5 Tips For Using Colors In Your Bridal Jewelry


The right bridal jewelry will complete your wedding day look and make you feel like a true queen on your big day. And one element of choosing the right jewelry is finding color schemes that you'll adore for a lifetime. What are some do's and don'ts for color in wedding jewelry? Here are five important things to know.  1. Match Metals with the Dress. Did you know that metal colors work with certain types of bridal dress colors?

12 March 2021

Understand The 4 C's Of Buying Diamond Jewelry


If you do not have a lot of experience purchasing diamond jewelry, you might feel a little intimidated by all of the options, the differences in diamonds, and what is called the 4 C's. The four C's are the color, cut, clarity, and the carat weight. To help you better understand each of those, you will want to check out the following information: The Color The color of the diamond is an important thing because the more of a yellow hint of color that it has, the less desirable it may be for some people.

27 November 2020

Tips To Get The Most Money When Selling Your Gold Coins


Do you have a sizable gold coin collection you might be looking to cash in on in the near future? The price you might be able to get from gold buyers will fluctuate based on a variety of factors including the current market price, the condition of the coins and perhaps even just the whims of the buyer you choose to contact. But there are still some key things you can do to try to maximize your coin value if you take your time and do a little research.

20 August 2020

Four Lovely Ring Options For Those Seeking Smaller Diamonds


While some people dream of wearing the biggest, boldest diamond possible, this approach is not for everyone. Maybe you're on a smaller budget and therefore can only afford a smaller diamond — or perhaps you just prefer the more understated look of a smaller gem. In either case, it's important to keep in mind that the ring styles that look good with larger diamonds do not always look the best with smaller diamonds.

21 May 2020

Eight Personal Ideas for Wedding Bands


Few things are as personal as the wedding bands that a couple exchanges. You may be wondering what sorts of ideas are worth using to put your special touch on the rings you'll be choosing. Here are eight suggestions that can add a personal element to your wedding bands. Two Halves of a Whole The classic version of this wedding band design is two halves of a heart. A unique twist can be added using the combination of inlaid stones and gold to create a heart that's specifically yours.

10 February 2020

Reasons to Solder Your Engagement Ring And Wedding Band Together


Visiting a jewelry service to have two rings soldered together might initially seem like a strange idea, but it's an option that many people find favorable. If you wear an engagement ring and a wedding ring on the same finger, as is the norm — and you virtually never wear one ring without wearing the other — you might want to entertain the idea of having your jewelry soldered together. This is a process that is affordable, and one you'll hardly think about once you begin to wear the two rings as one.

16 December 2019

3 Reasons To Obtain A Collateral Loan When You Need Quick Cash


Are you in need of cash for something important? You may need to pay a bill by a certain date or would like to have money to pay for some repairs in your home. If you are struggling financially and have to wait a bit before you get paid, you may be seeking other options to get the cash you need within the shortest amount of time possible. Applying for a collateral loan may be the best solution when you need the money in a pinch.

13 October 2016

4 Tips For Buying A Diamond Engagement Ring


Proposing to a woman can be both exciting and terrifying, and for many men a diamond engagement ring plays a big part in the proposal. If you plan to propose to your significant other in the near future, it is important to make good decisions when picking out the ring. Use the following tips to prepare you for ring shopping:   Understand Diamonds There are many terms used when shopping for diamonds, so it is important to be educated before you visit a jeweler if you want to get a ring that is a good value.

26 September 2016

Consider These Tennis-Themed Treats To Serve On Your Tennis Court Platter


If you and your friends love the sport of tennis and you love hosting get-togethers, a tennis-themed party is a logical choice. Whether you gather to watch a professional tennis tournament on TV or just congregate at your home after a few hours of playing tennis at your local club, it can be a fun twist to serve snacks inspired by your sport of choice. The ideal way to serve these things is on a glass tennis court platter (like those at Studio Margaret); this dish gets its name from its long, rectangular shape, and will instantly conjure up thoughts of tennis.

31 August 2016

A Quick Guide To Choosing The Right Shape Of Diamond For An Engagement Ring


If you are sure that you have met the person with whom you would like to spend the rest of your life and are more than a bit nervous about buying the right engagement ring, it is important for you to learn important information about the shape of diamonds you are considering. For instance, if you are on a budget, you might be surprised to earn that certain shapes of diamonds are frequently smaller than others, so by choosing them, your beautiful ring can still be affordable.

5 August 2016