Protecting Your Wedding Ring
Wedding Ring Mistakes That Can Cost You Thousands Of Dollars
Tips On Caring For Your Wedding Ring
Protect Your Wedding Ring
Dont Make a Thousand Dollar Mistake
How To Pick Good Wedding Ring Coverage
How To Buy Wedding Ring Insurance
Frequently Made Mistakes That Cost Couples Thousands Of Dollars
Frequently Asked Questions About Ring Insurance
What Couples Need To Know About Engagement Rings
Selecting A Diamond Or Gemstone
How to Find a Good Deal on an Engagement Ring
Engagement Ring Advice For Clueless Men
Cleaning Your Engagement Ring
Choosing an Engagment Ring
Diamond Colors, Cuts, and Grades
The Difference Between a Diamond
Shining Facts About Jewelry Appraisals
Getting To Know Your Gemstones
Getting Started In Diamond Shapes
Evaluating Diamonds Up Close
Diamonds In The Rough
Choosing A Ring Setting
Shes Just Not Into Diamonds
I Want My Diamond Bigger
Bridal and Wedding Rings
What Future Brides And Grooms Need To Know About Wedding Rings
Warning Don't Get Ripped Off On Your Wedding Day
Tips On Buying Wedding Or Engagement Rings From Online Auctions
How To Find A Good Deal On A Wedding Ring
Five Tips For Choosing Your Wife
Engraving A Wedding Or Engagement Ring
Do I Need A Custom Made Ring
Choosing Ring Band Width For Your Engagement And Wedding
Choosing Metals For Your Ring
Choosing A Wedding Ring
Choosing A Wedding Band Design
Wedding and Engagement Ring Tips
Bridal Jewelry and Accessories at Auction Prices
Gold Swarovski Crystal Bridal Tiaras at Discounts
Auction Pricing on Pink Wedding Jewelry and Pearls
Discounts on Red Wedding Hairpieces and Tiaras
YOU CAN HAVE THAT BIG DIAMOND YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED. HERE'S HOW!
Indeed, who doesn't want a large, flawless diamond for an affordable price? The problem is, you probably can't find one. Even if you did, expect to pay above an affordable price for it-as that truly is a one of a kind engagement ring you're carrying. An "FI" diamond is rare and expensive. But if your problem is a lack of confidence due to your tiny diamond, then there are ways around that little problem. (Oops, poor choice of words.) You can make your diamond look bigger than it really is and pay the same reasonable price. Sound good? Here are some tips on making a diamond look bigger than it really is.
1. Can You Really Tell If It's a Man Made Diamond or Not?
Buy a simulated diamond otherwise known as a diamond simulant. Some of the man made diamond rings contain moissanite, briolite and cubic zironia (CZ) stones. These diamond alternatives serve as very realistic looking alternatives to diamonds and their brilliance often overshadows the genuine diamond. The Russian market has flourished in recent years so there are many great deals to be had by finding a good Russian supplier. It sounds creepy, but some man made diamonds even come from human ashes!!!
2. It's Not The Size That Counts...It's The Fancy Shapes!
Yes, people will be so fascinated by the unique shape of the engagement ring they will hardly notice that it's not a large round diamond of heavier carat. Diamond shapes that are elongated distract well-consider a diamond in the shape of marquise, and oval or a pear.
3. Get Some Back Up
Speaking of side a stone that is. A slightly smaller diamond won't seem so small if it has some genuine friend gemstones supporting it. While it doesn't make the diamond magically grow, it does give your audience much more to ooh and aah over.
4. The Illusionist
An illusion setting sees your diamond being mounted to a type of reflective plate (much like a mirror) before being put into the band. This literally does make the ring look larger, with an added degree of brilliance. Everybody loves a magician.
5. Enlarge Your Diamond Size!
If size is really all that matters to you, opt for the shallow cut rather than the traditional deep cut. Using a shallow cut does make the diamond look bigger than it ordinarily would. The only downside here is that you will lose some brilliance in this process. But if it's substance over sparkle you prefer, this will solve your problem.
6. Pave The Way
Speaking of a "pave" setting. A pave setting is a group of small diamonds all set side by side into small holes and surfaces level with the setting. Pave settings look like a surface of countless diamonds, which makes it difficult to distinguish one from the other. This not only distracts from a lack of one big round diamond, it also seems that the small diamond stones are larger than they really are.
Size isn't everything. And using one of these five techniques can save you the pressure of having a small diamond during those priceless romantic moments.