Whether you’re looking for budget-friendly alternatives or want your ring to stand out from the rest, there are a lot of reasons to consider non-diamond engagement rings. Choosing a stone other than a diamond isn’t to every couple’s tastes, but it does create new opportunities to find a style that suits your needs and tastes perfectly. And once you’re open to the idea of engagement rings without diamonds, the options are seemingly endless.
When a loved one passes away, it can leave you with many complications to unravel, not least of which is determining the value of any jewelry they have left you. Whether you plan to sell or hang on to your inherited jewelry, one of your first priorities should be to figure out what it’s worth.
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There is nothing more beautiful than the journey two people embark on when they choose to open their hearts to one another.
The engagement ring you choose serves as a symbol of your lifelong commitment to the most treasured person in your life. It also represents the beauty of your relationship to everyone who sees it. For those reasons, you should weigh your options carefully when shopping for engagement rings.
Recently we talked about the kind of gifts you can consider for your next anniversary, but anniversaries are more than just about exchanging gifts with one another. They’re also a time to show your loved one you care by creating a special experience. Let’s take a look at some of the traditional and not-so-traditional things you can do for your anniversary.
Last month, we posted an article about the different kinds of synthetic diamonds and diamond substitutes available on the market. Many of these are indistinguishable from natural diamonds to the untrained eye.
People often buy diamond jewelry to last a lifetime or even several lifetimes. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right diamonds. You may have read our previous posts on cut, clarity, color, and carat weight; the 4 C’s used to grade diamonds. But there are other considerations that you must know about, namely that the diamonds in your piece may not be completely natural.
If you’ve ever forgotten an anniversary present for your wife, that’s a lesson you don’t want to repeat! But how do you find her a gift that’s unique or meaningful enough to celebrate your love? Here are some suggestions and some history behind this practice.
If you’ve inherited a piece of antique jewelry or found a beautiful piece at an estate sale, it’s worth getting it appraised. An appraisal is an estimation of how much a piece of jewelry is worth based on the opinions of an expert in the trade.