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Engagement Rings are Not Just For Women Anymore
Posted on September 29, 2011 by Admin

Engagement Rings are Not Just For Women Anymore It has not always been common for men to wear engagement rings, at least in our culture. Traditionally, men bought women engagement rings when they propose. But times are changing, and it is becoming more and more common for women to buy mens engagement rings. You know the trend is going to explode when celebrities start doing it, and that seems to be happening. Just because women are buying mens engagement rings does not mean that they are the ones doing all the proposing. In many cultures, it is traditional for men and women both to wear engagement rings. Sometimes mens engagement rings are worn on one hand and the same ring […]

The Right Engagement Rings are Chosen With Love
Posted on September 28, 2011 by Admin

The Right Engagement Rings are Chosen With Love An engagement ring is a little thing. At first glance, to someone who has not thought about getting married since she was four or five, someone might think engagement rings are no big deal. They could not be more wrong, at least to the woman they are thinking of proposing to. Engagement rings are a huge deal. These little rings carry a lot of pressure on their finely crafted gold or platinum shoulders. An engagement ring is not just another piece of jewellery. In some cases, the right ring is the difference between yes or no. In all cases, the ring has to be something she will want to wear for the […]

Unusual Engagement Rings Fit Her Perfectly
Posted on September 26, 2011 by Admin

Unusual Engagement Rings Fit Her Perfectly For every woman, there is something that is most important to her in the ring she will be wearing for the rest of her life, the ring that symbolizes the love she shares with the man of her dreams. For some women, the important thing is sparkle. For other women, it is the size that counts. For many women, the important thing is not so much how the ring looks, but the story or meaning behind it, and how much time and effort went in to finding just the right ring. And for a large majority of all of these women, what they want is unusual engagement rings. Unusual engagement rings can still be […]

Khloe Kardashian’s Engagement Ring
Posted on September 23, 2011 by Admin

Khloe Kardashian’s Engagement Ring We love our celebrities. And when we get engaged, sometimes we love our celebrities so much that we use their fabulous engagement rings as inspiration for our own rings. Khloe Kardashian engagement ring is no exception. Although very few of us can actually afford a ring like hers, it is fun to admire and dream. A ring that big does carry a lot of sparkle, especially because of the unique cut of the diamond. If you want to find a Khloe Kardashian engagement ring, it helps to first know what a Khloe Kardashian engagement ring actually is. For one thing, it is huge. Nine carats huge, actually. The Khloe Kardashian engagement ring is a radiant cut […]

First: Shopping for Engagement Rings
Posted on September 21, 2011 by Admin

First: Shopping for Engagement Rings Life is full of firsts. First steps, first cars, first dates, first kisses. And then things get serious. First apartment, first house, first love. There might be only one true love, or there might be a few before we find the one that we want to be with for the rest of our lives. And then we have another first. First time shopping for engagement rings. First time picturing how that ring will look on your finger. First time thinking about proposals. Some of these firsts can be hard. Some can get us hurt, but they also make us stronger. And some are just fun. Depending on whether we are the one buying the engagement […]

Kate Middleton’s Engagement Ring is Meant for a Queen
Posted on September 20, 2011 by Admin

Kate Middleton’s Engagement Ring is Meant for a Queen Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding was the biggest thing to happen since Princess Diana married Prince Philip. The funny thing is, Kate Middleton engagement ring was present for both events. How is that, you ask? Because Kate Middleton engagement ring was also Princess Diana’s engagement ring, that eventually Prince William inherited and gave to Kate when he proposed while they were on holiday in Kenya. It is a beautiful ring, with so much history behind it, and of course Kate loves it. She just hopes she can do the ring and the memory of the woman it comes from, justice. Prince William gave Kate the ring to bring a sense […]

Platinum Engagement Rings Fit in Her Plans
Posted on September 19, 2011 by Admin

Platinum Engagement Rings Fit in Her Plans In a perfect world, every woman would get the ring of her dreams, when she was proposed to the way she had planned for the last twenty years, from her very own prince charming. It would all be perfect. Unfortunately, life happens. Sometimes things do not go according to her very well laid plans. The ring gets dropped in the spaghetti sauce. Wine gets spilled on her prince charming. Her prince charming mistakenly thinks that he cannot afford the best of the best – platinum engagement rings. Or maybe her prince charming just did not do his research first and ultimately chose the wrong ring for the love of his life. Platinum engagement […]

Prince William’s Engagement Ring: From His Mother, With Love Perhaps one of the most famous engagement rings in the world, Lady Diana’s engagement ring was so popular it was followed by hundreds of designs incredibly similar, and even now you can buy one from the Garrard catalogue. That is, if you had the money, and since the ring is an 18-carat, saying it is a bit pricey might be an understatement. The sapphire alone is worth nearly £189,000, and the ring itself is estimated to be worth £315,000. However, the thing that makes this ring so famous is not the size, or the setting or the cost. It is the woman wearing it. First, Lady Diana, and now Kate, Duchess […]

Ethical Engagement Rings Help Make Our World a Better Place
Posted on September 15, 2011 by Admin

