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When picking an engagement ring, you have to get out of the typical mindset of what you think an engagement ring should look like. This is going to be the ring that you wear as long as you both shall live, so shouldn’t it be something that reflects your personality? Here are a few other options out there so that you know all that there is to offer. 9 Not-So-Traditional Engagement Ring Options Fancy diamonds: Who says you have to stick with a plain diamond? You may want to consider something a little more colorful, such as pink, yellow, blue, Read More →

It’s okay if you can’t afford a huge diamond – there are a few ways you can actually make the diamond look even larger than it really is. Just use these techniques to give them a larger appearance than it’s true carat weight. How to Make Your Diamond Look Larger Than It Is Browse Fancy  Shapes: Fancy shaped gems typically seem larger than round diamonds of that have the same weight, especially ones with elongated shapes, such as marquise, oval and pear shaped versions. Choose a Pave-Set Ring: A pave setting is made up of small diamonds set side by side Read More →

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 →

You are on display on your wedding day, so it’s important that you look your best. All eyes will be on you, so you’re going to want your hair, dress and accessories to look absolutely perfect. When it comes to choosing the bridal jewelry for your wedding day, just follow these guidelines to help you pick the right pieces. How to Choose Bridal Jewelry Don’t pick jewelry for the sake of wearing jewelry. You may not even need to wear jewelry at all. The style of your dress will determine whether you need jewelry. If your wedding dress is elaborate with 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 →

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 →

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 →