Once you’re married, it seems almost blasphemous to take your wedding ring off – after all, it reminds you (and the whole world) of the love you share with your spouse! But there are some tasks that are best done sans ring. Certain chemicals can harm your jewelry, and even though it’s hard to set them aside for a while, taking off your wedding and engagement rings while doing these five activities will keep them sparkling for years to come.Read More →
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!Read More →
All right, gentlemen – this one’s for you! You’ve met, wooed, and fallen in love with the woman of your dreams. You’re ready to take the plunge, get down on one knee, and ask her to marry you. (Need advice on how to do it? Check out our interview with proposal expert Sarah Pease!)
Before you ask for her hand, though, you need to buy the perfect ring. Of course, you’re going to want to take pictures of that magic moment, so you want that ring to fit like Cinderella’s shoe. After all, it would be pretty disappointing if she couldn’t get the ring over her knuckle, or it was so big it kept slipping off. Lavalier shares a few stealthy tricks for getting her ring size without giving away the game.Read More →
A quick Google search for appraisers will show that there are plenty of companies out there willing to pass judgment on your jewelry; how can you make sure your engagement ring appraisal is on the up and up? You want an accurate appraisal so you don’t underinsure (or overinsure) your ring. If you see one of these red flags, turn and run the other way!Read More →