Posts Tagged ‘Engagement rings’
Why Platinum Rings Turn Dull so Fast, And What to do About it!
One of the biggest disappointments for newly married couples is feeling underwhelmed with their now dull plain platinum rings. All they wanted was a plain and simple wedding band with an expanse of shiny platinum. Yummy. Only it doesn’t stay shiny for long. This is not what they signed up for! In this blog I’ll…Read More
Wedding Rings vs Engagement Rings – What’s the Difference? 5 Stupid Questions
In this post I’ll talk about the wedding rings vs engagement rings difference. I’ll also cover when you wear what and why. I’ll throw in a little historical perspective too. Just a heads up, goats will be mentioned. To keep it interesting I’ll sprinkle in questions I found when Google-ing “Stupid Wedding Ring Questions!”Read More
Wedding Ring Buyer Beware, Seven Steps to Take to Avoid Disaster
As beautiful as a delicate and thin ring is, it may end up breaking your heart. With more maintenance than a more sturdily built ring, the kinds of problems that crop up with a poorly made ring are many.Read More
Zombie Rings: How to Tell A Good Ring From a Bad Ring
“I feel that some jewelry retailers are racing to see who can have the cheapest goods in their store. It is a race to the bottom. I do not see this ending well for them.” – Paul Levin Owner of Tairona Co. at the American Gem Trade Association Jewelry Show. Bitten by Zombie Jewelry Don’t you…Read More
Thin Engagement Rings or Thick Engagement Rings: What Looks Best?
Engagement rings width: what’s the best choice for you? When you’re choosing engagement ring designs for your hand, think about what makes you look good, not just what is in fashion. As a thirty six year jewelry designer, I’ve designed for all ages and thinness’s and thicknesses of hands. It’s always fun to help a…Read More
Wedding Jewelry vs. Occasional Jewelry: Four Pillars of a Daily Wear Ring
A Wedding Ring Like This With Delicate Filigree on it Won’t Stand the Test of Time With Hard Daily Wear No One Told Her to be Careful or Choose Another Ring. After selling her retail shop in downtown Santa Barbara, Mona realized her childhood dream when she and her husband, Jake, bought a ranch in…Read More