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George Clooney Might Owe Over $100k in Taxes for Engagement Ring It seems as though our favorite Hollywood actor has gotten in some money problems with his recent engagement to Amal Alamuddin.  As we all know Clooney proposed with a gorgeous 7-carat emerald cut engagement ring. The sparkler cost an approximate $500,000 but the cost in taxes will be a little less than half of the ring cost! According to HMRC rules any jewelry that is brought in from outside of the EU that costs more than £390 you have to pay significant amount of taxes. Allegedly Clooney will have to Read More →

50 Easy Wedding Ideas 1. Use mason jars as cups for the reception. It is not only cheaper, but very stylish! 2. Add some personality to your wedding, put fun games at the table. 3. Remember this is your wedding! Do things your way! 4. Put flowers everywhere! The more the merrier 5. Hand origami this a fun way to get your guests talking! 6. Have a candy or sundae table! 7. Have a wedding cake along with a cupcake tower, this way every guest has options! 8. If you are having an October wedding, use plastic vampire teeth as Read More →

How a Diamond Gets its Shape A diamond doesn’t start out being shiny and perfect the way it is when we purchase it. The diamond undergoes numerous steps to get its shape and shine. Stage 1 Mining the Diamond As some people know diamonds are made by the earths core heating up and releasing small crystals from volcanic eruptions. This leads us to the first stage of making a diamond. Mining it. About 50% of diamonds are found in Africa, but some sources of diamonds have been found on almost every continent in the world. Diamonds can be found as Read More →