So What is Vintage Cut?

     New for 2015 is The Vintage Cut Engagement Ring!

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They are everywhere I look right now and I flipping love them!

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Any cut of diamond can look vintage!

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The stones in these rings are any cut really! From cushion to round, or emerald to oval! What makes them for me is the choice of precious metal and the Pave setting!erstwhile_jewelry_vintage_engagement_ring-7926

Pave settings are made up of lots of small gemstones, often diamonds, set closely together. angelina-jolie-engagement-ring-emerald-cut-diamond-engagement-rings-vintage-ken%2Bdana.original

The gems are separated and held in place by little beads of the setting metal. The result is what looks like a continuous surface of diamonds or other gems.

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I love a Pave setting!

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Not only are they gorgeous but I believe you get a lot more sparkle for your money!

Diamonds Really Are A Girl’s Best Friend!

Oh yes they are!

I am the first to admit that when I was 25 I knew nothing about Diamonds!  To be perfectly honest with you, I’d never even really looked at engagement rings and certainly had no idea of what I would like! … Continue reading

The Ring!!!!

All about the Ring!

Hello Girls! The next step in the wedding process, in my experience, is my favourite and far more important than ‘The Dress!’ It is, of course, the Ring! Whilst the dress is very important you will only wear it for … Continue reading

Timeline Save the Dates

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Save the Date Timelines! Now – I completely understand that many couples do their own Save the Dates and I totally get the need to stay within an already overstretched budget when planning a wedding. However – if you would … Continue reading

Jam Jars

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I love jam-jars, bottles, old tin cans – anything really! I could be classed as a bit of a hoarder but I don’t care! These are posh jam jars – or mason jars! Sturdy, old fashioned beauties that can be … Continue reading

Adults Only Or A Family Affair

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This is a topic that I feel quite strongly about! Image courtesy of EWedding.com When I got married 18 years ago it wasn’t a problem as we didn’t have any relatives, family or friends with young children.  We didn’t even … Continue reading