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Diamond rings. The most popular stone to be used in engagement rings around the world. The versatility of the white stone will make any outfit standout, from blue jeans to a ball gown, diamond rings are worn each and every day. Diamond rings signify enduring love, everlasting beauty and a union between two people. Although this timeless tradition has kept up through out the ages, many are unaware of where the iconic symbolism of an engagement ring came from. The tradition of presenting a ring to a women who is promised to a man dates back centuries, but the diamond Read More →

Every girl has some kind of ideal wedding dress that they have been dreaming off since their childhood, whether its the classic wedding topper dress, or the sultry sexy dress with the back cut out, each women’s envisions of the perfect wedding dress is completely unique to her. With thousands of styles, designers and variations of wedding dresses out their, how could you ever possibly narrow it down to one? Before you go gallivanting off into the sunset in search of your perfect wedding dress, you may want to map out a plan to help guide you all the the Read More →

Diamond-Alternative Gemstone Engagement Rings Getting more bling for your buck in today’s jewelery market can be difficult, but don’t go digging into your savings just yet. We have some great tips to get your dream ring and save you some cash in the process. Whether it’s a clear stone that is just as sparkly as the real thing, or a colored stone that will set your ring apart from the rest, we’ve come up with some great alternative gems that will look just as gorgeous a real diamond! Aquamarine From the deepest depths of the sea, to the highest point in Read More →

Check This Out: Romantic German Proposal at University Festival “After 12 years together, it was time to make my proposal, for us both it was obvious that it was going to happen at some point, we always talked about getting married and about the wedding, but time was passing… I always wanted to make something different and big… in a famous location, with flash mob, music, something like that. But I realized that it would be almost impossible to organize something like this without her knowing, and seeing proposals in famous places (monuments, big cities, centers, etc.) I always saw Read More →

What You Didn’t Know About Diamonds 1. Diamonds conduct heat 5 times faster than copper. 2. Diamonds are the hardest substance on Earth, weighing in at an approximate 10 on the Mohs scale. 3. In the purest state, diamonds are colorless. 4. Yellow and Brown colored diamonds are the most common in the world. 5. Diamonds melt at 1292 degrees fahrenheit. 6. Less than 20% of diamonds mined are considered “gem-quality” diamonds! 7.  Red and Blue diamonds are the rarest color for diamonds. 8. Tremendous pressure and temperature deep under the ocean approximately 75 and 120 miles beneath the earth’s Read More →

How to Choose the Perfect Engagement Ring For Her So you are finally ready to take that final step with your significant other, but you don’t even know where to start on buying the engagement ring! We can help you with this! Buying an engagement ring can be a grueling task, you don’t know if she will like it and you also don’t know what the right price of a diamond ring should be! Rule 1: Shop Around Don’t buy a ring from the first place you look! Diamond rings are sold at any jewelry retailer, you can shop around Read More →

Astronomers Discover a Planet Made of Diamonds Approximately 40 light years away there is an extrasolar planet that is made up of pure diamonds. The extrasolar planet was discovered in August of 2004 and is currently being disputed by astronomers as the first planet discovered to have a core of diamonds. 55 Cancri e, is double the size of Earth, which gives it the nickname “Super Earth”. Unlike Earth though, the surface has an approximate temperature of 3900˚ Fahrenheit. This planet is part of a system that orbits around 55 Cancri A. The orbit takes over 2 days. If you Read More →

Designer Engagement Rings Below $4,000 Vera Wang LOVE at Zales  This is one of the best bargain deals out there for the bridal market! Vera has teamed up with Zales to design beautiful and affordable engagement rings. She has included a signature blue sapphire in the bezel of almost every ring. The price ranges all the way from $650 to $30,000. We love the elegant pave set look and this is exactly what Vera Wang’s LOVE collection is all about. The collection is very versatile as well with a numerous amount of options to choose from. The ring showed above Read More →

What You Should Know About Diamond Certification Labs There are 6 laboratories that grade gemstones and diamonds. Those are GIA, IGI, AGS, EGL, EGLI and GSI. These labs exist so that a person knows the true information about their stone. There are some people out there that will enhance the truth about the color and clarity of their diamond so that it will sell better on the market. If there is documentation it has come from any of these 6 labs you can know they are telling you the honest truth about the gem. Lets individually go through each laboratory 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 →