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Top 20 Funny Wedding Proposal Videos February 11, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Proposals are romantic, touching, emotional and lots more. Some are even funny, whether they are intended to be or not. Here we have our top 20 funny proposal videos. Falling, In Love Is it a good thing or a bad thing when the object of your proposal faints when you ask her to marry you? Good, we think! Watch this fantastic video below! Back In The Room This really shouldn’t be funny, but just is.…

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Guys Guide: What Style Ring Will She Want? February 4, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

You’ve decided it’s time to make your relationship a little more formal. Or a lot more, actually. You’ve decided the time is right to propose. You have all the ideas in your head about the hows and the wheres, but what about the ring? It’s a big enough step, buying an engagement ring. It’s a huge step if you plan to go it alone for a surprise proposal. Determining Her Ring Style Being clever and…

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How To Use A Ring Sizer Belt January 8, 2019 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Throughout our lives, we all find times when we settle for something that is “close enough”. In most cases, it will be something simple like buying off-the-rack clothing to fit you, or matching new drapes to your furniture. However, far too many people also use this principle for buying their ring. They will try on a ring they like and, as long as it’s not in danger of slipping right off, they will buy it.…

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Complete Guide to 24k Gold December 26, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

All that glitters is not gold. It might be almost gold, though. It all depends on how much gold the gold contains. You may be confused by that, but gold can actually be confusing. In this article, we will explain what 24K gold actually means! It is one of the very few materials where you can add other things to it, and it still just gets called “gold”. Explaining Gold Fineness Although we do call…

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Engagement Ring Statistics for 2019 December 19, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

This article on engagement ring statistics was last updated on December 18, 2018. This article will hopefully help couple’s make more informed decisions when purchasing their engagement ring. Engagement Ring Statistics and Facts Here are some of the statistics that we compiled based on our research. See below for sources and techniques of how we gathered our data. The average engagement ring budget in 2018 is $7,400 (this is up from $6,351 in 2017) Only 24.4% of couples queried would…

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Complete Guide To Colored Diamonds November 20, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

In the jewelry business, we spend so long talking about the need for the 4Cs of diamond classification, that it’s easy to forget sometimes that the Color of those Cs is actually a lot more flexible than you might imagine. Enter the Colored diamonds. The ideal diamond color is usually seen as being “white” which, of course, means colorless in jewelry terms. But diamonds actually come in a wide variety of colors and shades. Even…

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Which Metal To Use for an Engagement Ring? November 19, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Look, we all know that engagement rings are platinum, with diamonds, right? Well, yes and no. They can be, of course, but you actually have countless combinations of both metal and gemstone available to you. It’s no accident that platinum/diamond engagement rings are the ones that make it into all the ads we see almost daily. Not only do they work beautifully together, but they are also usually the most profitable for those trying to…

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Engagement Ring Setting Styles November 15, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Unless you’re a keen observer of the different styles of engagement rings available, it’s unlikely you’ll realize just how many types of settings are available. Read our complete guide of engagement ring setting styles. From the commonly seen settings to those which only make an occasional appearance, there are probably more than you know. The great thing about modern engagement ring design is that convention isn’t quite the golden rule it once was. Designers and…

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Complete Guide To Buying an Engagement Ring November 14, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The jewelry industry is great at marketing its products. What it isn’t so great at, in line with just about everybody who has a commodity to sell, is advising the best way to go about making the right choice. This guide is intended to reset the balance just a little. The guide will cover everything from why we wear engagement rings in the first place to how you can maximize what you get for your…

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Best Places To Propose In Dallas November 13, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

When any list is compiled of the best places to propose, it usually centers around rolling hills or lakes. But what about in major metropolitan areas? Some of these cities have long catered to the tourist industry and built areas of the city around things other than just being an urban environment. But what about those cities not usually associated with sightseers and souvenirs? Dallas is just one of those places. A city of 1.4…

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Diamond vs White Sapphire – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Believe it or not, sapphires can be colorless. It is only the presence of trace elements which contaminate the crystal that give them their color. Of course, the sapphire we all know and love is the blue sapphire, but did you know that white sapphire can be a replacement for a diamond? In this article, we will explore which stone is better for you! What Is The Difference? The actual physical difference comes in the…

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What is a Raw Diamond? November 12, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The diamond making process starts up to 90-140 miles beneath the earth’s surface. It’s no surprise, then, that cut diamonds as we know them today are a long way removed from how they looked when first discovered. So what is a rough diamond, and why do we insist on buying the cut and polished version? Rough Diamonds A diamond crystal contains only one substance, carbon. Trace elements of other things may be present but in…

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Buying A Half Carat Diamond Ring – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Buying diamonds is a lot less uncertain than it used to be. Before it became easy to check current diamond prices online, it was necessary to find a reputable dealer. This, in itself, wasn’t always easy. Now, of course, it really is a buyer’s market. We can check a dozen different sites in as many minutes, just with a few mouse clicks. We can see certificates for the diamonds available, and reserve it there and…

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What To Say At The Proposal? October 30, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Ah, the proposal. At the same time both the most nerve-wracking and most exciting moment in any man’s life. But what do you say? What do you not say? How long should it be? Should you just wing it? We try to answer all these and more in our guide to what you should say during a proposal. Prepared Proposal vs. Spontaneous Proposal In the same way that some people can cook a gourmet dinner…

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Everything You Need To Know About Diamond Cuts and Shapes October 29, 2018 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

Are you looking to buy a diamond? One of the first decisions you will need to make will concern the diamond’s cut and shape. This article will try and teach you everything that you will need to know before taking this important step. We should probably explain that there is actually a difference between the “cut” of a diamond and the “shape”. To learn about the vintage diamond shapes and cuts, click here. Terminology In…

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