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Buying an Engagement Ring Online

Why You Should Buy an Engagement Ring Online There are so many benefits when you buy an engagement ring online. Competitive prices, wide range of selection, access to unique or hard to find rings, antique and vintage engagement rings are just a few of them. You also have access to information about the rings and diamonds provided in an easy to understand, detailed listing, making it easier to keep track of those 4 C’s. However, with so many options comes a dilemma: how to choose the right online jeweler to purchase your engagement ring We’ve talked before about how to Read More →

Luxury Watches

Have you sat down to really think about the most expensive luxury watches from all the major brands? Why not? It’s a nice exercise in meditation and French pronunciation. Or at least the practice of picking one’s jaw up off the floor because these prices. They are bananas, but the watches, they are gorgeous. And powerful, and manufactured by luxury houses whose history spans centuries. Early watchmakers performed feats of engineering that laid the entire foundation for our modern watchmaking process- even with all of our new technology, the greatest leaps and bounds were made centuries ago in small Valle Joux Read More →

Uneek Engagement Rings Eye Candy

So RLJ just started carrying this new designer line, Uneek Fine Jewelry, and I’m obsessed. Combine micropave with funky shapes and cuts, plus modern twists on classic jewelry mountings, and you have a recipe for a gorgeous and yes – unique- engagement ring. A solitaire gets a splash of sparkle from three sides of prong set accent diamonds embedded in mil grained white gold. The texture is subtle, but rich. Speaking of texture – again we’ve got diamonds coming from multiple angles, and a split shank that combines micropave, double mil grained borders, and graduated accent stones in the space Read More →

Spotlight on: Raymond Templier

Raymond Templier was an important figure to the world of Art Deco jewelry design. Like many notable jewelers, he was born into the business. His grandfather, Charles Templier established the family jewelry firm in 1849 in Paris. Raymond’s father Paul continued the business. Raymond was born in 1891. He studied at the Ecole Superior des Arts Decoratives in Paris from 1909-1912. He finished his studies and followed in his father’s footsteps to join the family jewelry firm. Only this time, the designs would take on a new look. Raymond was not interested in the traditional designs that were the trademark Read More →

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

We love perusing gorgeous weddings on Wedding Wednesday. And while each wedding we love is innately unique, from the bride’s engagement ring style right down to the aisle runner, they all have one thing in common – amazing photos. So when you’re faced with selecting the vendor in charge of one of the only permanent remainders of your wedding day, where do you start? There’s a lot of pressure to choose the right photographer, and considering most couples aren’t photography experts, it can feel overwhelming. So when we found this great infographic on how to choose a wedding photographer, we Read More →

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