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Using Birth Stones in Engagement Rings

Birthstones make a beautiful and unusual choice for an engagement ring. If your bride-to-be has a unique sense of style, a birthstone engagement ring could be the perfect choice. However, despite your best intentions, any gemstones that are set into a ring for everyday wear must be of a certain ...

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The Significance of Pearls for Bridesmaid Gifts

The rarity and elegance of pearls make them a stunning gift to give at a wedding. Whether the pearls are for bridesmaids or the bride, they make a beautiful addition to any wedding outfit when worn as earrings or in a necklace There are many different types of pearl and they grow in a variety of ...

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The Story of Heart Cut Diamonds

Hearts have long been a symbol of love and, thousands of years ago, it was believed that hearts were the centre of all human emotion. However, before the 13th century, the shape was drawn usually for decorative purposes and the idea of romantic love didn’t become attached to it in the medieval age...

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Why choose custom made wedding rings?

So, you’ve proposed to your partner and agreed to spend the rest of your lives together – next comes the wedding planning. Perhaps one of the most important considerations for the wedding ceremony is choosing the wedding rings. Browsing ring shops on the high street isn’t always productive...

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Rules Of Engagement 2019: Opinions On The Perfect Proposal

Engagement before marriage has been a part of our culture for hundreds of years, but what a typical engagement looks like is something that’s ever-changing. We were interested in finding out what classic engagement traditions and habits still existed in the 21st century, so we surveyed 2,000 ...

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What Makes Diamonds Valuable?

Diamonds are coveted all over the world. They are one of the most sought-after stones in many different cultures and are often found in engagement rings, necklaces and other items of jewellery. One of the largest, most valuable and most famous diamonds is the Koh-i-Noor Diamond, sifted from the ...

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The History Of Engagement Rings

Traditionally, engagement rings are given by a man to his fiancée as he proposes marriage. The rings symbolise the upcoming union between the two people. Rings that symbolise this go back a long way – as the circle is a symbol of eternity. In ancient times, Egyptians would twist plants into ...

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A 10 Step Guide To Buying An Engagement Ring

The time has finally come and you’re planning a beautiful proposal that’s unique to your relationship. Buying an engagement ring for your other half may be the most important purchase of your life. It goes without saying that you should choose something that you can imagine they’ll love – ...

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The Many Uses Of Gold

Physical properties of gold Gold is a rare and beautiful metal that originates from the stars and is used in many different industries. Whether it’s in jewellery, dentistry, construction, or finance, the metal has been used for centuries and will continue to be used into the future. The many ...

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What’s The Best Engagement Ring Diamond Size?

What’s The Best Engagement Ring Diamond Size? Choosing an engagement ring, for yourself or your partner, is no easy task. There are lots of choices to make, like what type of metal you want the ring to be made of and what setting style you want the stone to be mounted in. However, one of the ...

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