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2019 Oscars-Inspired Jewelry

This year’s Academy Awards hosted some of our favorite red carpet looks ever. Read on for our Oscars-inspired jewelry picks!

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Top Looks & Oscars-Inspired Jewelry

And the nominees for Oscars-inspired jewelry are…

Michelle Yeoh

The Crazy Rich Asians actress stunned in a metallic and light pink gown with floral details – achieving a similar spectacular effect as the rose gold and diamonds in our pavé sunburst engagement ring.

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Pavé Sunburst Engagement Ring

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Chris Evans

Captain America had us swooning double, both when he supported winner Regina King when her dress got caught and when he debuted this teal jacket on the red carpet. Crush it like Chris with our east-west emerald cut blue topaz ring (and read on about the December birthstone!).

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Blue Topaz Stackable Ring

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Helen Mirren

Hot dame, we loved this look! The 2007 Oscar winner rocked a tulle gown with multiple layers of pink. Achieve the color texture and diamond accents with our rose gold pink sapphire stackable diamond ring.

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Pink Sapphire Diamond Ring

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Charlize Theron

The Long Shot actress shocked us all with her new dramatic brunette bob paired with a dusty blue gown. For another light blue that packs a punch, check out our aquamarine floating halo ring (bonus: learn more about the March birthstone!).

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Aquamarine Halo Ring

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Danai Gurira

In a glowing ball gown, long braids, and a golden headpiece, this Black Panther star looked like a total goddess. Get Danai’s ethereal look with our yellow gold bezel set stackable diamond ring.

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Open Bezel Diamond Ring

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Tina Fey

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt show creator opted for a bold strapless dress over her Bossypants. Mirror the effect of that striking blue with our cushion cut sapphire halo tennis bracelet (or consider a sapphire and diamond engagement ring!).

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Sapphire Tennis Bracelet

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Emma Stone

Why win a gold statuette when you can be one instead? We’re stuck on The Favourite star’s unique sleeves and glittering pattern. Bee just as sweet with our citrine honeycomb stackable ring (and learn more about the November birthstone!).

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Citrine Honeycomb Ring

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Stephan James

We’d like to thank the Academy for this season of velvet jackets! This If Beale Street Could Talk actor treated us to a custom tux in fire engine red. Go from three-piece to three-stone with our trillion ruby engagement ring (then read all about the July birthstone!).

Oscars-Inspired Jewelry: Trillion Ruby Engagement Ring

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Until next year…

The Oscars-Inspired Jewelry Afterparty

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How to Take Care of Your Diamond Jewelry

You’ve got that gorgeous rock – now how do you keep it looking incredibly bright? Follow this guide for clear and helpful ways to take care of your diamond jewelry!

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BRILLIANT TIPS FOR DIAMOND CARE

Take Care of Your Diamond Cleaning

No need to bring your diamonds in for cleaning – here are the DIY methods to keep your diamond engagement ring and diamond jewelry looking just like new:

1. Soak and Scrub

Everyone can use a good bubble bath, and your jewelry is no exception! Take care of your diamond rings and jewelry with a little TLC, making sure no gems come loose.

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Soak your jewelry in a solution of mild dish soap and warm water for a few minutes. Afterward, carefully scrub the metal using a soft cloth, cotton swab, or gentle toothbrush, then rinse.

2. Get Intense Shine

For extra shine in your yellow gold, rose gold, or platinum jewelry, you can follow up the mild dish soap soak with window cleaner. Do not use window cleaner with white gold – the rhodium plating won’t be able to handle such harsh chemicals. Limit this soak to one minute at a time.

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After the window cleaner, dip your ring into the mild dish soap solution, rinse it with warm water, then dry it completely.

3. Shield the Shade

You can use ionic cleaners to clean most diamond jewelry, but the electrical current may mess with the hue of certain gemstones. Consider other cleaning methods for colorful gemstone engagement rings and gemstone jewelry

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Take Care of Your Diamond Insurance

1. Insure Your Diamond Jewelry

Better sparkly and safe than sorry! It might feel weird to prep for the worst when you’re still perfecting the filter on your ring selfie, but trust us – make sure to insure your jewelry right away in case it gets lost or stolen. Find out how much your homeowner’s and renter’s policies cover, then look into additional policies like Jewelers Mutual.

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2. Choose the Right Policy

Make sure you know what you’re getting into! Here are some good questions to ask while you’re researching diamond jewelry insurance policies:

  • Do they offer a deductible or discount if you have a home security system?
  • Does the policy cover you fully if the item is damaged or lost overseas?
  • Is the diamond jewelry covered at the full replacement cost, and will they give you a cash settlement or a replacement item?
  • Which appraisal reports does the insurance company accept, and how often do you need to provide them?
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There’s more to taking care of your diamond jewelry, including when to wear your diamonds and where to store them. Read on!

