Tag Archives: Diamond Cut

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 →

Whether you aren’t engaged or already have your ring, there’s no harm in checking out the gorgeous modern or vintage engagement ring trends of 2012. Take a look at what’s hot this year. Here they are: Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends of 2012 Classic Color There are all kinds of colors to choose from when looking for the right ring. Rings such as Kate Middleton’s sapphire ring made women go wild over colored gemstones this year. From pink-hued diamonds to rubies and sapphires to mandarin garnets, you can’t go wrong going with a colored engagement ring.   Texture Now, this trend has Read More →

Choosing a Diamond: A Step-by-Step Process for Dummies The time has come for you to purchase the ring that your future wife will be wearing as long as you both shall live. However, if you don’t know much about diamonds, it’s important that you do your research and learn all that you can. You need to familiarize yourself with what determines the cost of a diamond, The four C’s: Cut, Clarity, Color, and Carat. Click to see a chart of all cuts. CUT – When cut correctly, the diamond reflects light from one facet to another, then distributes through to the Read More →

9 of the Most Expensive Engagement Rings A typical girl is more than happy to have a 1 carat diamond for her engagement ring. However, the woman we have listed here are your typical girls. Check out these crazy, beautiful and extravagant engagement rings they received from their beaus! Beyonce’s engagement ring, given to her by her now hubby, Jay-Z, is one of the world’s most expensive and luxurious rings. It is accompanied by an 18 carat emerald cut diamond, worth an outrageous $5 million! It is rated “IF,” meaning it is flawless, and has an “E” color rating giving Read More →

The Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring makes a chic and elegant statement. Bridal publications praise the cut for its modern and sparkly appearance, making it perfect for today’s fun-loving and stylish bride. The Princess Cut diamond is a rather new cut option. Stories of its origin vary, but it was likely developed in London in the 1960s. It only made its appearance in the United States around 1980. The diamond has 90 degree corner cuts and is prominently square. A perfect square cut is of the highest value, while more rectangular Princess styles exist but are worth less. For the Read More →