Category: Diamonds

Learn all you need to know about loose diamonds and discover our jaw-dropping diamond engagement rings and fine jewelry.

Select from over 200,000 round, princess, cushion, emerald, oval, radiant, asscher, marquise, heart, and pear shaped loose diamonds on JamesAllen.com. Plus, get to know your diamond through our 360° HD superzoom technology with the option for a real-time diamond inspection.

10 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

10 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

Brave the cold with these BRRRilliant winter proposal ideas, brought to you by our very own snowmen and women! Some of us are waiting impatiently for winter to be over, as we shiver and curse the cold air. Then there are…

Cushion Cut Diamonds with a Classic Glow

Cushion Cut Diamonds with a Classic Glow

Cushion cut diamonds are the chic descendant of the historic old mine cut. A square shape with rounded corners, these pillow-shaped diamonds are a total dream. Browse Cushion Cut Diamonds Why Cushion Cut Diamonds? The cushion brilliant cut features 58…

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…

Heart Shaped Diamonds with Romantic Style

Heart Shaped Diamonds with Romantic Style

The cleft at the top of this cut gives heart shaped diamonds their unique, super-lovable form. Browse Heart Shape Diamonds Why Heart Shaped Diamonds? First, the obvious: who wouldn’t want to propose or give a gift marked with the international…

Asscher Cut Diamonds with Incredible Clarity

Asscher Cut Diamonds with Incredible Clarity

Asscher cut diamonds are loved for their glacier-level clarity and concentric square pattern. Have you ever seen a diamond quite like this? Browse Asscher Cut Diamonds Why Asscher Cut Diamonds? Also called square emerald cut, asscher cut diamonds feature a…

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…

Baguette Diamond Rings: the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Baguette Diamond Rings: the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Get your Gatsby glam and sparkly headbands ready: it’s time to try a baguette diamond ring. Baguette diamond rings are elegant and edgy at once, a perfect encapsulation of the 1920’s Art Deco period during which they became popular. The…

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…

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,…

Round Cut Diamonds with Brilliant Sparkle

Round Cut Diamonds with Brilliant Sparkle

The most popular diamond shape for engagement rings by far, round cut diamonds are a surefire way to shine. Round cut diamonds are sometimes called round brilliant diamonds because of the brilliant cut most of them feature. Browse Round Cut…

Diamonds Are Forever the April Birthstone

Diamonds Are Forever the April Birthstone

The stars must have aligned to create an April birthstone so sublime. Diamond, the April birthstone, needs little introduction. It is, after all, the single most coveted precious stone in the world and the object of many an engagement fantasy….

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

Essential prep for the days, weeks, and months after getting engaged. You’re on cloud nine after getting engaged and you don’t ever want to come down. Why would you? It’s super comfy up there! But, at the same time, you’ve…

Hearts and Arrows Diamond Perfection

Hearts and Arrows Diamond Perfection

Discover True Hearts by James Allen™ – The Symmetry of Sparkle. Everyone knows relationships are all about compromise, but one thing you shouldn’t have to compromise on is the diamond. True Hearts by James Allen™ is our premier collection of…

Cluster Engagement Rings: Luster for Life

Cluster Engagement Rings: Luster for Life

Gather round! Cluster engagement rings are where the sparkle’s at. An alternative to the traditional solitaire style setting, cluster engagement rings take a more holistic approach to sparkle. Multiple smaller diamonds are combined to create the illusion of a much…

Fancy Color Diamonds: a Game of Tones

Fancy Color Diamonds: a Game of Tones

Fancy color diamonds are vibrant and super valuable. “But wait,” you interject, “I know all about diamonds from James Allen’s diamond education page, which says that diamonds are more prized if they have no color at all!” That is true….

Jewelry Picks Inspired by our Favorite 2018 Grammys Looks

Jewelry Picks Inspired by our Favorite 2018 Grammys Looks

The 2018 Grammys had their highs and lows, but the red carpet looks were absolute music to our eyes. Turns out Bruno Mars wasn’t the only one with 24K Magic at this year’s awards; check out the 2018 Grammys looks…

Celebrity Engagement Rings Written in the Stars

Celebrity Engagement Rings Written in the Stars

Bask in the sparkle of these celebrity engagement rings. You know that moment when your favorite power couple announces they’re getting engaged? 2017 gave us multiple moments like that. Over the past year, we’ve been treated to some stellar celebrity…

Give Shanks with a Split Shank Engagement Ring

Give Shanks with a Split Shank Engagement Ring

Join some of our favorite celebs in “putting on the splits” with a super-trendy 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…

Everything You Need to Know About CanadaMark™ Diamonds

Everything You Need to Know About CanadaMark™ Diamonds

What sets CanadaMark™ diamonds 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 diamonds are certified conflict-free, CanadaMark™ diamonds…

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…

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…

Engagement Ring Trends 2018

Engagement Ring Trends 2018

Sure it’s not even Thanksgiving and 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…