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Top Places for a Wedding Reception in America by State—First State, New Mexico

By admin_51480 | April 13, 2021

New Mexico became a state in 1912. It has so much to offer in beauty, culture, and its rich history. Additionally, it is an amazing state that is terrific for holding a beautiful wedding reception. There is a plethora of venues to pick from for a post wedding follow up celebration. Some of those venues …

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Necklaces and Pendants Jewelry Historically Through Time

By admin_51480 | April 13, 2021
Necklaces and Pendants Jewelry Historical Through Time by Southwest Originals 505-363-7150

Necklaces and pendants are worn around one’s neck. This aspect regarding both jewelry types makes this type of jewelry highly visible. Large gemstones too big for a ring or earrings can easily be made part of a necklace or pendant. This functional feature of both types of jewelry is and added plus for people that …

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The Remarkable Saga of Engagement Rings

By admin_51480 | March 13, 2021
The Remarkable Saga of Engagement Rings by Southwest Originals 505-363-7150

The historical beginnings of the engagement ring are a little shocking and not very romantic. Today, we see a symbol of love and commitment, that was once an indication of mere ownership. Thankfully times have changed, and with wedding season fast approaching, now is a good time to learn more about its significance before procuring …

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The History of Men’s Rings

By admin_51480 | March 12, 2021
The history of Men's Rings by Southwest Originals 505-363-7150

Before the modern age of technology, and digital identification, agreements or correspondences were established by seal-rings. Rings have been used to symbolize wedding vows, wealth, and authority throughout recorded history. In ancient times, seal-rings were used as personal identification or official signatures by pressing the ring into ink or wax, creating a one-of-a-kind stamp. However, …

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