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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under voltairre, buying engagement ring, wedding rings cork

"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. In the past, buyers wanted their diamonds to reflect a rainbow of colors, soft pinks, yellow, or green tints. While colored diamonds are still available today, they were considered more valuable in the past.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under double halo pear engagement ring, pear diamond rings, oval.engagement ring

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Gold is perhaps the most popular of all metals when it comes to engagement rings. The gold within a ring is measured in karats. 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. Gold also comes in two colors, yellow or white gold. The drawbacks of gold are that it can bend very easily when worn and tends to lose its shine after a period of time. Silver or platinum are extremely hard and does not bend as easily. ConclusionWhen purchasing an engagement ring, it is important to consider all your options, including antique engagement rings.

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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.

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While modern day jewelers struggle to offer customers something unique and contemporary, the bride-to-be may be more inclined to appreciate the style and inherent charm of an antique. Learn more...