According to the lastest report by the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, an estimated 6 million people will get engaged each year on Feb. 14, up from 4 million last year. An estimated 14 million people will be engaged sometime this year.
The study reported that 30 percent of consumers named a weekend getaway or vacation as the best setting to pop the question, while a romantic proposal at home took second place (19 percent).
Here are some of the most watched proposals to hit YouTube in the past few years.
Even a hint of color against an otherwise neutral fashion palette can add a spark of originality and convey personality. Some women will do this with a silk scarf tucked into the collar of their suit jacket, or even a pair of bright heels peeking out from the cuff of their slacks. Many women will use jewelry for this hint of pizzazz, especially in professional environments such as the office or corporate gala events. Continue reading
Creating the right look can be a combination of having good foundation pieces and an eye for correlating styles and textures. For many women, this can expand wardrobe potential, even if there are a select amount of favorite garments to choose from. When it comes to accessorizing, it can be easy to end up with a vast collection of different pieces, so that the variety adds to the look. This can also lead to a plethora of different rings for different occasions. Continue reading
While many trends come and go from year to year, what makes fine jewelry trends really fun is how they always seem to come back around in a really new and exciting way. We’ve kept our eye on the latest fine jewelry trends to hit the runways and your jewelry boxes in the year 2014 at Samuels Jewelers, and we’ve loved what we’ve found so far! Continue reading
Jewelry can often serve a dual function for women, which includes both physical embellishment and emotional attachment. Rings can be a way to visually communicate with others about personal style, individual aesthetics, and even unique life histories. While some pieces may be reserved for special occasions or to complement a specific outfit, everyday rings will often include a psychological connection.
Engagement and wedding rings are especially prone to this deeper meaning. For some women, flaunting the diamond and the band are not only a way to show off style, but also to show off status. This further enhances the connection to adornment and places an emotional attachment to the piece. Continue reading
Everyone knows that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but finding the best of friends when it comes to your diamonds will mean knowing the 4 C’s of diamonds. At Samuels Jewelers, we know how important it is for you to get the most bang for your buck, and we want to teach you just how to find the perfect diamond for your next piece! Continue reading
Whether you’re going casual, or dressing up for a party or special event, the right jewelry can make or break your entire look. Whether you’re striving to hit new fashion heights with the season’s hottest pieces, or you’d simply prefer a more classic and refined look, fashionable jewelry has the ability to completely transform any look into one that reaches an entirely new level when the right pieces are chosen. Continue reading
You may think that jewelry only has its place with formal attire, but your everyday outfits can really be brought to new heights when paired with the right pieces of fine or fashion jewelry. At Samuels Jewelers, we love jewelry, and we know just how important the right pieces are when it comes to fitting jewelry into everyday looks. Continue reading
If you’re like most dads, buying jewelry for your grad can be tough. You want to mark the occasion of passage into adulthood with a piece of jewelry, and since your grad will likely keep this memento for the rest of their lives, you want to pick something worthy. So now the pressure is on to get a piece of jewelry that they will keep and wear both now and later.
We know just how to help you find the perfect gift for your pride and joy, and can offer jewelry and watches for your sons and daughters. Here are some great ideas for those dads that want to give the gift that will last for a lifetime. Continue reading
Proposing to your significant others is a very tricky endeavor. You want to be sure to make it an occasion he or she will never forget, and yet don’t want to go too far overboard. A marriage proposal can take place in any number of ways, but there are some ways you can make it suitable for you. In other words, a proposal can and should be personal and not a cookie-cutter script. Continue reading