Red Heart Jewelry For Valentine’s Day

Red heart pierced by the Cupid’s arrow is a traditional symbol of Valentine’s Day. Heart symbolizes love and giving someone a heart means to hand over one’s existence to someone. A heart pierced by a Cupid’s arrow means that when someone presents a heart, the person takes the risk of being rejected and feeling hurt.…

Emeralds In All Their Grandeur

Emeralds are the green variety of the mineral beryl, whose more-common blue counterparts are known as aquamarines.  Emeralds are fascinating gemstones deriving its name from Greek word smargdos, which means green stone.  While the first emerald mine is often said to have belonged to Cleopatra, emeralds in Egypt actually go back to the beginning of…

Aquamarine brings to mind the clear blue tint of the sea

The very name aquamarine brings to mind the limpid, clear blue tint of the sea. Legend says that Neptune, the King of the Sea, gave aquamarine as gifts to the mermaids, and from then on, it has brought love to all who have owned it. Aquamarine was long thought to have a soothing influence on…

Top Engagement Ring Trends

If you haven’t yet selected your engagement ring, you’ll be very excited to learn the top four trends in engagement ring designs for next year. Here are the top four emerging engagement ring trends for 2016, according to Josh Holland from online jeweler Blue Nile:   “Fancy Cut” Center Diamonds     “Engagement rings with ‘Fancy…

Colored Diamonds Go Mainstream

Once a gem reserved for the rich and famous, colored diamonds are increasingly falling into the hands of mainstream consumers. “From colored diamonds splashed across the pages of fashion magazines to celebrities on television to women and men flaunting them at high-society events, these stones have accumulated a strong following,” said Gino DiGeso, director of…

Blue Nile’s Exquisite 2.24 ct Ruby and Half-Moon Diamond Halo Ring in Platinum and 18k Yellow Gold

Uniquely stunning, this gemstone ring showcases a lively 2.24 carat oval ruby and two brilliant half-moon diamonds surrounded by halo of pavé-set round diamonds set in platinum with an 18k yellow gold accent. The exquisite ruby is a scarce, non-heated gemstone.   An extraordinary gemstone, Ruby is the traditional birthstone for July. Its fiery crimson…

Stunning Engagement and Wedding Rings Designed by Zac Posen

Zac Posen launched his eponymous collection in 2001, with a vision for modern American glamour that married couture technique with striking innovation. Raised in New York, Zac began his design training early. At 16, he attended Parson’s School of Design followed by London’s Central Saint Martins University. Two years following his first collection, he was…

Gorgeous Blue Sapphire Rings at Blue Nile Jewelry

Thousands of couples around the world have trusted Blue Nile over the years with their most important memories. As the largest online diamond retailer, Blue Nile has the highest standards in the industry, offering both exceptional quality and extraordinary value.  Cushion-Cut Sapphire and Diamond Three-Stone Ring in Platinum (4.27 ct center) Extraordinary elegance, this platinum ring showcases a vibrant…

The Superstitious History of Opal Jewelry

Birthstone of October, color-changing opals are one of the most widely loved gems by antique jewelry aficionados and modern jewelry designers alike.     Like other gems with unique histories, the opal, October’s birthstone, is filled with a rich narrative past. Through ancient times and different cultures, this intriguingly mysterious and fiery stone, with its…

Mark Broumand 3.25ct Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

This mesmerizing princess cut diamond ring will astonish you with its outstanding brilliance, quality and superb detail!  The gorgeous two carat princess cut center diamond is GIA certified at I-VS2. It is white, very clear and the cut is phenomenal!  It is accented by a row of round brilliant cut diamonds pave set around it,…