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7 Rules on Buying an Engagement Ring

7 Rules on Buying an Engagement Ring

1. DON'T LEAVE IT TO THE LAST MINUTE It is important to take at least a month and a half (to be safe) to start looking.  It takes a bit of time to look for the perfect diamond and probably you would want to compare with few other places before putting down your deposit.  Crafting the ring on the other hand takes time as well, if it's a simple solitaire, it could be done within a week or a week and a half, but if you would like to have a special design, then it will take at least 3...


Why Does Some Jewelries Irritate Our Skin?

Winnie Cheung

Tags Allergy, Diamonds, Gold, Irritation, Jewelry, Karat, knowmybling.com, Nickel, Toddlers

Why Does Some Jewelries Irritate Our Skin?

Jewelries are beautiful and can make us feel more confident about ourselves.  But did you know, they can be harmful too? NICKEL is often used in lower-price jewelry because it’s durable and inexpensive to produce.  Nickel is also the most common metal to cause irritation to your skin.  It can cause an itchy skin rash, redness or even blisters.   Next time you look for jewellery, especially for piercing and jewelry for toddlers.  Remember to go for 18 karat gold that are nickel free.   Let’s be nice to our skin, plus solid gold always looks better on us in every...


Why are Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds More Expensive?

Winnie Cheung

Tags Diamonds, Fancy Cut, knowmybling.com

Why are Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds More Expensive?

If you look and compare round brilliant cut diamonds and other fancy shape diamonds, you will realize round brilliant cuts are much more sparkly.  Round brilliant cuts are typically 20-30% more expensive than other fancy cuts. Rounds are cut mathematically proportional.  To cut to its perfection, there will be more wastage in the rough. I highly advise you to only look for EXCELLENT cut round diamonds for maximum brilliance. This is where the light goes into the diamond and bounces back up to your eyes to show scintillations. If your round diamond is cut too deep or too shallow, the light is...

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