Love & Engagement

Engagement Ring Prongs Explained

Engagement ring prongs play an important role not only in making sure a center stone is as secure as possible, but they also affect the overall look of the ring. Prongs seem like a simple technical part, but suprisingly prongs go through trend cycles as well. For example in the 90s and early 2000s, angular…

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Beautiful Princess Cut Engagement Ring Settings Under $1,700

Style: ER14488S4W44JJ A princess cut engagement ring is once again a popular choice for today’s brides. According to trend research and diamond experts, almost 10% of today’s brides are looking for this fancy shape. This was the hottest shape after the round brilliant in the early 2000s when demand was extremely high. It dipped somewhat…

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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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Engagement Ring Shanks (Bands) Explained

If you’ve landed on this blog, you’re likely familiar with what a shank of an engagement ring is, but just in case, the shank, also called the band of the engagement ring, is part of the mounting and the part that wraps around your finger. While the center stone is often considered the main attraction…

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Famous Engagement Rings Throughout History

The tradition of gifting a future bride with an engagement ring actually originated in ancient Rome. It was believed that from your left ring finger a thin vein, the “vena amoris”, ran directly to your heart, and adorning this finger was a guaranteed method of preserving “that loving feeling”. Modern science confirms that actually all…

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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

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! The center…

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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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