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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

Did you know that the oldest platinum decorative pieces date back to ancient Egypt? As for white gold, it’s actually an alloy of more recent vintage. Regardless, a white gold setting can be a perfect match for engagement jewelry, for example. The differences in color, durability, and maintenance may affect your final choice. And then there’s the price – platinum can be as much as 50% more expensive than gold, at least on today’s market.…

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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 in 2020 June 4, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Marriage proposals, like nostalgia, aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days when a man’s position was enough to secure a maiden’s hand in marriage. Today, proposals can consist of anything from a simple question in a private setting, to a full-on, no holds barred flash mob in the middle of a busy street. Here is our definitive guide on how to propose in 2020! But there’s still a loose set of basic…

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Top 10 Tips for Proposing During Quarantine June 1, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The COVID-19 pandemic might have resulted in quarantine, but it hasn’t stopped life altogether. Very few couples have canceled their engagement plans due to the lockdown. Of course, some options are off the table, but there are still plenty of ways to propose. You can’t pop the question on a cruise ship in the middle of the Caribbean. A concert proposal is also impossible, so too the kiss cam proposal during an NBA game. Apart…

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What Is a Vintage-Style Engagement Ring? May 28, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

These days a lot of pieces are being passed as vintage-style engagement rings. To the untrained eye, they might seem like the real deal, and there are certainly rings that offer good bling for the money. However, most of them don’t have the properties that constitute a vintage-style piece. So the question is – how do you discern a real vintage-style ring from a random ring that just looks the part? No worries, this article…

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Top 12 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings May 27, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The rule that you need to get a diamond ring for your engagement isn’t set in stone. And more than a few non-diamond gemstones are worthy of an engagement ring. But this doesn’t make your quest for the perfect piece any easier. Albeit popular, some non-diamond gemstones aren’t fit to adorn the finger of your future fiancée. To help you discern true bling from a dud, this write-up presents you with the top twelve choices.…

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What Does the Ring Bearer Have to Do? – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Judging by the title, the ring bearer’s job seems very simple. Risking a circular definition, he’s supposed to bear the ring for the bride and groom. But there’s much more to the role than meets the eye. Many have doubts about how to pair the ring bearer and the flower girl. And there are those who feel a girl ring bearer might not be the right fit. Then, you need to factor in other wedding…

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Fiancé vs. Fiancée – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

If you plan to get engaged or recently did so, the difference between fiancé and fiancée might be on your mind. The two words aren’t worlds apart, but there are certain discrepancies that affect their usage, pronunciation, and spelling. To help you make the distinction and use the words properly, we’ve devised this quick guide. It touches briefly upon the etymology of the words. And there are useful tips to help you remember regarding the…

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Beyoncé’s Engagement Ring May 4, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Every time Beyoncé shows off her gorgeous diamond engagement ring, it leaves us speechless. The way it complements her unique style makes every girl green with envy. Being a celebrity power couple, everyone had high expectations of Beyoncé and Jay-Z. Nevertheless, they outdid themselves here. The couple managed to keep their engagement private, but the precious ring on her hand gave their secret away. Jay-Z went above and beyond, picking an 18-carat ring that looks…

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Gemstone Anniversary Gifts by Year – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Anniversaries are special moments shared between couples, and we all know the importance of them. Each one represents a significant period of life and should be celebrated accordingly. Everyone knows that for a 25th anniversary you should gift your loved one something silver, and for the 50th something gold. In fact, every year has a specific gemstone or a particular metal that represents it. We’re here to help you choose a perfect gift for your…

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Complete History of Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring April 27, 2020 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently made headlines when they decided to break away from the royal family. Not that this is the only event that has taken aback fans of the royal couple. Be that as it may, the story of Harry and Meghan’s engagement and marriage is a contemporary fairytale indeed. Not to mention the hype that surrounded their relationship, the proposal, and the jewelry involved. This article explores Harry and Meghan’s story,…

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