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Some Factors To Consider When Insuring Your Diamond Ring

Whenever you purchase a diamond ring, it’s a good idea to get it insured. It doesn’t matter if you’ve spent $500 on a ring or $50,000, you want to be sure that it is backed up and you want to be reimbursed if the ring is lost or stolen. Of course, you’ll never get reimbursed for the sentimental value, but having monetary reassurance can really help. It is critical that you start shopping for policies even before you purchase the ring, because you want to consider a number of important factors. Here are some factors to consider when insuring your diamond ring.

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Diamond Misconceptions That Will Boggle Your Mind

There are a lot of misconceptions about a lot of things. In a previous article, we talked about some diamond myths throughout the ages and we talked about the symbolism of diamonds, but what you don’t know is that there are a lot of current misconceptions that are commonly accepted as objective truth. The myths we discussed before were just a bunch of crazy ideas from the past – but these are myths that people believe today. Here are some major diamond misconceptions that will truly boggle your mind.

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Celebrity Jewelry Designers: Who’s Wearing Whom in 2016

We’ve talked a lot about different celebrity jewelry designers, mostly regarding the provenance of their engagement rings, but what about the rest of their jewelry? What about the pieces that they love to wear on the red carpet? These aren’t the jewelry designers that the stars wear on a day-to-day basis. These are the designers that they are lucky enough to borrow pieces from on the nights when they will be photographed the most. These luxury jewelry designers make the legendary pieces that are seen in museums and luxury auctions. Here’s a glimpse into the hottest celebrity jewelry designers of 2016, as spotted on the red carpet at the Golden Globe Awards.

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Buying Diamond Jewelry Is Tricky, Here’s A Few Tips

There is a good chance that you’ve purchased clothing for a friend or a relative before. There is also a good chance that those clothes were returned the very next day. Indeed, purchasing clothing, or anything that is very personal, can make an incredibly risky gift. This is why you have to be even more careful when you purchase jewelry for someone, especially diamond jewelry. You could very easily blow through a few grand and have to return the diamond jewelry the next day. However, if you consider these five simple details, you can assuredly find something that is just right.

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Some Different Proposal Styles To Pop The Question In Style

Popping the question can be a huge, daunting experience. Just the thought of it can send someone into a panic attack of epic proportions. However, if you are afraid of the whole surprise and planning element of popping the question, you may want to go for a different style. Of course, you want to go for a proposal style that fits your personality – anything else and you may be more nervous than you have to be. Here are some different proposal styles to pop the question in style.

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Things You Shouldn’t Do With Your Diamond Ring

When you have a big rock on your finger, you are going to elicit a lot of reactions. Many of those reactions will be jealous oohs and ahhs, but you may also have friends asking if they can touch it or try it on. You may also be wondering what kinds of things you yourself should avoid doing with your ring. Of course, if you want to take care of your diamond ring and get the most out of its sparkle, you want to be sure to keep in mind some things you shouldn’t do. Here are a few things you shouldn’t do with a diamond ring.

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Five Red Flags That Let You Know He Isn’t Marriage Material

In a previous article, we explored some signs that he may pop the question, but just as important, you also want to know what some of the red flags are that he may not exactly be marriage material. The truth of the matter is that not all guys are marriage material. You may love him and he may be really nice, but if he doesn’t fit the full picture, you may get hurt later on down the line. Knowing what these red flags are is an important part of a healthy relationship, because you’ll want to know what to say when he does pop the question. Here are five red flags to look out for.

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Amethyst: The Story Behind February’s Birthstone

The amethyst birthstone is a beautiful violet gem for all of you February babies out there, and it’s filled with just as much ancient mysticism as you can possibly find in a gemstone. Amethyst is the purple variation of quartz, and its regal color from iron impurities in its crystal lattice and natural irradiation. Its name in ancient Greek actually translates to “not intoxicated,” as it was believed to prevent inebriation. For this reason, the Greeks used to make amulets and decorated their drinking vessels with the stone in an effort to prevent themselves from engaging in any kinds of embarrassing or deplorable behavior during social festivities. Needless to say, it’s a good thing they didn’t have cars back then. We can only imagine how tacky and ineffective an amethyst encrusted steering wheel might be.

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