Category Archives: Engagement Rings

What Nobody Tells You about Buying an Engagement Ring

The shock, the surprise, the joy and the awkwardness – there’s a lot to deal with when you finally get engaged, and a lot you wish you knew before you get down on one knee and ask one of the most important questions of your life.

Nobody can completely prepare you for the tidal shift in your life when you decide to get engaged. But Richie Frieman from The Knot is willing to try his best. Take a look at his article on the Huffington Post.

10 Things No One Tells You About Shopping For An Engagement Ring

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I don’t think many people — men and women — quite understand the roller coaster of emotions a person goes through while shopping for and picking out an engagement ring. It happened to me. Despite the joy that came with popping the question (I proposed to my wife 8 years ago), I wish I had had someone to tell me the real life secrets that nobody talks about surrounding the ring. Although there are some parts you just have to see for yourself (like when she says yes), I hope to pass along a few helpful hints to those of you on your way to picking the ring. See full post here

Out of words when you should be popping the question? Visit Barron’s Fine Jewelry to find the perfect engagement ring to speak the words for you.

What Are Eternity Rings?

Eternity rings are often dubbed as the most precious gift a man can give to his wife. A popular advertisement in the 1960s went, “She married you for richer or poorer. Let her know how it’s going.”

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Origin

Diamond eternity rings were introduced in the 1960s by diamond merchant De Beers, even though the tradition of wearing eternity bands can be traced back to ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egyptians, being at the heart of one of the earliest civilizations, invented their concept of weddings. To represent an eternal bond between a man and a woman, ancient Egyptian couples wore elaborate metal bands with decorations that went all the way round. This symbolized an everlasting union. The bands were usually made of precious metals and often decorated with gemstones or engravings.

Modern Eternity Rings

Simply put, eternity rings are precious metal bands embedded with identically cut gemstones all around them.  While diamonds are the most popular choice, eternity rings can also be made of other precious gemstones. The most popular choices of metal are gold and platinum.

Purpose

An eternity ring simply symbolizes a perpetual never-ending union of souls between married couples. The most popular eternity rings are diamond eternity rings. Diamonds further emphasize the timeless nature of eternity rings. It is even further underlined by the arrangement of diamonds in a circle. A circle has long been considered a symbol of purity and eternity.

Therefore, an eternity ring is given by a man to his significant other on the occasion of a momentous anniversary. For example, a husband may give his wife an eternity ring on the occasion of a first pregnancy.

In some cases, an eternity ring may also be used as an engagement ring or a wedding band.

Half-Eternity Rings

Some people find wearing “full” eternity rings a tad uncomfortable. They choose instead to wear “half-eternity” rings. A half-eternity ring has stones only set across its face. This makes room for bigger diamonds.

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A full eternity ring has stones set completely across it and looks identical all around. This makes it hard to resize it. A half-eternity band, on the other hand, has stones set only across the visible face, and can therefore be resized much easily.

Half-eternity rings are considerably cheaper than full eternity rings but they still maintain a certain popularity.

How to wear them

Traditionally, an eternity ring is worn the same finger as the wedding and engagement rings. However, like anniversary rings, it can be worn on the ring finger of the right hand.

An eternity ring need not necessarily match with any existing rings.

Conclusion

Eternity rings are the ultimate anniversary gift. So save it for the most special romantic occasion. Even though rare, using eternity rings as engagement rings or wedding bands has found overwhelming acceptance among new couples.

For the widest range of the most eloquent eternity rings, visit the Barron’s Fine jewelry website. Get high quality eternity rings at the most accessible prices.
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How to Buy Antique Engagement Rings

Don’t lie – you’ve always wanted to buy at least one antique ring! We love adore – worship – antique jewelry. It’s stylish, classy, eco-friendly and very unique. We are sharing with you today a guide on properly buying an antique engagement ring. There are some important questions you should ask in any case. How old is the ring? Have the stones ever been replaced? What is the quality of the diamonds used?

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Here is the article by Raymond Lee Jewelers that shares some insight on this.

HOW TO BUY AN ANTIQUE ENGAGEMENT RING

Do you have your heart set on an antique engagement ring, but there isn’t a family heirloom that will be passed down to you? Fortunately, you can find a selection of antique engagement rings to choose from at a local jewelry shop, such as Raymond Lee Jewelers. Before you set out to buy an antique ring, if you aren’t familiar with antique jewelry, there are a few questions you should ask before you purchase the ring. See full post here

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You can find high quality antique and vintage engagement rings on http://www.barronsfinejewelry.com/engagement-rings . It’s really hard to get a better offer from anywhere else.

Avoiding Mistakes While Buying an Engagement Ring: Tips For Men

Men are prone to making mistakes when it comes to buying jewelry (surprise!). But one mistake while you’re buying an engagement ring – no buddy, you don’t wanna know! It’s pretty much a disaster. What’s the remedy?

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Here it is. See Celeste Perron from Brilliant Earth with some much-needed advice for all the jewelry-buying men out there.

FIVE MISTAKES MEN MAKE WHEN BUYING AN ENGAGEMENT RING

The engagement ring will be a beautiful bonus. But there are a few things you can do to ensure that you select a ring she’ll be crazy for both now and for decades to come. Here are a few engagement ring buying mistakes that men often make, which you can avoid: See full post here

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Cool, now you know the deal! Head over to  Barron’s Fine Jewelry  to take a look at our collection of incredibly beautiful engagement rings at enviously low prices.

Top 10 Engagement Rings For Every Bride.

When we think about top engagement rings, there are diamonds and diamonds. The Solitaire diamond engagement ring gives a timeless elegance. A combination of sensuality, contrasting colors set the benchmark for the most beautiful and stunning diamond engagement rings today.

In the following article by Celeste Perron, she explains in detail the top ten engagement ring styles that made the biggest impression on them and on Brilliant Earth couples.

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TOP 10 ENGAGEMENT RINGS OF THE PAST 10 YEARS

Today Brilliant Earth’s design team leads the industry in crafting unique, exclusive designs that combine artistic inspiration with extensive jewelry expertise.  In honor of our tenth anniversary, our designers looked back at the ten engagement ring styles that made the biggest impression on them and on Brilliant Earth couples.

One of our most beloved nature-inspired designs, the Willow Diamond Ring was hand-drawn in our San Francisco Design Studio after an inspiring walk in the park. The trellis design features wispy vines of precious metal and marquise diamond buds that bring the center gemstone to life. . See full post here:

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When that moment comes, come see us as Barron’s Fine Jewelry and we’ll help you make the right choice. http://www.barronsfinejewelry.com/engagement-rings