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5 Budget-Friendly Hayley Erbert Engagement Ring Replicas

Derek Hough and Hayley Erbert are engaged! Hough, the Emmy Award winning dancer, actor and judge of Dancing with the Stars, proposed to So You Think You Can Dance star Erbert at their home this Spring.

On Erbert’s Instagram, @hayley.erbert, the couple discussed all the planning that went into their perfect, cozy home proposal. Derek went out of his way to make every detail perfect for Hayley, and that includes the ring. Reportedly, Derek consulted with the co-owner of Paris Jewellers, Chau Lui, to craft the magnificent, 4.5 carat ring.

It makes sense that a couple with such stunning talent would also choose a stunning ring. This sparkling oval cut diamond shines alone on a platinum band with a hidden halo to give it some extra shine. Hayley’s ring is trendy yet timeless, bold yet simple and the perfect ring to inspire your engagement ring search.

Here are five budget-friendly replicas of Hayley’s gorgeous ring to immediately save to your wedding mood board.

Gianna. Lab Grown 1 1/3ctw. Diamond Oval Hidden Halo Engagement Ring in 14k Yellow & White Gold

Available in yellow and white gold, this ring captures the classic yet eye-catching essence of Hayley Erbert’s ring. One oval diamond sits on top of a hidden halo of small sparkling diamonds on this timeless ring.

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4 Amazing Alternative Metal Men’s Wedding Bands: Platinum, Tungsten, Silver, and Steel

Did you know that men’s wedding bands can be made of platinum, rose or white gold, titanium, tungsten, silver, and even Damascus steel? We bring you the best men’s wedding band designs!

For every engagement, there is always a flood of friends and family who want to see the gorgeous engagement ring you spent so much time choosing for your future spouse. Their engagement ring is an important symbol in your marriage story, but your wedding band is just as important and meaningful. You’ll wear your wedding band for the rest of your life, and it should be a personal, durable, stylish band you can cherish forever.

Fortunately, men’s wedding band options have vastly expanded in recent years, so you have plenty of choices. The sheer number of possible rings can be overwhelming, but a great place to start is by selecting the kind of metal you want. Men’s wedding bands used to be offered mostly in gold, but there are now several metals to choose from — each with their own benefits.

Platinum, tungsten, silver and steel are all excellent alternative metals for men’s wedding rings, and we’ll discuss each of their strengths here. Once you figure out what metal and style you want for your ring, it’s easy to find a wedding band you’ll be proud to wear forever.

Platinum

Platinum has been a popular metal in the jewelry world for years and it’s no wonder why — platinum’s unbelievable durability and beauty make it a perfect metal for lifelong wear. Even tougher than gold, platinum can handle nicks and scratches from everyday use. Platinum is also great for people with allergies and sensitivities to certain metals because it’s hypoallergenic.

If you’re looking for a premium men’s wedding band with a matte, silvery look that you can pass down for generations, platinum might be the right metal for you.

 

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Graduation Gift Ideas: 6 Watches to Gift Your Graduate

Graduating with a degree is an achievement worthy of pride, pomp and circumstance. And a graduation ceremony is the symbolic step that brings you into the next exciting phase of life. With graduations come new jobs, new opportunities and new adventures — all of which can call for different and upgraded wardrobe pieces.

 

A brand new watch is the ideal wardrobe item to symbolize the accomplishment of graduation and add an elevated look to new outfits. Watches are perfect graduation gifts, and we have six watches here that any graduate would be thrilled to unwrap on their special day.

 

Citizen Ladies' Two-Tone Ceci Watch

This delicate, elegant watch has a two-tone silver and pink gold look that makes it go with almost any outfit.

 

 

Citizen Men's Corso Watch

This watch is for the grad who likes equal parts sophistication and sparkle. The gold-tone band, crystal bezel and black watch face complement each other to create a look that is perfectly classic and bold.

 

Movado B

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Graduation Jewelry: The Perfect Graduation Gift

Whether they’re finishing high school, completing an undergraduate degree, or trailblazing their way to a masters and beyond, graduates have earned a major accomplishment that deserves shining recognition. They put in countless hours of work to reach this point, and while they can enjoy the fruits of their labor forever — graduation only happens once.

 

Celebrate your loved one’s graduation into the next phase of their life with a gift that truly says, “I’m proud of you.” Jewelry is a gift that will remind them of their once-in-a-lifetime achievement and your support for decades to come.

 

Here are six pieces we think will make perfect graduation gifts for the graduate in your life. (Or treat yourself to one of these for your graduation — you’ve earned it!)

 

Bezel-Set Diamond 1/10ctw. (HI, I2-3) Solitaire Pendant in 10k White Gold

This simple, elegant pendant adds a touch of sophistication to every look and will make a perfect accessory for post-grad job interview outfits.

Sapphire & White Zircon Bolo Bracelet in Sterling Sil

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Rose Gold 101: All About the Precious Pink Metal

Rose gold has been around since the early 19th century, but it’s never been so popular among fashion influencers and women on the hunt for jewelry that really stands out. But what is rose gold made of, and why is it so pink-tastic? Find out more about this trending precious metal.

 

The days of choosing only between gold or silver for rings, earrings, and wedding bands are gone. The rise of rose gold offers the single most important element to style-conscious women: options! Pairing beautifully with colored gemstones, diamonds, and other metals, rose gold is what brides-to-be are increasingly choosing to express their unique fashion sense.

But for all the recent hype rose gold receives, not many people know what gives it its pinky tone. Here’s everything you need to know:

 

What Is Rose Gold 

Rose gold is made by combing yellow gold, copper, and sometimes silver. Copper gives rose gold its pinky hue, and the higher the copper content, the rosier the gold appears. And it looks amazing against absolutely any skin tone.

