Tag Archives: October

Well, here it is. The last installment of choosing birthstone engagement rings 101.  By now we’ve explored the new trend where women are taking a different approach when it comes to choosing the center stone for their beloved engagement ring. While diamonds remain the front-runner, birthstones are starting to catch the attention of many. Birthstone engagement rings offer an exclusive and personalized aura.  Not only that, birthstone rings offer more options to customize your ring without breaking the bank.  We’ve learned about the first eight months’ birthstones so far and what they symbolize.  We’ve also checked out so really beautiful Read More →

Your engagement ring guru guide is back with part 2 of “Would You Wear Birthstone Engagement Rings?” Last week the topic of birthstone engagement rings was explored.  Diamonds have been the symbol of love for centuries, which is how they’ve found their place at the center of engagement rings and bridal jewelry. Now a days, women have been taking a more unconventional approach to searching and choosing their engagement ring.  Replacing the classic Diamond with a birthstone gem.  Birthstone engagement rings come with many benefits, mostly revolving around the fact that they exude layers of sentimental value and passion.  Not Read More →

It’s no surprise diamonds usually take 1st place when it comes to selecting a center stone for your engagement ring and other wedding jewelry.  However, birthstones have started to become a real contender as they increase in popularity among the ladies.  Choosing a birthstone engagement ring not only saves a couple some cash, but it allows the woman to express herself through colors that make it stand out from the rest.  Plain and simple, birthstone engagement rings are unique and special to the woman who chooses them.  In fact, many couples now are starting to choose birthstones instead of diamonds Read More →

Huge 232-Carat ‘Exceptional’ Diamond Mined in South Africa This is the year for diamonds. Recently, one of the most gorgeous pinkish-purple sparklers was discovered and getting ready for auction in October. A 3+ carat cushion cut stone that is said to rack in over $4 million dollars. Now, there is a new diamond coming in hot, a 232-carat rough diamond that gemologists are referring to as “exceptional”. This stone was mined at one of the most famous locations in South Africa, Cullinan. If you haven’t heard of Cullinan you may have been hiding under a large rock, no pun intended. Read More →

Get the Look for Less: Naya Rivera So by now we all know about Glee star Naya Rivera’s stunning rock. Naya first flaunted us with the sparkler back in October and took to instagram showing off the jewels captioning, “Latina #ladymoment”. It was definitely a moment indeed. The ring is everything a woman could dream of. It is a cushion cut diamond center stone set in a micro-pavé halo setting. The center stone appears to be a whopping 5-6 carats, cushion cut shape diamond. From photographs it appears that the stone is virtually colorless, maybe a G in color and Read More →