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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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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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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.  

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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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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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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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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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Top Personalized Jewelry Gifts for Any Occasion

For a token so strong in meaning, how is it possible to then elevate a piece of jewelry to mean more (and spark pure magic)? 

The answer is personalized gifts, and more specifically customized jewelry. Because what's more special and thoughtful than gifting that special someone (or yourself) a necklace, ring, or bracelet that's been engraved with their/your initials (or even zodiac sign)? Not much.

Below, we’ve broken down 10 of the most recommended jewelry gifts to personalize!

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