Growing popularity of the Push Present

PresentSometimes referred to as “push gifts” or “baby bauble” a push present is a gift, most often of jewellery, that a new father gives to a new mother when she delivers their child. The gift is a sentiment of appreciation to the wife for working so hard and carrying the child for nine months and for “pushing” through all the pain that came with bringing this new life into the world.  This growing trend (more…)

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Napoleon and Josephine’s Engagement Ring Auction Sale Smashes Expectations

Napoleons RingNapoleon`s engagement ring went to auction to be timed to coincide with the 250th anniversary of Josephina’s birthday. It fetched a hefty $949,000 (€730,000) so that after commission and fees the total was $1.17 million! Almost 50 times the original $20,000 estimate! The winning bidder remains anonymous.

Osenat auction house described the the 18th century ring as a “simple” gold band decorated with (more…)

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The Engagement Ring Of Napoleon To Josephine Up For Auction

Napoleon18th Century French military mastermind Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) who is best known for his martial brilliance had a home life that we rarely consider.

He married in 1796 to Josephine de Beauharnais. He was only 26 while she was 32, a widow from the Revolution. He used to send her love letters from battle.

The ring Napoleon gave to Josephine for their engagement is said to be “in good condition” (more…)

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Aquamarine – Birthstone Of March

AquamarineWater is the ruling element for this zodiac sign and this gemstone is like crystal water.

Aquamarine is a variety of beryl (like emerald and morganite), however, instead of having a vivid green colour from chromium like an emerald, aquamarine gets its gentle blue tone from trace amounts of iron. Whereas most emeralds are quite hazy, aquamarine is beautifully clear and transparent like a glass of (more…)

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Custom Jewellery

Custom JewelryThere are countless jewellery designs available in retail stores and online, but this does not necessarily make it easy to choose a piece for you. Wedding and engagement rings that are worn every day are especially difficult to choose as you want this ring to be perfect. There are several different aspects to consider and it is important to take your time to decide and to speak with a knowledgeable (more…)

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Feel Lusciouss In Silver Jewellery Whatever Your Mood

lusciousWhile men’s preferences remain fairly consistent over time, women, as is their prerogative, change the way they feel about things regularly. For example, over a month a woman will move from being attracted to strong extrovert and very masculine men to gentler, softer and introspective men based on her hormone levels. And so it is no surprise that she may express herself differently at these times as (more…)

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The Ring Seals the Deal

The ProposalSo you would like to get married to the person you love. This seems like it should be simple, but many people can experience anxiety once they start to put the plan into motion. The biggest question is the proposal – should you propose with a ring or pick it out together, will it be a surprise, where is it going to be, and what is the right time? The Steve Elliot Marketing Research agency has conducted (more…)

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Find That Perfect Bridal Jewelry in Vancouver: The Premier Jewelry Stores in Vancouver

Ruby RingCongratulations, you are getting married! All of a sudden, it seems like you have a million choices to make. You need to find the perfect dress, the perfect cake and the perfect location. But hold on for a second – what about the perfect bridal jewelry? The perfect jewelry for your wedding should not merely match your wedding dress, it should perfectly enhance everything about your appearance. You (more…)

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are Engaged!

The RingThis beautiful Hollywood couple have been dating for more than a year before Theroux popped the question with an enviable sparkler. He proposed to her at his 41st birthday celebration in a New York restaurant, and received the best present when she said yes!

While the pair had no qualms about keeping their relationship a secret, the engagement and nuptials are currently under tight wraps. After (more…)

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