Posts by Caitlin Wells

Unique East West Engagement Ring Settings

Couples looking for a non-traditional engagement ring option are increasingly drawn to east-west settings. Though they’ve been around for a while, east-west settings are currently trending and becoming more widely available. Read on to learn more about what sets this fashionable yet practical alternative apart. What is an east west engagement ring? An east west…

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The Best Clothes Colors to Go With Rose Gold Necklaces

Unexpected and eye-catching rose gold necklaces are a decidedly feminine alternative to yellow gold, white gold or silver. Flattering on a wide range of skin tones and suiting a variety of styles, rose gold is also totally on trend. While we think rose gold actually compliments just about any outfit color, here are a few tried and true combinations to…

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The Top 7 Engagement Ring Center Stone Shapes

When you begin the search for the engagement ring of your dreams, one of the best places to start is the center stone shape. The center stone is of course the main focal point of the ring, and before you choose the engagement ring setting or a wedding band, you’ll want to be able to…

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Beautiful Ring Enhancers for Every Budget

Ring jackets are one of the most exciting jewelry trends of the past few years. Also known as a ring wrap or a ring enhancer, a ring jacket is made to be paired with an existing engagement ring to augment its size and appearance. They simply slip on around the engagement ring, partially or fully…

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The Pros and Cons of Eternity Rings

How do you promise a love that will last forever? One option is a dazzling diamond eternity band. The name really says it all. The concept of an eternity ring is an unbroken loop of precious metal and gemstones — typically diamonds. Without an end point in sight, these rings create a clear symbol of…

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The Pros and Cons of Double Halo Engagement Rings

With the rising popularity of halo engagement rings in recent years, we’ve also seen an uptick in couples seeking out the less common double halo engagement ring. As you probably know, the defining feature of a halo ring is a collection of smaller accent diamonds that circle around the center stone to boost its radiance.…

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Should You Consider Sapphire For Your Engagement Ring?

Gemstone engagement rings offer a bold and striking alternative to traditional diamond rings. And out of the rainbow of possibilities, sapphires are probably the most prized gemstone for adding color to your ring. From celebrities to royalty, many influential couples have chosen engagement rings featuring sapphires for a more unique and personal symbol of their…

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Are Halo Engagement Rings Just a Fad?

If you’ve shopped for an engagement ring recently or kept an eye on the engagement rings chosen by friends and family, then you’re probably familiar with halo engagement rings. Halo settings are cleverly crafted to enhance the center stone and maximize brilliance, so it’s no surprise that this style has become prevalent in recent years.…

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The Best Rose Gold Engagement Ring for Your Personality

Engagement ring shopping is momentous and exciting, but it can also be daunting. When you start out, the options can seem practically endless. The metal is the foundation that anchors the ring, so congratulations on narrowing your search to rose gold! Despite its distinctive hue (ranging from rosy to pink), this precious metal is surprisingly…

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Are Rose Gold Engagement Rings Just a Fad?

Style: ER14411R4W44JJ and LR5701K45JJ Rose gold, also known as pink gold or blush gold, has become increasingly popular over the last few years. You may have noticed it popping up everywhere from electronics and shoes to home decor to jewelry. This popularity along with its truly enchanting color have inspired many couples to consider a…

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Milestone Anniversary Gifts by Year

The tradition of giving specific anniversary gifts depending on the number of years you’ve been married dates all the way back to the Middle Ages, when husbands gave their wives silver garlands on their 25th anniversary and gold garlands on their 50th anniversary. In 1922, Emily Post created the first modern anniversary gift guide in…

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Vintage Engagement Rings from the 1920s: Art Nouveau & Art Deco

In the early twentieth century, two new artistic movements emerged — Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Nearly a century later, both Art Nouveau and Art Deco continue to influence art and design including jewelry and engagement rings. Read on to learn what elements define these iconic 1920’s styles. Art Nouveau, which means ‘new art,’ developed…

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Facts About Choker Necklaces

After a long history dating back through ancient civilizations, choker necklaces have re-emerged as an on-trend accessory. Read on to learn about the history of chokers, why we’re glad they’re back, and styles to choose now that look better than ever. According to historians, choker necklaces have been around for thousands of years. Evidence indicates…

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Are Diamond Rings a Good Investment? Do They Hold Their Value?

When you’ve finally found the one you want to spend the rest of your life with, it’s time to make it official with an engagement ring that your bride-to-be will adore. For many couples, an engagement ring is one of the biggest ticket items they’ve ever purchased. With the average cost of an engagement ring…

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The Difference Between a Wedding Ring and an Engagement Ring

Weddings and betrothals are rich with tradition and symbolism. Two of the most prominent symbols associated with these exciting milestones are wedding and engagement rings. What many people don’t realize until they think about taking these steps is that the two rings have different purposes and meanings. Today we’ll clear up any confusion around these…

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