Tag Archives: Jewelry

Many unique wedding traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation, but what you may not have noticed is the cross cultural traditions that have been introduced through the union of marriage. Love is universal, however some wedding traditions are not custom to all cultures. In other countries getting married can vary from one extreme to the other. Just because some countries have a different perspective on marriage, doesn’t make it any less special then the others. There is no wrong way to celebrate tying the knot. We have researched some of the different wedding traditions that are Read More →

Be honest ladies, most of us spend a lot of our free time swooning over celebrity couples. Whether it is their red carpet appearances, grocery outings, fitness fun or even their million dollar vacations, we just cant get enough of their lavish life style. But when it comes to celebrity bridal bling, no one can stop us from gushing over their exquisite diamond engagement rings of Hollywood‘s most elite A-listers! So get ready to have your breath taken away, because we can guarantee these stunning rings will leave you speechless — not to mention jealous! 1. Lady Gaga Its only Read More →

Hopefully by now you have realized that getting engaged isn’t all about the ring. However many women have been known to ruin that iconic romantic moment when he is proposing just by their reaction or lack there of once they see the ring. That moment when you realize that the ring he is slipping on your finger, may not be quite what you expected it to be, can throw you off balance real quick. Of coarse, if your soon to be hubby went shoe shopping for you, and he came back with shoes that not even a hobo would wear, Read More →

Take a Look at the Clifton Engagement Ring Box You haven’t seen anything until you’ve seen the newest type of engagement ring box. It has the depth of a credit card and will fit in your wallet! Once opened it displays the engagement ring on a raised setting. This box will cost you around $90, but well worth it to conceal that special question. Many guys don’t know how to be sneaky with an engagement because the ring box shows quite the bulge through pants. In 2011 Andrew Zo a packaging designer designed a ring box that was going to Read More →

10 Tips for Traveling with Jewelry No matter where you are going you need to be sure of your surroundings. Traveling can be one of the most dangerous voyages you take if there are some serious sparklers on you. As you scramble to pack your essentials remember these tips before your next escourgeon.  Although many traveling experts recommend leaving your most expensive jewelry pieces at home in a secure place, this doesn’t always want to be the option foe some people.  1. Use secured vault or the two-key control safety deposit in a hotel. Although it may not seem like the Read More →

Astronomers Discover Diamond Star the Size of Earth! This is nothing new, diamonds are just intense pressurized crystallization that forms an organize hard substance. One of the highly intriguing discoveries of our time is the “diamond planets”. According to David Kaplan, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee there is a White Dwarf star light years away that is made purely of diamonds. The White Dwarf he is referring to is approximately 900 light-years away and estimated to be a whopping 11 billion years old! The star is slowly burning out and cannot be observed because of the dimness. Usually when 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 →

Platinum vs. White Gold When buying a piece of jewelry, or shopping for an engagement ring, the one question constantly asked is ‘what is better? Platinum or Gold?’ Some jewelers may tell you platinum, but not back it up with any actual knowledge. Platinum is a very expensive precious metal, in 2012 it was a whopping $1,407 per oz! But why is this such a hot commodity in the jewelry market? Believe it or not, but platinum is a natural occurring metal, while white gold on the other hand is a man mad product consisting of various materials. White is Read More →

So How Much Should you Really Spend on an Engagement Ring? So there are various myths that have been going around for decades on how much you should spend on an engagement ring. Some say the price should be three months salary, but if you really think of the logistics this is a completely null rule. If a man makes $80,000 a year that means he is entitled to buy you a $20,000 rock! What if he is making $200,000? Is he supposed to shell out over 6 figures to buy you a Tiffany & Co. D Internally Flawless sparkler? Read More →

Rare Pink Diamond Theft Comes to a Head After a few days of speculation, Queensland police in the UK believe they have targeted the rare pink diamond theft. Matthew Osborne, 29 was visiting Australia and made a dramatic decision to steal a pink diamond from a local jewelry store in Cairns. Witnesses say Osborne escaped on a bicycle. The pink gem retailed for 135,000 pounds (approx. $225,000 dollars). Although high in price the diamond was a mere 0.31 carats and 4.3 millimeters in diameter. The vibrant pink color is what brought the diamond up in value. It was one of Read More →