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There’s not really a firm rule that dictates the budget to set when it comes to selecting Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL. But prior to choosing a ring, simply decide upon on a budget that you’re comfortable with to help ensure you’ll find one that’s ideal for you. You’ve probably heard of the old saying that an engagement ring typically should cost three months of your pay. However, this is not necessarily accurate. A budget for Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL depends upon the preferences of your significant other as well as your own tastes.
The experienced, knowledgeable staff at AAA Jewelry & Diamond Exchange can help you choose from our selection of Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL and other variety of gemstones that offer a balance of quality with size at a price that’s agreeable to your budget.
Our full-service jewelry store carries a broad selection of settings for Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL. We’ll help you assess the various options available by considering your partner’s personality, style preferences and lifestyle.
Ring styles may often vary from a solitaire ring or halo engagement ring to one that’s a custom design. That’s why it’s useful that you get some guidance in finding a setting that’s ideal for your partner. Without a doubt, choosing a style of Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL just might be the most challenging part of purchasing a ring. For starters, take into account the types of clothes and accessories that your partner wears. This can offer some useful clues as to if they’d like Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL that’s traditional, contemporary, glamorous or a combination of these styles. Be sure to be listen for any tips your partner may offer.
Naturally, diamonds remain the classic selection when it comes to Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL.
Gaining an understanding of the “four C’s” – (cut, color, carat and clarity) will help to identify a diamond that will fit your budget and other preferences.
To select a diamond that’s right for you and your partner, we typically advise choosing the shape of the gem and then determining a balance between quality and size. In some cases, picking a smaller diamond will result in greater quality, while choosing a diamond of a lower cut grade with some color can enable you to obtain a higher carat weight that’s still in your budget. Since they tend to be more affordable than mined diamonds of relatively similar carat weight and shape, choosing a laboratory-created diamond is also a good way of optimizing your center diamond in your budget.
Since the personal jewelry you select such as Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL is such an important choice, it deserves your attention and consistent care to help protect and preserve it for many years to come. Ask our experienced staff for tips on how you to care for Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL to ensure yours remains in optimal condition.
In addition to a wide selection of beautiful Engagement Rings Oak Brook IL, we also buy gold! Check out these fast facts about gold:
- -Gold is very malleable. In fact, just one ounce of it can stretch into a golden thread nearly five miles in length. It can even be used as sewing thread!
- -It was approximately 700 B.C. when gold coins first appeared in circulation.
- -The symbol for gold on the periodic table of elements is AU. The atomic number for gold is 79.
- -Gold’s melting point is just under 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
- -”Welsh” gold is naturally occurring in specific regions of Wales. Though highly sought for its scarcity, it is not mined any longer.
- -”Alluvial” gold is usually discovered in riverbeds by sifting it from flowing water.
- -Mined by humans for over five thousand years, gold has been found on each continent.
- -The coffin unearthed in King Tut’s tomb had about one-and-a-half tons of of gold.
- -A non-reactive metal, gold doesn’t rust. Plus, it can conduct electricity and electricity.
- -Besides caesium and copper, gold is the only non-white colored metal.
- -The body of a human weighing 150 pounds contains about .2 milligrams of gold. It can serve an important role in maintaining joint health. Also, because gold is conductive, it actually can help to transmit electrical signals through the body.
- -In compiling the abundance of the elements in the Earth’s crust, gold is 75th.
- -There is approximately nine billion (mostly non-extractable) metric tons of gold in the oceans.
- -It’s rarer to find a gold nugget weighing one troy ounce than a five-carat diamond.
- -The weight of a cubic foot of gold is one-half ton.
- -Since it is chemically inactive, exposure to moisture, heat and air does not affect gold.
- -Gold is referred to over 400 times in the King James Bible.
- -Throughout recorded history, mining has produced approximately 142,000 tons of gold.
- -Due to its pliability, it’s possible to mold pure gold by hand. (It’s edible too: you can add gold flakes to foods or beverages.)
- -Pure gold is tasteless and odorless.
- -Australian scientists found the existence of gold particles within the leaves on Eucalyptus trees.
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Here’s some interesting facts about diamonds:
As far back as the year 300 B.C., diamonds were being utilized for engraving gemstones.
- -It’s possible to burn diamonds. However, to do so requires heat of about 1300 degrees Fahrenheit. A jeweler’s torch or a house fire could theoretically attain that temperature.
- -D through Z diamonds are generally the most widely in use within the jewelry industry. But diamonds are available in a wide range of colors. For diamonds that are naturally-colored, the rarest are orange, blue, green and red, with brown and yellow the most common.
- -The weight of diamonds is measured in carats. The term carat derives from “keration”, which is the Greek word for the carob plant. The seed of the carob plant was utilized for many years as the standard for weighing valuable stones.
- -Discovered way back in 1905, the Cullinan diamond is the biggest rough diamond at weight of just over three thousand carats.
- -The formation of diamonds occured eons ago via a combination of massive pressure and extremely high temperatures at depths of up to 120 miles below the surface of the earth.
- -Volcanic activity causes diamond crystals to shift closer to the planet’s surface.
- -Approximately 30% of diamonds mined around the world are gem-quality.
- -Before the 1700s, India was the nation where most of the world’s diamonds were mined. Around the 1720s, though, diamonds were found in Brazil as production of the stones in India was declining.
- -By the 1840s, discovery of diamonds took place in North America, only to be eclipsed by diamond mining in Africa by the 1870s.
- -According to value and volume, Russian was the leading producer of diamonds by 2014.
- -When the Ekati mine and other mines in Canada opened in the late 1980s, North America became the source of nearly 10 percent of total worldwide production of diamonds.
- -Although the USA produces hardly any commercial diamonds for consumption, it still purchases about 40 percent of the world’s gem-quality diamonds, which makes it the biggest market for diamonds.
- -Among the most well-known gems in the world, the Hope diamond is gray/blue in color and weighs a little more than 45 carats. It’s been at the Smithsonian Institution since 1958.
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