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 even greater discount. Read the rest of this entry »
In love? No money? No problem! Sterling silver cubic zirconia engagement rings are the answer. You can get all the bling for a mere fraction of the cost of diamonds and platinum and still have money left over for dinner. Cubic zirconia engagement rings need special consideration, though, here is a quick guide to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »
There are more princess cut engagement rings on the market than ever before. With so many new designers and specialty cuts, it can be hard to compare rings to one another. Your best bet is to shop around and get a certified stone. Here are some tips on getting certified… Read the rest of this entry »
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., has only been around since 1926.
How in the world did people manage to get engaged before that? Read the rest of this entry »
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. Read the rest of this entry »