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Tiffany & Co. engagement rings or non-name brand engagement rings?  Seems like an easy choice since one of the two is a recognized luxury bridal line. You’re not alone in assuming that just because an engagement ring is designer brand that the quality will be better all around. Although, it isn’t true (not at all actually).  The reason you end up paying, what seems like a fortune, more for your Tiffany & Co. engagement ring is because well, you’re paying for the brand. Today, you’re in for a treat.  We’re going to explore how you can get a similar ring Read More →

I know you’re probably questioning “engagement ring etiquette, what does that even mean?”. Let’s assume your man did his very best to find you what he thought was the perfect engagement ring.  Maybe you all went ring shopping a few times before.  Or maybe you showed him some of your fave engagement ring selfies from Instagram so he’d have an idea of your dream ring. Whatever the case, it’s so important to let him know how much you appreciate it – especially if you’ve been waiting for him to pop the big question.  Whether you’re in LOVE with your engagement Read More →

The Rose Gold Engagement Ring Warm tones of pink and rose really make it easy for a rose gold engagement ring to look good on just about anyone’s skin tone.     The Perfect Pear Shape Diamond Engagement Ring Everyone can appreciate the beauty of a stunning pear shape diamond.   The Stunning Double Halo Engagement Ring Because one sometimes is simply not enough!  I mean would you say no to exquisite engagement rings like these?   The Alluring Engagement Ring Stack These are definitely ON trend!  Stackable rings allow you to add your own personal touch to your engagement Read More →

Many thoughts come to mind when I think of anniversary rings.  Is there actually formal etiquette for that? When is the right time to give an anniversary ring? What finger do you wear the ring on?  Should your anniversary ring match your wedding band and engagement ring?  What I’ve come to find and appreciate is that this really just depends on you and your partner. Anniversary rings are a modern alternative to traditional gifts such as wood or paper.  These special momentous rings are giving women the chance to wear something more colorful and modern in comparison to their traditional 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 →

With yet another season of autumn just around the corner, a beautiful time of the year when the leaves begin to change and great things are bound to happen. Why not plan an amazing occasion for you and your partner one in which you incorporate your proposal? Great idea you say? We were thinking the same thing! From a simple hike up the Rocky mountains, or a horseback ride through the valley, to a romantic hot air balloon ride, we have the perfect ideas for those of you who are planning on popping the question this fall! There is no Read More →