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Maisel-Inspired 1950s Engagement Ring Styles

If there’s anything more obsession-worthy than The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, it’s the mid-century aesthetic that lights up the show. We’ve rounded up these 1950s engagement ring fashions in honor of Maisel’s season 2. *Potential spoilers ahead!*

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These 1950s engagement ring styles have us swooning around the Upper West Side, dancing along the Seine River, and dropping some Susie-inspired F bombs (… fabulous. What did you think we meant?).

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1950s Engagement Rings: Stand-Up Sparkle

We couldn’t help but notice that Midge is still wearing her glamorous 1950s engagement ring in Maisel season 2, and we totally get it. Who’d want to take that beauty off??

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Baguette Side-Stone Engagement Ring

Mrs. Maisel barely gives us a glimpse of her ring because she moves as quickly as she speaks. From what we can catch, though, her engagement ring from Joel is a yellow gold stunner with side stones. Not a surprise gave the costume designers’ keen eye and 1950s engagement ring trends; side stones, especially baguette shape diamonds, were huge at the time.

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Tapered Pavé Engagement Ring

1950s Engagement Rings: Star Power

Female powerhouses in Midge’s era are legendary both for their actions and for their impact on fashion. Take Jackie Kennedy for example, who brought fresh energy to the 1950s engagement ring scene with her emerald engagement ring.

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Scalloped Halo Emerald Engagement Ring

Household name and ingénue Audrey Hepburn sparked yet another alternative engagement ring trend: stackable rings! She opted for a sleek channel-set baguette diamond eternity ring and added two more gold rings when she got married.

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1950s Engagement Rings: Think Pink

Potentially more sacred than Rose’s pink soap: Midge’s pink wardrobe! If her all-pink ensembles are any hint, we think Mrs. Maisel would plotz over a rose gold ring with a pink sapphire center. Mirror her style by setting a gemstone in one of these vintage rings.

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Engraved Vintage Engagement Ring

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Paradise Vintage Engagement Ring

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The Fine Jewelry Trends of 2019

The spring 2019 runways debuted bold, creative, and instant-classic new jewelry. More good news: we’ve rounded up the hottest styles so that you can rock the fine jewelry trends of 2019!

Love is in the air this year… and in our case, the love is for all the show-stopping fine jewelry trends. Whether for your wedding day or everyday, discover your something new for 2019:

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Fine Jewelry Trends: Colorful Gemstone Clusters

Cheer is here! The 2019 runway shows were filled with completely colorful eye candy – jewelry combining gemstones from the softest morganites to the deepest sapphires. Like you and your SO, it turns out gemstones are even better together.

Diamond and Sapphire Gemstone Cluster Bar Necklace

14K Yellow Gold Yellow Orange Sapphire And Diamond Cluster Bar Necklace

Sapphire and Zircon Gemstone Cluster Earrings

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Fine Jewelry Trends: Hoop Earrings

Retro’s been reimagined with a glimmer of hoop. Studded with diamonds, gemstones, or both, this sleek silhouette compliments your face shape while elevating any outfit. Opt for a huggie earring style or go all out with oversized statement hoops.

Inside Out Diamond Hoop Earrings

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Freshwater Pearl Hoop Earrings

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Fine Jewelry Trends: Arm Cuff Bangles

Jewelry trends have something new up their sleeve! It’s all about location, location, location – as in, the upper-arm location of these elegant cuff bracelets. This edgy upgrade has been spotted across fashion weeks and on our favorite celebrities.

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Criss Cross Diamond Cuff Bracelet

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Vine Motif Diamond Cuff Bracelet

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Fine Jewelry Trends: Silvery Metals

White gold and platinum fine jewelry are having their moment. Nod to tradition with this classic metallic hue in updated designs, like bold key pendants and open silhouette rings. The best part? These metals highlight diamonds’ brilliance and make gemstones pop.

To choose between the silvery metals, read up about white gold jewelry and platinum jewelry.

Sunburst Diamond Ring

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Diamond Scroll Key Pendant

14K White Gold Diamond Scroll Key Necklace

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Fine Jewelry Trends: Chain Drop Earrings

Delicate, dangling chains have arrived and we’re all ears! 2019 shows featured plenty of these ethereal earrings. Wear ‘em with your hair down for an instant shining highlight or with your hair up for a flattering, elongating effect.

Multi Gemstone Drop Earrings

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Pearl and Diamond Drop Earrings

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For a Breath of Fresh Flair…

Keep the inspiration going with 2019’s Engagement Ring Trends.

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Wedding Rings for Women: The Complete Guide

When it comes to wedding rings for women, here are a few factors to keep in mind…

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Your wedding day is almost here! We can practically hear the bells ringing, which means it’s time for you to choose your perfect band to go with your engagement ring.

