Natalie Portman stepped out at the Oscars with two wedding bands to match her uniuqe antique diamond engagement ring.
According to People Magazine, the subtle wedding bands were seen as an announcement of Portman’s marriage to Benjamin Millepied. Portman’s jeweler decided to give her not just one, but two beautiful wedding bands to flank the antique diamond situated in her engagement ring.
To match Portman’s eco-friendly nature, the jeweler used recycled metals and conflict-free diamonds and for Millepied’s, his wedding band is made of recycled platinum.
If you’re in the market for unique diamond engagement ring and are passionate about the environment, you should ask your jeweler to incorporate recycled precious metals and old European cut diamonds in the design of your ring.
So you’re about to tie the knot with your girlfriend and you don’t think you have enough knowledge when it comes to engagement rings let alone unique vintage engagement rings. In that case it might just be in your best interest to head out to an expert retailer. However, we’ve put together some helpful tips you should take into account before making your decision.
Lets start with the diamond, and frankly speaking size does not matter but all expert jewelers know that the most important factor of the diamond is the sparkle and that sparkle all starts with the cut. This component should not be under looked and before you make this purchase know the diamond cut and remember that the sparkle, cut is the most crucial component because it determines how radiant the diamond is.
Know the return policy from the retailer before making the purchase, sometimes it’s very difficult to spot a flaw when you first purchase the ring, but your fiancée might notice it when she wears it. Try to shop with a retailer that has at least a 30 day return policy.
Last and not least remember when you’re on the prowl for an antique looking engagement ring or a contemporary engagement ring, always remember to think outside of the box and keep that special someone’s passions in mind and make the best possible choice.