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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under popular solitaire engagement rings, wedding rings men, quirky mens ring

Overall, it can seem like a daunting task in picking out that perfect engagement ring.

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2017  |  Posted by Emily  |  Filed under engagement rings 2017 styles, vintage engagement rings ireland, solitaire princess cut diamond rings

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The gems are just as ranged as the bands, they come in a variety of sizes, weights, cuts, and colors. The first thought that comes to mind in an engagement ring, is a diamond. Of course, this is the traditional engagement ring; however, it could be any gem the couple chooses, it is all the matter of preference. Selecting a BandWhen selecting a band there are a few different types of metals you have to choose from, these include:• Gold• Silver• PlatinumEach person has their own preference, some people prefer the traditional gold ring, others prefer the shine that silver or platinum can provide. 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. Neither of these are as popular as gold is and typically costs more than gold as well. 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.

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Gold is perhaps the most popular of all metals when it comes to engagement 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. Learn more...