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YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE to LGBTQ+ Wedding Rings + Engagement Rings

Kyle Abraham Bi | Jun 19, 2023 | Style And trends
Picking out a surprise engagement (or “mangagement”) ring is, in our opinion, particularly thrilling. Imagine, for a moment, the look on their face when you pull out the ring that not only fits them perfectly, but stylistically, is exactly what they would have chosen for themself. You will score romance points that will last well past the honeymoon...maybe even beyond the paper anniversary! Every

Wedding Rings For Men: 27 Key Facts You Must Know Before Purchasing

Marc Choyt | Sep 22, 2022 | Style And trends
What Makes A Mens Wedding Ring A Mans Wedding Ring?...The consideration men often have is, is the ring too feminine or not masculine enough? This is totally a personal preference...In the case of gender, the sort is usually based upon two criteria: width and style.

Gold Wedding Rings: 27 Points You Must Know Before You Buy

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
In this article you’ll get the real story on gold wedding bands and find all the information you need to help choose your perfect ring.

Platinum vs Palladium Wedding Rings: 7 Key Differences You Must Know

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
After this you’ve read this article, you’ll be able to make an educated choice between a platinum and palladium wedding band. 

White Gold Wedding Rings: 27 Essentials YOU MUST KNOW Before You Purchase

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
When you’re looking for a white gold wedding ring, I think you’ll agree with me that it can be hard to find the trusted information you need. It’s hard to even know which questions to ask when purchasing this talismanic and important piece of jewelry. Here, you’ll get the real story on white gold wedding and engagement rings from my twenty-five years of being a jeweler.

Men’s Comfort Fit Wedding Bands: An Essential Guide

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
A quality classic comfort fit ring would measure 2mm from the interior center of the ring to the exterior center. But the edges of the domed wedding band might measure 1.7mm from front to back. With a standard 8mm ring, there would be 8mm of metal touching your skin. But if that same ring were comfort fit band, you’d have about 3mm touching your skin.

Our Ethical Sapphire Sources

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
To us, what makes a Sapphire “Ethical” comes down to a few things. One of these is labor conditions at the mine. This includes paying a fair wage, and ensuring safe working conditions. Another is environmental impact. A beautiful engagement ring shouldn’t require environmental degradation. And a third is cutting conditions. Again, this means fair wages and safe conditions.

Two Tone Wedding Rings: 15 CRITICAL FACTS To Know BEFORE Purchasing

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
This article on two tone engagement rings and wedding bands will cover four general areas: Gender, Metal Choice, Fabrication, and Ethics. Best of all, you’ll learn not only critical things to consider, but also insider information that many jewelers would not tell you because it goes against their financial interests

Celtic Wedding Rings: 16 Key Points YOU MUST KNOW Before Purchasing

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
For tens of thousands of years, human beings have sought to codify the natural world and cosmos into patterns and figures. Numerous cultures throughout history have adorned themselves with jewelry of talismanic meaning— including the tribal Celts of prehistoric Europe.

Custom Jewelry Design

Marc Choyt | May 23, 2022 | Style And trends
We are the ideal small artisan company for your custom jewelry design! Discover our process, then get in touch about your custom one-of-a-kind engagement ring or wedding ring.


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