Tag Archives: Jewelry

Becoming engaged means the start of a lifetime commitment, the beginning of a family and a symbol of love that will last forever. Before you make your final decision of the right ring to present to your girlfriend, you may want to know the difference of all of the different colored diamonds there are. This way you know exactly what you are saying with the ring you choose. The Pink Diamond: Creativity One of the world’s rarest diamonds is the pink diamond, making it pretty expensive. Some pink diamonds have been known to be sold for as much as seven 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 →

Engagement Ring Shopping So you’ve found the girl of your dreams and it’s time to pop the question. You’ve prepared well and have everything planned perfectly: the place, the diamond, the heartfelt speech…but wait, you forgot one important factor. What the hell is her ring size? Well don’t worry, we’ve got some tips to help you secretly figure out the ring size for your future fiancée. Phone a friend: always a useful lifeline. Get a friend or family member of your girlfriend on the phone. They may by some chance have purchased a ring for her before for a special Read More →

Ever wonder how creative you can get with an engagement ring? Luckily, some celebs have already paved the way for some quirky, untraditional rings that almost make the “normal” engagement rings look, for the lack of a better word…. Boring. But hey, you don’t have to take our word for it. You be the judge—are these rings sweet and stylish or tacky and tasteless? Fit for a… villain? Rebecca Romijn, also known as the wicked blue beauty Mystique from the X-Men movie series, shows off her dangling diamond engagement ring. Because she had to get her ring re-sized when she was pregnant, she Read More →

What should an Engagement Ring Cost? Have you ever heard a man say that? Yep… Here’s that question and a few others we hear a lot ~ How can you help him find the right ring? You want the fairy-tale wedding and the romantic proposal, but he’ll need something to put in that box when he gets down on one knee. While ring-shopping together isn’t exactly traditional it’s a good way to show him what styles appeal to you and for you both to feel out an appropriate engagement ring cost. Besides, marriage is a partnership- doesn’t it make sense to Read More →

There Are Engagement Ring Fashion Rules!? You know she’s the perfect girl for you. She makes you smile, she makes you laugh and you have fallen head over heals in love with her. You also know that the next step is to go engagement ring shopping. This can be a daunting task, as engagement ring fashion can seem a bit overwhelming at first. But never fear, you know your girl and the rest will come easy as long as you follow these style tips. Take a peak at the rest of her jewelry. Does she wear yellow or white gold? Read More →

When you are a celebrity, you tend to live life large. That means bigger cars, bigger houses and yes, even bigger engagement rings. When it comes to celebrity engagement rings, the motto is often go big or go home — and it better be a ring that no one has ever seen before. “Anna’s Engagement Ring is a huge 11 carat Pink Pear Cut with Trillion side diamonds. Fiance Enrique Iglesias and Anna purchased the ring in Australia and it is estimated to cost near $2,500,000.00. The ring was created by Argyle.” Courtesy of miadonnadiamondblog.com   Celebrity engagement rings range from the extremely gaudy Read More →

  There has been increased hype about a new trend in engagement rings, putting the traditional metal of choice into question. Recently there has been a rise in the sales of platinum engagement rings over gold rings, and there has to be some reason why. Here are some of the benefits:   Price: According to Forbes, the price of platinum has very recently dropped below the price of gold. Platinum, mirroring the appearance of white gold, has an advantage over the popular metal right now because of its price, which, of course,  is a main factor when it comes to picking out a 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 →