Men’s Rings: Custom Men’s Jewelry Feature Stunning Inlay Materials

Quite literally, the sky is the limit when it comes to quality, one-of-a-kind, made-to-order men’s rings. Talented internet-based jewelers and artists offer distinctive yellow gold engagement rings made from fascinating and unusual sources; including rare ocean corals; beautiful, organic wood trees; earth’s precious minerals; and heavenly meteorites from outer space. Based in a setting of […]

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Choosing a Black Diamond Engagement Ring

When I got engaged in February of 2010, it effectively ended the discussion my fiancé and I had been having about what kind of ring I would have. We began discussing an engagement months before, and he wanted my input into the type of ring I wanted. I honestly had not spent a great deal […]

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Watches, rings and bangles

I have a very good friend in the United States who over the years has said she would like to come and visit this great country of ours Australia. Then a recent ‘moment’ saw her take a leaf from Nike’s book. Their tag line is ‘Just do it’ she just went and did it. Booked, […]

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Children’s Mood Rings Recalled

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall on a brand of children’s mood rings on September 21, 2010. The brand in question is “Love Tester” Mood Rings, imported by D&D Distributing Wholesale out of Tacoma, Washington. About 19,000 of the rings were sold throughout the United States in smaller retail stores […]

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Yellow Diamond Ring Purchasing Guide: Tips for buying fancy diamonds and engagement rings

What Makes a Diamond Yellow The hardest substance on earth, diamond is made from pure carbon that has been crystallized by high pressures and temperatures in the Earth’s upper mantle. Perfectly colorless, or near-colorless, diamonds are the most esteemed because they are most rare in nature. Unlike the rarest, colorless diamonds, most diamond crystals have […]

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Shamrock, Celtic Cross, Claddagh Ring, and Harp: Myths, Legends, and Traditions of Irish Emblems

These emblems evolved as Irish iconic images of Eire over many centuries. Shamrock Was Sacred to Druids The word shamrock is derived from ‘seamrog’, the old Irish word for little clover. The plant was seen by the druids as sacred because its leaves formed a mystical triad. The shamrock is often included in Irish brides’ […]

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Bespoke Jewellery Gift Ideas: What are Eternity Rings?

If looking for an item of jewellery which is both symbolic as well as aesthetically pleasing, then an eternity ring is one option. However, eternity rings come in all shapes and sizes and are made from a wide range of materials. Whether opting for a classic diamond eternity ring or a more contemporary piece, here […]

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Considering a Moissanite Engagement Ring?: Advantages and Disadvantages of Moissanite Stones

Moissanite is a common trade name for the mineral Silicon Carbide. It was originally found in lunar samples and meteorites. In its natural form, it is quite rare. Because moissanite showed commercial potential for becoming a substitute for natural diamonds, a synthetic version of moissanite was created. The moissanite used for engagement rings and other […]

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Best Online Shopping Sites: Wedding Rings

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Few things in life elicit the unmistakable “ooooohhhhh” from someone as when they throw a left hand out, proudly displaying a wedding or engagement ring. Like a badge of honor, the ring becomes a part of the person wearing it and a symbol of the relationship status. According to Atlantis Ring, the first recorded exchange […]

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Alternative Engagement Rings: Moissanite, Sapphires and More To Celebrate An Upcoming Marriage

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While diamonds have been touted as the “traditional” engagement ring for many years, the fact is that this “tradition” was established by a diamond company wanting to sell more diamonds! Because of many issues surrounding diamonds, whether it be cost, humanitarian or environmental concerns, many brides are choosing alternative engagement rings. Fortunately, there are many […]

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