October 19, 2017

Platinum vs. White Gold vs. Yellow Gold vs. Rose Gold

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Everyone has their own preference for different metals used in settings. Your skin tone, your family’s traditions, current fashion, emotions, and simply what you like will all affect which metal you use in a ring setting. However, the four primary contenders for diamond rings are platinum, white gold, yellow gold and rose gold. What are the different qualities of each? And why does it matter?
October 11, 2017

How to Tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. This guide is designed for those of you who have a piece of jewelry you want to be sure contains real diamonds. You can rest assured that when you purchase a new piece of diamond jewelry, as long as you buy from a reputable dealer you are getting the real deal. This can be confirmed with the GIA or AGS certificate you’ll be able to see prior to the point of sale.
September 19, 2017

How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Engagement should be about romance, the prospect of the future, and love. However, along with the engagement comes a new range of costs: the party, the big hit that is the wedding, and immediately – the cost of the engagement ring. How much should you spend on an engagement ring? Are there rules you should be following? How do you meet expectations without breaking the bank?
September 15, 2017

How Much Does a 1 Carat Diamond Cost?

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. There is no quick answer is ‘How much does a one carat diamond cost?’ The question could be ‘How long is a piece of string?’ There are multiple variables affecting the price. However, if you’re really going to push me for a figure then you’re looking in the region of $1k to $12k. As I say, not a narrow window.
July 17, 2017

The Difference between Types of Wedding and Engagement Rings

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. For the uninitiated guy about to get down on one knee, the different types of bridal, wedding, and engagement rings can leave you bewildered. This quick guide will explain each of the different types of ring you’ll encounter on your quest to find the perfect ring for your bride-to-be on your engagement, wedding day, and thereafter. By the end you’ll have a clear understanding, and the only thing left to get anxious about […]
June 20, 2017

The Best Places to Buy an Engagement Ring Online

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. We know how daunting it can be purchasing an engagement ring. Long gone are the days when you could walk into a jewelers and be guaranteed the best value possible. Today’s market is fast paced and competitive with hundreds of online jewelers wanting your custom, each one promising to be better than the next. So what do you do? First of all, don’t worry, buying an engagement ring online need not be as scary […]
May 19, 2017

How Do You Work Out Your Partner’s Ring Size?

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. You’re drumming up the confidence to lay your cards on the table, get down on one knee, and propose, but you want to do it in style. You want to be there, with the perfect ring which slips effortlessly on her finger, melts her heart, and leaves you as one beaming guy. How do you do that without raising suspicions? How do you work out someone’s ring size?
May 11, 2017

Top 5 Most Popular Diamond Shapes

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Diamonds hold a timeless appeal that captivate and mesmerize: A certain allure cannot be grasped with any other stone, but that a diamond brings. The sparkles, the radiance, the dazzle of light, cannot be mirrored elsewhere. Their rarity only enhances their beauty, but nonetheless there are elements of fashion involved. Beyond the size, and the essential 4 C’s of diamond quality, which shapes hold the most appeal?
April 26, 2017

Choosing a Verified Diamond Dealer

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. Choosing a diamond or a diamond ring can be a daunting task and, with so many different options and sellers to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to begin, particularly if you’re new to the game. The key to finding the best diamond for you, at a fair price, is to work with a trusted and reliable diamond dealer who will offer honest, impartial advice. But, with so many diamond […]
April 16, 2017

The Differences Between 10k, 14k, and 1k Yellow Gold

This page contains references to diamonds or engagement rings from different companies. Sometimes I do receive a commission when you click on links and buy the products. In my journey through the intricate world of jewelry, I’ve often been faced with the age-old dilemma of “10k vs 14k gold.” Choosing the right engagement or wedding ring is a deeply personal decision, and understanding the nuances of gold purity can be overwhelming. From my experiences, I’ve realized that the type of yellow gold you select plays a pivotal role in the ring’s overall appeal and durability. To help you navigate this […]