Category: Education

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Ring Cleaning Tips in the Age of COVID-19

Ring Cleaning Tips in the Age of COVID-19

COVID-19 has people using more hand sanitizer to minimize the risk of exposure. Read on for some ring cleanings tips to keep your sparkler safe and COVID-free!

Tips to Nail an At-Home Proposal

Tips to Nail an At-Home Proposal

National Proposal Day is approaching and we’ve put together some intimate home proposal ideas to sweep your fiancé-to-be off her feet while staying safe!

The Ultimate Guide for Choosing a Foolproof Jewelry Gift

The Ultimate Guide for Choosing a Foolproof Jewelry Gift

Buying a jewelry gift can be stressful. With so many options, you may not know where to begin. Follow this guide and you’ll find a foolproof gift in no time!

Cut is King: Why Carat Weight Matters Less Than You Think

Cut is King: Why Carat Weight Matters Less Than You Think

We’re here to put some misconceptions regarding carat weight and size to sleep, so that you can buy an engagement ring sure to sweep your ‘boo’ off her feet!

Diamond Terms: Your Essential Pocket Dictionary

Diamond Terms: Your Essential Pocket Dictionary

Just starting your diamond search? This bite-sized dictionary of the most important diamond terms is a life-saver.

Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas

Wedding Ring Engraving Ideas

Get inspiration from a dozen of our customers’ best wedding ring engravings. Plus, inscribe your ring for FREE at checkout!

10 Ways To Lose Your Ring (And What Do About It)

10 Ways To Lose Your Ring (And What Do About It)

10 real-life, fiasco-filled customer stories for you to learn from. Here’s exactly what to do in case you lose your ring!

Lab-Created Diamonds vs. Moissanite

Lab-Created Diamonds vs. Moissanite

Lab-created diamonds or moissanite? We’ll help you identify the clear winner so you can nab a gorgeous, budget-friendly engagement ring.

Lookin’ Sharp: View Diamonds in 360° HD

Lookin’ Sharp: View Diamonds in 360° HD

360° Diamond Display Technology: get to know your stone up close and personal! Spin & zoom to view every detail of your diamond’s shape, cut, color, and clarity.

Diamond Price Match: Our Competitive Pledge

Diamond Price Match: Our Competitive Pledge

Seen a comparable diamond for less? Our Diamond Price Match guarantee ensures you’re getting the best value for money without sacrificing diamond quality.

Diamond Pendants: The Essential Guide

Diamond Pendants: The Essential Guide

Worn close to the heart, diamond pendants are among the most romantic gifts you can give. Get the hang of these dazzling pieces with our essential guide.

Amazing Amethyst: The February Birthstone

Amazing Amethyst: The February Birthstone

Purple it up this Valentine’s Day with an accessory made of amethyst, the February birthstone. Get to know this precious gem in all its plum-colored glory!

Engagement Ring Etiquette: 5 Big Questions

Engagement Ring Etiquette: 5 Big Questions

We surveyed 2,800 women about engagement ring etiquette – what are the rules for getting engaged, and which of those rules are meant to be broken?

How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

Brilliant tips to take care of your diamond jewelry, including how to clean your engagement rings and jewelry and how to choose the smartest insurance.

Diamond Inspection: The Object of Your Affection

Diamond Inspection: The Object of Your Affection

Need help choosing the perfect diamond? Our Real-Time Diamond Inspection service will connect you with the next available certified gemologist.

Gorgeous Garnets: the January Birthstone

Gorgeous Garnets: the January Birthstone

Learn about the significance of garnet, the January birthstone, and see our birthday-gift-worthy garnet fine jewelry pieces.

Diamond Stud Earrings: The Essential Guide

Diamond Stud Earrings: The Essential Guide

Want to sparkle from ear to ear? Read our essential guide to diamond stud earrings for the lobe-down on these elegant ear huggers.

Cool Blue Topaz: the December Birthstone

Cool Blue Topaz: the December Birthstone

Shine through the winter with blue topaz, the December birthstone. Blue topaz jewelry is perfect for December birthday gifts, 4th and 19th wedding anniversary presents, or particular fans of the state gemstone of Texas. The gemstone’s wintry shades range from…

Wedding Rings for Women: The Complete Guide

Wedding Rings for Women: The Complete Guide

When it comes to wedding rings for women, here are a few factors to keep in mind… Your wedding day is almost here! We can practically hear the bells ringing, which means it’s time for you to choose your perfect…

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…

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…