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How To Classify A Gemstone

October 25th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

It never ceases to amaze me how detailed and varied gemstone classifications can be. Gemstones belong in several different classes, depending on their crystalline structure, their chemical composition, and the impurities present in each stone. To the majority of people, none of this matters, but to gemologists who have the privilege to work with and […]

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How To Honeymoon On A Budget

October 19th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

Sometimes, you just don’t have the cash to put forth for that huge honeymoon that you feel like you must take after your wedding day. Especially when you are paying for your wedding yourself, you may not have a lot left over. I have a friend who had to go super-inexpensive for her honeymoon because […]

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The Origins Of A Gemstone’s Name

October 12th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

PICTURE: https://flic.kr/p/iaaYJM Photo by Paul Hudson (Flickr) Caption: This gorgeous cut morganite, a stone that’s named after financier and gem collector J.P. Morgan, is on display in the British National History Museum.   I love to learn the history behind my favorite gemstones and to read about their origins. In college, I did a paper […]

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A Very Opal October

October 4th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

  What do you wear if you can’t decide what gemstone matches? You wear a gemstone that includes many colors, while most gemstones only have one! That’s what I love about the opal. My favorite thing to wear to show off my opals is black. I have a beautiful opal pendant that was my grandmother’s, […]

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The Facts And Figures Of A Modern Day Wedding

September 27th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

  Once I got engaged, I knew that I needed to make a budget for my wedding because I was known to daydream about my wedding sparing no expense. After a quick pep talk with my mom and dad, we discussed my wedding budget. Honestly, I didn’t want the whole expense of my wedding to […]

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How To Green Up Your Wedding With Plants

September 21st, 2016 in Wedding Rings

Green is the color that represents life. When you are planning for the union of a wonderful, exuberant couple who embody life and love and all that it represents, greenery and potted plants are perfect ways to decorate the wedding or reception or even to spruce up the bridal party accessories. One of my college […]

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Best Locations For A Fall Honeymoon

September 8th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

I’m the kind of girl who loves to get out her comfy sweaters, jeans, and boots at the first sign of fall. When that first yellow leaf appears on one tree, I’m already there. I love the colors, the smells, the temperatures, and the pumpkin coffees and baked goods. Fall is a beautiful time of […]

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September’s Birthstone: The Sassy Sapphire

September 6th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

  I love the color blue, and I love that my sister’s birthday is in September. She gets a beautiful birthstone piece from me almost every year. The sapphire is such a rich blue color; it works so well against almost any skin tone or color, and it looks great set in a yellow or […]

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28 Weird Wedding Rituals From Around The World

August 26th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

  Sometimes, it’s exciting to make new traditions with your spouse as a couple, but it’s also cool to think about doing things that have been done for generations. I think it’s so much fun to look at fun wedding traditions around the world. Couples in China and Scotland sometimes do some particularly neat (and […]

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9 Gemstones Rarer Than A Diamond

August 16th, 2016 in Wedding Rings

I’ve always claimed to be the most daring gem wearer of all my friends; I love to wear things that are different and hard to find. Something that I’ve always loved is to find rare gemstones to wear or just admire. Here is a great list of the top 10 rarest gemstones in the world. […]

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