How to Buy the Perfect Engagement Ring

There is seldom a time in your life when you need to be more correct in your choice than the time you spend selecting an engagement ring for the one who will become your wife. Surprising her with a ring might have all the effect you’re looking for, but often it’s wise to include her …

Bachelorette Emily Maynard’s Stunning Engagement Bling

Maybe it shouldn’t be surprising when a couple from the reality show The Bachelorette actually gets engaged, but based on the poor performance of the couples from past seasons, an actual off-air proposal does tend to raise some eyebrows.  And so will the gorgeous engagement ring that show’s winner Jef Holm gave to Bachelorette Emily …

Top 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Engagement Rings

Brangelina’s recent engagement announcement has the world abuzz about celebrity nuptials. Since Hollywood’s most glamorous couple has decided to get hitched, let’s take a look back at the top 10 most expensive celebrity engagement rings. Anna Kournikova’s $6 million, 11-carat, pear-cut pink diamond engagement ring takes the top spot on our list. The dazzling piece …

Fancy Colored Diamond Engagement Rings Stand out from the Crowd

Whether you want to look stunning in black diamonds or bedazzling in a yellow bauble, you can get a gorgeous engagement ring adorned with colored diamonds. Colored – or fancy diamonds – are extremely rare and valuable, and add a unique touch to traditional white diamond rings. Diamond Colors Diamond colors run the gamut of …

Reality Star Engagement Rings

Reality TV shows have been dominating the ratings for over a decade. Hit shows such as “American Idol,” “The Voice” and “Dancing with the Stars” are cultural sensations. The shows feature a who’s who of hosts and personalities with some of the finest engagement rings in Hollywood. America’s on-again, off-again love affair with Jennifer Lopez …

Finding Vintage Bridal Jewelry

Tradition states brides need “Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.” Put a stylish touch on the “Something old” requirement by wearing a distinct piece of vintage jewelry on your wedding day. From shimmering bracelets and natural pearl necklaces, to classic pieces that are centuries old, there are a myriad of options to …

The World’s Most Expensive Jewelry

The sale of expensive jewelry generates headlines across the globe. Diamond lovers and appreciators of artistic pieces wait with baited breath to see what these unique jewels will earn when offered up at the world’s most prestigious auction houses. The Onyx Panther Bracelet, designed by Cartier, is among the world’s priciest pieces. The bracelet was …

Finding the Perfect Solitaire Diamond Pendant

Solitaire diamond pendant necklaces are simple pieces that add a touch of grandeur to any outfit. The highly versatile jewelry pieces make a style statement as they sparkle beautifully for all to see. When purchasing a diamond pendant, it is important to consider all of your options. The wide range of precious metals, chains and …

The Reluctant Heiress’ Jewels Bring in $20 Million

Christie’s International took in $20.8 million on 17 pieces of jewelry from the esteemed collection of the late copper heiress Huguette Clark. The jewelry was sold during the April 17th “Magnificent Jewels” auction in New York, which contained more than 300 lots of fine jewels. Dubbed “The Reluctant Heiress” due to her reclusive lifestyle, Clark …

Beach Bridal Jewelry

Beachfront weddings offer a nice change of pace from run-of-the-mill ceremonies. Beachfront weddings take place in a more relaxed setting that is naturally beautiful, and provide a distinct atmosphere that you will remember for a lifetime. Since these types of weddings are generally less formal, you have greater flexibility for your bridal jewelry options. Before …

Spring 2012 Jewelry Auctions

Each year, prestigious auction houses offer up eye-catching selections from the world’s most impressive jewelry collections. From royal gems to rare stones that once belonged to heiresses, the spring 2012 auction schedule is stocked with one-of-a-kind jewelry. On April 17th, Christie’s Americas is auctioning off the jewelry collection of the Huguette M. Clark, a copper, …

The World’s First All-Diamond Ring

Swiss designer Shawesh Jewelry has unveiled what they are claiming as “The World’s First All Diamond Ring.” The designer is trumpeting their 150-carat sparkler which is valued at a jaw-dropping price of $70 million. According to Mohammad Shawesh, CEO of the Geneva-based design house, the ring took over a year to create. In a 2011 …

“The Hunger Games” Jewelry Designer

Dana Schneider is a Canton, Ohio-based jewelry designer who made the trademarked “Mockingjay Pin” for “The Hunger Games” film. With more than 50 television and movie credits to date, Schneider has produced dozens of jewelry pieces seen by millions of moviegoers across the globe. Her designs have been prominently featured in films such as “The …