Love & Engagement

The Many Promises Behind Promise Rings

While many people give promise rings as a gesture of love and romantic commitment, those aren’t the only reasons people exchange promise rings. The reasons behind exchanging or giving a promise ring often vary, but the intention is basically the same for most people. The giver is making a promise to the wearer about something…

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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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The Rings for Virtual “I Do’s”

For those who had to cancel their physical weddings or others who decided to tie the knot during these uncertain times, virtual weddings are becoming more and more popular. If you had a wedding planned, you are more than likely to have an engagement ring but not the wedding band. And, if you and the…

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Does Your Personality Match A Vintage Engagement Ring

When it comes to choosing a vintage engagement ring, we understand that one look doesn’t fit all. This is why we have provided a plethora of styles that reflect different periods of the past. What vintage inspired rings all do have in common—they are imbued with character, soulful elegance and charm. Like you they have…

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High Set vs Low Set Engagement Rings

Style: ER12822R4T44JJ Welcome to the exciting world of engagement ring shopping. If you are reading this blog we can safely assume that you’re well into the educating yourself stage and so, much kudos to you! It may feel overwhelming with all the new terminology you are uncovering, who knew there was so much to consider!…

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All About Blue Sapphire Engagement Rings

Style: ER914471O3W44JJ, ER914476O4W44JJ, ER914475O4W44JJ When you’re just starting the engagement ring journey and you’re in the throes of research you may have noticed that in today’s bridal market, the diamond is not the only center stone choice. In fact, brides have become quite open minded to other stones, such as Sapphires. Sapphires have an incredibly…

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The Anatomy of an Engagement Ring

If you’re just starting your engagement ring journey, you’re probably encountering some new lingo and perhaps general information overload. An engagement ring may look pretty straight forward but it is actually comprised of many different parts. Each area has its own technical term, commonly used by jewelers and serves a unique purpose. Let’s explore some…

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Renewing Your Ring: Vows to Create a Change of Design

If you are feeling guilty about hankering for a new look/mounting for your engagement ring, then consider this, you are in good company when it comes to updating your ring. Two style icons did it: The Duchess of Windsor and Jacqueline Kennedy. After a certain number of years, women’s taste changes, styles change with the…

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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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The Chevron Engagement Ring Trend

In the world of engagement and wedding rings, trends are usually more long-lasting than say nail polish or shoe trends, and for good reason. The engagement ring is meant to stand the test of time. However new trends do emerge and one in particular that I am really loving these days is the chevron engagement…

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Colorful and Unique Engagement Rings on a Budget

When you’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with and are ready to pop that famous big question, you’re on your way to the unique journey of engagement ring shopping. In terms of available options in the 21st century, sky is the limit, however many people find themselves on…

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All About Rose Gold Engagement Rings

Both modern and romantic in feel, rose gold engagement rings are a beautiful choice for today’s brides. Rose gold has a long and rich history dating back to the early 1800’s. In recent years it has become even more popular among brides who want a ring that exudes romantic feminine charm with a modern feel.…

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His and Hers Matching Wedding Bands

Found the love of your life? Check! Magical proposal? Check! Wedding date set? Check check! It’s time to pick out your wedding bands, together! If you’re set on getting complementing wedding bands but not sure about your options read below to learn more. Most women in the US prefer wedding bands that sit perfectly flush…

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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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What is an Anniversary Ring?

One of the most momentous gifts for a woman on a special anniversary such as a wedding anniversary or the birth of a child is diamond jewelry. Diamond or gemstone bands are especially common and made more meaningful with the special date or love message inscribed on the inside of the band. Fine jewelry, especially…

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What the Halo?

If you’re with your man long enough to know he’s “the one” you know it’s just a matter of time until your Miss becomes a Mrs. You’ve no doubt begun your research into the engagement ring world and probably pinned a thing or two (or 22). As a newbie to the engagement ring world, all…

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Ring Jackets and Ring Enhancers Explained

Perhaps you’ve heard the word before and were totally confused as to how a jacket had anything to do with jewelry at all or you know a little and want to know more. Either way you are in the right place; by the end of this blog you will know all there is to know…

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The Timeless Elegance of Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

Style: ER13891E3T44JJ What are emerald cut engagement rings? Emerald cuts can be easily identified by their elongated, rectangular form with precisely cut corners. They have small rectangular facets that resemble stairs or steps, differentiating them from the more common brilliant cuts. The emerald cut has 58 facets (25 crown, 8 girdle and 25 pavilion). Though these step…

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What is a Vintage Inspired Engagement Ring?

Style: ER14764R3W44JJ When in the market for an antique or vintage engagement ring there is much to consider. Estate sales, antique jewelry dealers etc. are the perfect channels to find such rings. For a ring to be considered truly antique it must be at least over 100 years old. If you are lucky enough to…

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All About Pear Shaped Engagement Rings

What are pear shaped engagement rings? One of the less popular but no less beautiful fancy shapes on offer for today’s brides is the pear shape, sometimes also referred to as the teardrop. This stone has certainly come a long way on the trend meter since Carrie Bradshaw’s infamous snuff back in the early 2,000s.…

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