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White Gold Engagement Rings: Affordable Beauty
Posted on March 30, 2012 by Admin

White Gold Engagement Rings: Affordable Beauty For the last century, the cool beauty of white metal has been incredibly popular. It sparkles like ice in the sun and compliments the diamond or precious stone beautifully. And while many believe that to have a white metal for their engagement ring, they have to have platinum, and the high price that goes with platinum, it is not so. There is another white metal that is much kinder on a budget, with nearly all of the benefits of platinum. White gold has been a popular alternative to platinum for ages. White gold is not actually found in nature. Natural gold is yellow. To get the cool white beauty, yellow gold is alloyed, or […]

Platinum Engagement Rings: Explaining the Cost
Posted on March 29, 2012 by Admin

Platinum Engagement Rings: Explaining the Cost Platinum engagement rings are considered by most to be the very best in the engagement ring world. And it is true, platinum has many, many benefits with very few drawbacks and little competition to its title as best of the best. To those who are just starting to look for the perfect ring, it may not be entirely clear why that is, and while the most important part of ring shopping is heart, knowledge and a clear understanding of all the options is a close second. There are several different metal choices for engagement rings. Yellow gold, rose gold, white gold, palladium, and platinum are all very popular and span the width of price […]

Finding Cheap Engagement Rings: All About the Knowledge Getting engaged, planning a wedding, planning a new life is all very exciting, and no one wants to be burdened by a budget. Unfortunately, though, money does not grow on trees, no matter how much we wish it did. So having a budget and sticking to it throughout all the processes of your new life is a necessity, one that you will be glad for down the new road you are taking. One of the first steps in this new life is buying an engagement ring. That in itself is slightly overwhelming, but factor in the fact that a lot of time, effort, and money will go into buying a ring and […]

Engagement Rings Mean Love
Posted on March 19, 2012 by Admin

Engagement Rings Mean Love What is it about engagement rings that has the world sighing at every ring commercial, peering in store front windows, scouring the internet and even celebrity-watching just to see what the latest trends will be? After all, they are just tiny pieces of gems and stones, and yet, they make quit an impact. What other object of jewellery can make someone squeal with delight and invoke such a flurry of excited planning? Engagement rings have been around for centuries and centuries. The first engagement ring ever recorded was given in 1477 in Austria by Archduke Maximillian. And they have only gotten more popular every year since. Perhaps the reason they are so popular is not because […]

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings Maximize Clarity
Posted on March 16, 2012 by Admin

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings Maximize Clarity A woman’s engagement ring can say a lot about her personality. Some rings are more about the sentiment than the cost, while others are all about the size of the diamond. Some are more about the uniqueness and some are about the story behind it. No matter what her style is, there is a shape for every type of ring. While round brilliant cut diamonds are the most popular overall, the square and rectangle shapes are making quite a leap in popularity. There are several different square cuts. The princess cut is the most popular of the square shapes. There is also the asscher cut, the radiant cut, and the emerald cut. What makes […]

Celebrity Engagement Rings: Explaining the Cost
Posted on March 12, 2012 by Admin

Celebrity Engagement Rings: Explaining the Cost Celebrities live in their own world, seemingly separate from the rest of us. Everything is bigger and more expensive and extravagant there, including engagement rings. Jay Z recently bought the most expensive engagement ring in the world, at least so far, when he proposed to Beyonce. Her ring is a flawless 18-carat diamond ring worth £3,173,000. It is worth so much that she cannot leave the house without a bodyguard, and she has a second, less expensive ring to wear most of the time. Are you wondering what makes a very expensive ring any different than a moderately priced ring that the rest of us could one day afford? For one thing, the designer […]

Yellow Gold Engagement Rings: More Than a Passing Trend In most areas of life, trends come and go. To some people, trends matter, and to some they do not. In the engagement ring world, trends also exist, but there are some things that have the popularity to last throughout the years. Yellow gold is one of those things. It has been used in engagement ring settings almost since engagement rings were created. There is a wealth of reasons why this warm metal has such staying power. One is, actually, its warmth. While all the other metals used for engagement rings are cool white, yellow gold engagement rings have warm undertones that are unique only to yellow gold. The yellow gold […]

Handmade Engagement Rings are Unique Works of Art
Posted on March 6, 2012 by Admin

Handmade Engagement Rings are Unique Works of Art For some, finding the perfect ring is more than just browsing online or going to the store down the street. It is a quest to find something truly original, something made just for them. And while that may seem like an impossible task, it really is only a little research away. Celebrities do it all the time, having famous designers create customized rings just for them. But for most of the rest of us, that really is not an option. However, it is possible to find one-of-a-kind rings made especially for the woman you love, exactly to her (or your!) expectations. Handmade engagement rings are increasing in popularity by leaps and bounds. […]

3 Stone Engagement Rings Symbolize the Life You Will Share Engagement rings, on their own, are powerfully symbolic. They are given as a token symbolizing that one is committed to another. And different engagement rings also have different symbolisms. The shape of the diamond, especially a fancy cut diamond, like a heart, or the design of the setting can mean different things or have a unique history. 3 stone engagement rings are definitely one of those settings that have a meaning many may not realize. Many say that each stone in a 3 stone engagement ring represents a different aspect of life. One for the past and where she came from. One stone for the present and everything she is […]