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  1. Men's Wedding Bands: How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Ring

    As long as you know what you’re doing and are equipped with the right information, buying the perfect men’s wedding band can be a breeze. The hardest choice you have to make it which metal is best. Then after that, the next important choice is choosing the style that best represents you. This guide is designed to make this process...
  2. How To Classify A Gemstone

    It never ceases to amaze me how detailed and varied gemstone classifications can be. Gemstones belong in several different classes, depending on their crystalline structure, their chemical composition, and the impurities present in each stone. To the majority of people, none of this matters, but to gemologists who have the privilege to work with and look at gemstones all day...
  3. How To Honeymoon On A Budget

    Sometimes, you just don't have the cash to put forth for that huge honeymoon that you feel like you must take after your wedding day. Especially when you are paying for your wedding yourself, you may not have a lot left over. I have a friend who had to go super-inexpensive for her honeymoon because she and her hubby had...
  4. The Origins Of A Gemstone's Name

    PICTURE: https://flic.kr/p/iaaYJM Photo by Paul Hudson (Flickr) Caption: This gorgeous cut morganite, a stone that's named after financier and gem collector J.P. Morgan, is on display in the British National History Museum.   I love to learn the history behind my favorite gemstones and to read about their origins. In college, I did a paper on the alexandrite and how...
  5. A Very Opal October

      What do you wear if you can't decide what gemstone matches? You wear a gemstone that includes many colors, while most gemstones only have one! That's what I love about the opal. My favorite thing to wear to show off my opals is black. I have a beautiful opal pendant that was my grandmother's, and it happens to have...
  6. The Facts And Figures Of A Modern Day Wedding

      Once I got engaged, I knew that I needed to make a budget for my wedding because I was known to daydream about my wedding sparing no expense. After a quick pep talk with my mom and dad, we discussed my wedding budget. Honestly, I didn't want the whole expense of my wedding to fall on my parents' shoulders...
  7. How To Green Up Your Wedding With Plants

    Green is the color that represents life. When you are planning for the union of a wonderful, exuberant couple who embody life and love and all that it represents, greenery and potted plants are perfect ways to decorate the wedding or reception or even to spruce up the bridal party accessories. One of my college suitemates got married and had...
  8. Best Locations For A Fall Honeymoon

    I'm the kind of girl who loves to get out her comfy sweaters, jeans, and boots at the first sign of fall. When that first yellow leaf appears on one tree, I'm already there. I love the colors, the smells, the temperatures, and the pumpkin coffees and baked goods. Fall is a beautiful time of year to get married, plus...
  9. September's Birthstone: The Sassy Sapphire

      I love the color blue, and I love that my sister's birthday is in September. She gets a beautiful birthstone piece from me almost every year. The sapphire is such a rich blue color; it works so well against almost any skin tone or color, and it looks great set in a yellow or white metal as well. Those...
  10. 28 Weird Wedding Rituals From Around The World

     Sometimes, it's exciting to make new traditions with your spouse as a couple, but it's also cool to think about doing things that have been done for generations. I think it's so much fun to look at fun wedding traditions around the world. Couples in China and Scotland sometimes do some particularly neat (and messy) things before they walk down...

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