What to Consider When Choosing an Engagement Ring Style

There are many different kinds of engagement ring styles with different names for each, and some are named after the designer. Some designers will begin by drawing a design, and after your approval they will bring that drawling to life. In considering what kind of style to go for, different people from all walks of life have different choices and style of rings they would prefer. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as they say. Pensacola jewelers offer many catalogs to look at in order for you to choose which style you like.

Make It Last

Today, the most popular materials for engagement rings and wedding bands are yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and platinum. In addition to color and style, choosing the right material for your engagement ring has a lot to do with how well it will withstand the wear and tear of daily activity over the years. You should also consider your needs and wants if you’re planning on having matching wedding bands.

It Should Match

One other thing to keep in mind when looking at diamond engagement ring styles is your wedding ring. Your engagement ring and your wedding rings should match styles and metals, so consider avoiding “going all out” with a platinum engagement ring that is ornately decorated if you are not prepared to follow through with a platinum wedding band.

Consider Your Bride

The most important thing is to really consider your wife to be, and to be thoughtful when choosing your ring. The last thing that you want is for her to feel self-conscious about wearing it. Your precious ring should fit nicely on her finger, and should be a declaration of your love and commitment to her.

The Metal Is Important

Be aware of the ring metal – yellow gold, platinum or white gold. This choice is a matter of taste. White gold stays fresher looking for much longer than platinum, white gold is a little lighter than platinum and needs to be rhodium plated every 12-18 months. This costs you extra even after you have bought the ring. Platinum goes a dull greyish color very quickly but is regarded as the strongest precious metal and most resistant to damage. Many jewelers will promote platinum mainly due to the fact that there is a larger margin on this metal. Palladium is another option that is similar to platinum and white gold but is less expensive. It is a strong metal, has a permanent whiteness, is easy to polish and repair and is scratch resistant.

There are many things to consider when buying an engagement ring, and each makes its own individual statement. Depending on your taste, you can often find engagement ring styles that you cannot walk away from. For more information about your wedding and engagement rings visit


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Some Mistakes to Avoid When Buying Engagement Rings

Whether you are a local or are vacationing from far away, the process of selecting the perfect, special, Pensacola engagement ring is not an easy task. This is indeed an expensive investment and it will last you a lifetime. It really does not matter whether you have a large budget or not — there are some mistakes that many people across the board make. If you want to buy a unique engagement ring, it is important to follow some simple guidelines that will help you to make the best purchase.
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Alternatives to Diamond Rings

Alternatives to Diamond Engagement Rings

Diamond ring alternatives are now available that are prepared from materials like moissanite or cubic moissanite. As per the budget and taste of the buyer, different styles and designs of alternatives to diamond rings are available to choose from. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative to diamonds without compromising much on the beauty and brilliance that come with the actual diamond, then the diamond rings made of alternatives would be perfect for you. You can even find diamond alternatives that are prepared with a diamond hybrid. These hybrids can be beautifully used to design elegant diamond engagement rings. Below are some 3 alternatives to diamond rings. You can gather more information about each from your favorite jewelers in Pensacola.
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It was 1987 when I first became intrigued with the beautiful and very rare conch pearl. Also known as pink pearls, these calcareous concretions are produced by the queen conch (pronounced konk), which is found only in the warm waters of the Caribbean. The pearls produced by the queen conch are so rare that only one conch in ten thousand produces a pearl. And only one in one hundred pearls found are of gem quality.

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Six Mistakes Grooms Should Avoid When Shopping for an Engagement Ring

Congratulations! You are about to embark on one of the most joyous times in your life when you ask your soul mate to marry you. Of course, every proposal needs a stunning engagement ring to commemorate the occasion and to mark the beginning of a lifelong journey. While there are endless choices out there, we’re here to help you avoid making some common mistakes when you buy hers.

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New JTS Branding Embraces Authentic Logo

Jewelers Trade Shop was founded by my grandparents in 1956, when gas cost 22 cents per gallon, average annual wages were about $4,400, and Elvis made his first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” While we can’t bring back Elvis or 22-cent gas, we here at JTS did bring back the timeless style of our original logo to use as a basis for our recent rebranding project.

We’re proud to re-embrace the original look back into our branding, creating something new, strong and timeless.

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How to Rebuild a Prong and Resize an Heirloom Ring

Ok, so you inherited your grandmother’s favorite ring; beautiful, handmade filigree and very special to you. But Grandma Edna’s finger was 2 sizes bigger than yours! Here at JTS that is so easy to fix. One of our fine master jewelers can size your ring while you wait. But first let’s check the ring out. It is as old as Grandma Edna right? How does the shank look? Actually looks good and still thick enough to be safe. How bout the prongs?


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