How to Pair Statement Rings and Bracelets

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It can be challenging to create a cohesive look. From choosing a blouse that matches your shoes and earrings that complement your necklace, there are a lot of different elements to consider when creating an outfit. One of the most overlooked yet crucial combinations in an outfit is rings and bracelets. Because rings and bracelets share the same space on your body, it’s even particularly important to pay attention to the nuances of constructing a unified look. After all, your outfit is often your first impression. So why not make it fabulous?

1)Keep it Light

The key to wearing bracelets and rings is to keep it light. Avoid jewelry overload by being selective about your bracelets. Statement rings are bold and beautiful, and because of that they deserve to be the center of attention. Even beyond that, it’s important to allow them to be the center of attention. In other words, let your gemstone ring truly shine by choosing bracelets that are thin, subdued and complementary. Such choices will ensure that your hand and wrist don’t appear overwhelmed by accessories.

2)Complementary Colors

Sometimes, matching is fun. Finding bracelets and rings that are exactly the

3 Creative Ways to Ask Your Bridesmaids

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The days of only men popping the question are over. Recently, brides-to-be have started asking a question of their own: “Will you be my bridesmaid?” Instead of merely asking the question verbally or with a small written note, women are now asking their bridesmaids-to-be in elaborate and thoroughly planned gestures. From fortune cookies with the question hidden inside to a puzzle that asks the question once completed, future brides are getting creative with asking their ladies to stand by them on their big day. One of the most popular ways for a bride to “pop the question” is with jewelry. Following in the tradition of an engagement ring, women have begun to ask their bridesmaids with beautiful pieces of bling.

1)      Hidden Surprise

One of the most popular ways for brides-to-be to ask the question is with a hidden surprise. Hidden surprises can be done in numerous ways, but a glass jar is certainly among the most creative. Fill a glass mason jar, or any glass that you like, with tissue paper or confetti and hide a piece of jewelry and small note inside. The note will read, “Will you be my

How To Match Jewelry and Hair Color

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Hair color and jewelry are unlikely allies. Although it is often overlooked, hair color is a large part of a person’s overall appearance. As such, it is important to consider your hair color when choosing outfits, hats and especially jewelry. Because hair and jewelry share the same space on the face, it is critical that they co-exist in harmony. Even beyond that, it’s important that they complement one another. There are countless guides for matching skin color with jewelry and outfits with accessories, but very few address the importance of hair color. To enhance your overall ensemble and create a cohesive look that flatters, follow the simple guide below.

1)      Blonde

For blonde-haired beauties, the possibilities are endless. Most colors look great with fair hair because it is versatile and not too imposing. However, there are some colors that especially stun. Blue hued gemstones like sapphire and blue topaz look breathtaking with blonde hair because they serve as a subtle contrast against the lightness of the locks. Greens look great as well. If you’re feeling bold, opt for orange gemstones that will create a healthy glow when contrasted with fair skin and

Diamonds Are Everyone’s Best Friend

Diamonds have always and likely will always be in great demand. They’ve long been a symbol of beauty, brilliance, and power. The precious gems are expensive, in demand, and a near must for an engagement ring.

You’ve likely heard the saying “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” But we’re here to tell you that they aren’t just for girls. Diamonds are perfect for men too. In fact, we believe that diamonds are everyone’s best friend.

History of the Diamond

Of course, diamonds were around long before humans. But it wasn’t until humans started to use them that they became so valuable. Diamond use by people likely dates back to ancient Egypt and ancient Greece.

Yet diamonds didn’t really catch on until the Romans started to use them for engagement rings. Since then, they’ve been widely used as a symbol of commitment and marriage.

