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Super Bowl Ring

  Super Bowl Ring for Larry Allen.  He was on the offensive line for the Dallas Cowboys.  He won this ring for Super Bowl XXX.  He played 14 years in the NFL and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2013.   Larry Allen was known as being one of the strongest men in the NFL of his time.  He recorded an assisted bench press of 705 pounds.  Plus...

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We’re engaged, now it’s time to party

            Your engaged, congratulations, now it is time to let your friends and family know. The best way to do this and to signal the start of the count down to your eventual marriage is with an engagement party. Heck, everybody loves a party but this party needs to be special and not with the casualness of an epic keg party littered with red solo...

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Camaro vs Tungsten Ring

I decided to run over a Tungsten Ring with my Camaro.  Check out and see what happens!

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Engagement Rings: You’ve got the rock now comes the metal

You picked a stone, most likely a diamond. You did your homework when you started out to pick the perfect stone. It was a big expense and more importantly it was meant to become a symbol of a bond and promise made. Surely you read about the 4 c’s of diamond shopping: cut, color, clarity, and carats. Now it is time to think about the other half of the of...

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I am a guy and lost, how will I now the perfect ring?

            So you decided to propose, congratulations on taking the big step. Now you need to plan how you will propose and pick out the ring. The ring is most important thing you need, but you are a guy and, like most of us that don’t work in a jewelry store, probably don’t have a clue where to start other than just going to the...

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You can read a book, but can you read your man?

Life has been good, you have a skip in your step and a flutter in your heart, but suddenly your guy has changed. He is starting to not leave dirty clothes on the floor and you haven’t seen a pizza box in weeks when you come over. His perpetual five o’clock shadow has disappeared from his face. Sunday’s are no longer just for football and he wants to spend time...

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Congrats to Germany in the World Cup

Congrats to Germany in the World Cup.  They seemed to be the better team throughout the entire tournament.

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Budgeting your Wedding and Understanding Who is Responsible for What

Congratulations on finding the love of your life and embarking on one of life’s most exciting journeys.  Of course we’re talking about planning your wedding!  Wedding planning is one of life’s activities that is both so personal and also so ruled by etiquette and ceremony.  Part of the fun of planning a wedding is getting to plan and prepare for all of a wedding’s typical activities for yourself.  After all,...

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We reached 15,000 Facebook Fans

We reached 15,000 Facebook Fans today.  Thank you so much for being a part of our community.

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Making Your Special Moment Special: What to Avoid when Planning your Marriage Proposal

When you have found the person you want to spend your life with, you start thinking about the proposal.  You know you want to make it special, and you will be filled with all sorts of emotions that could cloud your judgment:  excitement, anxiety, nerves, love.  You’ll want to scream from the mountain top that you’ve found the one, and you’ll want her to remember the moment of proposal for...

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July to everyone!  Make it a safe one.

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Prepare to Purchase: Getting to Know Your Diamonds BEFORE You Buy

Many people dedicate their lives to the art of diamonds because the diamond world is complex, multi-faceted, and never over.  However, most people need only learn about diamonds the one time.  Ideally, you only buy a diamond ring once in your life, so how do you become an expert in relatively short fashion?  If you rely simply on the salesperson, you run the risk of being had by someone who...

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Tough loss for the USA Soccer team today

Tough loss today for the USA Mens Soccer Team.  They lost in overtime to Belgium 2-1.  The USA team played their hearts out and left it all on the field.  Better luck next time!

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Learn About Diamond Rings Before Buying: How to Have Fun and Learn Something Along the Way

One of the most exciting times in a woman’s life is the entire marriage process, from proposal and ring, to planning the celebration and the actually wedding, and of course years of marital bliss.  Let’s focus on the ring part, as this is a physical representation of your love that will stay with you forever.  Some women like to be surprised by the ring, and others like to be involved...

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Engagement Ring Design

Find the Perfect Engagement Ring Design When it comes to selecting the perfect engagement ring, there are literally hundreds of different designs out there. From the band material to the size of the diamond, cut of the diamond and the actual color of it, there is the perfect look for everyone. Now, it is possible to become overwhelmed with all of the different options, but you shouldn't look at it...

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USA vs Portugal

Good luck tomorrow to USA in the world cup against Portugal!

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Diamond Wedding Ring Set

Choosing a Beautiful Diamond Wedding Ring Set   The exchange of rings is one of the most beautiful symbols of the everlasting love of marriage. So when it comes to choosing a diamond wedding ring set for the big day, it's important to find one that both you and your spouse will love. After all, she's going to be wearing her wedding ring for the rest of her life, right?...

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Custom Engagement Ring Setting

Designing a Custom Engagement Ring Setting   After several hours of going in and out of multiple jewelry stores, you discover that you just cannot find that perfect engagement ring to pop the question with. You may also realize that all of the rings start to look alike and you want a ring that is unique. If this is your situation, it may be best for you to have your...

