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Cloie Zankman is a fair diamond trade activist, dedicated to raising internet awareness of fair diamond purchase practices and diamond prices. The more information available, the less influence blood diamonds have on the diamond trade.

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Engagement Rings for Beginners

What could possibly be more exciting than making the decision to spend the rest of your life with someone special? You spent a long time waiting for this special someone and now they are in your life .
(December 23, 2010)
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Things to Consider When Shopping for Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are one of the most shopped for items in world. They are so popular not only because they are beautiful, but because they have become part of the pre-marriage traditions of so many ..
(December 23, 2010)
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Celebrity Engagement Rings

Isn’t it so fun when celebrities get engaged? Our fascination with celebrity engagements and weddings stems from the fact that they do it so well. Marriage, not so much; but engagements they do .
(December 16, 2010)
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Top 5 2010 Diamond Engagement Ring Trends

Bigger is better! 'The bigger the better’ is the motto for this year’s trendiest diamond engagement rings. This year’s most stylish diamond engagement rings are set with higher ..
(December 16, 2010)
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Engagement Rings for Brides of All Ages

Engagement rings come in a wide variety of styles and trends so that everyone can have exactly the ring that is right for them. Engagement rings can be age-appropriate as well. There are rings that ..
(December 16, 2010)
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The most beautiful Engagement Ring Settings for your girlfriend

You want to make your girlfriend your fiancé but you want to do it in a way that shows her just how much you love her. There is no better way to show your girlfriend that you are serious about .
(December 02, 2010)
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How to shop for engagement Ring Settings

It’s that time – you are finally read to take the next step with your girlfriend and ask her to do you the great honor of becoming your fiancé and promising to live the rest of ..
(December 02, 2010)
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Design your own engagement ring online

More and more couples these days are choosing unique or unconventional engagement rings. As a result, instead of turning to mass produced engagement rings they are choosing the “design your own .
(November 18, 2010)
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Rose gold engagement ring settings

Most engagement ring settings are made from white or yellow gold, palladium or platinum. Indeed, these are the most popular engagement ring settings and make up the majority of the engagement ring ..
(November 14, 2010)
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Which Era Defines Your Antique Engagement Ring Setting?

Have you ever considered buying an antique engagement ring setting? They are the ultimate in classic chic. If you choose to buy an antique engagement ring setting you are guaranteed to have a ring ..
(November 14, 2010)
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Blue Nile Reviews- What's the Deal!

As more couples are realizing the benefit of buying their engagement ring online, they are turning to Blue Nile Diamonds, the world's largest online retailer of certified diamonds and diamond ..
(November 11, 2010)
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Choosing an Uncoventional Engagement Ring Setting

More and more women are becoming interested in alternative engagement ring settings for a variety of reasons. Perhaps it is because they are looking for a more eco-friendly option, or because they ..
(November 11, 2010)
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How to Clean and Care for your Engagement Rings Setting

The amount of care and attention that go into cleaning and caring for an engagement ring setting highly depends on the setting's unique design characteristics. The setting’s durability and its ..
(November 11, 2010)
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Gorgeous Antique Engagement Ring Settings

Vintage or antique jewelry has always been in vogue. From Early Victorian style brooches, to Georgian gemstone hat pins, Art Deco layered bead necklaces to Edwardian style wedding bands, and above ..
(November 10, 2010)
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Unique Engagement Ring Settings

From traditional to modern, classic to edgy, engagement ring settings are available in a large variety of styles and designs. Although the more traditional, conventional engagement ring setting ..
(November 10, 2010)
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Top Reasons to Use Vintage Engagement Ring Settings

Top Reasons to Use Vintage Engagement Ring Settings There is a common perception that a prospective groom must spend two months of his salary on a diamond engagement ring. However, for those who are .
(November 09, 2010)
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Why Engagement Ring Settings are Important

When deciding on an engagement ring, the size of the diamond and the design of the ring are obviously the most important items because they hold the most symbolism and are how a bride-to-be is ..
(November 04, 2010)
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Pave Engagement Ring Settings

A diamond ring can and probably will be the most important piece of jewelry in a woman’s life. If you want to wow her and take the ring up a notch in beauty- a pave engagement ring is the way ..
(November 04, 2010)
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Symbolic Engagement Ring Settings

An engagement ring is arguably the most important piece of jewelry a man will ever buy, or a woman will ever own. These rings mean so much for the giver and the receiver on a personal level- but they .
(November 03, 2010)
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White Gold Engagement Ring Settings

Purchasing an engagement ring can be a daunting task. One needs to choose a diamond center stone, decide whether one wants additional accent stones and other precious gemstones, choose an engagement ..
(November 03, 2010)
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Pros and Cons of the Prong Engagement Ring Setting

When most people think of engagement ring settings, they tend to think of the prong setting. This is the most commonly used setting and it is also adaptable for most diamond shapes as. The prong ..
(November 03, 2010)
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Diamond and Jewlery trends at the 2010 Emmy's

The star studded eve of the 2010 Emmy Awards was certainly not lacking in jewelry fashion statements. Ranging from rubies to diamonds in both minimal and extravagant looks, celebrities attending the ..
(September 01, 2010)
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Diamond Trivia- Fun diamond facts!

How much do you actually know about diamonds?? Here are a few fun facts: Are diamonds indestructible? Contrary to popular belief, diamonds are not indestructible. Although it is true that ..
(August 23, 2010)
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How to choose the perfect Diamond Engagement Ring

When you know it’s the right time to propose marriage to your future wife, it’s time to start looking for a diamond. But will she like it? Will she throw it at your head and tell you its ..
(August 12, 2010)
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What to know about Loose Diamonds

When considering purchasing a diamond, most people think in terms of jewelry that have diamonds set in them. People who think this way are essentially setting themselves up to ripped off as jewelers ..
(August 08, 2010)
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