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Choosing The Perfect Engagement Ring

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Choosing the right ring is going to make your life much happier and she will be able to feel proud every time that she walks out of the house. In order to choose the right engagement ring you need to know what she likes. Find out what her tastes are in jewelry because there are many different kinds of rings out there on the market today. Some of the rings are every traditional and stately and others are more modern and interesting. The choice is yours but if she doesn’t like it that can be pretty bad for you both. It is a very important thing to learn just what kind of ring she will like the best. So how can you find this out without asking her?
Talk to her family and friends. Let them know what you are planning and make sure that they don’t say anything! They most likely have a good idea of what she will like the best. Ask if there is a type of ring or a shape of stone that she has always talked of. Perhaps she has always wanted a trinity engagement ring or a princess cut solitaire diamond, or maybe she wants some colored gems in her engagement ring. Find out these kinds of things before you go shopping for the ring and you will have a much better chance of choosing appropriately.

If you have a definite idea of the engagement ring that you want to get for her and you cannot find it in any stores then you are going to have to look into getting it custom made. There are many jewelers, most of the higher end ones, that will be able to do design the perfect ring for your favorite woman. They can help you bring to life any ideas that you have in mind. If you are ready to take the matter into your own hands then you need to get a fantastic designer to work on your engagement ring. This also adds a personal touch that no store bought ring can do.

If you want to pick the way the ring works but you do not want to go to the time and expense that a custom ring can cost you can choose to put it together yourself. There are all kinds of website that will allow you to customize an engagement ring in just a couple of minutes. The choices that you will get to choose from will not be as advanced as a true custom ring, but you will be able to choose the shape and size of the diamond, as well as the setting and the kind of gold.

Men’s Jewellery Has Gained Popularity

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Previously, most men felt that wearing jewellery such as necklace was a symbol of ‘unmanliness’. They were in a habit of limiting themselves to wearing only wrist watches and they too were very simple and plain. However, recently male stars have started wearing fancy necklaces over a necktie. And this has made the necklaces so popular amongst men that almost every third man can be seen wearing a fancy necklace.

Some wrestlers are seen wearing chokers around their necks. Consequently, body builders have followed them and they can also be seen with chokers. When the football world cup was going on, some football players were seen doing ads with a necklace around their neck. Accordingly, young boys have followed them and are also seen wearing fancy necklaces analogous to those seen around the neck of footballers.

Some movie stars were seen wearing elegant beaded necklaces and middle aged men followed them. Along with other types of necklaces, silver necklaces with pendants also became popular among sophisticated men who want to ooze confidence and charm.

Many different surveys have proved that women are not the only ones who are wanting to wear jewellery. Men are equally desirous, and in fact they want to be much more fashionable than women of similar age groups. They have understood that dressing without a necklace is ‘just not cool’. Necklaces are meant to enhance smartness and personality if they wear it according to the occasion.

A necklace doesn’t only mean a metal necklace; you can also wear band necklaces which have gained much popularity among teenagers. Band necklaces are available in different colours which represents different purposes. For example, red coloured band symbolises an awareness of AIDS, a yellow band symbolises that the person wearing it is very friendly by nature, and a green band signifies that the person is a nature lover. These are the three most popular colours of bands that are seen around the neck of stars.

Necklaces for men are available in different forms and shapes. Today, it appears that a man is not fashion conscious unless he is wearing a necklace. Consequently, every man can find a necklace appropriate for him and can wear it at anytime with pride. So men have become more fashionable than before and consequently men’s jewellery has also gained popularity