Tag Archives: Jewelry

  These days, it’s not enough to get your future hubby just some plain old ring. No, now you have to get creative with your wedding band choices. I mean, you don’t want your man to be stuck with some drab ring for as long as you both shall live now, do you? Check out these 4 wedding band trends that the love of your life will be proud to wear! Top 4 Men’s Wedding Band Trends of 2012 Personalized Wedding Bands. Don’t just go for the typical gold one-size-fits-all wedding band. Every man is different. Does your guy spend Read More →

Birthstone Engagement Rings Are you looking for a unique, personalized idea for an engagement ring? Why not give the love of your life a birthstone engagement ring? Birthstones are traditionally gemstones that aren’t as expensive of the traditional engagement-ring diamond. Although this idea wouldn’t necessarily work for April babies (As one of the birthstones is a diamond), it is a much less expensive alternative to a regular diamond engagement ring. There are so many options for birthstone engagement rings—whether the birthstone is center stage or the birthstones are small accents within the design. The average cost of an engagement ring Read More →

Diamonds have been the stone of choice in an engagement ring for centuries; however, the trend is beginning to be amended with creative and often less costly alternatives to diamonds. Before we go any farther, it is our position that you can NEVER go wrong with a diamond engagement ring. But maybe you are more of a creative risk taker? OK, then… read on in this special addition to our usual themes, and learn about Birthstone Engagement Rings! Designing an engagement ring with a birthstone setting is becoming increasingly popular as a way to personalize the ring. A birthstone can be used in Read More →

Maybe your girl wants something besides a glimmering diamond engagement ring. Maybe you are against the symbolic act of ownership that a wedding ring can represent, as that was its original intent. Or maybe you just simply want to try something different. Either way, there are several different wedding ring alternatives to choose from. Wedding Ring Tattoos — Have a ring tattooed on your ring finger in a sign of the ultimate commitment. Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest   Tree Planting — Plant a tree and then propose to your loved on there. You can continue to visit this Read More →

The History of Engagement Rings You’re about to spend a significant amount of your savings on a diamond ring for the woman you love — and you might just be wondering why it is this is such an important tradition when it comes to getting married. Believe it or not, the act of giving a woman a ring to symbolize the fact that she is yours is a tradition as old as man himself. Below is a quick timeline of how the diamond engagement ring came to be: Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest It all began during the age 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 →

Q & A  – Platinum vs White Gold So… Gold and platinum, eh?  Both metals are used in engagement rings, both are durable & can withstand years of wear. Here’s some common questions with helpful answers… I lean towards white gold engagement rings myself, what about you? Q: What’s the difference?? Is platinum more valuable? If I go with white gold, what do I buy? 14k or 18k? A: For all intense purposes of aesthetics and wear… white gold and platinum are very similar. Platinum’s heavier. It’s also more durable. Platinum is easier to engrave by hand, but that really isn’t Read More →

Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest Engagement Necklaces, Bracelets and Antique Jewelry IT’s all very creative, but can there really be a substitute for an engagement ring? The answer…. probably. It all depends on the recipient, don’t  you think. If you meet a woman who has an aversion to rings, or (shutter) diamonds, it becomes more than probable. Neclaces are cool because they are worn near the heart. This way of thinking makes them a rather romantic substitute for an engagemene ring. And if you think you can get creative with a ring, just imagine whats possible with a necklace! Bigger pieces, Read More →

Some Types of Eternity Rings Eternity rings have been seen on the fingers of many women in a variety of  different arrangements and styles. Though the general appearance of the eternity ring is quite simple to spot, there are definitely variations to the piece. A symbol of everlasting love, the eternity ring is something that is extremely important to the woman wearing it. Luckily, there are a few cool ways to show it off:   Traditional (“Full- Eternity”)  The band of a traditional eternity ring will be fully covered by whichever gem or stone you happen to choose. This style is much more classic Read More →

Men – it’s hard enough having to build up the guts to ask the love of your life to marry you, right? Wouldn’t it be nice if buying her an engagement ring was a simple process? Well, through the years people have come up with some silly myths when it comes to engagement rings, so let’s get things straight right now. Myth #1: You have to spend 2 month’s salary on a diamond engagement ring. Really? There is absolutely no set rule as to how much you need to spend on her ring. You can spend whatever you want to Read More →