Hi. My name is Jackson. I recently graduated college and am now working for an advertising agency with clients such as PGI and GIA. I'm into all kinds of music, movies, and books. I spend most my time with my girlfriend, who I've been with for over a year now. We have gotten pretty serious and I am thinking about popping the question--when I can afford to!
Thu 25 Feb, 2010 12:05 pm - I don't care about the resale value. I care more about being able to get it insured at the right value and being sure I got what I paid for and that it hasn't been artificially enhanced... (view)
Wed 24 Feb, 2010 02:22 pm - Makes sense. I've also been reading that you need a grading report to verify your diamond's stats...four Cs, proportions, etc. I've heard of a few labs, but GIA seems to be the most... (view)
Thu 18 Feb, 2010 11:53 am - I've noticed that some sites selling engagement rings offer GIA certification on the diamond and some don't. Should you generally only buy diamonds with a grading report and what risks do... (view)
Mon 8 Feb, 2010 04:43 pm - Thanks for all the awesome feedback! You make a good point that doing it in public has a lot of potential to go bad and, more importantly, puts a lot of (unfair) pressure on her.
The more I... (view)
Thu 28 Jan, 2010 06:15 pm - Thanks for the info and advice. I'll keep that in mind about the thickness of the shank. If I were to buy platinum, it'd be because it's capable of looking perfect after 80+ years... (view)
Mon 11 Jan, 2010 06:47 pm - Do women generally care more about the quality or appearance of the ring? From everything i've heard, platinum sounds like the better quality metal in terms of strength and purity, but... (view)
Tue 15 Dec, 2009 07:19 pm - I'm trying to come up with proposal ideas and I'm wondering if there is anything that you absolutely must or must NOT do. The kinds of things that make or break the proposal. Things like... (view)