While they aren’t quite as popular as round brilliant or princess cut engagement rings, emerald cut engagement rings are one of the most eye-catching styles around. As the name suggests, the emerald cut was originally created for the green gemstone, which often has internal flaws that make it tough to cut. Because of its rectangular [...]
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Posted on August 20, 2013 by coalition
Posted on August 13, 2013 by coalition
Most people associate diamond rings with engagements, but the truth is, a diamond ring remains a significant symbol of love and commitment long after you’ve actually tied the knot. Many couples choose to honor the ten year anniversary of their marriage and reaffirm their relationship with diamond anniversary rings.
Options for Your 10 Year Anniversary Diamond
Posted on August 6, 2013 by coalition
Cushion cut diamond engagement rings have long been a favorite of celebrities who are planning a trip down the aisle followed by a messy public divorce. Not to mention, the famously “cursed” Hope Diamond features a cushion cut. But don’t let its questionable history scare you away from one of the most beautiful engagement ring [...]
Posted on July 30, 2013 by coalition
As your marriage ages, it’s wonderful to commemorate the love and commitment of your relationship with a beautiful anniversary ring. Today, anniversary rings are a more popular gift than ever to celebrate your successful years of marriage. There are two main ways of wearing anniversary rings: alongside your old wedding and/or engagement rings or instead [...]
Posted on July 22, 2013 by coalition
While most jewelry enthusiasts can only salivate at the prospect of an expensive 5 carat diamond ring, celebrities have the good fortune of not looking back due to a hefty price tag. A number of popular celebrities have chosen to celebrate their engagement with the kind of 5 carat diamond ring that becomes envied and [...]
Posted on July 1, 2013 by coalition
Sometimes referred to as a trilogy or trinity setting, a three-stone diamond engagement ring symbolizes the essence of a relationship; the past, present and future. Trilogy exemplifies a body of three and for many the word Trinity embodies a union of three persons or the state of being three-fold.
Three stone diamond engagement rings are not [...]
Posted on June 28, 2013 by coalition
A carat is the unit of measurement used to specifically describe the weight of diamonds. A carat diamond is a diamond whose weight is approximately 200 milligrams. The carat weight is divided into points, so one carat is 100 points (or 1.00). Just because a diamond is larger does not mean that it has a [...]
Posted on June 26, 2013 by coalition
No jewelry collection is complete without at least one pair of cheap diamond stud earrings. They are so versatile that they can be worn with virtually any article of clothing. You can be dressed up or dressed down, casual or formal, simple or fancy - these sparkling beauties will make a statement whatever the occasion.
Posted on June 24, 2013 by coalition
Diamond hoop earrings fit perfectly into any ensemble from blue jeans to black tie. Because diamond hoop earrings come in so many different shapes and styles, the best way to accessorize is to start with the earrings and build the rest of the outfit around them.
Petite hoops with small diamonds can be paired with anything [...]
Posted on June 21, 2013 by coalition
Fancy vivid blue diamonds are some of the rarest and most coveted diamonds in the world. One stone in about ten million has the color that rates this particular designation, and it is remarkably unique unto itself. Because these stones are so hard to find, it only makes sense that blue diamonds comprise history’s most [...]