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    What to do When a Diamond Engagement Ring is not an Option?

    Shopping for alternatives to a diamond engagement ring

    The first diamond engagement ring on record was given by Archduke Maximillian of Austria to his betrothed, Mary of Burgundy, in 1477.The idea of proposing with a diamond engagement ring, however,  did not really catch on with the masses until the 1930s, when De Beers ran its famous “A Diamond is Forever” campaign. The tradition of proposing with a diamond ring is still very popular today. However, purchasing a diamond engagement ring is simply not an option for some people.…

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  • How much is a diamond worth

    How Much Are Diamonds Worth?

    The beauty and brilliance of a diamond is captivating. For many, a diamond is a true investment. A representation of months of saving. A luxury. It is important, however, to know…

  • Are Diamonds Rare

    Are Diamonds Rare in Nature?

    Diamonds have come to represent more than any other piece of jewelry. They’re associated with love and connection and are the most used gemstone in engagement and wedding rings. Diamonds aren’t…