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57 Exquisite Cushion-Cut Engagement Rings
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57 Exquisite Cushion-Cut Engagement Rings

01 Of 57 CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane Petite Cushion CZ Ring Courtesy of CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane SHOP NOW: CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane, $129 02 of 57 Helzberg Diamonds Morganite & 1/4 Ct Diamond Ring in 14k Rose Gold Courtesy of Helzberg Diamonds SHOP NOW: Helzberg Diamonds, $699.88 03 of 57 ILA Karina East West Cushion Cut White Sapphire with Diamond Pave Ring in 14k Recycled Yellow Gold Courtesy of ILA SHOP NOW: ILA, $795 04 of 57 Shane Co.

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A Jeweler's Tips for Shopping for Your Wedding Bands

While engagement rings usually get all the attention, from finding your style to taking the perfect ring selfie, there are two other rings that are equally as important (if not more so!) that you can't forget about: your wedding bands. If your engagement ring symbolizes the love it took to get engaged, your wedding band symbolizes your commitment to one another, and the future you're building together.
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Why Women Don't Propose

In 2016, we have Hillary Clinton shattering glass ceilings, Sheryl Sandberg telling us to "lean in," and BeyoncГ© singing anthems about how girls run the world. But when it comes to the marriage proposal, women are somehow fine taking a backseat. Why is it still so hard for women to ask, "Will you marry me?
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Engagement Chicken Recipe and Success Stories

If you've got an itch to get engaged, your proposal might be one dinner away - that is, if you cook up the engagement chicken recipe. Legend has it that if you cook up crispy-yet-juicy whole chicken stuffed with lemons, your significant other will get down on one knee and pop the question you've been dying for them to ask.
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5 Things You Can't Forget to Say When You Propose

Are you getting ready to pop the question to the person you love? Congratulations! It's a big moment, and a little preparation will go a long way. Sure, saying a variation of “Will you marry me?” is the most important part, but there's a lot more to it. We turned to Holly Blum, expert speech writer, word whisperer, and owner of A Speech to Remember, to help us break down what to say when proposing.
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Why These Real Brides Popped the Question

"I had made it clear to my longtime boyfriend that I never wanted to get married. I'd seen too many not work out. I'd also made it clear I'd be his forever and loved living with him but didn't see the point of the piece of paper. Tim really wanted to get married but didn't want to pressure me. One morning I woke up, looked at his dear face, and thought, 'What am I afraid of?
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What to Wear for Engagement Photos

Stumped on what to wear for your engagement photos? You're not alone. As these sentimental snapshots will appear on everything from your save-the-dates and wedding website to the walls of your first home, it's important to put together looks that feel 100 percent you. Before you shop your closet or hit the mall, consider these 12 expert tips from stylists and photographers regarding what to wear (and what not to wear) for your upcoming engagement shoot.
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How to Announce Your Engagement to Your Coworkers (and Your Boss)

Getting engaged is incredibly exciting, and so is spreading the news! Telling your family and friends about this milestone in your life means you get to relive that special moment every time-what's not to love? And when you head back to work, you'll have a whole new batch of people to tell: your coworkers and even your boss, too!
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A Man Proposed To His Harry Potter-Loving Girlfriend With A Ring Inspired By Hogwarts

For hardcore Harry Potter fans, nothing says "I love you" like showing a thorough appreciation of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. That's exactly what Reddit user Katiemack777's fiancГ© did when he proposed: He popped the question with a custom-designed ring, featuring several gems that each represent Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff-the four magical houses from the famed fictional school of wizardry.
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3 Things to Never Do to Your Engagement Ring

Your engagement ring isn't just a symbol of your union. It's also an heirloom in the making, a precious piece of jewelry that can be passed down through generations-as long as you take proper care of it. Of course, you know never to open boxes or try to pop bottle tops with your ring (trust us, people do try!
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9 Adorable and Fun Ways to Announce Your Engagement

Congratulations! You've said, "Yes!" We're sure you want to shout it from the rooftops, but you may be having some trouble figuring out how. To help you, we've compiled some adorable (and unique) ways to tell the world-or at least your family and friends-that you're engaged. 1. Snail Mail In this digital age, we all know there's nothing quite like getting some snail mail of the fun and happy variety.
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Alternative Ways to Wear Your Engagement Ring and Wedding Band

Tradition states that your engagement ring goes on the ring finger of your left hand, and that it goes outside of your wedding band once you've said “I do.” But did you know that's not the only way to wear your rings? Our experts have a few different combos that are worth a look. Wearing your wedding band on your left hand dates back to Roman tradition and the ancient belief that a vein ran directly from the left ring finger to the heart.
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Millennials Are Still Buying Diamonds

Apparently, it's not only pricey avocado toast that's preventing millennials from saving enough money to buy homes. According to a new report from De Beers, the cash-strapped generation is singlehandedly responsible for a whopping 41 percent of all diamond jewelry sales-even though they only make up 27 percent of the population.
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These 5 Outdoor Spots in Houston Are Ideal for Popping THAT Question

Choosing to propose to your partner is a big decision - let alone where to do it! For our Houston brides and grooms wanting to officially take your love off the market, these one-of-a-kind proposal spots are sure to be a totally gorgeous proposal backdrop. From gardens to reflection pools, you're sure to find the ideal outdoor spot to ask the biggest question of your life.
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Here's How to Announce Your Engagement on Social Media the Right Way

One minute, you're having a totally regular day, and the next, your partner is down on one knee and asking you to spend the rest of your lives together! Getting engaged is a major milestone, and it's news that you'll want to share ASAP. But before you start that Instagram story, take a peek at these six tips for sharing this moment with the world.
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My Husband Lost his Wedding Band! What Should We Do?

Maybe he was helping out with the dishes or took it off at the gym-either way, accidents happen, and now your husband is without a wedding band. Take a deep breath (and let him out of the doghouse)-our experts are here to help! My groom lost his wedding band. What should he do? First of all, here's what he shouldn't do: Panic.
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Here's How to Buy Your Guy the Perfect Engagement Ring

In matters of the heart, when you know, you just know! For many couples, that realization that they've found the One leads to marriage. Traditionally, it's a man who proposes to a woman, often with a sparkling diamond ring in tow. But tradition is boring! We say, if you want to be the one to get down on one knee and propose to him, go for it!
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5 Sneaky Ways to Drops Hints About Your Dream Engagement Ring

Is your significant other acting more nervous or budget conscious than usual? Has one of your rings mysteriously disappeared and then reappeared? Well he's probably planning to propose, so it might not be a bad idea to start dropping hints about what kind of engagement ring you want. While you may have picked out your dream rock ages ago, chances are your S.
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A Quick Guide to Popular Wedding Band Styles

Although the engagement ring bling usually takes center stage, finding the right wedding band is equally as important. Depending on your preferences, your band can either highlight your existing sparkler or be a statement-making piece of its own. To help you get started with finding your perfect band, we turned to Julie Yoakum, Chief Merchandising Officer for Blue Nile and Hollie Bonneville Barden, Head Designer at De Beers, to demystify the shopping process and explain the most popular styles.
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10 Rules for Taking Engagement Ring Selfies

You've got the guy and you've got the ring! Now, what do you do before jumping into months of wedding planning? You've got to take that coveted engagement ring selfie, of course! You've been dreaming of this snazzy snap ever since the hashtag began trending and now you can't wait to mark this milestone by telling the whole wide world (or at least just your Instagram followers) that the love of your life popped the question.
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