DeBeers Diamonds

Though popular among the wealthy for centuries, it wasn’t until 1938 that diamond engagement rings became a regular occurrence in the middle class. Their boom in popularity was thanks to the DeBeers diamond cartel. The company created a marketing campaign for their

How to Pick Out the Right Engagement Ring Ahead of Time

Engagement rings are a challenge. While proposing without one can feel incomplete, going in with a ring can be difficult as well — you may not know what to buy. It can be a terrible feeling to present a ring with flair, only to see a flash of disappointment in your fiancée’s eyes. If you decide to do the sensible thing and go together to get the ring, it takes away the wonderful proposal surprise.

Buying a ring together comes with one major risk

When you buy a ring ahead of time, you may not know what exactly to buy, but you will know what your budget is, and stick to it. Budgets can be difficult to keep to when you have your lady next to you, however. The jeweler will often make full use of the situation, egging the lady on, and making it hard for you and her to insist on a reasonable budget.

According to popular wedding jewelry destination Liberty Coin and Currency of Portland, OR, the answer, with buying diamonds, is to make educated guesses and to hedge your bets.

Read up, listen for clues, and

Know Your Stones: Choosing the Perfect Ring

Choosing the perfect ring (for any occasion) isn’t just a matter of style or preference; for thousands of years the precious stones inlaid into jewellery have held symbolic meanings and properties that when worn both speak about and are too said to imbue their wearer with certain attributes.

Hence, here’s the top six precious stones used in ring making and what they tell about their wearer.

Diamonds (The Perfect Engagement Ring Stone)

Not just the world’s most beautiful, but as well the world’s strongest and most enduring stone, diamonds are most traditionally given as part of an engagement ring. This tradition can be traced back to a fellow called the Archduke Maximilian of Austria who wished to prose to the love of his life, Mary of Burgundy with a ring that surpassed all others. And so the tradition of giving a diamond began.

The tradition of proposing with a diamond engagement ring did not become fashionable until the dawn of the 20th century though when technological advances and the discovery of new diamond mines as well as the development of modern cutting techniques revolutionised the diamond market and made diamonds both more accessible to

Minimizing Damage and Ensuring Longevity in Stretched Labret

People often seek answers about labret piercings, the risks associated with gum erosion and tooth damage, and the various methods for stretching their labret piercings. Labret piercings is one of the most enthralling for all piercings, but they have the most potential to lead to irreparable damage that is very costly to repair.  However, when diligently cared for, the damage could be alleviated to a minimum. When certain safety precautions are heeded,labret piercing no longer poses a risk to hygiene and goes about accomplishing its aspiration: to make you look mesmerizing!

First things first, the most imperative stepis to garner a credible piercing parlor or tattoo,that has gleaned the impeccable reputation of conducting many procedures that have healed without any dilemmas. Many people neglect the fact that not every person is appropriate for having a huge jewel adorning the underside of their lips, dangling between their teeth and gums. A proficient artist can easily recognize if an individual is apt to encounter troubles in piercing and advice them against it. Placement of the labret is also crucial, since it dictates the failure or success of their procedure.

The fitting of the labret is also a vital element, since a jewel of

Get Stunning Designers Jewelry For You Body Type

Designers jewelry is an accessory that provides the finishing touch to your overall appearance. It exemplifies your fashion statement. Some say that it is best to stick to your comfortable style in choosing the designer fashion jewelry.

While that may sound good, exploring other styles and designs may not hurt. In fact, the variety of your fashion jewelry provides you of different auras. It makes you versatile with your fashion sense. However, this does not mean that you choose and buy the first costume jewelry you find on display.

There are four types of fashion jewelry that you can wear to complement your physical attributes. The necklaces are the most common type of designers jewelry. They can be good at changing people’s perception when it comes to your height. If you want to appear taller, choose longer necklaces.

Fashionable necklaces that are V-shaped or Y-shaped can elongate your appearance. Choose the necklace that can reach just below your breasts. If you are already tall, you may choose 16 or 18 inches in length. Chokers are good at making you appear shorter than your height.

Necklace with chunky stones are ideal for women who have voluptuous figure or wide bone structure. For petite women, a