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White Sapphire Engagement Rings & Jewelry

Sapphire gemstones are available in virtually every color of the rainbow, including white. While diamond engagement rings are steeped in the tradition of western marriages, the white sapphire engagement ring is rising quickly in popularity. With the clear stone’s visual clarity mimicking the diamond, it exists in a middle ground between traditional and nontraditional engagement ring center stone options.

DURABILITY OF WHITE SAPPHIRE GEMSTONES

The main factor which makes white sapphire not only a diamond alternative, but an excellent choice for every day wear is it’s durability. The MOHs scale of hardness is the method for measuring the hardness and durability of stones, and diamonds sit right at the top, at a 10. Sapphires, made up of the element corundum, are right bel

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Celebrity Engagement Rings | Get the Look for Less

Though we all have our own unique and personal sense of style, it’s hard not to take some style tips and cues from our favorite celebrities. And, even though most of us girls have a specific style of an engagement ring that we dream about, whenever someone famous gets engaged it’s so exciting to see what kind of ring they’ll be rocking - because that means that engagement ring style will most likely be super trendy! This blog dives into the top celebrity look-alike engagement rings - everything from unique, ruby, and custom engagement rings to consider. 

It has never been easier to get these a-list looks for less. Keep reading for a guide to the top celebrity engagement rings and our dupes. If you want the same style of engagement ring that you see your favorite celebrities wearing, we have the inspired styles for a more affordable price!

 

DIAMOND CUSHION-CUT HALO ENGAGEMENT RING: ASHLEY TISDALE LOOK-ALIKE

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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 grown (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 same process in our lab using a Hig

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Radiant-Cut Diamonds & Engagement Rings

One diamond cut that has seen a resurgence in popularity in 2021, specifically in wedding rings, is the radiant-cut diamond. The radiant-cut combines the round-cut facets with the general shape of the emerald-cut. The radiant-cut is known for its brilliance and also happens to be one of the more affordable options for larger diamonds. This is mainly due to the fact that the cutting saves most of the raw diamond it is cut from.

One example of this beautiful cut is the Rayne, a radiant-cut Diamond halo engagement ring set in 14kt white gold with 1ctw of Diamonds.

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Top 8 Most Popular Engagement Rings on Instagram (With Photos!)

What are the best rings on Instagram? It’s so hard to resist double-tapping when a bright, sparkly diamond ring pops up on the feed - even if you’re single (Hey, a girl can dream!) As true lovers of Instagram and engagement rings ourselves, we looked back at our Instagram posts to determine the most popular engagement rings on Instagram right now

The people have spoken! Based on the likes, comments and amount of heart-eye emojis on these posts, our experts weren’t surprised by this list of the top 8 most-popular engagement rings. Read more about each one and follow us on Instagram for your daily dose of sparkle (and, of course, so you can start dropping some not-s

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Gifts for the First Mother's Day

April showers bring May flowers, spring is the season of new life. In May we celebrate all mothers and their selfless care and devotion to their children, but this year we especially lift up first time mothers on their first Mother’s Day. Whether your gift on this first Mother’s Day represents the pride in your daughters life changing moment, or the love you feel for your wife and mother of your child, jewelry has a way of attaching a remembrance to a milestone when words can potentially fade away over time. 

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2021 Engagement Ring Trends You Don't Want to Miss

What is the new trend in engagement rings? It’s hard to keep up with the never-ending styles of engagement rings, let alone the ones that will be trending in the new year! Lucky for you, our jewelry experts have put together a list of the most popular engagement ring styles for 2021, so you can find a trendy ring that fits your personality and unique style. (Or, so that you can drop a hint, so he knows exactly what kind of ring you have your eye on!) You’ll be sure to find a ring that speaks to you. Even better, a style that you may have never considered might catch your eye, immediately making its way onto your wish list! 

First, let’s talk about price. How much should you spend on an engagement ring in 2021? The truth is that it depends. The Knot estimates that the average engagement ring is about $5,500, but it varies for all couples! ¼ of The Knot survey respondents spent between $1,000 and $3,000 on an engagement ring. Make sure t

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Jewelry Gifts for the New Mom

New Mom Gifts

Friends and family, in a concerned effort to help new parents defray the costs of having a baby, often rush to buy gifts for the newborn. While that is thoughtful and appreciated, one thing often overlooked is a gift for the new first time mom. After recovering from childbirth and dealing with sudden sleep deprivation, a gift just for the new mom is the perfect way to let her know you care.

Remember, having a baby changes your life, but it is not going to change who that new mom is. She is still the same person she always was, and even with an amazing new addition in her family, if she loves jewelry, she is still going to love jewelry. We assure you that the jewelry gifts we are showing you today will be just what she needs to help her get through motherhood.

Jewelry Gift Ideas from Close Friends, Work Associates and Relatives

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Guide to Trending Valentine's Day Jewelry for Her and Him 2021

You simply can’t go wrong with the gift of jewelry on Valentine’s Day. Let’s face it… flowers will wilt, chocolate gets devoured, and this year, you can’t go out to dinner and a movie. This Valentine’s Day, your friends at Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak have made it super easy to find a beautifully crafted and thoughtful piece of jewelry for that special someone on your list - whether it’s your mom, your girlfriend, your boyfriend, or yourself. 

 

Our jewelry experts pulled together a list of our best-selling pieces and most popular picks to put together a Valentine’s Day Gift Guide that even Cupid can’t compete with. Plus, with tons of gifts under $199

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Best Push Present Jewelry for Your Wife in 2021

Push Presents

What is a push present? Push presents are a trending gift that is given to a new mom by the signifiant other, their friends and/or family. A gift to the new mom after all the hard work of bringing in new baby into the world. While there is no solid history of when the idea of the push present came to be, we do know it started to gain popularity in the early 2000's, and the trend for this type of gift has climbed every year since then. So even if you didn't grow up with this being a tradition in your home or hers, there is no reason not to give her a push present! Many moms might say the baby alone is the priceless gift, and nothing else is needed, giving her some extra appreciation through a gift can never hurt!

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