Who Says You Cannot Wear A Tiara In The Bathtub? - Here shown Princess Margaret of England
For many centuries, tiaras have been linked to a royal lineage. They are usually only worn during special occasions, such as a coronation or a holiday. One of the reasons they are not worn more often is because of their high value. When not being used, they are kept under heavy guard in vaults that have sophisticated security features. The Egyptians are said to have started the trend of having royalty wear a tiara as a sign of power. Egyptian hieroglyphs show kings and queens wearing elaborate headdresses. These do not resemble the tiaras that are worn by modern royalty. However, they served the same purpose. Here are the tiaras that are currently the most valuable:
1. The Tiara Of Eugenie
This particular tiara sold for an amazing 7.8 million British pounds. This is the current world record price (Read More.....)
Picture Credit- The Antique Engagement Rings
Gone are the days when you could safely buy any engagement ring for your fiancé and be sure that she would love it. Thanks to news about celebrity engagement rings and what is hot and what is not when it comes to jewelry, girls now want the latest even when it comes to their engagement rings. So, before you go ahead and choose an engagement ring to woo her, here are six of the latest trends of 2013 that you should keep in mind when picking up a ring for your ladylove -
1. Coloured Stones
Yes, times have changed. Diamond is no longer the stone of choice for rings and jewelry. Do you want to buy a ring that will completely sweep your beloved off her feet? If yes, then instead of giving her rings with a large diamond on top, give an engagement ring with a sapphire or emerald. These coloured stones are in trend and you will see a lot of (Read More.....)
Beautiful Wedding Tiaras And Hairstyles
When you are thinking about including a tiara in your wedding you also need to think about what sort of hairstyle you want to go with it. There are a variety of hairstyles that look beautiful and go well with all sorts of tiaras. From the simple to the elegant, these hairstyles can change the way the tiara looks and the impression your guests have. Here are some hairstyles for you to think about:
1. Long and flowing
– The simplest hairstyle for your wedding is often the best when it comes to a natural theme. Tiaras that are large or flowery tend to go well with long, flowing hair. Add some waves for body or leave it straight to give it a more modern look.
2. Half (Read More.....)
Many people claim Kim Kardashian is one of the most beautiful women in the world. She is known for her striking facial features and her stunning smokey eyes. Her wedding sparked lots of interest, primarily from all the disappointed men; being that she had been finally been taken off the market! Kim made some terrific wedding attire choices, and doted NOT ONE look but THREE wedding dresses!! All three of Kim's dresses were couture wedding dresses, and she wore over $ 15 million worth of diamonds. Kim and husband, NBA star Kris Humphries, were featured in PEOPLE, with 11 pages dedicated to exclusive photos, interviews, and lovely details of her big day. The most unique look of all her wedding looks was the first look she choose to walk down the isle. Later in her wedding, she let her hair down and changed her gown. The first (Read More.....)
One of the best hairstyles of the past couple years is Blake Lively's hair for Gossip Girl on the episode featuring the white party. Her hair was loosely tossed back into a large bun of curls which were framed with braids. The hair was styled after looks reminiscent of the Bohemian and Grecian inspired hairstyles. The romantic hairstyle was also accented with two stone jeweled headbands, one worn along side the braid framing the bun and another close to her forehead. There are a number of pave set ribbon headpieces that you can purchase instead of a traditional tiara that would nicely complement this particular look. Many of these jeweled headbands are fashioned on the back (Read More.....)
Heavy wedding necklaces can be a very bold and glamorous look for a bride. In bridal fashion shows they often feature brides wearing chunky necklaces because it produces a wow effect. Large necklaces can be a powerful statement showing the bride has confidence in wearing something a little bit more risque than the average bride would be able to wear. We show you a couple of pointers if you are considering a wearing a large stone necklace...
The first and last thing about wedding jewelry is balance. Wearing a large necklace can look extremely impressive, so long as you balance it with the gown. Perhaps your hair can be a little bit larger, and you skip wearing earrings, and consider wearing a larger headpiece at the back of your hair. Splitting up the weight of the jewelry at both the front and the back can be an effective solution for a bride who wants a heavier necklace.
I think the number one let down I saw over the years is seeing brides pick out extremely small scaled jewelry that you would need an (Read More.....)
Carrie Underwood was the latest celebrity to be wearing a stately diamond wedding tiara for her wedding. In fact, the 40 carat tiara was a gift from her husband Mike. What a magnificent gift!The American Idol winner married NHL hockey player Mike Fischer at the Ritz Carlton in Greensboro, Georgia, on July 10, and walked down the isle wearing a chantilly lace and silk organza Monique Lhuillier gown. People magazine showcased their wedding in their July issue which had hues of pink though-out. Carrie walked down the aisle to a string quartet playing Wagner’s Bridal Chorus. The reception and ballroom was bathed in pink. "There was pink lighting and pink things hanging from the ceiling, flower balls and ribbon and sparkles," Carrie describes. Carrie’s nephew Max was the ring bearer and Mike’s cousin Hanna was flower girl. Carrie’s dog Ace was decked out in a Swarovski crystal-encrusted pink (Read More.....)