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White Sapphire vs Cubic Zirconia: Which is Better?

It’s time to choose that ring you’ve always dreamt about, whether it’s an engagement ring, an eternity ring, or you’re merely shopping for something to commemorate another special occasion. Either way, you’re going to want to research stones, their meaning, their cost, and origin before committing to spending. 

Irrespective of how big or modest your budget is, it’s wise to have all the information you need before going ahead. Traditionally, we all know that diamonds are the go-to for big occasions. Many of us dream of having a big rock on our finger that we wear for the rest of our lives. 

However, rather than going straight down the traditional route, why not explore some other options, especially if your budget is more modest. Two possibilities you could consider are white sapphire</

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The Best Nature Inspired Engagement Ring Ideas and Examples

Wedding dresses are often known to be elaborate affairs–many envision a beaded gown, formal tuxedos, and a sweeping ballroom or all-inclusive reception space. But more and more couples are embracing an aesthetic that is arguably the opposite: authentic, natural, and inspired by nature–and that includes for the engagement ring. Nature-inspired engagement ring ideas may be […]

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Taken By Tourmaline?

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Tourmaline is a unique stone in its range of colors and cost. It’s moderately durable and requires little special care. Tourmaline is a type of crystal silicate, meaning the different types of tourmaline stones may differ but still contain similar properties. Tourmaline is also October’s birthstone and might be a desired embellishment for a bride […]

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How Are Diamond Carats Priced?

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When talking about jewelry, and specifically diamonds, we hear the word “carat” a lot, but what exactly is a carat?  For the record, a carat refers to a unit of weight of a given gemstone, such as a diamond, where one single carat is equal to 200 milligrams, or 0.2 grams.  The actual definition of […]

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The History Of Art Nouveau Jewelry

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Unlike the previously discussed eras of history that made a significant mark on the history of jewelry, the Art Nouveau Era was one that didn’t center itself on the time-frame, but rather, it centered on the art itself. The Art Nouveau Era took place from 1890 to 1910 and is identified as a period of […]

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Sterling Silver Jewelry Cleaning Tips

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Sterling silver is a precious metal that has been around for centuries, and has been used to create everything from dinnerware, to currency, to jewelry, and more. Sterling silver is known for its fineness, its versatility, and its beauty. Technically speaking, sterling silver is silver which is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, such […]

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