Engagement Rings

Online Jewellery Stores

In our 21st century shopping online has become second nature to most of the population. As a matter of fact the internet has become a big part of our everyday life. Over the last 10 years the security of online shopping has been improved upon dramatically. There are a great number of online jewellery stores available. At the click of a button online surveys have shown that most people prefer to shop for jewellery online because of the many advantage associated with buying jewellery online. Benefits are: When you purchase jewellery online quality is guaranteed because you are buying directly...

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Sapphire Rings

A sapphire is a gemstone that is made up from trace amounts of different elements. Copper, titanium, iron, magnesium and chromium are some of the elements responsible for giving a sapphire its colour. The enhancement of a sapphires colour is done by adding impurities via a diffusion process. Although in its purist form a sapphire has a deep blue colour sapphire may also be found in a variety of other colours such as pink, orange, yellow, green, gray, black and even colourless. Throughout the years sapphire rings were mainly used as dress rings, however due to their increasing value and...

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Promise Rings

The common belief surrounding a promise ring is that it is given to a woman as a symbol of commitment to the relationship and may be seen as the pre-lude to a future engagement. Promise rings are usually made from an in expensive metal. Promise rings are given and worn under many circumstances for instance: Purity Promise Ring: A purity ring may be exchanged by partners in a relationship and serves as a promise to remain “pure”, that is to say maintain their virginity until their wedding night. A purity ring may also be given to a young adult, mainly a young woman, by her parents in when...

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Designer Rings

What is designer a designer ring? When you hear the term “designer rings” your mind immediately associates designer rings with expensive and extravagant pieces of jewellery that only celebrities can afford. Nothing could be farther from the truth. There are a great number of designer rings that are affordable. Designer rings are specially designed or a specially customized jewellery design. Unlike mass production rings, designer rings in most cases are created from a single pattern. However in no way may it be implied that any or all designer rings with a designers brand are completely...

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White Gold Engagement Rings

White gold is an industry term used to describe gold alloys that have a white hue. To create white gold a white metal alloy must be combined with gold and then plated with rhodium (rhodium is responsible for giving white gold its silvery shine). The various properties of white gold depend on the number of metals and their proportions that are used. Metals that are commonly used include nickel, palladium, silver and manganese. Apart from a wedding ring an engagement ring is the most important ring you will ever give so why not do it with class and style presents your loved one with a white...

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Gold Engagement Rings

In our modern age engagement rings are available in a variety of styles, precious metals and decorated with an assortment of precious stones. Gold is considered to be the classic choice for engagement rings for woman as well as men. However gold in its purest form it is much too soft to be used for jewellery. In order for gold to be suitable to make an engagement ring as well as other jewellery the gold must be strengthened, this is done by alloying the gold with other metals such as nickel, zinc, copper and silver. The gold to alloy metal ratio determines the overall carat weight. Gold...

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