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Here are the top 5 best ways to keep your diamond and engagement ring setting, or any ring, looking great. Including some unusual sure fire ways if you don't have a jewelry cleaner.
Looking for a diamond alternative? We'll show you the top 4 diamond alternatives and how they stack up against a real diamond.
It is true. D E F diamonds are all located in the colorless category. However, are all D E F color graded diamonds really all colorless?
A Guide to the top 3 diamond cuts as well as references and guides to other diamond shapes and cuts to help you find the perfect diamond for your perfect ring.
The cushion cut engagement ring is not only beautiful, but it's verges on the unique. Many people choose round or princess because of the timeless nature of the shape, but the cushion cut diamond not only dates back to the Victorian Era it is also one of the most brilliant cuts you can get.
Sapphires are a great alternative to diamonds when it comes to jewelry, especially engagement rings. They offer a unique opportunity for new colors, and a wide range of interesting combinations between gems and metal bands. While diamonds are consistently the more popular stone of choice when it comes to engagement rings, it is a lesser-known fact that sapphires are significantly more rare than the diamond especially the Padparadscha Sapphire.
Victorian Engagement Rings date back to, or are a replicated style of the 19th century. Often include daisies and roses, filigree, intertwined pieces, various gemstones, not always just diamonds, and most often including two colors of metal. Here's…
The Edwardian Engagement Ring design and influence can be seen in many of today’s modern rings. The milgrain details, the the ornate floral or scroll patterns, different cut diamonds, and, really, the overall designs are all reminders of the Edwardian Era. Here's an ...
One might say that engagement rings tend to fall into 2 basic categories. These 2 categories would come first, above all other types of engagement rings such as Antique, Pave, Twisted, Vintage or Halo Rings. Take a look at some great examples of traditional and unique engagement ring styles.
Art Deco Engagement Rings have an eye catching style and a creative touch which gives them a gracious and splendid look. These rings are a perfect choice for ladies who want to look trend-setting and unique while still staying in fashion.
Each diamond is a work of art created by nature perfected under extreme pressure and temperature to make it precious no matter what it's price. However you still need to know the basics of diamond education to get the best diamond for your money. This article is perfect for just that!
There are many different types of antique and vintage engagement rings. We'll explain them. We'll also explain the difference between antique and antique style, as well as, vintage and vintage style. They are very different!
We all want to pay the lowest price possible for any product, but is it really possible to purchase a diamond or engagement ring at true wholesale prices? Let's find out.
Find your future fiance's ring size without her knowing. We'll show you some safe ways, and some truly stealthy ways.
When it comes to engagement rings the most common metals used are gold, platinum, and palladium. Platinum and Palladium have just one type of each, however gold has many "subdivisions" such as 14K, 18K, 10K and 24K. The most common metal used is 14K and 18K gold in the many variations of colors. Here's the difference between 14K Gold and 18K Gold.
Often times these three terms get interchanged with each other, however there is a very big difference between an engagement ring, diamond engagement ring and a wedding band.
A loupe is a handheld or machine device used in the diamond industry by trained diamond professionals to magnify a diamond's "image" to inspect and determine a diamond's clarity characteristics. There is, however, much more to it.
Do you need to buy a wedding band? Customs come and go, but one thing is here to stay, that's personal preference, and personal preference is taking traditions by the hand and quickly walking it out the door. No longer is it necessary to have to buy a wedding band. I'll explain...