Ethical Engagement Rings Help Make Our World a Better Place There are a lot of things to consider when you are picking out your dream engagement ring. Whether it fits in your budget, whether it is big enough and shiny enough. Whether the metal goes well with your skin tone. But something that a lot of people do not consider when they are choosing rings is the impact the diamond has on the environment, and the costs to the social environment as well. However, the more people understand about these darker sides of engagement rings, the more they are turning to ethical engagement rings as a better alternative. What are ethical engagement rings? To understand what ethical engagement rings are, […]

Celebrity Engagement Rings: The Inspiration for Fashion Trends All Over the World Many times in our society, it is celebrities that are our trend setters. The general public dresses like they see their favourite celebrity, and women all over the world copy celebrity hairstyles. So is it little wonder that celebrity engagement rings also influence our jewellery choices? Although we cannot all afford million dollar engagement rings, we can pick out features of celebrity engagement rings that we love and incorporate them into our own designs, giving us the ring we love without the mighty price tag that would go with it. Celebrities do give us a lot to oooh and ahhh over. Celebrity engagement rings seem to have a […]

Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring Was Perfect for the Woman Who Wore It Not many engagement rings get the honour of being famous world-wide twice in their lifetimes. But Princess Diana engagement ring does, becoming a style icon like the woman who wore it and the woman who wears it now. This ring has sparked a trend throughout the world, first in the 1980s and again this year, and jewellers all over the world are rushing to keep up with the demand for imitations. Princess Diana engagement ring is a large 12-carat oval sapphire with 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding it, all set in 18-carat white gold. When Prince Charles proposed, Diana had her choice of many different rings, and she chose […]

Cheap Engagement Rings Can Be Found
Posted on September 12, 2011 by Admin

Cheap Engagement Rings Can Be Found They are by far the cutest couple on the planet, and everyone can see that. They have been together forever, but he has not proposed. Everyone can tell he is crazy about her, and everyone wonder what the problem is. If they were to ask him, he would lie, of course. But the real reason is because he is terrified by the cost of the ring. If he only knew that with a little research, he would have no problem finding cheap engagement rings. Cheap engagement rings do not mean a plastic ring that came out of a gum-ball machine or a cracker jack box. In this age of technology, cheap engagement rings take […]

Princess Cut Engagement Rings are Perfect for Your Fairy Tale She sits alone in a tower, staring morosely out the window as she waits for her prince to come rescue her. And then in the distance she sees a cloud of dust, kicked up by his horse’s hooves, and soon she can see him racing along the path to her tower. He leaps off his horse, slays the dragon, and rescues her from the tower, and then he falls to one knee and offers her a ring, and his heart. This is a daydream most women have had at one time or another, especially when life is hard and she is waiting for her prince to sweep her off her […]

White Gold Engagement Rings for Amazing Sparkle
Posted on September 6, 2011 by Admin

White Gold Engagement Rings for Amazing Sparkle Buying an engagement ring, at least in a woman’s eyes, is all about the sparkle. Does she really care how flawless the diamond is when no one can really tell the difference? Probably not. What she does care about it whether her ring will catch the light and reflect it and throw it all over the room in pretty miniature rainbows. Now, big diamonds can do that, but small diamonds cut the most flattering way can, too. And the metal that goes with the diamond makes a big difference in the sparkle and shine factor, as well. One of the most sparkly and shiny metals are white gold engagement rings. One of the main […]

Essential Tips When Shopping for Solitaire Engagement Rings There are many reasons that solitaire engagement rings have been a favourite choice of couples for nearly a century. Such rings are beautiful in their simplicity and offer a timeless appeal to diamond lovers everywhere. Although the act of giving a gift in the contemplation of marriage is a centuries-old custom, since the early 1900s solitaire engagement rings have monopolised the market as the first and best-loved choice of almost every couple. Understanding Cut Versus Shape When shopping for a diamond solitaire it is essential to understand the difference between the stone’s shape and its cut. Although people often regard these terms as synonyms, in reality the cut and shape of a […]

Hot Celebrity Engagement Rings Bling
Posted on September 1, 2011 by Admin

Hot Celebrity Engagement Rings Bling When it comes to incredible, often over the top engagement rings, celebrities seem to have cornered the market with their lavish jewels. Made to be seen, celebrity engagement rings are often much larger and flashier than anyone else would dream of wearing, though they can offer great inspiration for those considering engagement ring styles. Because when it comes to engagement rings, celebrities have all the style. Celebrity engagement rings are known for their size. These are generally not modest rings, and are meant to be shown off. Beyonce surely has one of the largest engagement rings out there, wearing an emerald cut diamond that is purportedly eighteen full carats, given to her by Jay-Z. Mariah […]

Understanding the Different Colours of Gold for Engagement Rings Gold has the unique ability to maintain its high lustre even after years of use. Commonly chosen for engagement and wedding rings, it is hoped that the relationship will be as long-lasting as the precious metal used in the ring. The diamond is a universal symbol of love and commitment. If you are in the market for an engagement ring, here are some things to keep in mind while shopping. Coloured Gold Gold is naturally yellow and very soft. Other metals such as nickel, copper and palladium are added to both strengthen the metal and alter the colour. 24kt gold is pure, and as metals are added that purity will drop. […]