Archive for the 'Buying Guides' Category

Cushion Cut Engagement Rings – Should You Reset It?

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Cushion cut engagement rings can often be found in antique stores or family estates. If you’re lucky enough to come across one, you may be faced with a tough decision. Do you leave it in the setting it’s in, or do you reset it?

Cubic Zirconia Engagement Rings – How To Make It Believable?

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

To the untrained eye, cubic zirconia engagement rings can look just like the real thing. That is, if you’re smart about the design and style you choose. A sure way to tip someone off that you went for a CZ is to get a ring that is too big and looks flashy. However, if you’re conservative […]

Celtic Engagement Rings – Is It For You?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Celtic engagement rings are unique and interesting. So many people appreciate their design whether they have Irish roots or not. But some people just don’t like the style. The trick is making sure that you don’t end up buying your gal something she hates. How can you tell?

Pear Shaped Engagement Rings – Cheap Alternative?

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Pear shaped engagement rings are an excellent choice for the couple who wants to make a big impact without blowing their budget. Compared to round brilliant cut diamonds, pear shaped diamonds cost about 20% less. If you know what to look for and where, you can get a great deal without sacrificing quality.

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings – Know It, Buy It, Love It

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

When shopping emerald cut engagement rings it is important to do your homework before making a decision. You won’t have problems finding rings to choose from, the trick is picking the right one that will look great even after you take it out of the jewelers showroom.

Marquise Engagement Rings – Cheap Marquise Engagement Rings

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

If you’re on a tight budget, don’t rule out marquise engagement rings. These are not the most popular cut, but in the right ring mounting, they can look just as fantastic as a round diamond, for about 25% less. If you play the game right, you might be able to score a ring for an […]

Vintage Engagement Rings – Pawn Stores And Antique Shops?

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Vintage engagement rings top the list of many brides to be hopefuls. If you aren’t lucky enough to have something passed down through your family, finding a vintage ring can be tricky. With their growing popularity, however, vintage engagement rings can now be found in a variety of places including pawn stores and antique shops.

Asscher Cut Engagement Rings – Watch Out!

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Authentic Asscher cut engagement rings are only available from the Royal Asscher Diamond Company. Today, there are many designers who have copied this beautiful design to create affordable replicas. But beware of the pitfalls!

Emerald Cut Engagement Rings – What Setting Works Best?

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Emerald cut engagement rings are so versatile. An emerald cut diamond looks great in almost any mounting. This guide will help you pick the best setting to suit your tastes and show off this beautiful and unique diamond.

Princess Cut Engagement Rings – 2 Carat Princess Cut Diamond Ring

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Princess cut engagement rings are a favorite among brides to be. Shopping for this popular style is easy but narrowing the selection can be a challenge. One of the biggest decisions, of course is size. One carat has traditionally been the “standard” but to send her over the moon, go for two.