Tag Archives: Diamonds

Taking a slight break from engagement rings today to discuss diamond eternity bands vs. non-eternity diamond bands. Normally, when it comes to choosing the rings for your big day, engagement ring is the first that comes to mind. By that point you’ve gathered engagement ring photos for your own inspiration, but what about your wedding band? There are two types of diamond wedding bands: eternity wedding band vs non-eternity wedding band. Well what does eternity band even mean technically, right?  A wedding band is considered to be an eternity band because it has a continuous line of diamonds that wraps Read More →

Halo engagement rings, solitaire engagement rings, three stone engagement rings.  It seems like when it comes to choosing an engagement ring there’s a plethora of setting styles to choose from.  And not that I’m complaining.  The variety of engagement ring styles allows a bride-to-be to really find an engagement ring that embodies her personality and unique style. For some of us however, the overflow of different engagement rings out there makes it overwhelming when it comes to finding and determining what ring is exactly “right for you”.  But don’t you worry, that’s why we’re breaking down some of the pros Read More →

Wedding rings are one of the most widely recognized symbol of love around the world. They are precious pieces of jewelry that are worn by couples all around the world to symbolize the love and life long commitment to one another. When it comes to weddings, there are certain traditions and rituals that are followed during a wedding ceremony prior to the ring exchange. From walking down the isle, to champagne showers while getting ready, the traditions are countless. However one of the most celebrated tradition is that of the wedding ring, the ring is almost always placed on the Read More →

When it comes to taking care of your expensive items such as your car, your boat or even your house, you don’t take the short road. Purchasing insurance for the sole purpose of  peace of mind and any accidents that may occur applies all of these examples and more. So wouldn’t it make sense to purchase insurance on your diamond engagement ring? Of coarse it would!There are a few options to go about insuring your engagement ring. Engagement ring insurance can be purchased as an extension for your renters or homeowners policy. Both of these policies cover the items in Read More →

Wedding traditions have been passed down from generation to generation, and in some cases have been altered to fit in with the times. However the ancient wedding tradition of the bride sporting a white wedding gown has forever remained the same. Of coarse there are always those women who want to break tradition and wear a colored wedding dress instead of white, but shockingly its only around 4%-5% of brides who choose to do so. So for the rest of the brides who choose to go the traditional route and rock the white wedding gown, here is a little history Read More →

In most cases, gratuity will be calculated in your contracts. But for other vendors, tipping is not an obligation, but is welcomed and highly recommended. The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, which makes it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find today’s proper way to go about tipping the hired help. In many cases tips are included in the contract. However with a few exceptions, it’s not required to tip your vendors, although many couples may choose to  add gratuity after the event, with the amount depending on their performance. But how much is enough? Our Read More →

You finally got your man to pop the question! Congrats! That is of coarse if you didn’t turn your man down. But what are you to do now? Planning a wedding isn’t a simple task, and it is extremely easy to accidentally let something slip through the cracks. It could be that maybe you thought of it too late or overlooked it, either way, you end up paying a heavy price. Whether its coming straight out of your pocket, or just a disappointing mistake, we have put together a wedding cheat sheet to avoid any forgotten details that may have Read More →

To traditional to non-traditional, from colorful center stones and vintage-inspired designs to mixed metal settings, we got the scoop on this seasons top engagement ring designers. A classic solitaire engagement ring may exactly what your looking for, but you’re probably going to want to take another look once you have read about these hot designers. These designers create timeless diamond engagement rings that not only are exquisite, but are unique in every way. Tacori – The company first began in 1969 with Haig Tacorian who left Europe for the United States in hopes of a new life. They settled in Read More →

Its your day off and you decide to clean up your apartment. You have done the dishes, started the laundry and paid the bills. All that is left is to do is to fold and put away your clothes as well as your boyfriends. As you begin to stuff his underwear in his drawer, you come across a little red box. A million things are probably running through your mind right now as to what it is, so of coarse you go ahead and sneak a peak. Unless its his secret stash of condoms, I’m gonna go ahead and guess Read More →

Popping the question isn’t something that should be taken lightly by any means, for men it is a giant leap of faith that leaves them completely exposed. For women, it is something that we have dreamt about since childhood, a magical moment full of fireworks and romance (figuratively speaking of coarse). However men and women don’t always end up on the same page, especially when it comes to the proposal. To pull off the perfect proposal it takes not only soul searching, but meticulous planning and treated with tenderness. Although true love may conquer all, there are many common proposal Read More →