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5 Ways to Save Money, and Still Get Your Dream Engagement Ring

  COVID-19 has affected everyone in completely different ways, and with so much up in the air, it’s hard to plan for the future. Adjusting your expectations is difficult at any time, but for people hoping to get engaged, those who just popped the question, and those with weddings around the corner, there are a…

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Montana Sapphires and Mermaid Sapphires

Teal and blue green sapphires go by a couple different names–Montana sapphire and mermaid sapphire–but they’re both talking about the same phenomena: Beautifully colored sapphires that aren’t the traditional royal blue color typically associated with the gemstone. Instead, these ethereal stones are a unique and sometimes hard-to-explain combination of blue green, teal, gray, and even…

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Can Moissanite Pass for Diamond?

So you’ve recently discovered moissanite; the magical stone from meteorites that’s environmentally friendly, socially responsible, as beautiful as a diamond, but costs dramatically less.   So what’s the catch? It’s at this point that you scour the internet for proof that it’s too good to be true. You’ll sift through wedding forums where bride after…

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Getting Engaged in a Pandemic

  The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted each of us in different ways, and everyone has been stripped of things that make them feel safe and secure in some capacity. Whether that be financial security, relationship stability, health, or our communities. But when these things are challenged, we become empowered to find places of connection. These connections…

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Is it ok to Pay for Your Own Engagement Ring?

If you found this article by googling “is it ok to pay for my own engagement ring” then chances are you’re probably feeling some sort of guilt about breaking an unspoken proposal rule. You may be worried about hurting your partner’s feelings or even taking power away from their expected role in this process. Yes,…

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Alexandrite Engagement Rings: Meaning, Durability, and Types

Alexandrite History and Types Alexandrite is a color-change gemstone, that bounces back and forth between a deep aqua green color, to a magenta, to a lavender eggplant purple. Alexandrite is the gemstone of luck, prosperity, and intellect. It represents the balance between the physical and the spiritual, and can bring you into the balance of…

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