Tips for Discreetly Measuring Ring Size

Ring onYou are a romantic at heart – you love to give surprises. Up until now, you have played it safe in the gift department, opting for safe jewelry choices such as a pair of earrings or a pendant, or other traditional gifts of chocolates and flowers. You don’t want to guess her shoe or clothing size, in case she has to go through the hassle of exchanging items or having hurt feelings. For engagement rings (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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Rare Red Diamond Leads Christie’s December Auction

Red DiamondJust in time for the holiday season, Christie’s is headlined their Magnificent Jewels sale on December 10th with red and green colors. Everyone’s eyes will be on a 3.15 carat round brilliant fancy reddish orange diamond, estimated at $700,000 – $1.2 million.

True red diamonds are the crème de la crème of diamonds – the least naturally occurring color, which means it demands a very high premium. (more…)

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April is Diamond Month!

DiamondWith April comes the season of spring – butterflies, blooming flowers, and sunshine. What better way to celebrate it than with dazzling diamonds that are just as radiant? For those whose birthdays fall in April, you are in luck for the diamond is your birthstone.

The word diamond comes from the Greek word “adamastos”, which translates in English to “invincible”. When it comes to strength, it is (more…)

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Grammy Glamour

The 2012 Grammys Awards recently was an event to remember. From the outlandish performances from stars such as Nicki Minaj, and memorable speeches like the one from LL Cool J regarding the late Whitney Houston. Nevertheless, the wardrobes and jewelry worn by the celebrities is always the most crazed about factor of any Red Carpet event.Rihanna

This year an array of dresses and jewelry pieces were outstanding (more…)

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Most Expensive Golden Globe Looks!

Sofia Vergara JewelsSofia Vergera stunned us all at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards! She was in a beautiful blue strapless, sweetheart neck lined Vera Wang gown. “The Modern Family” star was wearing an extravagant amount of jewelry, totaling $5 million.

The jewelry consisted of heavily diamond studded diamond chandelier earrings, two diamond arm cuffs with two mesmerizing diamond rings on both her middle fingers.

According (more…)

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Ring In The New Year

Swan Ring

How does a swan end up in the Guinness Book of World Record may you ask? Apparently when it is made out of diamonds and placed on a finger! The Lobortas Classic Jewelry House in Kiev, Ukraine has set the world record for the most diamonds in one ring. This ring has been named the “Tsarevna Swan” (Tsarevna being the daughter of the Russian Tsar) and contains a total of 2,525 diamonds!! The diamonds (more…)

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Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, But…

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend But…

The surge in popularity of diamonds began in the 1940s with the famous DeBeers campaign “A Diamond is Forever.” This marketing campaign changed the course of the diamond industry forever. After the 1950s demand for diamonds skyrocketed and have stayed there since. Previous to this time, diamond rings were rarely used in engagement rings and jewelry alike, as (more…)

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