Archive for November 26, 2013
Concrete is much more versatile than many people give it credit for. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about concrete is hard, gray slabs used for building sidewalks, and the basement of a house. But these are only limited ways of utilizing concrete. The ancient Egyptians used it as infill material for the Giza Necropolis pyramids, but many people use it today as more than just a filler. Several modern designs use concrete flooring, which can give the same visual appeal that any other type flooring offers. There are many options with decorative concrete flooring that has made it a popular choice in recent years.
One of the advantages of concrete flooring is that it is much more cost effective than tiles, hardwood floors, and carpet. The installation of concrete flooring is also
A lot of focus is given to the main stone in a diamond engagement ring. We worry about the color, the cut, the clarity, the carat-weight, and any other C we can think of. But while a beautiful main stone can be a major factor in the beauty of a ring, the setting can be every bit as important. Here are a few common setting types, and what they can do for the overall look of your ring.
- Prong Set Engagement Rings. This is probably the most common style of setting, where the main stone is held in place by narrow metal arms. The prong setting securely holds a main stone while allowing light to enter from the sides and even the bottom, to give your main stone some extra sparkl