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Popping The Question: A Look At The “Bling” Then and Now

Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn ЛИЛ Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011 Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011 Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011 Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011 Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011 Popping the Question: A LOOK AT THẾ Bling" NOW VS. THEN Proposals in the 1960s Modern-Day Proposals The 1960s were a more Things have changed, but not too much. Today, women have a melting pot of choices in rings, and proposals have become much more traditional time, when 1 in 2 men asked the father's permission to marry his daughter. Things were more simple during this decade and not all about the "bling." elaborate. Famous PROPOSALS+ Frank Sinatra & Mia Antonio Pierce & Jocelyn Farrow (1964) Maldonado (2007) Sinatra proposed to Mia on NFL Linebacker Antoinio Pierce a transcontinental flight by proposed to his model girlfriend, surprising her with the ring Jocelyn, at The River Café in in a cake box. The $85,000 Brooklyn after taking her for a ring had a solitaire pear- helicopter ride over Manhatlan. The shaped diamond. ring was placed on top of a Brooklyn Bridge cake that was covered in pink roses. Johnny Cash & June Carter (1968) Middleton (2010) Prince William & Kate The two met backstage at While in Kenya, Prince the Grand Ole Opry, and 12 vWilliam flew Kate in a years later Johnny helicopter to a lake near proposed to June during a Mount Kenya and proposed, live performance at the giving his new fiancée London Arena, in London, Princess Diana's oval Ontario. sapphire engagement ring. The BLING+ #1 THE TOP 5 most popular ring shapes in 2011 Early 60s +Round+ During the early 60s, a traditional style was very popular. Traditional #5 engagement rings worn during this time had 3 stones. #3 +Asscher+ + Cushion + +Radiant + Middle 1960s +Princess Engagement rings in the mid- 60s were, simple and reflected the clothing styles of These elegant rings featured one solitaire diamond on a yellow gold band. Here are the Top 5 Design Elements for engagement rings. The cuts ranged from: round oval marquise the time. #2 Prong setting Late 1960s Pavé setting/ diamonds Channel setting/ diamonds Some of the designs were inspired by the natural world and the hippie look. These rings had wider and more embellished bands. Baguette side stones Cathedral setting Another popular style was the cocktail ring, which consisted of a dramatic large stone surrounded by a cluster of smallgemstones that formed a shape in the middle of the ring. Some color was also added in during this time; rubies, sapphires, and emeralds took the place of some diamond rings. Most Brides prefer White Gold over any other type of material for their rings. Only 5% of engagement rings are two-tone. 7% 1% Average age for first-time marriages in 2010: Yellow Gold The average age for first- time marriages in 1960: Palladium 3% Sterling Silver Rose Gold, Titanium, Tungsten and Cobalt are all preferred by less than 16% Men Men Platinum 22.8 28.2 1% of brides. 73% Women Women White Gold O 20.3 C 26.1 75% of diamonds sold world- wide are round diamonds. The average cost for a diamond engagement ring: Engagement rings have always been a big purchase for men, and the price has always been high for the cost of living, Here is a look at how the prices have changed through the years. 1960 1976 1985 1988 1999 2005 2009 2010 $167 $400 $950 $1,300 $3,000 $4,000 $3,500 $3,100 The national average for an engagement ring trended down due to the Great Recession and increased purchase options for consumers. http://www.bluenite.com http://wedding theknot.com http://gossip.about.com http://www.whasdatedwho.com http://engagementrings.lovetoknow.com http://www.ranker.com https://www.idexontine.com http://select.nytimes.com http://news.google.com http://haneymoons.about.com http://www.post-gazette.com http://www.prefectweddingring.com http://the http://www.infoplease.com http://articles.cn.com/ ridal.com August 2011

Popping The Question: A Look At The “Bling” Then and Now

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