Author: Jonny Hart

Diamond Stud Earrings: The Essential Guide

Diamond Stud Earrings: The Essential Guide

Sparkle from ear to ear with a pair of handcrafted diamond stud earrings. Diamond Stud Earrings: Make Your Ears Pop! Friends, romantics, customers; lend us your ears! 👂 As the first points of sparkle a person sees when they look…

Yasss Citrine! The November Birthstone

Yasss Citrine! The November Birthstone

Citrine, the November birthstone, is one of the top-selling yellow gemstones. Here’s why. If you’re a lover of citrus fruit and earth tones in general, you’re in for a real treat with this month’s birthstone. Introducing citrine, the vitamin C…

Twisted Engagement Rings: That Spiral Style

Twisted Engagement Rings: That Spiral Style

Twisted engagement rings put a new spin on the classic solitaire ring setting. Everything is more interesting with a twist: gin and tonic with a twist of lime, M. Night Shyamalan movies, those poles outside barber shops. The same goes…

Finding Her Engagement Ring Style: A Wink & A Smile

Finding Her Engagement Ring Style: A Wink & A Smile

Whether you’re a secret agent or a straight shooter, check out our pro tips for finding her engagement ring style. Everyone has a personal style. Some are more understated than others and, therefore, harder to discern. Your job as Buyer…

Around-the-World Marriage Proposals: The Greatest Glow on Earth!

Around-the-World Marriage Proposals: The Greatest Glow on Earth!

Love makes the world go round and we’ve got the aw–inspiring around-the-world marriage proposals to prove it! Somewhere on this big blue marble we call home, a couple is getting engaged right now. By the time you finish reading this…

Cup O’ Glow: The Coffee-Flavored Ring Selfie

Cup O’ Glow: The Coffee-Flavored Ring Selfie

This National Coffee Day, make sure your ring selfie is the toast of the town. There are exactly two things that get us out of bed in the morning: the smell of freshly ground coffee and the sparkle of an…

Shhh! Keeping the Ring a Secret

Shhh! Keeping the Ring a Secret

With your sparkler safely in the bag, the next crucial step is keeping the ring a secret. Buying the engagement ring is the easy part. Keeping it a secret from your SO is where the real challenge lies. You’re up…

Double Halo Engagement Rings: Twice the Ice

Double Halo Engagement Rings: Twice the Ice

Why settle for a single halo when double halo engagement rings offer twice the sparkle? When it comes to matters of sparkle, more is definitely more. More light play, more fireworks, more… POW! Double halos allow you to supersize your…

Engagement Ring Shopping: Collaboration Vs. Surprise

Engagement Ring Shopping: Collaboration Vs. Surprise

Breaking with tradition, many couples are engagement ring shopping together, leaving the element of surprise for the proposal. The question of whether to surprise your SO with a ring or include them in the selection process is as old as…

Choosing a Diamond: Be in the Glow

Choosing a Diamond: Be in the Glow

Precious advice for those who will soon be choosing a diamond for their engagement ring. We recognize that gleam in your eye! No, we’re not talking about the way you look at your SO (although that is adorable). If there’s…

The Sound of Sparkle: We’re on Spotify!

The Sound of Sparkle: We’re on Spotify!

Come follow us on Spotify for a sparkling serenade! 🎶 Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds. Shine on You Crazy Diamond. Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend. Musicians have long been fascinated by the sparkly stones and feature them prominently in…

Radiant Ruby: The July Birthstone

Radiant Ruby: The July Birthstone

Tap your heels together three times and think to yourself, ruby is the July birthstone, ruby is the July birthstone… The July Birthstone: A Royal Flush Adorned by royalty for centuries, the ruby has been crowned the ‘King of Gems’…

Pear Shaped Diamonds with Fruitful Flare

Pear Shaped Diamonds with Fruitful Flare

Pear shaped diamonds – the only part of your engagement you’ll want to go pear shaped! Imagine if Eve had picked a pear in the Garden of Eden instead of that darn apple. She would’ve stood out from all the…

Marquise Cut Diamonds with Pointed Precision

Marquise Cut Diamonds with Pointed Precision

Graceful and elegant, marquise cut diamonds are the only kind of side-eye you’ll ever want to give… or receive! If eyes are the window to the soul, then marquise cut diamonds are the sparkly window dressing. These eye-shaped beauties, with…

Engagement Ring Care: Have Bling, Will Travel

Engagement Ring Care: Have Bling, Will Travel

Slay on vacay with this essential guide to engagement ring care in the sun. When planning a romantic getaway, three L’s come to mind: Location, Location, Location. This makes sense as without a suitable destination, you’d still be, well, at…

Wedding Rings for Men: The Complete Guide

Wedding Rings for Men: The Complete Guide

Know what to look out for when shopping wedding rings for men. Wedding rings for men often get outshined by the sparkle-fest that is the engagement ring. But these boy bands are more than mere one-hit wonders. They’re likely the…

Beach Proposal Stories: Sandals & Sparkle

Beach Proposal Stories: Sandals & Sparkle

Take a look at customers who went coastal with their beach proposal. For many, beach season means hitting the gym and going on crash diets to get the beach bods they’ve always wanted. Here at James Allen, we like to…

Shape Series: Emerald Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Emerald Cut Diamonds

For an alternative to traditional brilliant cut diamonds, head straight for the linear luster of emerald cut diamonds. Emerald cut, not to be confused with the vivid green gemstone of the same name, is a diamond cut known for its…

Shape Series: Radiant Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Radiant Cut Diamonds

We reveal why radiant cut diamonds are the something squarish you’ll want to cherish. If the adage “opposites attract” could be summed up in one diamond cut, it would have to be radiant. This sparkling cut marries an angular shape…

The Royal Wedding: Matching Rings Made in Heaven

The Royal Wedding: Matching Rings Made in Heaven

With the royal wedding almost upon us, we’ve taken the liberty of picking out matching wedding rings for Markle’s sparkle. The big news out of Kensington Palace last year was Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle. Oh, and that ring….

How to Propose with Flying Colors

How to Propose with Flying Colors

Before you get down on one knee, check out our pro tips on how to propose like a boss. Our previous article in this series, Buying an Engagement Ring 101, took you back to the basics of ring shopping. With…

Shape Series: Princess Cut Diamonds

Shape Series: Princess Cut Diamonds

A popular alternative to the classic round cut, princess cut diamonds provide maximum brilliance in a striking square form. Looking for a diamond shape that’s a bit different, but that doesn’t stray too far from the traditional? With its clean,…