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When searching for an engagement ring, the perfect diamond isn’t all you have to worry about – the setting is just as important. Have you thought about what metal you would like the ring to be? There are quite a few to choose from, but we are here to help you make your decision. Metal Options for Your Engagement Ring Platinum. This is known for its durability. Platinum is 95% pure and won’t fade or tarnish like other metals. However, it may scratch but any metal will. This is the perfect metal for those with sensitive skin because it’s hypoallergenic. Read More →

As you are shopping for an engagement ring for your girlfriend, you may soon realize that you have absolutely no idea what to look for. Well, when you head to the jeweler, ask to see one of these four styles – they’re the most popular ones among brides this year. The 4 Most Popular Engagement Ring Styles Classic Solitaire (single stone): In the past forty years this style has been used over 10,000,000 times, so of course this is the most popular engagement ring style. This ring is meant for the traditional bride looking for an elegant ring. Three stone Read More →

If you would rather surprise your girlfriend with an engagement ring than have her go shopping with you, there are two things you need to consider: her ring size and what her style is. It’s too risky to just guess; guessing her ring size isn’t too bad, but you don’t want to end up buying her a ring she doesn’t even like. There’s no perfect solution to this, but here are a few ideas to help you out. How to Figure Out Her Ring Size and Style Sizing Steal a ring. Simply sneak into her jewelry box when she’s not Read More →

It is so important to know all you can about engagement rings before and after the proposal. I mean, they are the single most important piece of bridal jewelry there is. So, keep in mind these do’s and don’ts of engagement rings.  Take a look at a few… The Do’s and Don’ts of Engagement Rings Do: Try your best to get a sense of your girlfriend’s taste in jewelry. You’re about to propose to her, so you’re going to want to present a ring to her that she’s actually going to like, right? If you’re clueless as to what jewelry Read More →

Ladies, it’s time to move on from your everyday, traditional diamond solitaire engagement rings with a platinum setting. Why not switch it up and try something a little…different? Stand out with an alternative style engagement ring with a hint of the classic style to make your mother-in-law happy. Pick and choose different characteristics and combine them for something unique and gorgeous!  Read more about: Alternatives to the Traditional Diamond Engagement Ring How about a gem that isn’t a diamond? Just because it’s an engagement ring doesn’t mean it has to be holding a diamond – other gems are just as Read More →

Probably the most popular of all engagement ring styles is the solitaire engagement ring, and for good reason. This ring choice represents a bride who is sleek, stylish, and sticks with tradition. A single diamond is placed at the center of the ring, which draws more attention and making the diamond even seem a little bit bigger than it would with other ring styles. The Tiffany mount, named after Tiffany & Co., is very popular for this style and hosts a set of six prongs with hold the diamond safely in place. By holding the diamond in this way rather Read More →

It’s time to pick out an engagement ring, but which metal should you choose? Here’s a little information about each metal to help you make your decision. Platinum: This natural white metal is known for how strong and pure it is. It’s durable, so it’s sure to keep your diamond or gemstone nice and safe and is hypoallergenic so it won’t irritate sensitive skin. Yellow Gold/White Gold: This naturally yellow metal is 70 to 75 percent pure and is turned into white gold when the surface is plated with rhodium. This means, though, that eventually the coating can wear off Read More →

As much fun as it is to go shopping for wedding dresses, now it’s time to accessorize! The only thing you to remember: Don’t overdo it. You’re going to find so many beautiful pieces of jewelry, but you have to resist the temptation and narrow it down to just a couple of items. Just follow these steps and you’ll be stunning as you walk down the aisle. How to Properly Accessorize Wedding Dresses Know what looks good with your gown color. White Gown: Stay away from anything gold, they will clash with your gown. Stick with pearls or platinum. Diamond-white Read More →

For men, choosing a wedding band to symbolize the lifetime of love between he and his wife can be a pretty overwhelming task. I mean, you are going to be wearing it the rest of your life, so you need to make sure the ring you get is something you will always love. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you shop around. 5 Tips for Choosing Mens Wedding Bands What kind of lifestyle do you have? If you do manual labor every day, you will want a ring that is durable for your work. However, if Read More →

Trendy Wedding Bands for Men Men’s Wedding Bands are one of my favorite things to write about. For the fellas out there looking to stand out and keep up with the latest fashion trends, here are wedding bands you need to consider as you get ready to watch your bride walk down the aisle. Don’t stick with the same old boring gold wedding band, make a statement and show off your style and masculinity with one of these hot trends of the year. Source: greenweddingconsortium.com via Raymond on Pinterest Black rings: Black bands are sleek and sexy compared to the typical gold and silver rings Read More →