One of the most popular diamond shapes for an engagement ring is the stylish princess cut diamond. The Princess cut is a square shape design with small facets which gives the diamond a brilliance and sparkle that rivals that of a round brilliant diamond.
In general, a princess cut diamonds will offer the same brilliance of a round diamond but at a lower price. This is possible because the 4-sided pyramid shape of the princess cut fits the natural shape of the rough stone so there is less wastage when compared to the round cut diamond is akin to one-half of the stone from where the diamond is cut. A more efficient cut translates to a lower price. READ MORE
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If you are shopping for a diamond engagement ring and you want a lot of sparkle for your money, a pave style engagement ring might be just the thing for you. Pave, pronounced pah-vay, style rings are becoming more and more popular because they deliver a tremendous amount of brilliance in a relatively inexpensive ring. READ MORE
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In the history of marriage, engagement rings are a fairly recent tradition. The first notable person who seems to have been given an engagement ring, or a ring that comes with a promise of future marriage, seems to have been Mary of Modena in the early 1670s. She later became Queen of England.
Since then, engagement rings have been almost de rigeur for Western couples who are engaged to be married. Though colorless diamonds are the most popular sort of gemstones, other sort of gemstones can be used for engagement rings, including sapphires, rubies and emeralds. There are many styles of engagement rings. Following are four of the most popular: READ MORE
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Traditionally it was often the guy that picks out the ring and gives it to his potential bride.
But these days both you and your lady may participate in choosing the ring. So should you pick out the engagement ring or will you both make a choice as a couple? You understand your lady. Is your sweetheart the kind who will adore anything you pick out. READ MORE