Style Series: Inspired Vintage Engagement Rings

Style Series: Inspired Vintage Engagement Rings

Vintage engagement rings fit those with a flair for everlasting fashion. Vintage and antique-style engagement rings mix the intricate craft of vintage rings with the diamond cuts and durability of modern engagement rings. These rings are inspired by various time…

Give Shanks with a Split Shank Engagement Ring

Give Shanks with a Split Shank Engagement Ring

Throughout history, many things have been split: the atom, the banana, the dinner bill (if you’re the progressive type). But perhaps none so exquisitely as the split shank engagement ring – one of 2017’s hottest jewelry trends. Named for its…

Style Series: Side-Stone & Three-Stone Engagement Rings

Style Series: Side-Stone & Three-Stone Engagement Rings

Do you have best friends who make you shine even brighter? Side-stone and three-stone engagement rings can relate. These rings feature at least two smaller diamonds or gemstones flanking the center stone. Side stones can be any cut or gem…

How to Nail the Wedding Day Schedule

How to Nail the Wedding Day Schedule

You’ve been dreaming about your big day for as long as you can remember, right down to the last rose petal. Every time you run through it in your head, it’s absolutely perfect; from the dress to the cake to…

10 Essential Proposal Tips

10 Essential Proposal Tips

Planning a proposal? We’re here to give you the answers before you pop the question! Check out these proposal tips inspired by our Customer’s Engagement Moments: Proposal Tip 1: Plan ahead to capture the moment. This moment will be one…

Get Paris Hilton’s Engagement Ring for (Much) Less

Get Paris Hilton’s Engagement Ring for (Much) Less

Congrats! Heiress and Simple Life star Paris Hilton got engaged to Chris Zylka on Tuesday with a sparkler as huge as their smiles. To be clear: that is super, super large. Paris Hilton’s engagement ring center stone is a 20…

Style Series: Heavenly Halo Engagement Rings

Style Series: Heavenly Halo Engagement Rings

Halo: brightness, our old friend. Halo, we love you, won’t you tell us your name? Along with infinite potential for wordplay, halo engagement rings hold glorious potential to highlight your center diamond. Halo settings feature smaller diamonds or gemstones which…

How to Match Your Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring

How to Match Your Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring

You’ve found the love of your life – now it’s time to find your second-most important match: the wedding ring and engagement ring duo. Your engagement ring represents all the history of your relationship, and the way it’s paired with…

Gorgeous Garnets: the January Birthstone

Gorgeous Garnets: the January Birthstone

Garnet, the January birthstone, holds powerful significance. The garnet ranges from transparent to opaque and all across the color spectrum, though the most common shade is an intense red. Red garnet is especially striking when set in white gold and…

Our Most-Liked Engagement Rings on Instagram

Our Most-Liked Engagement Rings on Instagram

So you’re engaged. What else is new? (Just kidding – may you have the wedding of your dreams and a blissful marriage!!!). Have you posted a picture of your engagement ring on Instagram that shined so brightly it virtually blinded…

New Year’s Eve Jewelry for a Night Out

New Year’s Eve Jewelry for a Night Out

City lights, cocktail parties and that infamous glittering ball. Where else would you rather be on New Year’s Eve? By now, you’re probably thinking about what outfit to wear for such an eventful night. Perhaps the harder choice is deciding…

Style Series: Luminous Pavé Engagement Rings

Style Series: Luminous Pavé Engagement Rings

Pavé engagement rings have a way with breathtaking sparkle. These rings have small diamonds encrusted on the band, which makes it look like the entire band is made of diamonds. As you can imagine, the setting highlights the brilliant sparkle…

Everything You Need to Know About CanadaMark™ Diamonds

Everything You Need to Know About CanadaMark™ Diamonds

CanadaMark™ diamonds are available online exclusively through JamesAllen.com. What sets them apart, you ask? You’ve heard of the four Cs — we now present the three Es, covering everything you need to know about CanadaMark™ Diamonds: Ethical sourcing. Although all JamesAllen.com…

Sparkle Squared: Princess Cut Engagement Rings

Sparkle Squared: Princess Cut Engagement Rings

Sometimes, you have to search the four corners of the earth before you find that special someone with whom you want to spend the rest of your life. Nothing symbolizes that lifelong search better than a princess cut engagement ring,…

Fine Jewelry Trends 2018: From Layers to Clarity

Fine Jewelry Trends 2018: From Layers to Clarity

With the new year comes new design, and we can’t wait for these fine jewelry trends to rock the scene! We’ve gathered all the best intel from designers, color forecasters, and experts to help you get ahead of the curve. Unwrap…

Style Series: Timeless Solitaire Engagement Rings

Style Series: Timeless Solitaire Engagement Rings

There’s a reason solitaire engagement rings are a time-honored classic. Loved for their crisp design, engagement rings with solitaire settings feature a single stone placed on the metal band. These rings highlight the diamond like no other: those with narrower…

Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her

Anniversary Gift Ideas for Her

You may have forgotten that your anniversary is coming up, but trust me – she hasn’t. Whether you’ve been planning the perfect anniversary celebration for months, or whether it slipped your mind and you’re quickly trying to get it together…

Holiday Gift Guide: Jewelry Pieces Under $1,000

Holiday Gift Guide: Jewelry Pieces Under $1,000

With the blink of an eye, the holidays are almost here again. Another year, another list of presents to give. While it may be a fun task (it is the most joyful season, after all), the process of selecting something…

Get Inspired by Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring

Get Inspired by Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring

Everyone loves a fairytale wedding. If Prince Harry’s recent engagement to American actress Meghan Markle is any indication, we’re in for a royal treat come spring 2018. Everyone wants a glimpse of Meghan Markle’s engagement ring. The prince proposed to…

Engagement Ring Trends 2018

Engagement Ring Trends 2018

Sure it’s not even Thanksgiving yet, far too early for it to be socially acceptable to start lighting up our cities and towns with Christmas decorations. But it is never too early to start thinking about your engagement ring for…

12 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

12 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

Some of us are waiting impatiently for winter to be over, as we shiver and curse the cold air. Then there are those of us who cherish every moment that winter brings, enjoying each cozy second under our fuzzy blankets,…

How to Buy an Engagement Ring

How to Buy an Engagement Ring

Don’t panic. I repeat: Do. Not. Panic.  You’re about to embark on one of the most important journeys of your life – proposing. But who can even think about proposing when you have to first find the right engagement ring,…

Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Rings

Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Rings

Sapphire, the September birthstone, has been associated with royalty for centuries. The gemstone brings to mind Princess Diana’s famous and beautiful sapphire and diamond ring, which now adorns the lucky Kate Middleton’s graceful hand. Though the most widely known sapphire…

The Rise of Rose Gold Engagement Rings

The Rise of Rose Gold Engagement Rings

We are excited to share this guest article by Angelica Carsolin from Comparakeet, which talks about rose gold engagement rings. How often do you see rose gold accessories and devices around you? While the color itself has been in use…

Floral Engagement Rings to Fantasize About

Floral Engagement Rings to Fantasize About

Calling all nature-lovers! If you enjoy basking in the beauty of Mother Nature, you’ll love our collection of beautiful floral engagement rings. You can express your love for your SO and for the great outdoors through a sparkling nature-inspired ring….