 

 

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Keeping Up: 6 Kim Kardashian Drop Earrings Replicas

 

From her parade of skin-tight, head-to-toe spandex looks to her high-drama Met Gala gowns, Kim’s style is constantly evolving, but drop statement earrings are a mainstay on her fashion runway. 

It’s been over 15 years since we first met Kim Kardashian on the series ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians.’ With the arrival of her family’s new reality show, ‘The Kardashians,’ we took a look back on her most iconic, high-fashion looks.

When it comes to wearing designer clothing, Kim takes the one-and-done approach. But she’s consistently worn diamond drop earrings throughout the years. The pair she wore at her wedding to Kris Humphries in 2011 measured in at 28-carats. Outdoing herself 11 years later, Kim recently wore enormous 100-carat oval-cut diamond drop earrings to the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar party.

Here are six similar styles guaranteed to make you shine just like the celebrity star. Perhaps not as high-priced as the reality TV star’s own, these Kim Kardashian drop earring dupes are just as dazzling.

 

Diamond Halo Drop Earrings

Spectacular diamond halos elevate the glam factor on these brilliant-cut diamond drop stunners. Learn more >

 

Rose Gold Teardrop Earrings

These lustrous diamond-dusted earrings are the epitome of the Effy® name, delivering bold sparkle and fine craftsmanship.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2022: Sparkling Gifts Every Mom Will Love

Mother’s Day may arrive once every year, but the unique bond between mother and child is timeless.  We have put together a selection of our favorite pieces to help you find the best Mother’s Day jewelry gifts for the one-of-a-kind gem in your life.

 

On Sunday, May 8th, new moms will be celebrating their first Mother’s Day, while others will be honoring three generations of family. Mother's Day is also the perfect time to honor the friends, sisters, mentors and aunts who have helped shaped us, supported us and taught us. What better way to express your appreciation for the mothers and others in your life than with the gift of jewelry!

Diamond Jewelry For The New Mom

There is nothing more precious than becoming a new mom. Make her first Mother's Day unforgettable with a diamond ring, braceletnecklace or earrings to serve as a shining memory for decades to come.

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5 Jennifer Lopez Engagement Ring Replicas

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Five-times engaged and thrice wedded, ‘Jenny from the Block’ has another big rock on her ring finger and it’s gorgeous! Nearly 20 years after their split in 2002, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez recently announced that they’re engaged to be married once again.

On April 8th, J.Lo took to Instagram to show off her jaw-dropping 8.5 carat extremely rare, natural green diamond center stone, set with a white diamond on each side on a platinum band.

This isn’t the first time Lopez has worn a colored diamond engagement ring on her special finger. She sported a 8.5 carat blue diamond engagement ring while with Marc Anthony. Bennifer’s OG engagement ring featured a pink diamond and cost an estimated $2.5 million at the time. Diamond experts say J.Lo’s 2022 uber-rare green diamond engagement ring is estimated to be worth $5-10 million.

Evidently, no expense can be spared when it comes to asking for J.Lo’s hand in marriage. But you don’t have to be a celeb to bling out your ring. This list of Jennifer Lopez-inspired engagement rings and cocktail rings is perfect for the budget-conscious bride-to-be.

 

Green Quartz & Diamond Wrapped Ring 

Part of the allure of J.Lo’s ring is that the natural green diamond is extremely rare, so channeling a unique vibe makes a lot of sense. This cocktail ring’s fancy-cut green quartz gemstone is wrapped in a swirl split shank design, topped with 11 diamonds.  Learn more >

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5 Gorgeous Infinity Hoop Earrings To Wear This Spring

In the modern girl’s jewelry collection, infinity hoop earrings are an essential without a doubt. Regardless of size, metal, or material, hoop earrings never fail to make you feel more fashionable. And in this day of virtual offices and Zoom meetings, hoop earrings are as important to your on-screen look as shoes are to an outfit.
Just like the right pair of shoes, the hoop earring is completely versatile. It can be the ultimate statement earring for cocktail attire or be a minimal accent to go with your weekend athleisure. So it should be no surprise that the infinity hoop earring and its continuous circle design have stepped up to be Spring’s number one trend in earrings. From simple to diamond-studded, here are five pairs to add to your rotation ASAP.

 

1. Good & Golden


Large in size, yet lightweight on the lobe, these 14K gold infinity hoop earrings help you maximize the minimalist look. Pair them with anything from boho dresses to body-con athleisure. Learn more >

 

2. The Showstopper OR Pavé the Way


Twinkling like a city skyline at night, these pavé cubic zirconia sterling silver infinity hoop earrings add that extra touch of glamour to any outfit. Wear them with upswept hair and a bare neck for the most powerful impact. Learn more >

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8 Ideas For Bridesmaids Gifts They Really Want

You’ve scheduled the hair and make-up artists so that everything from your bridesmaids’ locks to their lashes will look absolutely stunning on your big day. But don’t forget to give your besties something that will forever show how much you appreciate them for standing by your side.

Whether your budget is big or small, you can build your own bridesmaids gift boxes, mixing and matching a few of our stunning selections of earrings, bracelets and necklaces your girls will want to wear well after the wedding. 

 

Bridesmaid Gift Set

If you intend your gift to be worn the day of the wedding, opt for one of these meticulously matched three-piece sets.

1. Pearls for the Girls

   pearls set 

Pearl jewelry never goes out of style, so your ladies will love mixing and matching this set to wear with their own collection. Learn more >

 

2. Diamond Florets

diamond florets

  Inspired by the beautiful flowe

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