Weddings in Birmingham, AL - Marriage Proposals

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How to Design a Gemstone Engagement Ring

With planning, you can have a beautiful piece of jewelry

The engagement ring is a meaningful piece of jewelry that represents the betrothal between you and your fiance. There is no better way to honor the occasion than to design your own gemstone engagement ring.... Read More

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Places to Propose Marriage

Make your proposal memorable with a unique and beautiful setting

Popping the question -- and figuring out where, exactly, to do it -- ranks among the biggest decisions a guy will ever make. After all, it's an experience she'll remember forever. Whether she's a traditionalist or a bit more "out there," it's possible to make a statement -- tear-jerking results (and a resounding "yes") all but guaranteed.... Read More

Planning Reminder:

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Announce the good news

Newly engaged? Tell the world whatever way best gets the good word out. An e-mail, Facebook status update and local newspaper announcement are all acceptable -- or do all three. And be sure to call non-locals not plugged into the web, like Grandma.

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Wedding Glossary


A traditional setting for a solitaire engagement ring that includes a plain band with a set of prongs that holds the diamond. Also called a Tiffany mount.

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