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Top 85 Marriage Proposal Ideas January 18, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Are you looking for romantic ideas for your marriage proposal? These marriage proposal ideas will help create the most memorable moment of your life! Discover ideas that will help you “pop-the-question” in the most creative way. Many are simple and easily done with just a little thought, but some will need a great degree of planning. All of them, though, are sure to make an impact! Important Tip: We recommend picking an engagement proposal idea…

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Complete Guide to Buying a Vintage Engagement Ring December 31, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Buying an engagement ring for your loved one is a special time indeed. Modern engagement rings might be gorgeous, but they struggle to compete with vintage and antique rings.  In contrast, vintage rings carry the weight of the past with them – that’s precisely what makes them unique – but how can you be sure to pick the right one? After all, there are many styles and eras to choose from.  This guide will tell you everything you need to…

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The Top 15 Celebrity Engagement Rings of 2020 December 28, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

2020 has been a tumultuous year, to say the least. But that did not stop celebrities from popping the question or tying the knot. Their lavish engagement rings and extravagant proposals are often a source of envy. So if you’re thinking about proposing to your significant other, get inspired by these celebrities.  And to make sure you explore different styles, we’ll recap the top celebrity engagement rings of 2020. We’ll also include some bling from previous years because of its timeless appeal.  Scarlett…

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What Does an Aquamarine Engagement Ring Symbolize? – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Every ring has a special meaning. From ancient times until today, rings have been made or given with an intention. Whether they’re telling a story about your family’s history or have a specific origin, every ring means something to the person who has it in their possession.  If you’re looking for a stone that embodies purity and vitality – aquamarine is the right one for you and your bride-to-be. Undoubtedly, a colored stone ring will make your engagement more impressive since you want to…

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Complete Guide to VVS1 Clarity December 23, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The Very Very Slightly Included (VVS) clarity rating is split into VVS1 and VVS2. Of the two, we’re going to focus on VVS1 diamonds.  To begin with, VVS1 diamonds are close to flawless. This means that whatever inclusions there are would be very tricky to find under 10x magnification. Even skilled graders may have a hard time locating the imperfections of a VVS1 diamond, which, for all practical purposes, appears flawless to the naked eye.  VVS1 diamonds and diamond rings make for great investments for the fact they’re highly sought-after.  VVS1 Clarity – Basic Characteristics VVS1 Inclusion Properties VVS1 Inclusions Are All…

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How to Clean An Aquamarine Engagement Ring December 22, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

An aquamarine engagement ring is the most precious piece of jewelry every bride-to-be possesses. It also costs a small fortune and has sentimental value. Thus, keeping it in tiptop condition is essential if you want your gem to last for a long time.  Cleaning your aquamarine engagement ring is very important! Like every gem, they’re prone to scratches. Properly taking care of your Aquamarine engagement ring ensures that it retains its gorgeous ocean blue color and sparkle. But how do you clean an Aquamarine…

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Best Places to Propose in New York December 8, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

So you live in town or you are visiting New York? And you want to propose? We’re locals and we know this city well! Here are the top 35+ locations to go to if you want to make a memorable proposal in NYC. If you need creative ideas for the proposal itself. Don’t worry, we have your back. The aforementioned article has over 65 different creative proposal ideas. Most of them can be easily done…

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The Complete History of the Cullinan Diamonds December 1, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The story about the biggest diamond ever found doesn’t cease to impress us, even though it happened more than a century ago. We’re talking about the Cullinan diamond, a diamond that’s larger than a human fist. Rumor has it that it’s only a fragment of an even larger diamond, but, for now, we don’t have any proof of that.  The gem cutters divided the Cullinan diamond into nine smaller stones, and each of them has a fascinating history. Today, most of them belong to…

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How Big of a Diamond Can You Get for $12,000? August 17, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Without a doubt, you can get a serious ring for $12,000. But in all frankness, size is probably not the only characteristic you’d be looking for. A diamond’s color, clarity, and cut are likely to influence your choice as well. You don’t want a 3-carat diamond with massive inclusions that compromise the wow factor of the gemstone. Okay, you can get a really good loose diamond for the money, but then you’d need to factor…

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Complete Guide to VS1 Clarity July 21, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

As you might know, VS1 clarity is among the top clarity grades. This sounds promising, but can you actually see the inclusions of a VS1 diamond? The quick answer is no, or at least you shouldn’t. Minute imperfections within the diamond would be hard to spot with the naked eye. You’d need a really powerful magnifying glass to see them. However, this is far from being the only thing that makes VS1 diamonds attractive. The…

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Top 20 Most Famous Engagement Rings in Film July 20, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Romantic movies are a great source of inspiration for those getting married. Girls use them to get ideas for the perfect bridal dress, makeup, and other details. Whilst men can learn a lot about creative ways to propose to their significant other. To provide you with the same inspiration, we’ve chosen some of the most memorable proposal scenes as well as the top 20 most famous engagement rings in film. We hope this article will…

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Platinum vs White Gold. Which is Better? July 15, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

One of the biggest choices when buying jewelry will be deciding whether to go with platinum or white gold. In this article, we present you with all the pros and cons that you will need to know before making your jewelry purchase! The differences in cost, color, durability, and maintenance will all affect your final choice. Platinum vs White Gold Advantages of Platinum Instead of Gold (Infographic) Understanding Platinum Understanding White Gold Key Considerations Hypoallergenic…

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Wedding Vendors in NYC June 23, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

With wedding planning, the key is in good organization. There are so many things to think about. Because of that, some couples decide to assemble a team of vendors to help them plan out everything. Others may be on a tight budget and want to do everything by themselves. After you’ve purchased your engagement ring, you will need to start planning your wedding. So, if you’re in the city and need a little help in…

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What Is an Art Deco Engagement Ring? June 9, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The very mention of Art Deco evokes the idea of Great Gatsby-like sophistication and glamour. Indeed, this is an era that still shapes popular taste and design to this day. And once you get to know the features distinctive of this style, you should be able to spot an Art Deco ring from a mile away. Of course, this article is here to provide you with all the necessary knowledge to recognize the subtleties of…

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How To Propose for Marriage in 2021 June 4, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In this guide, we address everything that you need to know about proposing in 2021. At the end of the article, we will give you some tips and tricks of what to do and what to avoid! What Do You Need to Propose? What to Take Care of Before You Propose? Preparing Proposal Speech How to Buy an Engagement Ring? Going Down on One Knee? Where and How to Propose? When to Propose? How Long…

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