Month: February 2012

Solitaire Diamond Ring

How to Save Big on a Solitaire Diamond Ring

  Most people have grown up hearing that a diamond engagement ring should cost three months’ salary. However, most are unable to meet that criteria cleverly marketed by De Beers. With the current economic situation and financial uncertainty these days, three months salary is too steep for most couples. Fortunately, there are ways to stretch …

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Diamonds Direct

The Truth About Buying Diamonds Direct

Many jewelry stores advertise that they purchase their diamonds direct from the source. They may discuss their annual buying trips overseas to Antwerp or Israel where their purchasers hand select diamonds directly from the mines to obtain the lowest prices possible–thus passing along savings directly to their customers. Is there really a way to buy …

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celebrity jewelry

Style Trends: Celebrities and Simulated Diamonds

The rich and famous are known for wearing incredible jewelry on and off the red carpet. However, it may surprise people to find out that many (if not all) celebrities own and wear simulated diamonds on a regular basis. If celebrities can afford expensive jewels, why do they own the simulated version of the real-deal? …

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Wedding Rings for Women

Wedding Rings for Women: Should She Choose Her Own?

If a man has met the woman of his dreams and is moving towards engagement, should he choose the ring on his own or get her input? This is a question most men ask themselves when they are considering marriage.  While some women love the element of surprise and feel it very thoughtful for their …

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jewerly box

Going On Vacation? Leave Your Diamond Jewellery at Home

  Whether it be a European holiday, a trip in South America or a cruise to some exotic island in the South Pacific, many women worry about is loosing their diamond jewellery while abroad. It is important to take extra precautions and learn about some ways how to prevent loss or theft before it happens. …

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Modern Antique Engagement Rings

Modern Antique Engagement Rings

Antique is back! If you like the style of antique engagement rings but prefer to have a more updated piece of jewelry, there are countless modern options available these days. Exquisite details with milgrain and filigree designs go hand in hand with micropave or pinpoint diamonds to create unique engagement rings for the modern bride. …

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