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June Birthstone May 10, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Not satisfied with just one, or even two birthstones, June has claimed three for itself. There were only two – pearl and moonstone – until 2016 when alexandrite became the third June birthstone. Pearl has long been popular as a gemstone, despite being fundamentally different to most other crystal-based precious and semi-precious stones. Moonstone has been a part of gemstone usage for millennia, with the Romans believing it was formed from solidified rays of the…

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Best Places to Propose in New York – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

So you live in town or you are visiting New York? And you want to propose in New York? 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. We’ve listed over 65 creative marriage proposal ideas. Most of them can be easily…

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Top 30 Vintage Engagement Rings Etsy – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Etsy is among the most popular handmade and vintage item marketplaces. This includes jewelry, including fine jewelry. No wonder so many people visit Etsy websites for an engagement ring. However, such a wide range of products from all over the world may be very overwhelming so as a result, we’ve created this guide to Vintage Engagement Rings Etsy.  In this guide, we’ve gathered the 30 best vintage engagement ring styles on Etsy. From feminine Victorian era designs to angular and minimalistic retro era styles, we’ve got a ring for everyone – read on to find yours. …

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20 Engagement Ring Box Ideas for Proposing May 6, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

People often underestimate the importance of an attractive engagement ring box. If you have already chosen a desired engagement ring and are looking for a box that would be a perfect finishing touch, we are here to help. Here is some inspiration for the best engagement ring box ideas.  1. Glass Ring Box  Glass ring boxes look celestial and magical. Of course, a see-through box won’t hide your intentions, but if you are looking for something fairytale-like, it may be a great choice. Glass boxes may be accompanied by ornate vintage-style detailing on the…

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Guide to L Color Diamonds – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

We are all conditioned to think that all diamonds, including the L color Diamond, are all very white in color. In reality, though, with the exception of the very whitest D color diamonds, all have a slight yellow tint. The key is how yellow the tint is, and whether you can see it easily or not, and whether you even mind or not. What is an L Color Diamond? Tips for Making an L Color…

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How to Plan a Micro Wedding – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

 Are you wondering how to plan a micro wedding? Planning a wedding for a lot of guests can be very overwhelming. Not only that, you might not want to have a big wedding with a long guest list and, you don’t have to.  You can have a smaller, more intimate wedding with your closest friends and family. This is called a micro wedding and there are many good reasons to have one.   What is a Micro Wedding? The Benefits of Having…

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Should the Proposal be a Surprise? – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Should the proposal be a surprise? This is one of the common questions asked when guys approach us to buy their engagement ring. In this article, we’ll bring the pros and cons of whether the surprise is the best option for you. Should you Surprise her with a Proposal? Pros and Cons of Surprise Proposal Pros of a Surprise Proposal Cons of a Surprise Proposal Bottom Line Researching the Proposal Proposal Traditions

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How Tight Should an Engagement Ring Fit? April 26, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

A loose ring will slip from your finger and catch on to objects. A tight ring, on the other hand, is simply uncomfortable, and sometimes even impossible to put on. In this article, we will explain everything you need to know about how tight should an engagement ring fit, including providing tips on how and when to get your ring sized.  We will also offer advice on whether you should size up or down. Important Note: If you’re reading this article because your ring is stuck on your…

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Top Engagement Rings Under $5,000 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

An engagement ring doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of rings under $5,000 that are just as beautiful as those worth hundreds of thousands. If you are pragmatic and don’t want to spend a year’s wages on a piece of jewelry, check our engagement ring budget calculator.  When shopping for a ring, never lose sight of the 4 C’s – clarity, color, cut, and carats. Moreover, decide which “C” is the most important consideration, especially if you are on a limited budget. Another option is to choose a ring with a colorful gemstone. Such pieces often feature a diamond halo and look enchanting…

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Victorian Era Engagement Ring on Finger Without Wedding Band 12529 Continue reading...

Can You Use Your Engagement Rings as a Wedding Band? – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

It goes without saying that there are many things to consider when planning an engagement or a wedding and just the rings are a world of their own. One of the most important considerations associated with the rings is the cost, which leads to the common question of whether you are able to use your engagement ring as a wedding band? But first, let’s discuss what is an engagement ring. What’s an Engagement Ring? An engagement ring…

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Top 85 Marriage Proposal Ideas April 21, 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. Important Tip: We recommend picking a marriage proposal idea that aligns with your personality rather than picking whatever sounds the most epic. 1. The First Date Revisited Effort Level: Medium. Cost Level: Varies. Assuming it isn’t decades…

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7 Carat Engagement Rings March 22, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

We are proud to present to you our unique 7 carat diamond engagement ring collection. Here at Estate Diamond Jewelry, we have been curating vintage engagement rings for over 35 years. We know how important it is to choose a special ring that your fiancée will cherish for a lifetime. That’s why we’re going to tell you everything you should know about 7 carat diamond rings before buying one.  How Big Is a 7 Carat Diamond?  The approximate size of a 7 carat diamond is an astonishing 12.34 x 12.34…

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6 Carat Engagement Rings March 11, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Here at Estate Diamond Jewelry, we’re excited to show you our unique collection of 6 carat diamond engagement rings. Our craftsmen have been producing these stunning rings for over 35 years. We also have a collection of vintage six carat rings. We understand that looking for a 6 carat engagement ring is a huge investment which is why we want to give you top advice for choosing your ring.  How Big Is a 6 Carat Diamond? Shop for 6 Carat Diamond Engagement Rings How…

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Understanding Gold Hallmarks – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Everyone knows about the importance of great stone quality when purchasing a jewelry piece. However, buyers often neglect the quality of precious metals. The kind of precious metal may significantly affect the total value of your jewelry piece, however, it isn’t the only important factor. If you are planning on wearing a jewelry piece every day or if you regularly apply pressure to it, a high-quality precious metal may save it from visual deterioration over time.  Gold is rightfully one of the most favored precious metals. However, gold has quality gradations, just like silver or…

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