Tag Archives: Wedding Ring

Buying an Engagement Ring vs. Buying a Car

You know something funny? I like to compare purchasing a pre owned luxury watch to buying a car. Just like cars, luxury watches come with a high price tag, especially when you buy them new. And just like cars, watches have a large value depreciation as soon as they leave the authorized dealer. However pre-owned watches already lost that big chunk of change. So purchasing one in excellent condition gets you an investment that will perform just as well as the new one, but that initial depreciation is passed to the new buyer in the form of a lower price. Read More →

Favorite Floral Guides

It’s no secret I’ve got a botanical obsession. Playing with wedding flowers is one of my favorite leisure activities. I mean, I don’t crash weddings to fondle the freesia or disassemble centerpieces at my friends’ receptions. I imagine playing with them. Different textures, color palettes, height, shapes and vessels all combine to make each wedding floral arrangement a unique creation all its own. Don’t even get me started on the various categories of bouquets. Well, I guess I already started, because these fabulous wedding floral guides do include a break down of different bouquet styles. But promise, I’ll keep it brief. Read More →

Monique Lhuillier Fine Jewelry Debuts

World renowned bridal and fashion designer Monique Lhuillier has recently announced that she has created a new jewelry line. The designer had previously designed engagement and wedding rings, and has now added earrings, pendants, and bracelets to her line of gorgeous jewelry and stunning clothing line. One of the leading fashion houses in the United States, Monique Lhuillier’s is based in Los Angeles. Monique Lhuillier Born in the Philippines, Monique later moved to Los Angeles to study fashion and pursue her dream of becoming a designer. She launched her first collection of bridal gowns in 1996 and has become a Read More →

How to Get an Engagement Ring Through Airport Security

While the stringent security measures enacted at airports by the TSA are certainly seeming to keep us safe while we are flying, it has definitely made one thing much more difficult—sneaking an engagement ring on the plane to surprise your significant other in some exotic, romantic location somewhere in the world. Many engagement surprises may have been ruined by the stricter security and men who have had to reveal their engagement ring to a surly security guard rather than the person they hoped to marry, ruining the surprise and possibly a future nuptial. Engagement rings will undoubtedly be picked up Read More →

Wedding Ring Eye Candy: Cartier Wedding Rings

A classic diamond wedding band or a simple gold band is always a thing of beauty. But when you take designer pedigree into account, we’re talking a whole new ball game. Such is the case with Cartier. Cartier wedding rings are at once bold, but refined. They’re modern, but classic. They stand out from the typical, but still leave no doubt as to what they symbolize. And with the Cartier name comes the Cartier promise of excellence, a centuries old tradition of creating some of the most beautiful jewelry on earth. Of course, it also means a Cartier price tag Read More →