5 Ways To Save Money On An Engagement Ring

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Princess. Marquise. Round brilliant. Cushion. It’s no mystery that diamonds come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The question is, which one is right for your budget? True love doesn’t come with a price tag, of course, but a romantic proposal doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank. With young workers today earning 5.5 percent less (after adjusting for inflation) than they did four decades ago, according to U.S. Census data, the adage of spending two months’ salary on an engagement ring may not be an option for everyone. Couples are finding new ways to save money on rings, whether by careful stone selection or doing away with a diamond altogether. “Millennials are making getting engaged all their own,” says Brooke Brinkman, VP of marketing and communications at Simon G. Jewelry, a luxury jewelry brand that specializes in engagement and wedding rings. “While traditional engagement rings still make an […]

TOP 10 – HOW TO PROPOSE TO YOUR GIRLFRIEND

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So you are about to pop the question. Now, how are you going to do it? She’s only going to tell her mother, father, sisters, brothers, cousins, all of her friends, all the people on her Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram accounts, and anyone that she comes across…but no big deal. You got this!   Here are the top 10 ways to propose to your girlfriend. 1) If you want to have a proposal story everyone is going to talk about for years. Fly her out to Santorini, and propose to her on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea during the sunset. She will melt and tell everyone and their mother (literally).   2) If you want to stay more local, choose her favorite place – a place that has significance for the both of you. Once you guys get there, ask someone to take a picture you to together, but instead of […]

How Do I Know What Diamond Shape To Pick for an Engagement Ring?

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Congratulations, you are ready to make the most important commitment of your life, marriage! You found the woman of your dreams, but how do you find the diamond engagement ring of her dreams? If you are looking to surprise your future fiancé, but have no idea what type of engagement ring she would like, here is some advice on how to figure out her style, without letting her know what you are up to. 1) Research. If you are a novice at buying diamond jewelry, start doing your research now. Understand the different types of diamond shapes and be comfortable enough to see a diamond and know its shape. A good resource to use is diamondhedge.com. This diamond price comparison site provides a useful tutorial on the 4 “Cs” of diamonds, shape, clarity, carat, and color. It’s also a great resource to find the best price once you narrow down […]