Tips And Lessons

105 Best Wedding Blogs You Should Be Reading

If you think buying a diamond engagement ring is an intimidating process (trust me, I know), preparing for a wedding is going to be many times more stressful.

From setting a date, finding a venue, sourcing for wedding decorations to sending invitations, there are loads of things that require careful planning and budgeting.

In an effort to help brides and grooms-to-be prepare for their big day, we have put together a list of the top 105 wedding blogs that are shaking up the bridal space. These are the handpicked cream-of-the-crop selections after weeks of sieving through thousands of bridal blogs on the Internet.

Whether you are looking for wedding ideas or seeking advice on burning questions, these blogs will provide you with handy tips and information to help you turn your dream wedding into a reality. (more…)

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8 Fantastic Sites For Awe-Inspiring Engagement Ring Ideas

Diamond rings have always been an integral part of modern day weddings. After all, they are a women’s best friend and a diamond is “forever”. Unfortunately, when it comes to selecting an engagement ring design for a loved one, most people have no clue where to start.

In this blog post, I had compiled a useful list of online resources to help you find inspiration and ideas for ring designs. Best of all, these websites provide real photographs (and even videos!) instead of generic “stock images” to help you better visualize things. (more…)

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Infographics: How to Be a Smart Diamond Shopper

When it comes to buying a diamond, first timers often find the experience to be intimidating and confusing. Speaking from the perspective of someone who had been through the process, I can empathize with the feeling of being lost and getting overwhelmed by information.

Besides the 4Cs (cut, clarity, color and carat), there are many other factors to take into consideration when you are choosing a diamond. A lack of knowledge or misinformation can easily turn your purchase into a big disappointment. (more…)

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How to Take Photographs of Your Diamond Engagement Ring

Getting great looking jewelry photography can be tricky to capture. Most people don’t realize a lot of expertise has to go into creating the stunning pictures you see in splash pages and magazines. That’s the reason why jewelry companies often employ people with specialized skill-sets and invest in high-end equipment to create professional images of their products.

That said, don’t let this scare you into thinking you can’t take decent photographs even with simple tools. If you had just received your ring and want to share pictures of it with everybody online, you are at the right place.

This article will show you insights on how to photograph your diamond ring using basic point-and-shoot cameras and mobile devices. (more…)

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How to Design Your Own Engagement Rings

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Customizing Your Diamond Rings

Perhaps you’re someone who is very picky about selecting jewelry. Or maybe, you are looking for a truly unique proposal ring for a loved one. Whatever the reason might be, you don’t have to be daunted by the idea of designing your own engagement ring.

You see, selecting your own engagement ring design ensures you get exactly what you want and something that fits your own style.

Now, most people think that it will cost you an arm and leg just to get something custom made. The truth is, all you need to know is how to shop smartly and have a budget in mind.

Let me run through the process and give you some handy tips you can use while shopping…
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