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Choosing Vintage Diamond Engagement Rings

What you may not realise is that sometimes investing in a vintage diamond engagement ring is a more affordable option than having a unique ring made for you by a jewellery designer. Even though these rings date back centuries, they were hand crafted and they used the best materials, there are opportunities to pick them up for cheaper and yet still get the chance to invest in something unique which is only going to increase in value moving forward.

Vintage diamond engagement rings offer a wonderful timeless elegance. They do not go out of style and can be worn with casual and smart clothing without worrying how they will blend in. There are so many benefits to these beautifully and spectacularly crafted rings, making them a leading choice for women throughout the world.

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Tips to Buy Diamond Jewelry

Look at color, setting and the styles

Again when you want to choose exquisitely designed diamonds, take multiple factors into consideration. Just do not go by a prejudiced notion, after all. When you want to select a pure white diamond to mount on a white gold ring or platinum, level D can be chosen. Whilst for yellow gold, levels G, H or even I can be chosen.

When the diamond specialist looks for rare forms of colored diamonds, special attention is given to the color of the stone. Gray, brown and yellow are affordable colored diamonds. Oranges and high-quality yellows are mid-range. Ultra-modern and posh stones, that are really rare to find, include shades like blue, green, pink, purple, violet and glittery reds.

The more the inclusions, the pettier the diamonds are

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Buy the Perfect Engagement Ring

There are many kinds of bridal diamond rings and designs that exist on the market, all with promises of traditional design values, modern values, etc. What style works for you and your partner? Have you decided whether or not you are going to buy the ring directly or in pieces? For full customization, buying loose diamonds with separate bands can help really create a unique jewelry piece that gives you the freedom to be much more selective about the completion of the finished piece. However, with so many pieces already available in store, the perfect ring could be staring at you already when you walk into the store. Consider which method would be the best for you and your partner.

Diamond jewelry, in general, is valued by the 4 C’s of diamonds – color, cut, clarity and carat weight. Having a working understanding of these concepts before you go into …

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Bracelets For a Cause

Generally there are many types of bracelets that you will see people wearing; out of these there are some unique band messages that support various charity causes. Nowadays you can see that there exist a wider selection for you to choose from as there are many customizable options available for making your bands unique. The materials these bands are made are soft and gentle on the arms and also non-allergic. Besides being quite gentle to the skin you will also be able to see that they will not be damaged easily. In order to ensure this aspect you may need to choose bracelets which can withstand the daily usage of normal life.

As you look through the various online stores you will find that these charity bands can be found with an inspiring message or without any message. There are online shops that allows personalizing your wristbands to display your …

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Popular Ring Metals

Rose gold

Rings in rose gold are made with 14k or 18k gold and given a pretty pink-tint. The extra pink tint is added by including copper alloy with the greater amount of copper resulting in a pinker hue. This makes it easy to customize the look to create the unique and feminine look.

White gold

While gold is similar to yellow gold and manufactured using 14k or 18k gold. The whiteness of the metal is achieved by including several alloys and coating the ring with a fine layer of white metal like rhodium. This rhodium isn’t the hardest wearing and has the potential to wear away over time. The use of white gold is great for those that want the platinum look, but at a much more affordable price.

Platinum

Platinum makes a popular alternative metal to white gold. It is appreciated for providing a significantly more durable material, …

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About Pearls in the USA

Pearls and Mussels of Mississippi

The 1800’s saw a pearl rush in the Upper Mississippi River region, unlike anything is seen before. Freshwater pearls were abundant in native mussels, and during the rush, millions of mussels were killed.

In 1889, the German button maker, Johann Böpple, started making buttons from mussel shells. This increased mussel harvesting rush even further. By 1899, there were around sixty button factories in the Mississippi River Valley with thousands of workers. Over 21,000 tons of shells were harvested that year. In 1922, the freshwater mussel fishing was one of the biggest and most profitable inland fisheries in America. But the industry started to decline rapidly in 1930, again due to overexploitation, and in some places the mussel beds were literally wiped out. Natural pearls are rarely found in the US anymore.

Father of US Pearl Culturing

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About Necklace Buying Tips

Pendant Necklaces

As far as necklaces are concerned, pendant necklaces is on the list of most popular necklaces. These necklaces are so popular that they are sold separately. On jewelry websites, you can find a separate category for these necklaces. Pendants are available in different styles and shapes, such as classic diamond solitaires, hearts and crosses. So, what is the difference between a necklace and a pendant? The different is that a pendant is a type of necklace where you can remove the chain.

Pearl Strands

Pearl strand is another popular type of necklaces. Pearls are available in various sizes, shapes, colors, lengths and prices. Therefore, you can find the pearls that are ideal for you. A pearl necklace can be found in different sizes, such as 16-inch chocker type and a 32 inch opera type. You can put them on as a dramatic or strand. Or you can wrap …

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Cheap Fashion Jewelry

Selling at higher prices does not really scare most people from buying what they like. But the fact is that nobody likes throwing their hard-earned money away. Since they can get that same product elsewhere at a cheaper price, they might be interested to go there. The big question is, how can one get cheap fashion jewelry? Apart from moving from one jewelry store to another, you can sit down in the comfort of your home and yet get what you want. There are numerous online companies that are into jewelry selling. They also sell on wholesale and retail basis. This is another business opportunity for those who are interested to buy cheap jewelry, and make more profit selling it to other people. Yes! I said more profit. The reason is because some people may not be willing to start making research, so when they see you with a jewelry …

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Powerful Gemstone For Luck

Green Jade – This good luck charm stone is loved and treasured in China considering how common it is there. A large number of people actually carry to attract good luck are family and personal levels. It is among the stones that you can, you can use to have luck in business. The gemstone is also used to maintain stable relationships and to transmit values like kindness, charity and modesty.

Agate – It is among the most powerful luck stones in the esoteric world. It is made up of several quartz minerals and has varying colored circles. It balances energies and at the same time attracts luck in sentimental and economic terms. It can also be used to call passion, encourage relationships and to call love.

Turquoise – The gemstone has a unique and peculiar blue color varying from apple green to blue and makes it valued. Arab countries love …

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Astrological Blue Sapphire Effects

It was also said that it gives supremacy to the wearer immediately. In my own point of view, it isn’t right; the reason is that Saturn is the slowest planet in Zodiac. It takes no less than years to finish the circle of twelve Rashes. The planet Moon takes only a month to complete the circle of twelve Rashes, which means it is the fastest planet. To be candid, a Gemstone can take months to give results to the wearer.

The superfine quality Blue Sapphire is mostly from Jammu and Kashmir. It is tough today to find the Kashmir Blue Sapphire and if discovered everybody cannot buy the gemstone as it is the most costly gemstone on earth. The gemstone can be found in Sri Lanka. It is available in the Markets; its price range begins from 1,000 to 10,000 per carat, for a good effect you ought to wear …

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