Sapphire Engagement Rings: A Rainbow of Colors
March 30, 2014
The History of Sapphire in Engagement Rings
Sapphire engagement rings are not a new invention. The history of sapphire engagement rings goes way back. Sapphire was used along with ruby, emerald and diamond for engagement rings from the 15th century to modern times. In the 18th century, sapphire was popularized by a story by Madame De Jenlis, in which "Le Sapphire Merviellence" was said to assist with fidelity in a marriage. Sapphire was used in Victorian engagement rings, Edwardian engagement rings, and Art Deco engagement rings. Sapphire was re-popularized by the contemporary proposal of Prince William to Kate Middleton, with a blue sapphire halo engagement ring. see the full article
The 7 Coolest Rings We NEVER Made
February 28, 2014
Seven Engagement Ring and Wedding Band Concepts
Waiting Just For You
Yes, you read that correctly. These are my seven favorite ring designs that haven't made it to the goldsmiths bench, or to a warm finger. These babies just dance around in the back of my head, calling out every now and then. What they really need is a warm home! Weigh in; which one is your favorite? see the full article
Indulge Your Black Diamond Fantasy
February 04, 2014
Black Diamonds for Wedding and Engagement Rings
Black is the New White
A black diamond engagement ring: it’s exotic, unique, opaque and mysterious. A black diamond combines the brilliance of a faceted diamond with dark romantic love.
Why should I have a black diamond in my engagement ring or wedding band?
What's So Cool about Warm Rose Gold?
January 11, 2014
The Uniqueness of Rose Gold
Popular Rose Gold Engagement Ring Settings
Rose gold, also called red or pink gold, is an alloy of copper and gold; it has a lovely, warm, rosy hue. Experiencing a rise of popularity, rose gold engagement rings topped the chart with Blake Lively's Giant two million dollar rose gold engagement ring. From fashion designers such as Michael Kors all the way to haute couture, rose gold is rocking the world. The warm peachy tones are perfect for an engagement ring. Rose gold speaks volumes about the alternative bride: it takes you back to the Roman Empire, yet keeps you grounded with it's earth tones.
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Out of This World: Are Black Diamonds from Space? (Updated 2019)
November 14, 2013
The Origin of Black Diamonds
Where do black diamonds come from? This question has only increased the mystery surrounding these amazing gemstones, and the answer to the question of origin is even more alluring than their unique appearance. Black diamonds are less commonly known as carbonado, and scientists believe that outer space may actually be the birthplace of these particular stones.see the full article