then just assume any wedding band will work, that’s not quite right. Picking the perfect wedding band to match your engagement ring is a strategic process, but have no fear engagementgurus is here. The first type of wedding band that looks almost perfect with a solitaire engagement ring is the three prong wedding band.This band is basically made to custom fit your Read More →

What to do With Engagement Ring After a Breakup Breaking up can be an emotional point in someones life. Being married and then divorced can be a depressing and confusing because who knows what to do with the engagement ring. The engagement ring etiquette if the woman breaks of the engagement or marriage, she is responsible in giving the ring back. If the man initiates the breakup the woman gets to keep the ring. There are many innovative things you can do with your ring. Sell the setting to a pawn shop for the metal. If you want to keep Read More →

Designing your own Engagement Ring Lets say you are one of those picky brides-to-be and you want to find the perfect engagement ring. It can be nearly impossible because no jewelry store has exactly what you want. Usually jewelry stores now allow you to design your own engagement ring and wedding band! It is a lot more simple than many think! There are four key things to keep in mind. What shape diamond, then deciding on a setting, do you want diamonds in the setting as well, and last the metal type for your ring. When picking a diamond you Read More →

White gold engagement rings are beautiful and known for brilliant luster, but, with over time, your stunning engagement ring may start to lose some of that shine and become dull. This dullness begins to happen in the areas of the ring that have direct contact with your skin. The use of hairspray, lotions, and cleaning products are also factors in your ring lacking its original luster. In order to maintain the initial beauty of your ring, you should clean it at least once a month. Cleaning your ring doesn’t take much time at all and can really improve the appearance Read More →

You probably have plenty running through your mind now that you’ve decided to propose to your beau, but one of those things shouldn’t be worrying about starting off your marriage in debt. We’ve all heard the old “two months salary” rule – but frankly, that’s an old school mindset. You may believe that the amount of money that you spend on an engagement ring directly correlates to how devoted you are to your bride-to-be, but this just isn’t the case. Spend an amount of money that you feel comfortable with. Here are a few tips to help you stay on Read More →

Do you know the difference between platinum and palladium? If not, that’s okay – here is a guide to help you decide what metal is right for your engagement ring. Which Engagement Ring Metal is Better for Your Taste? Platinum: This is a rare, natural white metal that’s known for its strength and purity. Platinum is typically 95-percent pure. Platinum’s density makes it very durable, so it will keep your diamond or other gemstone nice and secure. It’s also hypoallergenic so it won’t irritate your sensitive skin. When platinum scratches, very little metal lost, so your ring will endure years Read More →