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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under diamond.wedding band, wedding ring with 3 diamonds, company rings

Before beginning your search for the perfect wedding ring, it is best to ask yourself a few questions. Do you know about the four C's?The four C's are the criteria professionals use to determine the value of a diamond. "Clarity takes into account the number, character, and visibility of flaws within the stone. These are often referred to as inclusions. The fewer inclusions, the better the quality of the stone. "Carat is the size or weight of the diamond. The larger the stone, the higher the cost. An advantage to buying antique engagement rings is that in the 1930s and 1940s jewelers often compensated for a smaller sized diamond by setting it in an intricately designed white gold, square-shaped box. These made the stone appear larger. "Color is a matter of taste. Modern-day standards put a higher value on a clear diamonds, as a rule.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under buy diamond jewellery online, engagement rings for sale, girls wedding rings

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What are the styles of different eras?Victorian Era (1835-1900) - Victorian era antique engagement rings featured diamonds or pearls set in yellow or rose gold. The ring styles varied from simple elegance to intricate detail. Many settings featured rows of diamonds that were cut with an extra facet in the bottom of the stone. This was known as a mine cut. Edwardian Era (1900-1920) - With the invention of the oxyacetylene torch, platinum became the preferred metal for the period. The wedding bands were often crafted with lacy and pierced shapes, milgraining, filigree detail, and scrollwork. Have fun with it and know that the end results could very well be spending the rest of your life with the one you love.

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Art Deco Era (1920-1930) - Art Deco antique engagement rings feature a streamlined geometric look.

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The most popular karat weight of gold is 14 Karats, though you can find gold rings that are 18 Karats and 24 Karats as well. Learn more...