Celebrities determine fashion trends and it is no different with engagement rings. The Royal sapphire and diamond engagement ring, worn by Princess Diana and Duchess Kate), as well as gemstone rings worn by other high-profile, engaged personalities have led to a trend toward an old tradition: colored engagement rings. The ring at left is a piece of fine jewelry similar to the one given to Kate Middleton by Prince William (currently $8,800 at Blue Nile). Below, Adam Rubin gives tips for purchasing (or designing) your own gemstone ring as well as shares some history. Colored Stone Engagement Rings by Adam […]
Wedding sets–matching engagement and wedding rings–allow you to continue wearing the engagement ring on your left hand and assures it will look right with the wedding band. You can find these in several configurations. Photos at left, from top to bottom: The two-ring engagement ring and wedding band set is the most common type. From James Allen Professional Jeweler: 18k White Gold 1.00ct Round Brilliant Diamond Wedding Set. $4,360 setting, plus center stone. You may also find three-piece bridal and engagement sets. From Buy.com: Diamond Three Rings Wedding Set 1 1/6 carats (ctw) in 14K White Gold (H-I, I1-I2). $1,580 Other two-ring sets, for both the […]
There are several nice pieces of jewelry you can get for $30-$50-ish at Ice through the end of August. Click here, and automatically get $20 off jewelry plus free shipping. Or, shop the rings, necklaces, and earrings below and use code S20AU at checkout. Click here to see all current offers from Ice. Sterling Silver, Diamond, 9-10 mm Cultured Pearl Pendant with Chain. $55 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 4 3/8 Carat Amethyst, White Topaz Ring. $35 (after $20 off) Sterling Silver, 1 Carat Tanzanite, and Iolite Ring. $30 (after $20 off) 14K Yellow Gold and White Crystal Earrings $40 […]
There are so many different engagement ring styles and price ranges it can be overwhelming at first. One way to hone in on your favorites is to categorize the rings. To help, I’ve put together a quazi-inspiration board with different ring types: solitaires, three-stone, multi-stone, and sets, each with diamonds, gemstones, and cubic zirconia (cz). The CZ rings generally run well under $100 (many $30-$50). Gemstone and diamond rings vary in price depending on metal, whether the gemstone is natural or lab created, quality, and size. I hope you become inspired by the rings below! Solitaire Three Stone Multi-Stone Bridal […]
One of the glorious advantages of shopping online is you can find items that are difficult or impossible to find locally. This applies to engagement and wedding rings as well. Every retailer carries a nice inventory of diamond rings, but when it comes to the more unique varieties, selection frequently falls short. An engagment ring with amethyst gemstones, for example, is relatively rare. The amethyst symbolizes (among other attributes) sincerity, stability, peace, balance, and tranquility. Presenting an engagement ring featuring this gemstone is promise of a marriage built upon a foundation of these appealing qualities. When shopping for any engagement […]
There was once a time when your choice of wedding or engagement ring was limited to what your local jeweler had in stock or could order from his or her distributor. No more. Modern times means a modern source for all wedding-related items: the Internet. Not only is the selection larger, but you can also virtually create your own jewelry by matching the loose diamond(s) of your choice to any of numerous settings. Here are some examples: Angara features a unique feature for some items that allows you to choose your design first, then control the price and quality by […]
For many, getting married in 2011 is much different than it would have been only a few years ago. The continuing recession has created a budget crunch that extends to all aspects of wedding planning. $1,000+ (and well beyond) in savings can be had by considering wedding / engagement rings and wedding party jewelry made from other-than-traditional material. Cubic zirconia (cz) jewelry and cz rings, for example, are generally significantly lower priced than similar diamond pieces. Some points to consider. Styles made famous by celebrities can be found at Websites like Emitations. Cubic zirconia jewelry sets are the perfect bridesmaids […]
Overstock.com is known for its rock bottom prices and excellent service. Today’s Deal of the Day is of special interest to those of you engaged to be married. Today’s featured product is $25 off this 9 mm Brushed and Polished Tungsten Men’s Ridged Edge Band, bringing the price down to next to nothing. This price is good TODAY ONLY. Visit through this link and buy before they run out of stock. For more tungsten rings in all price ranges, browse the MyOnlineWeddingHelp.com Tungsten Wedding Bands page.
If you are looking for bridesmaid jewelry gifts or need a red pendant to go with your wedding gown or reception dress you won’t want to miss this offer. Szul is selling this 1.65 Carat Natural Ruby and Diamond Pendant in Solid .925 Sterling Silver for $44, plus you get free shipping. The regular retail prices for this is $199. Do the math and you will see that is more than a 74% savings. The deal ends Sunday or until they run out.
At Ice jewelry you get $15 to spend plus free shipping on orders through July 24th. And there is no minimum purchase required. While the offer isn’t available for clearance or sale items, engagement rings, or watches, there are plenty other categories to shop, including: Gemstone fashion rings starting at $50 (before $15 off) Earrings, great for Maid of Honor and Bridesmaids gifts. Necklaces, including several understated strands of pearls to add elegance to your wedding ensemble or as bridesmaids gifts.
Jewelry is one of the most popular gifts for women in the wedding party. Now through July 18th, SuperJeweler is offering two pieces at deep discounts. Both are sure to please Stainless Steel Hugs and Kisses Bracelet: $14.99 This Stainless Steel Hugs and Kisses Bracelet, exclusively at SuperJeweler, retails for $79,99. Get it for only $14.99 through this link by using code SAVE25 at checkout. 85% Off 1ct Sapphire and Diamond Stud Earrings: $29.99 These sapphire and diamond earrings–at only $29.99–are reduced 85% and are perfect as mother of the bride or groom and bridesmaid gifts. Click this link and […]