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  1. What is the March Birthstone: Aquamarine Meaning, Color & History

    If you were born in the month of March, many believe you to be intuitive, honest, creative, loyal and possess a ‘go with the flow’ attitude. Just like you and your sign (the Pisces fish), the March birthstone is all about fluidity and poise. The gemstone’s name alone comes from the Latin surnames of ocean and sea… we’re talking about the stone, Aquamarine.

    There’s something truly special about wearing or gifting a gemstone like Aquamarine. Not only is it one of the most precious stones on the planet, but it’s also filled with many healing and spiritual properties.

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  2. How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring in 2020

    Learn about how much you should spend on an engagement ring in 2020. 

    There’s so much to celebrate when joining two lives together.

    The act of asking for your partner’s hand in marriage is a special moment that comes with a lot of forethought and planning. One important aspect of planning to propose is picking the perfect ring. Alongside catering to the four Cs’ (cut, clarity, color and carat) and ring design, there’s the underlying question, how much should you be spending on your engagement ring? While traditionally there were certain guidelines to follow, 2020 has brought on a new set of parameters.

    From reviewing national averages to providing tips and tricks on adjusting the budget, read on to learn the ins

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  3. February Birthstone: Amethyst | The Color, the Meaning & Properties

    People born in February are often recognized for being honest, authentic and devoted. The February birthstone is thought to keep its wearer clear-headed and clever. If you’re shopping for a gift for someone born in February, or even treating yourself, Amethyst jewelry is known to bring its wearer good fortune. 

    Read on to learn everything you ever wanted to know about this prized gemstone, complete with great gift ideas for anyone who wants to express their authentic selves. 

    What Is The Birthstone For February?

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  4. Valentine's Day Jewelry Gift Guide 2020 | For Him & Her

    There are so many wonderful and romantic gestures to gift to your partner during Valentine’s Day. While flowers bloom and go, and chocolates may break some stead-fast resolutions, jewelry is forever (and zero calories). One of the most intimate (and sincere) material gifts one can give, jewelry is a token of love expressed through precious stones and quality metals. It’s personal, and even at times customizable.

    Give a Valentine’s Day gift they’ll hold on to forever. 

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  5. January Birthstone | Learn Garnet's Properties, Colors & Types

    January Birthstone | Learn Garnet's Properties, Colors & Types

    The month of January marks a time for new beginnings. Simply based upon the standard calendar, it marks another year where the Earth has circled around the sun. However, many look at January more intuitively and emotionally. For those born in the month of January, your new year follows the same path as nature and many believe some wonderful karma in that. One way to reap the benefits of that karma is by wearing your traditional birthstone. 

    If you know someone born in January, you know how inspiring and lively they can be. Giving them the gift of their birthstone is believed to help protect them and ward off negative feelings. 

    Read on to find out why the January birthstone is believed to be so powerful, and find our expert picks on the perfect jewelry to either wear yourself or give to a loved one. 

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  6. 2019 Christmas Gifts for Him and Her | Jewelry & Fashion

    What a special time of year! The season of giving, festive cheer and sweet hot cocoa, but it can also be stressful. There’s a long list of to-dos and personalities to shop for. Gift-giving can be hard and it’s totally normal to panic, but you don’t have to. We’re here to help! Read on as we give you our complete guide to shopping for that special someone this Christmas. 

    Christmas Gifts For Her

    Across the board, there are so many special women out there in our lives. So what do we get them? To get you started, you can shop our

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  7. Lab-Grown Diamonds Vs. Mined Diamonds: What you should know

    Lab-Grown Diamonds Vs. Mined Diamonds: What you should know

    Are lab diamonds, real diamonds? YES! Are lab diamonds worth anything? YES!

    There has been a lot of debate regarding what a lab-crafted (also known as lab-created) diamond is and if it’s a “real” diamond. 

    Let’s dive into what sets these stones apart (or doesn’t) from naturally-mined diamonds. Of course, it’s a personal preference, but we don’t think lab-grown diamonds are a fad, in fact, we think they’re here for the long haul. Here are some of the facts so you can decide what’s best for you!

    What is a lab-grown diamond?

    The main difference between a lab-grown diamond and a naturally-mined diamond is simply the way it is created. A mined diamond is formed naturally deep beneath the Earth’s crust where temperatures and pressures are very high. These diamonds can only be mined when rare volcanoes erupt and bring them close to the surface.  

    We imitate that

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  8. Design My Own Custom Engagement Ring

    Design My Own Custom Engagement Ring

    Your love with your partner is unique and personal. It’s something only the two of you share, which means you probably want a unique engagement ring that reflects these defining principles.

    If you haven’t been able to find the perfect ring yet, it may be time for you to look into creating your very own customized engagement ring. 

    The task of creating a piece of jewelry from scratch may seem like a near-impossible task. We’re here to tell you that it’s not! With the help of professionals (and the combination of specific personal and industry research), creating a one of a kind ring for your partner will be easy. All you’ll have to worry about is how to ask them! 

    Read on as we break down everything there is to know about designing and crafting the perfect, custom engagement ring. 

     

    Things You Should Know Before Designing A Custom

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  9. Sizing Up: How to Find Her Ring Size

    Sizing Up: How to Find Her Ring Size

    Unsure of your or even your partner’s ring size? No worries, you’re not alone!

    Getting ready for the next step in your life [engagement] can be scary. Finding out her ring size doesn't have to be so tricky.

    Many individuals who make their way into the local jeweler (when purchasing or considering rings), ask to be properly sized by a professional. Luckily, while seeking out help from an outside source is an option, there are many ways to discover you or your partner’s very own ring size from the comfort of your home.

    To help you find your ring size, our diamond experts have created this complete ring size guide with a ring size chart, printable ring sizer, and even tips for measuring at home.

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  10. What is the Birthstone for November? | Citrine Birthstone Guide

    What is the Birthstone for November? | Citrine Birthstone Guide

    Learn about November's birthstone, Citrine. Whether you are a November baby or you know someone who is, read on as we dive into what makes this stone so incredibly special and why it’s beauty goes beyond its radiant look.

    Find out the meaning, what is symbolizes, and see this birthstone set in jewelry. 

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