How to Make Your Summer Proposal Spectacular

July, 11 2018

Summers are about enjoying the great outdoors, barbeques, fireworks, and getting away from it all with unforgettable vacations with family and friends. Summer's also peak wedding time, so love is already livelier in the air than usual.

If you're looking to pop the question, you may not realize that summer is one of the most popular times to get engaged. Along with other holidays peppered throughout the year, the 4th of July and the summer months make for a beautiful backdrop

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5 Ways to Pop the Question During Pride

June, 13 2018

June is Gay Pride Month, and John Atencio couldn’t be prouder to support equal rights and inclusivity for all. Gay Pride celebrations take place in major cities across the United States, including Denver, Boulder, and the surrounding areas. If you’re coming to town for the Pride celebration or looking for a unique way to pop the question during the month, we have five creative ways to ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you not just this month but

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7 of the Most Popular Types of Engagement Rings

April, 23 2018

Buying an engagement ring can be one of the most exciting and challenging purchase you’ll make in life. There are so many things to consider when searching for the right engagement ring for the love of your life. The classic option is a simple band with a solitaire diamond, but there’s always a trend in style at various times, and that’s another option to consider. Let’s look at seven of the most popular engagement ring styles to help you find the ring to ask

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5 Reasons to Pour Your Love into a Customized Engagement Ring

March, 22 2018

Falling in love and knowing they are the one, is one of the most beautiful things in life. You meet, you hit it off, and you eventually want to spend the rest of your life with that person. Along the way, you show your love and appreciation with notes, gifts, treats, and surprises. When you’re ready to pop the question, you’ll start thinking about the perfect engagement ring to ask for her hand in marriage. When it comes to engagement rings, you have a lot to choose from

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Why Choosing an Engagement Ring is Hard for Men…and What to Do About It

March, 19 2018

Popping the question is the easiest and the hardest thing you’ll ever do. You know it’s time to ask, but you probably don’t know when to ask, where to ask, or what type of engagement ring to buy. You’re not alone. Men typically have a tough time choosing an engagement ring that showcases their love for the woman they want to spend the rest of their lives with.

It’s natural to be anxious about making such a big purchase and then getting down on one knee.

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Colorado Snowstorm?  New Engagement Rings Will Keep You Warm!

February, 02 2016

Always designing, creating, and evolving.  Always. 

John graces us with three brand new designs for the New Year.  Rhythm, Reflection and Fantasy. Common to each of these is the all-encompassing embrace of secure gold around brilliant round diamonds.  What makes them different, however, is what also makes them uniquely John Atencio.

Rhythm appears as a variation of a time-honored favorite with a little flair of its own.  The ultimate compliment to the

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Season of Engagement

January, 12 2016

I really despise using blanket definitions for blog introductions.  Really, I do.  However, in this case, I will quell those feelings to emphasize my point. 

What is trust?  Trust is defined as ‘reliance on the integrity, strength, and ability of a person or thing’ as well as ‘the obligation or responsibility imposed on a person in whom confidence or authority is placed’. 

John Atencio has been in business for 40 years.  We

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