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Three Stone Engagement Rings

You have probably heard the statement: “A diamond is forever.” So when it comes to selecting the perfect engagement ring, select one that has a significant meaning that will last just as long as the diamond. Three-stone engagement rings are the perfect way to express the relationship the two of you have. The diamonds set in this engagement ring represent your past, present and future together as a couple. Definitely...

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Engagement Ring

Preparing to Buy a Diamond Engagement Ring You have fallen in love and are ready to pop the big question. However, you need to ask yourself if you are fully prepared for everything involved with buying a diamond engagement ring. The biggest commitment, is the recommended three months’ salary needed to buy the perfect engagement ring. However, keep in mind, this is only a suggestion, not a requirement. Here are...

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Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day to all fathers out there. Enjoy your day!  

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Two Carat Engagement Ring

There are many different factors to consider when selecting the perfect engagement ring. These factors include metal type, diamond cut, clarity and size of the stone. The size of engagement rings are based on the total carat weight of all the diamonds found within the setting.  A two-carat diamond engagement ring offers your soon-to-be-bride a brilliant ring she is sure to show off to all of her friends and family....

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Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

The cut of the engagement ring you select is just as important as the overall design of the ring. Believe it or not, many woman have already dreamed of what their engagement ring would look like and the cut of the stone is one of the top things they think about. In addition to her dream engagement ring, chances are your girlfriend has already envisioned what her wedding day would...

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Picking the Perfect Wedding Date in Four Easy Steps

So you’re finally engaged? That’s wonderful! Now you have some serious (and seriously fun) work to do and the first priority is selecting a date. But where to start? Here are a few time-tested ideas to get you on the right track in your planning. It’s All About the Weather You would do well to consider the weather first because it affects so many aspects of the wedding. The flowers,...

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Top Three Most Romantic Celebrity Marriage Proposals

We can’t all be rich and famous, but all guys everywhere can take some hope and draw inspiration from a few of the most famous—and romantic—celebrity marriage proposals. We will start off with the über couple, the most famous of them all.   Source: instagram.com/lindseydob7 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie What do you do when you already have six kids with her but you still haven't asked the woman of...

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10,000 fans on Facebook!

Would like to take a moment and thank all of our Friends on Facebook. We just surpassed 10,000 fans!!! Thank you all so much!

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Three Stone Engagement Rings

You have probably heard the statement: “A diamond is forever.” So when it comes to selecting the perfect engagement ring, select one that has a significant meaning that will last just as long as the diamond. Three-stone engagement rings are the perfect way to express the relationship the two of you have. The diamonds set in this engagement ring represent your past, present and future together as a couple. Definitely...

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Engagement Ring Metals—The Basics You Should Know

Source: instagram.com/jewelsberry Gold Gold is one of the most popular precious metals used to make jewelry and especially engagement and wedding rings. Gold is naturally yellow in color but is combined or “alloyed” with other metals for strength and to provide different color options like green and white and rose/pink gold. 24 karat gold is pure gold. 18 karat means it is18 parts gold and 6 parts of some other...

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Elegant Alternatives to the Traditional Ring Pillow

Whoever said you had to follow convention and place the ring on a pillow in the first place? We know that tradition holds your wedding rings are usually made of precious metals to symbolize the importance of your union. We know that tradition also favors a pillow to carry the rings as a sign of protecting these important symbols of your love and commitment. Tradition is fine—but we’d say there...

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The Basics of Designing a Custom Engagement Ring

You’ve decided the time is right and you’re ready to pop the question (or maybe you’re about to be asked) but you’ve noticed something disturbing about the rings you’re seeing in the shops: they all look alike. If that scenario describes your situation, you’re a prime candidate for a custom engagement ring. Here’s what you need to know about embarking on the exciting journey of custom designing your very own,...

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Insuring the Engagement Ring: What You Need to Know

 Source: instagram.com/steph_lavoie2002 Many newly-married couples wonder what they can do to protect the investment they’ve made in their most significant pieces of jewelry like the engagement ring and other valuables. Here’s a brief overview of what you need to know when thinking about insuring valuables like your wedding rings. Doesn’t My Regular Homeowners Policy Cover My Jewelry? In many cases your homeowners or renters insurance only covers your valuables up...

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Engagement Rings for Women

An engagement ring is a symbol of affection every woman dreams of receiving, next to the wedding band she will soon receive on the best day of her life. Since conceived, engagement and wedding rings were designed to be worn by women all the time. It represents the eternal love she shares with her husband and many women are proud to show this symbol off to everyone they meet. Throughout...

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Channel Set Engagement Rings

A channel set engagement ring is definitely a timeless design that ensures you cannot go wrong when selecting it for your upcoming proposal. This style of ring is both classic and sophisticated. The many diamonds used in the setting makes it glimmer and shine. This type of setting can be customized by adding colored gemstones to the center or along the channel setting. Over the last two decades, the sleek...

