Engagement Ring Lore


Have you ever wondered where the tradition of engagement rings came from? Why are they traditionally made with diamonds? Why do they go on the left ring finger? Why are they supposed to cost a certain number of months' worth of your salary? Here is a guide to engagement ring lore and what has made this historical tradition what it is today. Why a Ring? The first question many people have about the tradition of engagement rings is about the existence of rings as a tradition at all.

23 March 2015

Tips For Buying Jewelry At A Pawnshop


If you are interested in purchasing jewelry from a pawnshop in an attempt to save yourself a little bit of money, you are on the right path. Of course, there are some things that you are going to want to keep in mind when looking over the available selection of jewelry. By keeping the following advice in mind, you will save yourself a lot of money and disappointment. Ask For The Papers

10 March 2015

Simple Accessories That Complete Any Outfit


There are times when you have picked out the perfect outfit, but it seems like something is missing. When this happens, you want to have a few items on hand that work as great accessories for any type of outfit you plan to wear. Silver Chain Silver chains are a great choice for any necklace you want to add to an outfit. The silver adds a pop of color and it is bright enough not to get lost in darker colors like black, forest green and deep burgundy.

5 March 2015

3 Signs Of Damage To Look Out For When Buying Used Instruments

Shopping Blog

Are you thinking of buying a used instrument? Whether you're just beginning to learn the flute or purchasing a guitar for your child, a used instrument can be an excellent way to get value at a lower cost. Nevertheless, there are some telltale signs of damage that you should be looking for if you want to get the best bang for your buck. These signs of damage often indicate that the instrument itself may not be playable or may sound wrong when played.

25 February 2015

A Guy's Guide To Selecting A Diamond Engagement Ring: Color And Cut


Selecting the right engagement ring is really important. Part of that process involves selecting the best diamond. But, what does that entail? Most guys are not familiar with diamonds, so they might walk into a jeweler and buy the first stone they see. That's a bad idea. You should go about it like you would if you were buying a car. Do some research beforehand.  Familiarize yourself with diamonds. Not all diamonds are alike.

18 February 2015