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What the most important thing when looking for a wedding ring.

The perfect diamond wedding ring is a ring that compliments your engagement ring.  If you get something too large it will likely look un proportion.  We recommend the band width of your diamond wedding ring to be slightly larger or smaller in width.  Contrast is key!  This will keep the focus on your engagement ring and not take away from the beauty and value it has while adding the right amount of sparkle.   See below a few examples of customers diamond engagement ring with matching wedding band for inspiration.

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diamond engagement rings with matching stackable wedding rings

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How much to spend on an engagement ring?

How much should you spend on a diamond engagement ring?

This question often gets asked, and there is no reason why you should overspend especially with all the online deals we offer.  That being said, our rule of thumb is you should spend 2 months salary on an engagement ring.  Our feeling is a traditional engagement ring features a genuine diamonds.  No a lab created diamond, not a moissanite diamond, not a Charles and covard fake diamond a 100% genuine real diamond made of carbon.  Dont deny the one you love a genuine diamond engagement ring regardless of the size.  You would rather have a small but real diamond, than a syntetic replica that is large.  Can anyone tell the difference, yes!  You can tell and anyone that has a real diamond can tell.  Buy a genuine diamond engagement ring and spend 2 months salary.

 

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What are clarity enhanced diamonds and why they are perfect for someone on a budget?

What are clarity enhanced diamonds and why they are perfect for someone on a budget?

A clarity enhanced diamond is the one that we usually get from any jewelry store. The diamonds that are extracted from the earth’s surface have a lot of cracks and spots on them. Clarity enhancement is a process that makes these diamonds appear perfect. All the cracks inside the diamonds are filled so that the human eye cannot see them. Also, the cracks on a diamond’s surface are filled to give light space to pass through the stone, creating a fascinating visual. This treatment makes a diamond look beautiful and is not a lot different from a non-enhanced diamond.

When you are planning to get engaged or propose your loved one, you need to buy the perfect engagement ring. Diamond is the perfect stone that symbolizes eternal love. Buying a diamond involves an entire thought process as these stones are tremendously expensive. Whereas, clarity enhanced diamonds are much cheaper than non-enhanced diamonds.

If you want to propose your girl with a huge diamond but you don’t have enough money then you can get a good value for your money by purchasing a clarity enhanced diamond. A clarity enhanced diamond is cheaper and you can get a huge 1 or 2 carat stone at a lower price. These diamonds are not too different from the non-enhanced diamonds. Why not get a big stone at a reasonable price than not buying anything at all? A clarity enhanced diamond is visually appealing and crystal clear perfect for a proposal. Why waste money by buying a non-enhanced diamond when you can get a big sized diamond at a more affordable price? Do not compromise on the stone that you present to your loved one because it is the symbol of true love. Get a big sized clarity enhanced diamond to woo your partner.

Various halo style diamond engagement rings

What is the most popular engagement ring?

The most classic diamond engagement ring is a Tiffany style four or six prong solitaire style.  However today our most popular diamond engagement ring is a little different.  The most popular ring features a round brilliance center stone and round cut accent diamonds with a HALO.  Halo refers to the accent stones that go around the main stone.  Variations of this theme are by far today’s most popular diamond engagement ring.  Some halos are round, and others are cushion or square shaped but again the most important thing is the ring has ALL round stones.  Round diamonds and have always been the most popular.  Round brilliant cut diamonds will also look the largest and have the most brilliance of any cut in an “apples to apples” comparison.   So there you have it, today’s most popular diamond engagement ring is a halo style with all round diamonds.

Engagement Ring Settings

Engagement Ring Settings

Do you have a stone or a diamond that is really special for you, or a ring that has been passed down through generations? Would you like to keep the diamond and replace the setting to present to your lady when you propose to her? Or do you have loose diamonds that you would like to place in an engagement ring on a budget!

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These special stones and diamonds that are close to your heart deserve a ring setting that is as unique and special as the stone. Although you might love these antique rings dearly, your love one might not appreciate being given an old ring that she cannot show off to her friends. A better option is to remove the stone from the old ring and place it in a new ring setting. This will allow you to keep the stone that holds sentimental value, save considerable money by using an old diamond, as well as please your lady by presenting her with a diamond ring that is as unique and special as she is. She would love the fact that you went to all that trouble to please her, not to mention the fact that the ring will have a story she can tell everyone.

Pompeii3.com has a whole range of affordable ring settings at wholesale prices that are made for just such a situation. They provided me with a wide range of selection to choose from until I found the perfect ring setting for my lady. Needless to say I got a positive reaction when I proposed with a ring as beautiful as the one I got from Pompeii3. She didn’t have a clue that it was an old diamond, and she couldn’t believe her eyes when I revealed it to her. If you are in a similar situation, take a look at the settings they have, you are sure to find something that you love. Each of these ring settings are a masterpiece on its own due to the handiwork of the rings.

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Does the wedding ring go on before the engagement ring?

When customers are shopping for wedding bands the most commonly asked question is does the wedding ring go on in front or behind the engagement ring.  Good question!  There is no right or wrong to this, but traditionally the wedding band goes on the inside, the saying is “the wedding band goes closest to your heart”.  The next question you may ask is how does this all work for the ceremony if you have the engagement ring already on.  Well, for the ceremony simply slide it on in front and change after.

Three Stone Ring vs Halo Diamond Ring

Should you get a 3 stone diamond ring, or halo diamond ring for your engagement ring?  Both are very nice, and you’ll likely love either but Im happy to give you another point of view.

Three Stone diamond rings, are classic and symbolize the past present and future.  Not get sappy but this can relate to everyone relationship and life.  This style can vary a bit with different shapes, princess cut, round cut being the most popular, and emerald cut.  Our most popular 3 stone diamond ring features round diamonds and has a halo around each main stone.  1.00 cttw 14k white gold – $599.

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The other great alternative is a halo engagement ring.  Halo diamond engagement rings are hot hot hot.  The most popular shape is round brilliant cut with a cushion halo.  This contrast in shape is our personal favorite!  The look is a classic with a redefined twist.  You can go with a split or single row shank band, the single will make the center sotne look bigger and come time for a matching wedding band be easier to find.

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So back to the original question, 3 stone vs halo diamond ring?  We recommend the halo ring, 3 stone diamond rings are more commonly used for anniversary or gifts, where halo diamond rings are better fit for an engagement ring.  This decision is tough but make a decision based upon the reason to gift.

 

Blue Sapphire is Septembers Birthstone

There is no better look than a blue sapphire accented with dazzling white diamonds.  The diamonds help the blue hue come out of the gemstone.  Blue sapphires are made of corundum, and considered to be rare.

Blue sapphires represent the birth of anyone born in September.  Blue sapphires are also considered to be a precious gemstone, these are the more expensive of gemstones.

You don’t need to have birthday to wear blue sapphires, many wear blue sapphires as a fashion accessory or “pop of color”.  Shop our selection of blue sapphire and diamond rings, blue sapphire studs, and blue sapphire pendants.

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