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6 Fun, Useful Facts About Engagement Rings

If you’ve got a new engagement ring (or you’ve had one for years), you’ll want to know some of the facts and folklore around your beautiful bauble. Engagement (and wedding) rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand due to a belief that “a vein in that finger led directly to the […]

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Saying “I Love You” with gems: 4 famous, breathless romantic jewels

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m highlighting four engagement rings that have caught the public’s imagination: for their symbolism, beauty, or sheer size. Here’s a countdown to recent history-making gems: The Taylor/Burton Diamond: For their second wedding, Richard Burton bought Taylor a 33.19-carat diamond, known as the Krupp Diamond. This platinum ring featured the center […]

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Big trends in engagement rings: Color, shape, and more

Engagement rings bring to mind a sparkling diamond. But millennial brides want something more individual—a ring that speaks to their own interests and lifestyle. Here are some current trends in engagement rings, as noted by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA): Geometric shapes: Move over, circles and ovals, and make way for rectangles, triangles, and […]

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