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Q & A  – Platinum vs White Gold So… Gold and platinum, eh?  Both metals are used in engagement rings, both are durable & can withstand years of wear. Here’s some common questions with helpful answers… I lean towards white gold engagement rings myself, what about you? Q: What’s the difference?? Is platinum more valuable? If I go with white gold, what do I buy? 14k or 18k? A: For all intense purposes of aesthetics and wear… white gold and platinum are very similar. Platinum’s heavier. It’s also more durable. Platinum is easier to engrave by hand, but that really isn’t Read More →

Some Types of Eternity Rings Eternity rings have been seen on the fingers of many women in a variety of  different arrangements and styles. Though the general appearance of the eternity ring is quite simple to spot, there are definitely variations to the piece. A symbol of everlasting love, the eternity ring is something that is extremely important to the woman wearing it. Luckily, there are a few cool ways to show it off:   Traditional (“Full- Eternity”)  The band of a traditional eternity ring will be fully covered by whichever gem or stone you happen to choose. This style is much more classic Read More →

Men – it’s hard enough having to build up the guts to ask the love of your life to marry you, right? Wouldn’t it be nice if buying her an engagement ring was a simple process? Well, through the years people have come up with some silly myths when it comes to engagement rings, so let’s get things straight right now. Myth #1: You have to spend 2 month’s salary on a diamond engagement ring. Really? There is absolutely no set rule as to how much you need to spend on her ring. You can spend whatever you want to Read More →

Not every person is satisfied with the same old engagement ring in the champagne glass at a fancy restaurant proposal. For those of you looking for something a little more out of the box, here are some ideas to make that special night one to remember. Think about what kind of personality you have as a couple. Are you itching for adventure? Try popping the question in a hot air balloon! Consider all of the characteristics the two of you share and go from there. Are you and your honey a little more quirky? A scavenger hunt is perfect for Read More →

There Are Engagement Ring Fashion Rules!? You know she’s the perfect girl for you. She makes you smile, she makes you laugh and you have fallen head over heals in love with her. You also know that the next step is to go engagement ring shopping. This can be a daunting task, as engagement ring fashion can seem a bit overwhelming at first. But never fear, you know your girl and the rest will come easy as long as you follow these style tips. Take a peak at the rest of her jewelry. Does she wear yellow or white gold? Read More →

  There has been increased hype about a new trend in engagement rings, putting the traditional metal of choice into question. Recently there has been a rise in the sales of platinum engagement rings over gold rings, and there has to be some reason why. Here are some of the benefits:   Price: According to Forbes, the price of platinum has very recently dropped below the price of gold. Platinum, mirroring the appearance of white gold, has an advantage over the popular metal right now because of its price, which, of course,  is a main factor when it comes to picking out a Read More →