Thursday, April 9, 2015
Among the basic diamond 4 C’s, the carat weight is the highly influential factor affecting the ring’s cost or value. Knowing its proper measurement can make a difference in your purchase. Gemstones like diamonds are weighed according to carats, not according to their weight, because even though two diamonds may have different sizes, it’s possible for them to have the same weight. In diamonds, 200 mg. of a diamond’s actual weight is equal to one carat. Precise measurement is vital in choosing the right engagement ring for a cost-effective shopping in Seattle Jewelry stores. Gemstones differ in sizes even with same weight because of their density or how hefty the stones occupy a space which is measured to the hundred thousandths of a carat. Before considering the other C’s (color, cut and clarity), determine how to measure carats first to get the most of the transaction both for your fiancée and yourself.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Diamond rings have always been a coveted item for the ladies, especially when it comes to special occasions such as engagements, with the responsibility of finding the right one being the customary task of men. Besides being the most popular, diamond rings have the most diverse characteristics among the stones. Knowing the basic know-how of diamonds will greatly help in choosing the right one from among various Austin jewelry stores. For a more convenient search, it is highly encouraged to sift through online jewelers or jewelry experts in the area, like the Find A Jewelry Expert, that provide a variety of store options in their website. Jewelry companies like this hold a two-way business wherein their marketers attract different jewelry store owners to be listed on their website while capturing the target consumers as well. Online experts from these kind of company provide consumers with certified jewelers for any occasion, like an engagement.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Amidst the drive to find an engagement ring for the bride, the ring that comes after can be easily forgotten or overlooked. The wedding ring, which would officially symbolize a couple’s union, has to be special as well. Elaborately-shaped wedding rings seem to be the current trend, and fortunately, they can easily be found in Denver jewelry stores. According to Lewis Malka, a diamond expert, "There has been a huge increase in people wanting their wedding band to sit flush alongside their engagement ring," meaning that people are already thinking of the wedding ring while their engagement ring is being processed. One of the most popular styles are “jigsaw” wedding rings, wherein the engagement ring and the wedding ring can fit together. Similar to this is the “wave” ring, which also lets both rings lock in together.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Shopping for an engagement ring is perhaps one of the hardest tasks for a man to do. However, it is also one of the most exciting. The engagement ring is the symbol of his love for her significant other, and is the first step towards getting married and having a future together. Men should shop around the best Dallas jewelers and look for different styles and designs of engagement rings before settling for one to ensure that he gets the best possible piece for his bride-to-be. Diamonds are a staple in engagement rings. If you are looking for the right ring, you have to consider the 4Cs of the diamond: cut, color, clarity, and carat. Before that, however, it would be good to start with the shape, and have an idea on which one your significant other would love. This is different from “cut”, which refers to the angles of the facets in the stone.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
The diamond engagement ring has been the foremost symbol of betrothal for so long. In choosing such rings, though, one has to know the so-called “Four C’s” of diamond quality, a metric considered as important as a new car’s horsepower, fuel efficiency, and safety ratings. A diamond’s four C’s are all based on the gem’s rarity—the rarer the C, the more it contributes to the price. All four C’s are completely independent of one another, meaning one C cannot explicitly state a specific piece’s overall value. The Four C’s metric has been around for a fairly short time (there wasn’t a universal standard until the mid-20th Century). Today, judging a diamond’s overall value is done entirely with the Four C’s, all of which you need to understand before shopping for a ring at various Chicago jewelers.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Visit various jewelry stores in San Francisco and elsewhere, and you’ll see that a large number of pieces contain at least one of three common materials: diamonds, silver, and gold. Of these, gold seems to be the most popular. BBC correspondent Justin Rowlatt was one of the curious bunch who wondered about mankind’s attachment to gold, considering that gold as an element is “uninteresting”, barely reacting with other elements. For all its seemingly bland properties (chemically speaking), however, it has, through the centuries, served its purpose as currency, as well as a symbol of wealth, influence, and power.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Getting engaged is a step closer to marriage, but it's not the time to be lax about things. As a couple, you must show your dedication and commitment to staying true to your coming marriage vows. The typical engagement period is longer than you might have thought. Based on 2013 data from Wedding Paper Divas, 40 percent of engaged couples wait between 13 and 18 months before getting married. Close to a quarter wait even longer, between 19 and 23 months. During this period, planning your wedding shouldn't be your only focus.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Who said drones are only useful for warfare and shipping? During her 36th birthday, actress Zhang Ziyi was surprised with a quad drone which delivered a nine-karat diamond ring to her. Her partner, Wang Feng, a Chinese singer and composer, then proceeded to propose to her the traditional way—down on one knee. No date of their marriage has been made public as of early March. Using a drone to deliver the engagement ring for a proposal is nothing new, however. In December, 2014, a similar proposal at Ipswich Beach was picked up by the local news. Needless to say, on both occasions, the drone delivery worked, and both women said yes.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
In 2014, researchers at Emory University in Atlanta found out that $2,000 is the threshold for an engagement ring. Any higher and the risk of divorce gets higher, as well. However, going below $500, surprisingly, also increases the risk of divorce. Therefore, the sweet spot is somewhere in between. However, a year earlier, a survey on The Knot's official Facebook page noticed a spike in the number of couples "going Dutch." Although the naysayers, at 54 percent, dominated the survey, those in favor of splitting the cost of an engagement ring came close at 46 percent. It's a topic, The Knot said, that generated passionate responses.
Rings are only good for public viewing. It won't help you burn more calories, maintain a silky-smooth skin, or clean the house. Rings and other jewelries sustain damage or get lost with these activities. For all their shining, shimmering splendor, they stain, fade, or bend too easily, even with the most harmless things. To help preserve the beauty of magnificent Houston jewelry, remember to take them off before you start.