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Survey Says? What Women Want in an Engagement Ring

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Jewelry

What Women Want in an Engagement Ring

When you’re buying an engagement ring for your girlfriend, you want to pick out something perfect. Some men browse the jewelry store, see a ring, and immediately know it’s ‘the one.’ For the vast majority of us, though, there’s a lot more hemming and hawing, and in the end you just hope she loves it as much as she loves you!

If you’re totally clueless, Lavalier can help you get on the right track. We’ve looked at several online polls to determine what most women prefer in ring shape, size, color, cut, etc. Of course, your girl is anything but average – but it’s a great place to start your search!

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How to Take Photos for Jewelry Insurance

Saturday, August 2, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry

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If you lose or damage your jewelry and have to file a jewelry insurance claim, you’ll want the repair or replacement to be as close to the original as possible. The best way to ensure this is to select an insurer that will work with the jeweler who created the item in the first place. You’ll also want to take pictures of your jewelry so that it’s easier to see all those gorgeous details that made it ‘the one.’ Plus, there’s no better excuse for uploading an entire album of dozens of ring pictures to Facebook. You’re not showing off…it’s for the insurance! Of course, the perfect time to get fabulous photos of your ring is on your wedding day. Most photographers will be happy to take some extra shots of your ring for insurance purposes.  If you’re on your own, though, follow these tips to snag some share-worthy photos.

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Try Before You Buy? Brilliance!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | Jewelry

3D Printed Ring

When you’re getting ready to make a life-changing purchase for a significant other, you’ll probably spend hours on the Internet looking at pictures of rings. What cut would she love? What carat should you be looking at? You want it to be big enough that she’s excited to show it off, but not so big that you’re in debt for the rest of your life! If you finally do get to the jewelry store, you’ll realize that those Google pictures are no substitute for looking at the real thing.

But going to the jewelry store can be time-consuming, and you don’t want to deal with pushy salespeople trying to upsell you and convince you that bigger is always better. With Brilliance’s new 3D printing program, you don’t have to go through all that. You select the kind of rings you’d like to try out, and they’ll send you 3D printed versions of those rings for free!

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