When you’ve popped the question and your partner says yes, the next question is usually, “When?” followed by “They say spend how much on the rings?!” Ignore “them.” You can stay well under that budget and still wear quality. These tips will help you get the most bang for your buck while still showing off beautiful, affordable wedding rings. Note: This post was provided by Apples of Gold, but I was not paid to publish it. My Online Wedding Help will receive a small commission at no added cost to you if you click and buy a product on the […]
If you are one of those blessed couples to become engaged or marry in the near future, congratulations! Likely, the rings are top of mind. A trip to the nearest mall or local jeweler is an option, but you may be missing out on the rings that truly symbolize the love and respect you feel for each other. Any ring itself, of course, is symbolic of this love, but other symbols often accompany them. Below is a rundown of what, exactly, different features & elements on your ring can symbolize. Take advantage of the vast online selection to mix and match […]
“With this ring, I thee wed.” As he says these words, your husband to be slips a gold wedding band on the fourth finger of your left hand. Then, you repeat the same words and place a ring on his finger. It is a magic moment, a tradition that is as much a part of the wedding ceremony as your vows. You probably can’t imagine getting married without the words or the rings. Yet, it might surprise you to learn that this is not an ancient custom at all, but rather a fairly new one. The double ring ceremony didn’t […]
Wedding sets–matching engagement and wedding rings–allow you to continue wearing the engagement ring on your left hand and assures it will look right with the wedding band. You can find these in several configurations. Photos at left, from top to bottom: The two-ring engagement ring and wedding band set is the most common type. From James Allen Professional Jeweler: 18k White Gold 1.00ct Round Brilliant Diamond Wedding Set. $4,360 setting, plus center stone. You may also find three-piece bridal and engagement sets. From Buy.com: Diamond Three Rings Wedding Set 1 1/6 carats (ctw) in 14K White Gold (H-I, I1-I2). $1,580 Other two-ring sets, for both the […]
There are several nice pieces of jewelry you can get for $30-$50-ish at Ice through the end of August. Click here, and automatically get $20 off jewelry plus free shipping. Or, shop the rings, necklaces, and earrings below and use code S20AU at checkout. Click here to see all current offers from Ice. Sterling Silver, Diamond, 9-10 mm Cultured Pearl Pendant with Chain. $55 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 4 3/8 Carat Amethyst, White Topaz Ring. $35 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 1 Carat Tanzanite, and Iolite Ring. $30 (after $20 off) 14K Yellow Gold and White Crystal Earrings $40 […]
There are so many different engagement ring styles and price ranges it can be overwhelming at first. One way to hone in on your favorites is to categorize the rings. To help, I’ve put together a quazi-inspiration board with different ring types: solitaires, three-stone, multi-stone, and sets, each with diamonds, gemstones, and cubic zirconia (cz). The CZ rings generally run well under $100 (many $30-$50). Gemstone and diamond rings vary in price depending on metal, whether the gemstone is natural or lab created, quality, and size. I hope you become inspired by the rings below! Solitaire Three Stone Multi-Stone Bridal […]
One of the glorious advantages of shopping online is you can find items that are difficult or impossible to find locally. This applies to engagement and wedding rings as well. Every retailer carries a nice inventory of diamond rings, but when it comes to the more unique varieties, selection frequently falls short. An engagment ring with amethyst gemstones, for example, is relatively rare. The amethyst symbolizes (among other attributes) sincerity, stability, peace, balance, and tranquility. Presenting an engagement ring featuring this gemstone is promise of a marriage built upon a foundation of these appealing qualities. When shopping for any engagement […]
There was once a time when your choice of wedding or engagement ring was limited to what your local jeweler had in stock or could order from his or her distributor. No more. Modern times means a modern source for all wedding-related items: the Internet. Not only is the selection larger, but you can also virtually create your own jewelry by matching the loose diamond(s) of your choice to any of numerous settings. Here are some examples: Angara features a unique feature for some items that allows you to choose your design first, then control the price and quality by […]
For many, getting married in 2011 is much different than it would have been only a few years ago. The continuing recession has created a budget crunch that extends to all aspects of wedding planning. $1,000+ (and well beyond) in savings can be had by considering wedding / engagement rings and wedding party jewelry made from other-than-traditional material. Cubic zirconia (cz) jewelry and cz rings, for example, are generally significantly lower priced than similar diamond pieces. Some points to consider. Styles made famous by celebrities can be found at Websites like Emitations. Cubic zirconia jewelry sets are the perfect bridesmaids […]
At Ice jewelry you get $15 to spend plus free shipping on orders through July 24th. And there is no minimum purchase required. While the offer isn’t available for clearance or sale items, engagement rings, or watches, there are plenty other categories to shop, including: Gemstone fashion rings starting at $50 (before $15 off) Earrings, great for Maid of Honor and Bridesmaids gifts. Necklaces, including several understated strands of pearls to add elegance to your wedding ensemble or as bridesmaids gifts.
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