Which is Better: Natural or Lab Grown Diamonds? 3 Things to Consider

As we covered in previous posts the lab grown diamond trend is taking off and that has led to a lot of confusion around natural vs lab grown diamonds when it comes to choosing/designing an engagement ring. The big question is: Which is better? The reality is that what’s best for you might not be …

Titanic Blue Diamond: The “Heart of the Ocean”

When it comes to classic movies that stand the test of time Titanic will live on forever, and it’s interesting to see how 20+ years later the demand for blue diamonds is skyrocketing, especially when it comes to blue diamond engagement rings.  For everyone wondering, the “Heart of the Ocean” blue diamond featured in the …

What Does a Two-Tone Engagement Ring Mean? Quick Breakdown

Over the past 40 years in the jewelry business we’ve been asked a lot of questions as you can imagine, and more recently we’ve seen a spike in interest around two-tone engagement rings along with questions about what they are and the meaning behind them. Fortunately, it’s not complicated. First and foremost, two-tone engagement rings …

Lab Grown Diamond Engagement Rings: The Most Popular Today

Throughout history people have been attracted to the allure of diamonds, especially when it comes to engagement rings, and in recent times the jewelry industry has gone through a big transformation where natural diamonds are actually being replaced by lab grown diamonds (aka synthetic diamonds) at a crazy rate.  As a leading designer of unique …

How Do I Choose My Engagement Location? A Common Question

Growing up we have all watched movies and television shows that depict amazing proposals at epic locations, and one common question people ask even before purchasing an engagement ring is: How do I choose my engagement location? This post will shed some light on the topic.  First and foremost, don’t buy into the fantasy – …

A Bride’s Guide: Shopping for Matching Bridal Ring Sets

The time has come for you to start shopping for your matching bridal ring set. You are narrowing down your selection for your engagement ring and wedding band. What will you end up choosing? With so many choices, what will be the ultimate selection? Have you been looking at engagement rings first? Have you considered …

What is Most Important When Picking an Engagement Ring?

The time has come, you’re ready to take the plunge and propose, but curious about the most important things to look for when picking an engagement ring – welcome to the club! This is a challenge many people face but there’s no need to worry. Simply said, picking an engagement ring should be no different …

The Engagement Ring vs The Proposal: Creating the Best Experience

Once you have found your perfect match and are looking to take things to the next level the question that comes to mind is not only what engagement ring should you buy, but also what’s the best way to propose? These are both tough questions but there are easy solutions if you take a step …

Natural vs. Treated Blue Diamonds: What You Should Know

Diamonds are available in different colors; some are extremely expensive and very rare. These colors include blue, green, pink and yellow as the most popular choices. Celebrities are famous for wearing custom made colored diamond jewelry, for example Jennifer Lopez’s pink diamond engagement ring. Blue diamonds have seen a resurgence in popularity in the last …

10 of the Hottest Engagement Ring Trends for 2022

Say “I do” in pure, effortless style and elegance with a bespoke engagement ring that is as unique as you are – a reflection of your own distinctive, discerning tastes. Selecting your engagement ring is the perfect time to put the spotlight on your personality, shining through for any occasion and for years to come. …

A Bride’s Guide: 15 Most Popular Two-Tone Engagement Rings

Do you adore the mixed metal look and are considering it as an option for your engagement ring? Two-tone engagement rings exude a glamorous appearance, along with wearable versatility because of their mixed metal style. Two-tone engagement rings have increased in popularity in recent years. They have become unlimited in designs rather than just a …

Is it Easy to Tell the Difference Between Moissanite and Diamonds?

As a leading designer of engagement rings featuring a wide variety of stones ranging from rare diamonds to moissanite we’re often asked about the difference between moissanite and natural diamonds, especially around identifying the two. And one of the most common questions we get is: How easy is it to tell the difference between moissanite …

Aquamarine Jewelry: All You Need To Know

The aquamarine gemstone is a semi-precious variety of the mineral group beryl. Some other well-known varieties of beryl include green emerald and golden beryl, which is a golden-yellow transparent stone that looks similar to yellow topaz and citrine. These gemstones tend to be more expensive than quartz and topaz even though they are lumped into …