One of the most intriguing aspects of antique engagement rings are the unique engravings and symbols found on the inside of the band. If you know what you’re looking at, these marks tell a story that can let you know where the ring came from and how old it is. Dating American jewelry can be [...]
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For most people, diamond engagement rings are an important step in a relationship – a symbol of commitment and love. Why there is such power on diamond engagement rings and how to harness it to make the most incredible day of your girlfriend’s life!
Cushion cut engagement rings are prized by royals and celebrities. Some of history’s most famous diamonds were cut as cushion cuts including the infamous Hope Diamond.
The claddagh ring is the most popular design among celtic engagement rings. This design has been around for centuries and is still a favorite for lovers today. This style is very traditional, but some modern interpretations are breathing new life for a new generation.
When discussing the classic engagement ring styles of all time, one image always dominates the list – the famous Tiffany style ring, with a brilliant round-cut diamond proudly secured above a plain band with six prongs. What most people don’t realize, however, is that this iconic style, named after the famous jewelers Tiffany & Co., [...]
People either love diamond engagement rings or they hate them. Those who hate them have a list of common complaints ranging from the excessive price tags to environmental woes. But can they be right?
Celtic engagement rings are a special symbol of love and commitment. Every little detail carries a unique message and hidden meaning. Interlace patterns can be seen as early as the third century A.D. in Roman and Byzanitine architecture. Celtic art is traced back to 450 A.D. with intricate patterns of spirals, steps, and keys.
Things don’t always end happily ever after. The big question is: What is the etiquette on diamond engagement rings? Do you give it back, keep it? There are no rules in love, and when it comes to the fate of diamond engagement rings after a break-up, each situation is unique.
The lovers knot is a common theme found in celtic engagement rings. There are a variety of lover’s knots and they have evolved through the ages. Endless folklore and tales accompany this romantic design which is a favorite among celtic art fans.
Emerald cut engagement rings have a sophisticated and elegant appearance. The long, straight facets of this cutting style create a window to the inside of the stone. For this reason, emerald cut diamonds are often of very high quality, free of blemishes. They also have a very interesting story behind those facets. Can you guess [...]