Next to Christmas and New Year’s, Valentine’s Day is definitely one of the most popular times in the year to get engaged. Up to 10% of all engagements take place on this day. For the die-hard romantic, and the practical-minded, it’s easy to see why Valentine’s Day would be an excellent time to propose.
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‘Tis the season to be married! Maybe it’s the fact that during the holiday season people are looking to give the ultimate gift, or perhaps it’s because the decorations make the perfect proposal backdrop everywhere you go, but December is by far the most popular time to get engaged.
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An engagement ring has become one of the ultimate symbols of love and commitment. A three-stone engagement ring represents this lifelong pledge even more so. Besides being beautiful to look at, there is a very specific meaning behind a three stone engagement ring. The three gems in this engagement setting represent a couple’s past, present and future. This romantic detail is one that many women love to hear when they are presented with this style of ring and makes it one of the most popular style of engagement ring sold today.
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A wedding band should be timeless as well as extremely personal to a couple. After all, it does symbolize a lifetime together. Looking around you will find the traditional style of a solid yellow gold or even a white gold band; however, with the steady increase in the price of gold, many prefer alternate metals. To sum it up, the trend in wedding bands this fall/winter season can be described in one word: Originality.
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Happy National Left Hander’s Day! Today is the day to celebrate being a south-paw with the likes of Brad Pitt, Barack Obama, and Keanu Reeves. Of course, thinking of hands we immediately turn to rings. What hand to wear which ring?
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Round and princess-cut diamonds have long been the heralding champions of the engagement ring world, with round-cut diamond taking up a staggering 75% of diamonds sold today. However, 2012 has turned out to be the year of the emerald-cut engagement ring with an abrupt rise in popularity due being the diamond cut of choice for many high-profile celebrities as the recent engagements of Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway, and Emily Maynard show.
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More and more these days girls often want a sense of history in their engagement rings. With so many options in engagement rings, it only seems natural that a woman would want a design that doesn’t seem manufactured, and instead shows off her personal style and femininity. Penny Preville bridal designs do exactly that, and they excel in that perfect combination of vintage and modern style.
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Photographed for the first time since his marriage to Brazilian model Camila Alves, Matthew McConaughey reveals his wedding ring for the first time. Three days after swapping vows that they whispered to each other during their ceremony in Texas, McConaughey steps out headed to a local gym wearing his brand new wedding-ring.
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The Wedding Wire has a point. After the crucial detail of selecting a wedding dress, it’s time to worry about the bridesmaids. It’s hard to find that perfect balance between a dress style (or styles) that will complement your wedding dress and still be flattering to the girl wearing it. That’s why we love this selection of dresses that The Wedding Wire rounded up. One, they’re all beautifully balanced looks and two, each one of those bridesmaid dresses is completely reusable after the wedding is over.
With the right accessories, you can make anyone of those dresses a knock-out look for a night on the town. Here are a few examples from our own collections. And since the wedding is over, there’s no reason not to glam it up.
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Few gemstones carry the significance or the romance that a diamond does. A well-chosen diamond is something that becomes a family heirloom passed down for generations. They become reminders of significant events in one’s life like birthdays, anniversaries, first Christmases . . . not the least of all weddings. A pair of diamond studs can be the perfect touch to complete any wedding look. Of course there are all kinds of styles of diamond studs with details like diamond pave and halos, but when the diamonds are as exceptional as Forevermark diamonds, all you need is the diamond itself.
These gorgeous diamond studs feature brilliant round-cut diamonds in Forevermark’s unique platinum four-prong diamond setting that showcases the brilliant fire within each 1.50 carat diamond. These diamonds are all the more special because they are some of the world’s most carefully selected gemstones. Each Forevermark diamond is natural, untreated, responsibly sourced, and goes through a rigorous series of tests to make sure that each diamond has the quality to bear the Forevermark inscription. Less than one percent of all diamonds mined meet the standards of Forevermark.
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