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Apr 27

How To Maintain Your Gold Wedding Rings

Whether they are wedding or engagement rings, gold rings always require some maintenance. The white gold rings get discolored and the yellow gold rings get dull after some time. Because white gold is processed from yellow gold, it tends to change to its original form after a while. Hence, it is necessary to keep it shiny white by using

Maintaining Your White Gold Wedding Rings

White gold has been used by many jewelers for making wedding or engagement rings. It has been engraved and written on to make sure everybody gets his favorite ring for engagement or wedding. But what if that ring gets stained? What are you going to do? Following are some ways to make sure your white gold rings stay like you bought them yesterday!

Maintenance requires some special chemicals. Because a white gold ring is made from alloys, it is to be cleaned by using something apart from the original gold. You need to get your hands on ammonia and mix it with equal percentage as the water.

When you form a mixture, rub it on your white gold ring and let the ring become as shiny as new. After a matter of three years, the white gold starts scraping off the ring. When this ammonia solution is applied, the ring shall stop wearing off.

This way you shall be able to protect your white gold ring from running after some years. Another tip is to take this ring off when washing the dishes or gardening. Such activities allow substances to stick to the ring and scrape off the gold.

Maintaining The Yellow Gold Wedding Rings

Gold never scrapes off however it gets dull with the passage of time. If the ring is worn by people regularly, the gold becomes dull and looks old. It needs regular maintenance. There are many ways to maintain and bring back the shine of yellow gold.

The first way is by using the dish detergent. The gold ring is to be placed in a solution of water and detergent. The detergent will clean off any impurities stuck to the ring and make it shiny and smooth. Anyone can clean his gold rings by using a toothbrush with soft bristles too.

The toothbrush is to be dipped in the solution of ammonia and water before scrubbing on the ring. One can also use another method to make sure the gold rings stay new and clean. Rub a solution of toothpaste and water on the rings from time to time. The rings will remain shiny and free of stuck substances.

See how easy it is?

The methods mentioned above are quite easy and can be done at home. You don’t have to run to your jeweler and get your gold rings cleaned because it is something you can do on your own!

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Mar 27

Men’s Guide To Buying The Perfect Engagement Ring in Lagos

When it comes to getting a good engagement ring, it can sometimes be overwhelming for a man to pick the best engagement ring that his bride would love. It takes a man who knows how girls tick to escape this ordeal. But buying engagement rings in Lagos for your brides shouldn’t be a hassle if you already have an idea of what you’re looking for.

For men who live in a highbrow city, you know how difficult it can be to make the right choice, where you are surrounded with varieties of options.

But thank God for the advent of Google and social media sites like Instagram which makes it easy to browse for an idea of the kind of engagement ring your bride would love.

Some men get to do this once in a lifetime, so it’s worth giving dong a thorough search.

To make your search easier, it’s good to already an idea of the engagement ring you’d love to buy. Should you not have an idea or where to search, the following will help you before setting out for ring shops in Lagos.

Magazines have it all There may be a few guides for men to choose engagement rings however the online bridal magazines serve as the best guide. Fashion magazines like Vogue propose the best trends for all seasons in all categories.

Obviously men do not have Vogue delivering to their homes but they can always check online! Searching online for the fashion sources is possibly the easiest, cheapest and best guide to find the perfect engagement ring.

Take help from internet When surfing the internet, it is not the time to get distracted when doing a search for the engagement ring. If you’re serious about your search, you need to focus on getting the perfect engagement ring and your thorough search will surely pay off.

– The first thing to do is logging on to the fashion magazine website or blog. After logging on to the blog or website, you need to check out the latest trends.

– The latest trends will showcase a few examples of the kinds of rings which are hot this season. The trends will also tell whether a gold plated ring or a diamond ring needs to be flaunted by your future fiancé.

– Before the deciding of the design, you need to select the right material. You might like gold better than solver but be sure that the trends also go with what you like.

– After selecting the materials, whether it is gold, silver or pearl, select the design. There are many designs that are flaunted by the celebrities to give an insight about the lasts trends running this year/season. Check out the recent engagements and marriages of the celebrities and check what they are flaunting.

– Select the design which you think will suit your girl. If she is a bit chubby, select a medium sized or rather massive sized ring that dazzles in her hand. If she is fragile and skinny, go for delicate diamond rings which are always trendy and fashionable. The delicate fingers carry these diamond rings quite well.

Check out the designs of engagement rings of people like Cheryl Cole, Kim Kardashian and Mary Kate Olsen. You will see what they wear according to their complexion type and body type.

Make sure whatever you buy is something that she likes so she has no other option than saying “yes” to your proposal. Find online magazines because they help visually decide what kind of a ring you have to propose to your girl.

Diamond Rings in Lagos Nigeria

Apr 27

The Best Diamond Rings for your Perfect Wedding

A diamond certainly is a girl’s best friend but when it’s not just the diamond that is going to impress your girlfriend to say yes for the wedding. You will have to focus on the cuts my friend. Women are pleased when they are gifted with such pieces of jewels that are trendy and yet beautiful. It can be a really tough decision to choose a diamond wedding ring for a male. Even if your girlfriend goes with you to choose the wedding ring, she is going to be overwhelmed by the options available. Wedding rings sure can get expensive but you have to choose the best one by making the most out of your money. The cut of the diamond of course is important but if you are not sure what kind of setting you want for your diamond ring, then the choice can get a little messy. Here are some forms of diamond ring cuts and settings from which you can choose the most perfect one for your prefect wedding:

Classic

If you want to make the diamond center of attention, then classic style is going to be perfect to let the beauty of the diamond speak for itself. These days, the crafted gold and platinum rings with a diamond with the princess cut in the middle have been in the trend. These are the timeless rings that are not going to get old even in decades. There is even an heirloom inspired collection available in diamond rings that are truly breathtaking.

Gemstone

If diamond alone isn’t enough for you, then just to add a twist to the traditional style in the wedding ring and allure it with gemstones. This can really give a colorful accent to the diamond. The diamond will be in the center and the gemstones will be embedded in the band of the ring.

Side stones

Side stone diamond wedding rings are also quite trendy. The ring gets two or more petite diamonds. You can either choose a traditional channel set or a pave set.

Halo

The trend of halo appeared in the year 2013 and its going to make its way throughout 2014 and it’s going to be in trend even the next year. In halo setting, the center stone is always diamond. A number of celebrity males have proposed their celebrity co-stars by presenting diamond rings in halo setting.

Three stone

The three stone rings are always best if you want to add a bold touch. Whether it’s modern or conventional designs, all are available with touches of diamonds and gemstones

Eternity band

If single diamond isn’t enough for you, then go for the eternity band of diamonds that go all around the band of the ring. No matter what style you choose, don’t forget the importance to the diamond cut. Princess cut is by far the most common cut which is truly adored by all females. Some love round, some love emerald but that again depends on the choice of the female. So, among these trendy settings, you might find your perfect wedding ring.