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Top 7 Diamond Shapes & What They Say About You

What does your choice in diamond shape or enagement ring shape say about you?

Often the first step in choosing an engagement ring is determining the shape (round, princess, marquise, etc.) of the diamond you like best.

Shape describes a diamond's form, primarily as viewed from above; and although a round, or brilliant-cut, diamond is the most popular, there are many others to consider. 

Did you know that the shape of diamond you prefer may reveal something about your personality, style or love life?

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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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Top 5 Favorite Celebrity Engagement Rings Of 2019

There have been some hot celebrity couples get engaged this year and we can’t help but swoon over their engagement rings.

Celebrity engagement rings are unique, over-the-top and flat out stunning.

Below we give you the scoop on five of our favorite celebrity engagement rings of 2019 along with how you can show off the same style (without spending celebrity money).

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Sapphire Birthstone Guide | History & Meaning

September’s birthstone (the sapphire) is said to be one of the most sought after gemstones for the majority of human civilization.

It represents qualities like sincerity, faithfulness and truth.

One of the most romantic and royal stones on planet earth, the sapphire has earned itself quite the reputation. Read on to find out more about the sapphire’s important past and promising future.

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Peridot Birthstone Guide | History & Meaning

Were you or a loved one born in August? If so, you may be familiar with the August birthstone, the Peridot. But did you ever wonder why this month is represented by the Peridot and what it means? Read on as we break down this glistening green stone and what makes it unique. From its extremely long past, to the stone’s reported healing properties, it’s truly one of a kind.
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What You Need To Know About Rubies, The July Birthstone

Birthstones are a fun, prevalent and imaginative introduction to the world of gemstones. They appeal to audiences around the world regardless of gender, age, nationality or religion. Birthstones carry secrets, characteristics and lore that are unique to each gemstone.

Ruby jewelry shines a profound & attractive red hue symbolic of the passion and energy. As the official birthstone of July, ruby has long been associated with life force. 

Shopping for ruby, the July birthstone? Learn about its history, origins, and where they can be found in order to help you pick the right one for yourself or a loved one.

Read on, as we divulge everything there is to know about the ruby and why it came to be the July birthstone.

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How Will It Look: Diamond Carat & Pearl Size Charts

We’ve also created handy charts that let you compare all of the most popular diamond and pearl earrings sizes at once. Generally, the more carats a diamond is, or the larger the pearl, the more expensive it will be. But bigger isn’t always better. Try to get a feel for the size of earrings your wife usually wears. Are they small and dainty or big and flashy? Choose a size that best fits with her usual style.
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Your Month-By-Month Jewelry Checklist Guide

The start of each year is a time of new beginnings, New Year’s resolutions and plans for how to be better in the coming months.  While thoughts of upkeep on your home, car and body may be top of mind; your jewelry collection is another asset that benefits from yearlong upkeep, care and special attention.  Follow our month-by-month guide for a checklist of ways to keep your jewelry in tip-top condition! 

  • January: Make Your Jewelry Resolution
  • February: Add a Heart, Make Something Special
  • March: Check Your Watches
  • April: Diamond Inspection Time
  • May: It’s Time to Redesign
  • June: Restring Pearls
  • July: Travel Tips (necklaces never tangle again!)
  • August: Cleaning The Right Way
  • September: Be Smart, Get Insured
  • October: Cash in Old Gold
  • November: What’s My True Size?
  • December: Get A New Shine

Read below for details on each month with complete inspiration, ideas and how-tos!

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5 Things to Discuss With Your Wedding Photographer

Want to know how to get your dream wedding photos?

From catering, to dress fittings to centerpieces and flowers, you’ve poured your heart and soul into crafting the perfect day to say “I Do!” After all that effort making your wedding vision come to life, you want to ensure that your photographer captures everything just as you remember it!

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Looks You Love: Favorite Romance Film Jewels

Ever watched your favorite classic romantic movie & lusted after the jewels on screen? Here’s how you can recreate those looks you love with pieces from our collections.

Rubies: Pretty Woman (1990)

In Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts’ character, Vivian receives an unbelievably gorgeous ruby and diamond necklace from Edward (Richard Gere) that is estimated to be worth at least $1 million. Rubies are said to bring luck in love to the wearer, making them a perfect complement to this romantic Cinderella story. Our website offers quite a selection of ruby jewelry including these stunning ruby earrings to help you create your own Pretty Woman look!

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