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Wedding Band Styles and Designs

Wedding Band Styles and Designs

Modern day wedding planning is often centered around the venue, the food, the guest list and the cost. While all of these items are important to consider, couples should also focus marriage covenant itself. This lasting commitment of love is a time-honored rite of passage that is traditionally signified by the exchange of wedding rings. […]

April 23, 2012 | By More
Wedding Bands: White Gold, Yellow Gold, Two-Tone, & Rose Gold

Wedding Bands: White Gold, Yellow Gold, Two-Tone, & Rose Gold

Before husband and wife can dance to their favorite love song as a married couple, many details and significant planning must come first. All the preparation and production that goes into a wedding ceremony and festivities take time and effort, and usually, a considerable amount of stress. From the ceremony protocol to the food selection […]

April 19, 2012 | By More
Wedding Bands in Gold, Titanium, Platinum, Silver, Cobalt

Wedding Bands in Gold, Titanium, Platinum, Silver, Cobalt

The marriage covenant is time-honored tradition that thousands of couples embark on every year. Each union is as unique as the snowflake crystals that fall from the heavens,  and each is individually special. This sanctified connection between husband and wife is a true gift from above, and the Bible beckons brides and grooms to treat […]

April 18, 2012 | By More
Vintage Jewelry and Rings: Antique-Style, Victorian, & Art Deco

Vintage Jewelry and Rings: Antique-Style, Victorian, & Art Deco

The only fashion to truly stand the test of time is vintage style. The grace and elegance of vintage creations invokes all the right rules of fashion. The timeless appeal of vintage jewelry and vintage rings translates well into every wardrobe, and especially into any personal jewelry collection. Gorgeous detailing and whimsical patterns keep vintage […]

April 16, 2012 | By More
14K Gold vs. 18K Gold Jewelry

14K Gold vs. 18K Gold Jewelry

Gold is likely the most popular element on the Periodic table due to its bright, precious status. This metal is the one of the most common used for jewelry. Historically and culturally, it stands above the rest as a tried and true base for crafting beautiful jewelry. Pure gold consists of 24 karats, but in […]

February 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Platinum Properties: What Makes The Precious Metal Shine?

Platinum Properties: What Makes The Precious Metal Shine?

What makes platinum so special? A number of platinum properties set this precious metal apart, and in many ways above, its counterparts. Platinum is extremely rare—it’s 30 times less common than gold and it occurs in just five parts-per-billion in the earth’s crust. Its scarcity makes it a sought-after material for fine jewelry, but the […]

February 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
How to Clean Gold Jewelry

How to Clean Gold Jewelry

Over time gold jewelry acquires a patina–a fine layer of film on the surface of jewelry–that can look glossy for a little while, but once the luster is gone, it is time to learn how to clean gold jewelry. The oil from your hands and from lotions, as well as the oxidation of gold, causes […]

February 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
What Are Blue Diamonds?

What Are Blue Diamonds?

What are blue diamonds? The simple answer is that they are exactly what they sound like: diamonds that are blue. However, there’s a little more to it than that. There are two kinds of blue diamonds: white diamonds that are treated with heat and pressure to give them a blue hue, and diamonds that are […]

February 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
White Gold vs. Platinum

White Gold vs. Platinum

White has long been a signature color of weddings. From the cake to the bridal gown, this traditional color has a rich symbolic history for brides and grooms. Now the color white is making an even greater showing among wedding rings, as couples choose white gold or platinum for their bands. At first glance these […]

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