Love & Engagement

Three-Stone Halo Engagement Ring Styles for 2021

If you’re a “more is more” kinda gal then you’re probably dreaming of a knockout engagement ring that really stands out. Rings that combine two popular designs: the halo and the three stone, are called “three stone halo”.  If you love both looks but can’t decide which suits you best, you don’t have to compromise…

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Wedding Rings Revisited: Remount Styles To Refresh Your Ring

by Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor Remounts are a simple way to make an heirloom diamond or other gemstone feel brand new. Diamonds are forever, but the rings they’re set in don’t have to be. It’s never a bad thing to take another look at the pieces that are part of your collection and…

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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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Unique Features and What to Look For in an Eternity Ring

An eternity ring is not only an incredibly special and meaningful way to show your eternal love; it also makes the perfect piece to pair with other pieces of jewelry you own and love! While most often associated with bridal jewelry, eternity rings are becoming more commonly given as a special occasion gift. Many women…

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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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I Don’t Like My Engagement Ring, Now What?

You’ve met “your person”, fell madly in love, and thankfully the feelings are mutual. The next thing you know he is down on one knee in a most romantic fashion, your heart is beating with anticipation; this is the moment you’ve been imagining since at least your teen years! As you look down and see…

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How Ring Jackets Change a Ring Instantly

Celebrate your loved one or treat yourself to a timeless ring accessory: the ring jacket. What makes an engagement ring even more of an intriguing conversation piece is accessorizing it. Ring jackets, also known as ring wraps or ring enhancers, are a unique way to accentuate your ring finger. They offer two decorated bands that…

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Jewelry for the Bridesmaid Brigade

by Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor As the days get longer, sunnier and warmer, one thing is abundantly clear…wedding season is approaching. Though it will likely be of the socially distanced variety again this year, some wedding traditions have existed since time immemorial and can be counted on come what may: brides will be…

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Elizabeth Taylor: Every Jewel Tells Her Story

When we think about famous people and jewelry—our thoughts immediately go to the violet-eyed beauty, Elizabeth Taylor. Of all the Hollywood stars, socialites and royals who loved and wore important jewels—Elizabeth Taylor stands out in our mind as a true collector and lover of the sparkle, empowerment, emotional connections and true beauty of the jewelry…

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Beautiful Rose Gold Engagement Ring Settings for Every Budget

Engagement ring metals go through trends much like any other commodity, albeit at a slower pace, but every twenty years or so we see a resurgence in popularity of a new (but actually old) metal color.  Before the 90’s yellow gold was definitely all the rage, just look at your mother and grandmother and it’s…

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Halo Engagement Rings: A Brief History

If you look at many of the most popular styles in modern day, they are influenced by jewelry’s past. Such is the case with the highly coveted halo engagement ring, proving the old adage that ‘whatever old is new again.’ Halo rings were first called cluster rings and date back to the Georgian Era (1714-1837).…

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Rings That Celebrate Love After the Wedding Day

By Tanya Dukes, INSTORE Magazine, Guest Editor Fairy tales and Jane Austen novels usually end with a wedding ceremony. Getting to “I do” marks the beginning of a brand new story. Most of a couple’s memories will be made after the nuptials end and those moments deserve to be celebrated, too. Even if the big…

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Anniversary Ring Ideas for Her

Whether you’ve been married for a short time or about to celebrate your golden anniversary, a new sparkler for your left or right hand, makes for an amazing and memorable gift that can be cherished always.  Depending on how you plan to wear the ring makes a difference in what type of style is best…

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Remounting Your Engagement Ring

Whether you’ve been married for 10 years or about to celebrate your silver anniversary, it’s a common reality that at some point many women want to update their original engagement ring. While you can choose to wait for some major event such as an important anniversary, birthday or some other momentous occasion to upgrade your…

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