How to Avoid an Impractical Engagement Ring Setting
Whether you’re shopping for a unique, custom engagement ring or vintage setting, by definition, engagement rings are decorative items. They are not necessary or, for that matter, necessarily functional...they are extra, plain and simple. So it makes sense that when choosing an engagement ring setting, most of us are in it for pretty more than practical.
How to Buy a Pink Diamond Ring That Won’t Break the Bank
Like the ultimate frosé, pink diamond rings are inherently blush-inducing. Not to mention the J.Lo factor of having a giant gumball on your well-groomed digits. But even if you’re not a half-time headliner, fancy pink diamonds can make for a head-turning take on your own engagement ring.
The Allure of Vintage Engagement Rings & Antique Diamonds
We are a generation of early adopters. The first to jump on the bandwagon of every new fashion trend or tech gadget to hit the market. We want it new and we want it now. Except when we don’t.
GIA report check — what it won’t tell you
Most of us have learned, through a lot of trial and error, that what’s good on paper isn’t always what’s best for us. After all, some of our best qualities can’t quite be put into words. Well, the same goes for diamonds.
5 ways to make your solitaire engagement ring less basic
So, you’ve decided on a solitaire. Basic? No. Timeless, absolutely. Plus it’s going to save you money (they’re relatively affordable in the world of engagement rings), which gives you more budget for that center stone. Only, now you also have to decide on what shape of diamond to set in it.
5 Things You Need to Know About Old Mine Cut Diamonds
Sometimes, old stuff is just old. It’s dusty, and worn, and just plain past its prime. But then there’s the hidden treasures. Like scoring the Gucci or Prada buried deep in the racks of your favorite thrift shop, finding an antique diamond you love is a mission not for the faint of heart.
The Secret Superpower of East-West Rings’
Often, when shopping for the perfect engagement ring, folks are wholly concerned with the diamond, leaving the setting unconsidered, unappreciated, or just flat out underwhelming. It’s like hanging a Picasso with a couple of thumbtacks when it deserves a luxe, gilded frame. After all, the best ring settings don’t just hold your diamond securely on your finger, they make it really shine.