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Elegant Engagement Rings

A woman’s wedding day is something that she has dreamed up since she was a little girl. For many, the dream of getting married included something that looked like a story right out of a fairy tale. Chances are, she is planning for a romantic day filled with lots of elegance. Find her an engagement ring that will reflect her dreams of an elegant wedding. There are many choices when...

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Buying the Engagement Ring: What You Need to Know

Source: instagram.com/jewelsberry So you’ve found the love of your life and you’re ready to pop the big question? Now you just need a ring. You know an engagement ring is probably the single most important piece of jewelry you will ever buy. You want her to love it and that means the ring has to be perfect. What to do? Here are a few tips for making sure the ring...

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Six Romantic Wedding Proposals She'll Love

Source: instagram.com/vanillainkuk Getting the the ring right may be the single most important part of a proposal, but it’s how you proposed that your bride will be telling friends and family about for the rest of her life. In other words, it’s a very big deal. Here are some great romantic ideas to make your proposal both special and memorable—and the beginning of a great proposal story she will love...

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Diamond Wedding Set

When shopping for the perfect wedding jewelry, it is important to know what type of style and design you want. It is also important to know if you both want rings that match and complement each other. If a matching set is what you desire, then the two of you need to go shopping together and find a diamond wedding set. Wedding sets are available for those who have already...

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Diamond Engagement Settings

The two of you have been dating for some time and you truly believe now is the time to make it forever. Sweep her off her feet with an amazing engagement ring that will ensure you get the answer you are hoping for - “yes.” But before you go ring shopping or off to the jewelry to design your own engagement ring, it is important you understand and are familiar...

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Cool Engagement Rings

Traditionally a diamond solitaire ring is the ring of choice when men propose to their girlfriends. However, an engagement ring does not have to be a traditional solitaire. Break tradition and find a unique and very cool ring that will represent the love you two share. A unique ring will make your girlfriend feel special and it will guarantee she will show it off to all of her friends and...

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Bridal Diamond Engagement Rings Wedding Set

He popped the question and she said yes. This is a story that many couples want to start off the rest of their lives down the path as a married couple. Now that the two of you have decided to take that next step and get married because of how well you complement each other. The best thing you two can do is to select rings that complement each other....

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Beautiful Wedding Rings

For centuries, diamonds have been associated with romantic gestures and commonly used in engagement and wedding rings. Many couples trade rings as a symbol of their shared commitment and never ending affection. These rings are a way for the couple to express their style and personalities. Some couples select simple, elegant wedding rings, while others seek out the most lavish and extravagant styles available. Select a wedding ring that is...

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Bezel Diamond

Skip selecting a traditional diamond ring and go with a bezel setting. This setting does not confine you to a classic round diamond cut or one that has to fit within a traditional setting. When compared to traditional settings, a bezel setting can emphasize the stone’s size while offering greater protection from harmful elements. Bezel settings are designed with a band of metal that is wrapped completely around the diamond....

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Brilliant Cut Engagement Rings

Show her how much you care by popping the question with an engagement ring that is just as brilliant as she is. By selecting a round brilliant cut diamond you are sure she will be amazed and say “yes.” This type of diamond cut is one of the more popular shapes available today. Because it is the most sought out cut, diamond cutters have worked for decades perfecting and advancing...

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1 Carat Engagement Rings

Take her breath away with a dazzling 1 carat diamond engagement ring. Select a sizzling ring that is a true expression of your love and her personality. Because we all know that personality does matter when selecting the perfect engagement ring to pop the question with. By selecting a ring that fits her personality you are guaranteed she will be excited to wear it and show it off to all...

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Picture with Kevin Smith of the Dallas Cowboys

 Kevin Smith (sitting) of the Dallas Cowboys.  He wored #26 and played cornerback earning 3 super bowl rings with the Cowboys.  1992, 1993, 1995.   He was nice enough to sign my lucky Cowboys shirt :)

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Happy Easter!

Hope everyone had a Happy Easter.

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Happy Tax Day!

Happy Tax Day to everyone.  Hopefully it will be as painless as possible.

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Platinum Diamond Wedding Bands

Since platinum is so much more rare than gold, thirty-five times in fact, it is known as a very scarce metal. That makes platinum diamond wedding bands the perfect choice for any couple. A wedding should be a perfect union and it deserves the perfect ring. The platinum that is used in platinum diamond wedding bands will be 95% pure platinum and, since it is an extremely hard metal, it...

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So You've Decided to Propose - Taking the Next Step

You’ve found the right girl and you’ve made up your mind. Soon you hope to be embarking on a grand new journey with the love of your life. Before you pop that question though, there are a few small details to iron out first. Here’s a brief look at the in’s and out’s of marriage proposals. Make Sure the Time is Right Before you get down on bended knee and...

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