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Custom Jewelry Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Ring

July 14, 2017

Times are changing and fewer and fewer young couples are choosing traditional wedding ring designs for their big day. Now it is common for couples to search for custom wedding rings that match their personality and style. Are you curious about what kinds of custom designs are available for your wedding ring? Check out these…

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Got Divorce Diamonds? Three Ways to Redesign your Wedding Ring

July 11, 2017

Updated 2/26/2020 A new trend in the jewelry industry is helping men and women move forward in the aftermath of divorce. Oftentimes women finalize their divorce and are unsure of what to do with the expensive ring they’ve been wearing for all those years. The ring itself may have greater symbolism to the wearer than…

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Should I Go With the Latest Jewelry Designs, or Stick with the Classics?

June 27, 2016

  This is a question that prospective brides and bridegrooms often ponder. Trend- setting women who love to be on the cutting edge of fashion in their clothes, shoes, and accessories often desire the very latest designs in jewelry as well. For example, a very popular trend for engagement rings is the halo setting. A…

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Protecting Your Purchase — What to Ask Your Insurance Company

June 2, 2016

When one of your precious pieces of jewelry is damaged, lost, or stolen, it’s critical to know what questions you need to ask your insurance company in order to be adequately compensated. 1)  How do I submit a claim?  Contact your insurance agent and confirm that you are indeed covered for the item in question.  It is…

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Are Diamond Cut and Shape the Same Thing?

April 25, 2016

    When engagement ring shoppers begin to look for the perfect diamond, they will often hear the terms cut and shape used interchangeably. However, they are in fact not synonymous. There are ten diamond shapes, including the classic round brilliant, the modern princess and the vintage-inspired cushion (see And although these shape descriptions are…

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What Is a Cert, and Do I Need One?

February 19, 2016

  A diamond grading report, commonly known as a “cert”, is a document prepared by an accredited gem laboratory that provides an independent, unbiased evaluation of a diamond. The cert confirms such details as cut grade, color, clarity, and carat weight, the precise measurements of the stone, and whether a diamond exhibits fluorescence. It often…

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Diamonds are Indestructible, Right?

December 16, 2015

  Wrong. Most people are aware that diamonds enjoy the reputation of being the hardest and toughest materials on earth. But it is a common misconception that they are virtually indestructible. In fact, diamonds can be scratched, chipped and even broken if they are poorly cut or not treated with proper care. For example, if…

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What if She Doesn’t Want a Traditional Diamond Engagement Ring?

September 18, 2015

  Some women prefer a bit of color in their engagement rings. This popular trend is evidenced by the many requests for designs imitating Princess Kate’s striking sapphire and diamond ring that once graced the hand of Princess Diana. Browse Engagement Rings Now! There are several precious gemstones that are beautiful alternatives to the traditional…

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Purchasing an Engagement Ring: Online vs. a Reputable Jeweler - Dominion Jewelers

Purchasing an Engagement Ring: Online vs. a Reputable Jeweler

September 11, 2015

  It’s a cyber-world for shoppers these days, with opportunities for bargains virtually everywhere.  But is buying online the best and safest way to make one of the largest and most important purchases of your life?  Here are a few considerations to help you feel competent and confident in making this decision: If I buy…

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How to Discover What Engagement Ring Your GF Will Love - Dominion Jewelers

Engagement Ring Designs – How to Discover What Style Your Girlfriend Will Love

July 10, 2015

  The first question that we at Dominion Jewelers ask engagement ring shoppers is “Do you have a particular style or design in mind?”  Some of our clients are well prepared, with photos, sketches, and detailed information about the exact type of ring their girlfriends have been dreaming of.   However, many respond with a “deer…

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