Episode 37

How to Find the Perfect Diamond for Your Engagement Ring - with Kate Szirmay of Kate the Concierge

Hello and welcome back to the show! This is episode number 37 and today we're talking engagement rings and finding the perfect diamond for it!

Every ring is unique and personal. It makes your proposal memorable and, in many cases, it's passed down from generation to generation. To help us learn more is Kate Szirmay, owner of Kate the Concierge...a bespoke, full-service diamond concierge company.

Today, Kate and I discuss:

  • The 4 "C"'s of diamonds
  • Tips for finding the style that your significant other will love
  • What goes into creating a custom ring and how long the process takes
  • Things we can do every day to protect our heirloom diamond jewelry
  • So much more

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Felicia Zammit-McMann

Felicia is a former bride helping future brides plan their weddings in a fun and easy way - the way they should be - by sharing expert advice and personal anecdotes tackling couples most pressing and common wedding planning concerns and questions. She believes when you’re equipped with the right knowledge from the start, you’re better prepared to plan your wedding without the overwhelm and stress so many couples face.

In addition to hosting this awesome podcast, Felicia is the the owner and editor of Wedding Connections of the Hudson Valley - a regional online wedding publication based in upstate New York and is a 2019 40 under 40 Honoree in her local county for the work she’s done supporting weddings and wedding vendors in her community.

Her tips and advice have been featured in prominent wedding industry publications including The Overwhelmed Bride, The Budget Savvy Bride, and the former Wedding Industry Education.

She holds and M.A. in Communications and a B.A. in Fashion Design. During her time as an undergrad she studied in London and apprenticed with luxury couture wedding dress designer, Phillipa Lepley.

Outside of weddings, Felicia is a life-long Disney fan. She got engaged there and honeymooned there. She loves the New York Yankees, loves to cook, has a serious soft spot for cats, and is a huge history buff!