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Anniversary Gemstone Gift List: Years 15 – 65

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Whew!  So you’ve successfully survived the first 10 years together.  Bravo.  Now it’s time for the big ones: anniversaries 15 through 65.  Here is an exhaustive list of the gems and precious materials ascribed to each year.
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Repurposed Rings

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Sometimes we just need a change.

Many people find themselves in possession of diamond rings that they just don’t need or want any more…but something holds them back from completely getting rid of them.  Be they post-divorce engagement/weddings rings that are no longer appropriate to wear, or simply a gift from grandma that is a little hard to look at, there are some rings that just no longer make the cut.  Luckily there is an option: repurposing.  The concept behind repurposing a ring is remarkably simple, but quite useful.  Old rings are transformed into completely new ones by keeping one or more of the key components of a ring (either the stone, mounting, or overall design).  In doing this, one can retain a part of the jewelry that will forever remain dear to them, while augmenting the rest of it to fit their current mindset, attitude and tastes. Continue reading Repurposed Rings

Hang Loose – The Best Way to Upgrade Your Diamond

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Sell your diamonds today

Whether it’s for a loved one or the one you love the most, yourself, it’s time for a new diamond ring.  The natural temptation is to swagger into a large department store that’s offering a massive sale, dump your old ring on the counter for a quick exchange, and then stroll off into the sunset with a new glittering rock on your finger.  The reality is that this is a surefire way to either get flat out ripped off or to end up compromising and purchasing an ultimately disappointing diamond.

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