The Do's and Don'ts of Taking Care of Your Engagement Ring

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Do purchase insurance

"Insurance is necessary to protect your financial investment in the event that something gets lost, stolen or damaged," explains jewelry

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Photo by: CN Digital Studio

Do purchase insurance

"Insurance is necessary to protect your financial investment in the event that something gets lost, stolen or damaged," explains jewelry designer Sylvie Levine . "It is also important to have your jewelry appraised every five years as the cost of diamonds and precious metals go up. If you were to lose something which was appraised 10 years ago, the insured value would be far less than the actual replacement cost."

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Wed, May 30, 2012 11:44 AM EDT
Anne-Marie Scali, BRIDES



You've spent months, perhaps years, dreaming of the perfect engagement ring. Now that it's a permanent fixture on your left hand, you'll want to ensure it stays just as shiny and sparkly for many years to come. From the chemicals to avoid to where to store your ring, here are a few do's and dont's on how to care for your engagement sparkler.



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