Victorian Era Wedding Engagement Ring History

victorian era ring jewellery

The Victorian Era ranges from 1837-1901 and signifies the period during which Britain was under the rule of Queen Victoria. The Victorian Era was a positive and happy period during which the people were enamored with their young and beautiful Queen – this positivity is reflected within the peace and prosperity of the Era itself. […]

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Engagement Rings Fun Facts

fun facts about wedding rings

When you think of local engagement and wedding ring traditions, what comes to mind? A man spends 3 months of his paycheck on the perfect diamond studded engagement ring, gets down on one knee, puts the engagement ring on his future bride’s ring finger on her left hand. Once they wed, the wedding ring goes […]

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The History Of Wedding Bands

engraved gimmel ring

Though the fact that wedding bands haven’t always been the shiny diamond studded connotation of love they are today might be common knowledge, the depths of history that they reach might surprise you. Whether you are personally interested in the history of these symbols of commitment, or if you’re marrying a history buff who you […]

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The History Of Engagement Rings

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As familiar as we may be with a wedding engagement consisting of an elaborate proposal and diamond studded ring, this practice is extremely modern in comparison to the deeply rooted history of engagements as a whole. Whether the history of engagement rings is fascinating to you personally, or you’re looking to surprise your future Mr. […]

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Mohs Hardness Scale

mohs hardness scale

While searching for your engagement or wedding ring, you will hear many terms that determine the quality and value of certain stones – one of these terms is the Mohs Hardness Scale. The Mohs Hardness scale was created in 1822 by a mineralogist named Friedrich Mohs and, despite the time that has passed between now […]

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Princess Cut Wedding And Engagement Rings

Three Stone Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

It comes as no surprise that the princess cut is dubbed the second most popular cut in the world. The princess cut combined the classic appeal of the square cut with the multi-faceted brilliance of the brilliant round cut to create a timeless statement cut. If you are considering a Princess cut stone, it is […]

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Taken By Tourmaline?

Vintage Diamond Tourmaline Wedding Ring White Gold Pink

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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