Tag: romance

Looking for a suitably romantic setting to pop the question? In need of some creative proposal or gift ideas? The James Allen blog is packed full of inspiration and advice to help you bring the romance on the big day.

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…

Engagement Ring Engraving Ideas

Engagement Ring Engraving Ideas

Choose an engagement ring engraving that’ll create your moment in your own words (on us!). Every couple has their own special way of communicating with each other, filled with tokens of love and had-to-be-there private jokes. We’re all about those…

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…

Rebarkable Dog Proposal Ideas

Rebarkable Dog Proposal Ideas

Fall in wuff with these dog proposal ideas… Our customers’ pet proposals are doggone adorable. If your partner is a dog lover and especially if you have a dog in the family, prep an emotional pup proposal! Shop Engagement Rings…

Our Top 6 Summer Proposal Tips

Our Top 6 Summer Proposal Tips

If you’re planning on proposing during the sunny season, check out our ultimate summer proposal tips! Shop Engagement Rings Ah, summer. The season of picnics, performances, frozen drinks, and some of the most romantic proposals we’ve seen. Before you pop…

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…

Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips

Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips

Here’s what you need to know to plan your show-stopping destination proposal! Destination Proposal Ideas & Tips Want an unforgettable way to start a lifetime of adventures together (with amazing photo ops)? Think big with a travel proposal! To make…

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’…

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…

Our “Younger” Engagement Ring Picks for Liza

Our “Younger” Engagement Ring Picks for Liza

*Younger Engagement Ring Picks and Spoilers Ahead!* Between Liza’s ex, Charles’ ex, Kelsey and Thad (RIP), Diana’s ex, Josh’s failed proposal to Liza (still crying), and Josh’s weird green card marriage (can someone please explain what happened there??), Younger has…

How to Create Your Personalized Proposal Video

How to Create Your Personalized Proposal Video

Start spreading the news with an adorable personalized proposal video! After you purchase your ring, we’ll email you a link to create a bespoke proposal video celebrating your engagement. Complete with pictures and videos of your relationship and proposal, plus…

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…

Engagement Rings Inspired by Most-Loved Books

Engagement Rings Inspired by Most-Loved Books

Behind every great book and every engagement moment is a unique and meaningful story. National Book Day is finally here! To mark the moment, we polled the team at James Allen to find our top all-time book favorites. These selects are…

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….

Bachelor Engagement Rings Worth the Final Rose

Bachelor Engagement Rings Worth the Final Rose

Whether or not we root for who gets the final rose, we can’t help but love The Bachelor engagement rings! This season of The Bachelor ended with a proposal twist bigger than the diamond the bachelor used to propose. Even…

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…

To Infinity Engagement Rings & Beyond!

To Infinity Engagement Rings & Beyond!

Our infinity engagement rings will have you buzzing for light years! You’ve made the ultimate promise to love your SO for always and forever. But whereas spoken words disappear into the ether and love letters fade, infinity engagement rings endure…

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…

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

Surprise proposal story Each of us experiences a different path to love. But when it’s right, it’s right. And how awesome is it that sometimes it’s right the first time around?! Although everyone grows together in their own relationships, there’s…

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

This summer proposal is for beach lovers or just all around romantics. There are so many different ways to propose – each proposal story is unique, from the reaction of the person being proposed to, to the look on the…

Will You Accept this Rose? The Bachelor Proposal

Will You Accept this Rose? The Bachelor Proposal

How excited are you for the upcoming season finale of The Bachelor? The show’s drama is definitely addictive and has had me on the edge of my seat these last few episodes. I think I like it a bit too…

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Have you ever been surprised by someone, and thought afterwards, “how in the world did I not see it coming?!” Despite all of the pretty obvious clues, the surprise was somehow not ruined for you. When we really want something,…

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

The Perfect Winter Proposal There’s just something about the snow that brings out the inner romantic in us. Who can resist gazing out the window at the ground blanketed with dazzling white snow, or at an individual spectacular snowflake as…

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

How often do we miss out on opportunities that are right under our noses? Sometimes the one thing we’ve been looking for all this time has been right in front of us, or in Benjamin and Candice’s case, in the…