Monthly Archives: August 2020

  1. 2020 Engagement Ring Trends

    Spring is in the air—and so is engagement season!

    Whether you're ready to pop the question now or you're waiting for the right moment and just want to be ready, we've got you covered with a list of some of the most popular engagement rings trending right now.

    We fully understand that engagement ring trends come and go—but diamonds are forever. If you're afraid of going with a popular engagement ring choice because it might not be popular in five or ten years, don't worry; nothing says "forever" like the time and thought that goes into picking the perfect engagement ring trends.

    There are so many styles to choose from, but here are some of our absolute favorites!

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  2. 10 Interesting Facts About Diamonds That You May Not Have Known

    We see diamonds everywhere—in jewelry, such as in diamond engagement rings, and in bracelets that sparkle. While the traditional diamond and gold ring has maintained popularity in the United States for a long time, diamond uses are evolving. We even see them in blades and drill bits that are made to break down other materials. But what exactly are diamonds? Where do they come from, and what other uses do they have?

    We've made a list of 10 interesting facts about diamonds so you can appreciate that little sparkle on your hand as more than just a symbol of love.

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  3. Non-Traditional Engagement Rings You Definitely Haven't Seen Before

    Engagement season is upon us, and being engaged is one of the most magical periods of anyone's life. The romantic time before getting married will never be repeated for any couple and it deserves its own unique engagement ring to make sure it is something special. Every engagement, as well as every wedded couple-to-be, is unique, so why not have an alternative engagement ring that reflects that? 

    Here are some ideas on finding a non-traditional ring that will make a splash.

    Choose Something Unique to the Wearer

    The first step in deciding which unique ring suits you and your partner is thinking about what the wearer values. Are they classically traditional? Do they do a lot with their hands on a daily basis? Do they have an affinity for a particular type of gemstone? This could factor into what stone you choose, the cut of the ring, the type of metal, the size, and

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  4. Love in the Time of COVID-19: Tips for Proposing During a Pandemic

    It’s safe to say that times are strange and maybe a little extraordinary right now due to the global health crisis that COVID-19 has caused. Many people are facing a difficult time with the uncertainty of the coming weeks. 

    Information in the United States from the CDC and the White House seem to change drastically from last week to this week. New information will be coming out for a long time as doctors learn more about the coronavirus every day. According to the New York Times, New York is the state that has been hit the hardest so far. Even so, it's quite serious everywhere in the United States making it a trying time for everyone in the nation, regardless if you live in New Jersey, California, or anywhere else.

    In the midst of all of this chaos, it's important to keep looking forward and cherish the t

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  5. Diamond FAQ: Mined Vs Manmade

    All diamonds are precious, which is why so many people in the United States choose a diamond engagement ring when they pop the question. If you're thinking about buying an engagement ring or any jewelry with these gemstones, you might not have considered where your diamonds come from or how exactly they were made. Doing a little research into this might surprisingly give you peace of mind and inform your decision. There are two types of diamonds: mined and manmade.

    The naked eye probably won't be able to tell the difference between the two types of diamonds, but there are fundamental differences. If you're on the market for diamonds as a buyer, it's a good idea to really understand the difference between mined and manmade diamonds. Here's an easy guide to help you choose.

    The Experts Know Best

    If you're seeking an extensive outlook on the question of mined vs. manmade,

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  6. The True Cost of a Corporate-Mined Diamond

    When choosing an engagement ring or a diamond piece of jewelry for someone special, we do it with love in our hearts. That same love should be shared and expressed in the story of the diamond we choose. But do you know the true story and the true cost involved in mining diamonds? The human and environmental impact along the supply chain of diamond mining is massive but shockingly few know about the full extent. First off, how are diamonds mined?

    Man on one knee proposing to his girlfriend on the steps of their house.

    The Diamond Mining Process

    We all know how to get diamonds: They are formed underground under high pressure and high temperature

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