Engagement & Wedding, Style Advice & Trends

Why Some Gemstones Make Terrible Engagement Rings

If you’re dreaming about gemstones for your engagement ring, you aren’t the only one! Today gemstones in engagement rings have become quite popular. Whether it’s utilizing gemstones as accent stones or having a gemstone in the center of the ring, the world has seen an uptick of color on the left ring finger. What many …

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4 Ways to Transform Your Existing Ring

Whether you’ve been married for a year or 60, you may decide you want to transform your engagement ring into a style that’s completely different. Don’t feel bad! It’s a common practice, especially when styles so frequently change. So what options do you have when you already have a ring? Well, lots! RE-USE THE CENTER …

Engagement & Wedding

4 Prongs VS 6 Prongs. Which is Better?

4 PRONGS – Create more of a boxy appearance. – A good choice for diamonds less than 1/2CT, as it allows more of the diamond to be seen. – Less metal surrounding the diamond, which makes the diamond really stand out. – Better security. Although there are only 4 prongs, they are thicker than 6 …

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3 Things You Need To Know If You Wear a Diamond Engagement Ring

GET THE RING INSURED ASAP We cannot stress this enough. If you wear your engagement ring every day (which you most likely do) then damage is bound to happen. Some examples are worn out prongs, a bent ring, even a chipped diamond. Insurance usually covers repairs and loss or theft, so it’s a good idea …

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Am I Allergic to My Ring?

Does your ring leave you itchy and swollen, to the point where it spends most of the time on your nightstand? Then you may have a gold allergy or what is called “Wedding-ring Dermatitis.” This reaction can even happen years after you’re married. Here are a couple of ways to determine if it is indeed …

Engagement & Wedding

4 Reasons Lab Grown Diamonds are as Beautiful (if not more) than Natural

IMG_1001 The Only Difference between Lab & Natural Diamonds is their Origin Lab grown diamonds are the same chemically, optically and visually as a natural diamond. Even expert gemologists can’t tell the difference! The only difference is that natural diamonds are mined from the Earth and lab grown diamonds are grown in a lab. Isn’t …

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The Birthstones with a Golden Hue

November birthdays are lucky. They not only get 1 but 2 birthstones, and they are extremely affordable. Which means the next time your man asks what you want for your birthday; you tell him you want a really big piece of jewelry that includes your birthstone. Go ahead and rock that big stone! TOPAZ A …

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7 Reasons to Donate to Toys for Tots

There are 13 million American children that live in poverty. A lot of U.S. Citizens may not realize that poverty is prevalent in America. This number is staggering, especially in a first world country. Poverty can have a psychological affect on children, primarily low self esteem. Children learn by play. Not receiving gifts for Christmas …

Engagement & Wedding

5 Different Ways to Wear a Wedding Band

MISMATCHED By mismatched we don’t mean that your wedding band should look like a misfit toy when up against your wedding band. The wedding band should accent the engagement ring, but still stand out on its own. Kind of a contradicting statement, but I promise, it’s easier than it sounds. The key is if you …

Engagement & Wedding

How to Make Sure Your Ring Always Sparkles

If you are newly engaged, and still basking in the glow of your gorgeous engagement ring then you may have a few questions regarding how to keep that baby looking beautiful! Here at Wheat Jewelers we want to make sure your engagement ring maintains its luster, and truly does last a lifetime, if not longer. …