Tag Archives: Sapphire

Diamond-Alternative Gemstone Engagement Rings Getting more bling for your buck in today’s jewelery market can be difficult, but don’t go digging into your savings just yet. We have some great tips to get your dream ring and save you some cash in the process. Whether it’s a clear stone that is just as sparkly as the real thing, or a colored stone that will set your ring apart from the rest, we’ve come up with some great alternative gems that will look just as gorgeous a real diamond! Aquamarine From the deepest depths of the sea, to the highest point in Read More →

Designer Engagement Rings Below $4,000 Vera Wang LOVE at Zales  This is one of the best bargain deals out there for the bridal market! Vera has teamed up with Zales to design beautiful and affordable engagement rings. She has included a signature blue sapphire in the bezel of almost every ring. The price ranges all the way from $650 to $30,000. We love the elegant pave set look and this is exactly what Vera Wang’s LOVE collection is all about. The collection is very versatile as well with a numerous amount of options to choose from. The ring showed above Read More →

What You Should Know About Engagement Ring Settings Finding the perfect engagement ring takes work and knowledge. Being educated on the seven engagement ring settings is a must! We want to help you understand what every ring setting is and explain the pros and cons of that ring!  Prong Setting  The first and most popular ring setting is the prong setting. Basically what this mounting is, is three to six “claws” that help hold the diamond (or any gemstone) in place. The prongs can be V-shaped, pointed, or flat. Usually the V-shaped prongs are used for more fancy cut stones Read More →

4 Ways to Cut Down the Cost of Your Engagement Ring When you are purchasing an engagement ring you have to keep in mind that it is a long term investment that should be practical in price and sentimental in value. Buying an engagement ring has been said to cost a 3 months salary, but what if your salary isn’t as high as you anticipated before getting engaged? We have a simple solution to this problem that should not only save you a buck or two, but make sure while saving you still get her the ring of her dreams! Read More →

Spotlight On: The Sapphire Engagement Ring The sapphire is a unique stone that has been dated back centuries. It is unique in the fact that it is the second hardest crystal made from the earth’s crust. This gemstone is currently becoming the hottest trend of 2013! Stars such as Elizabeth Hurley and Kate Middleton have sapphire main stones in their engagement rings. The Mystical Powers of a Sapphire The reason people gravitate towards this gemstone isn’t only because of its deep blue color, but because of the spiritual ambiance it gives off. Dating back centuries, people used to use the Read More →

How to Lower the Price of Your Engagement Ring If you are on a budget and want to get as much ring for your buck, have no fear we have the tips that will save you thousands on your engagement ring. First lets discuss what the 4 C’s are. This is a common diamond term we use almost always on our blog posts. These four c lettered words basically describe everything that is important about a diamond. Color, Clarity, Cut and of course Carat Weight. The two C’s that you can reduce the price of your diamond for without having Read More →

Many assume that in order for a ring to be considered an engagement ring it has to have a diamond as the center stone. In reality an engagement ring can be anything that symbolizes who you are as a person, or something that represents the bond you have between you and your partner. Women in 2013 are realizing that gemstones are a fantastic alternative to a fancy diamond engagement ring. So many celebrities turned from colored diamonds to gemstone engagement rings. Here is a list of our top 5 favorite celebrity gemstone engagement rings. 1. Kate Middleton: Obviously she would Read More →

Colorful Engagement Rings Buying an engagement ring doesn’t just mean you have to necessarily buy a colorless diamond. Modern day engagement rings can be your favorite colored gemstone as well! Some celebrities that have a head start on this new fashion trend are Halle Berry, Kate Middleton, Carrie Underwood, Etc. Most thing that people don’t know is that diamonds don’t only come colorless. Harry Winston lent Halle Berry a 5.4 Carat Pumpkin Diamond for her red carpet appearance during the Oscars. Pumpkin Diamonds, like they sound are orange colored diamonds. These are one of the rarest in the diamond family Read More →

Jersey Shore may be canceled, but the stars of the reality show are staying in the news. We’ve known that Jenni, JWoww, has been engaged to her long-time boyfriend Roger Mathew for the past few months, but now she is finally showing off her massive ring! JWoww’s Engagement Ring Roger proposed with an enormous cushion cut engagement ring right after the two of them went skydiving, which of course was caught by a camera crew for JWoww’s reality show. She reportedly said that the ring was more than she ever expected, but with her big personality we all know it’s Read More →

Choosing an engagement ring can be a fun process, you have so many stones to choose from. You don’t have to have a diamond as an engagement ring as is commonly thought. In fact diamond engagement rings did not become popular until the 1920’s. More recently women have gravitated towards colored stones, especially sapphire engagement rings. Source: engagementringgurus.com via EverDream on Pinterest   Prince William gave the newly wed Princess Catherine his mother’s Sapphire engagement ring. Prince William wanted to somehow include his beloved mother, Princes Diana, into the wedding. It made quite a stir when the ring was presented Read More →