Between lustrous gold and platinum, classic and diamond-studded, how can any of us be expected to choose just one wedding ring?? Well, you already chose The One and we have no doubt you’ll rock this decision too. We’re here to guide you through the options!

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Wedding Rings for Women: Choose Your Metal

When you choose your wedding band metal, consider your engagement ring look, the maintenance required, cost, and any relevant metal allergies. Want your wedding rings to reflect how well you and your partner go together? Choose matching wedding rings in white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, or platinum!

Silvery Metal Wedding Rings for Women

White gold and platinum wedding rings are super popular with the brightest sheen. White gold wedding rings tend to be more affordable and lighter weight, while platinum wedding rings are longer lasting and hypoallergenic.

Knife Edge Classic Wedding Ring

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Gold Metal Wedding Rings for Women

Yellow gold wedding rings give a timeless glow and never need to be replated.

Angled Common Prong Diamond Eternity Ring

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Rose gold wedding rings are trendy and durable with warm, vintage style.

Twisted Pavé Stackable Ring

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Wedding Rings for Women: Choose Your Style

From brilliant sparkle to crafted carvings, women’s wedding rings come in all shapes and styles. Which is the best fit for your future together?

Classic Wedding Rings for Women

You can’t go wrong with unadorned metals! These rings are traditional, timeless, and easiest to resize if necessary. Classic wedding rings are known for their comfort, a key quality for everyday wear.

Slightly Curved Wedding Ring

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James Allen classic wedding ring styles include high and low dome, knife edge, flat, and traditional slightly curved. To keep it totally classic, pair your solitaire engagement ring with one of these bands.

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Diamond Wedding Rings for Women

If you love sparkly jewelry, you’ll love the look of a diamond wedding ring. The stones on these rings can be set in various ways: pavé, which allows for more light to reflect off the diamond; channel, which gives a sleek look and protects the diamonds; or bezel, which encases and secures the outer edge of the diamonds.

Bezel-Set Diamond Wedding Ring

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Knife Edge Diamond Wedding Ring

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For maximum sparkle, we’d suggest pairing your channel-set or pavé engagement ring with a diamond wedding band.

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Want your band covered in shimmer? Eternity rings celebrate your infinite love with diamonds encrusted all around.

Pavé-Set Eternity Ring

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Stackable Wedding Rings for Women

Big on style and thin on metal, stackable rings are the gift that keeps on giving. Go ahead, start with a wedding ring – over time, you can customize and add more! James Allen stackable ring styles include gemstones, shape patterns, and twists.

Open Infinity Stackable Ring

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Sapphire Gemstone Stackable Ring

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Round and Marquise Diamond Stackable Ring

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Wedding Rings for Women: More Brilliant Tips

    • Those with smaller hands or thinner engagement ring bands may want to opt for thinner classic wedding rings, and vice versa.
    • Get jewelry insurance! Once you’ve found your dream wedding ring, you’ve got to protect it. Because let’s face it – life happens.

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Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Rings

Read on for some sapphire and diamond engagement ring inspiration…

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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 Kate Middleton’s graceful hand (shop a more affordable ring lookalike here!).

Though the most popular sapphire color is blue, sapphire stones also come in pink, green, yellow, and more. Sapphires have forever been a symbol of trust, loyalty and protection. When worn, the September birthstone is believed to protect loved ones and give its wearer clarity, health, modesty, intelligence, inner peace, and optimism. The stunning gemstone has long been a representation of sincerity and truth.

Design Your Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring This September

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Sapphire Symbolism

PURITY

Walk down the aisle in pure white, with something blue.

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Vintage Round Diamond and Marquise Sapphire Engagement Ring

WISDOM

Show off your intelligence in a smart sapphire and diamond ring.

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White Gold Three-Stone Round Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring

FAITHFULNESS

Your stunning sapphire ring will be a constant reminder to stay faithful to who you are.

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White Gold Enchanted Swirl Sapphire Halo Engagement Ring

OPTIMISM

Nothing can get you down when you’re wearing this sizzling sapphire and diamond engagement ring.

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White Gold Side-Stone Floral Sapphire Engagement Ring

SENSITIVITY

Your sapphire gemstone ring will be a token of appreciation for your ability to stay in tune with others’ feelings.

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Rose Gold Three-Stone Princess Sapphire Engagement Ring

SPIRITUALITY

When you glance down at this bird of paradise engagement ring, you’ll feel at peace with yourself as you’re reminded of your deep connection to your fiancé-to-be.

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White Gold Bird of Paradise Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring

MODESTY

Take pride in your power to understand your shortcomings – it will help you become the best version of yourself.

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White Gold Six-Prong Knife Edge Solitaire Sapphire Engagement Ring

CLARITY

This sunburst sapphire and diamond engagement ring will remind you what’s really important in life.

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White Gold Sunburst Sapphire Halo Engagement Ring

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Platinum Twisted Pavé Halo Engagement Ring with Round Cut Sapphire

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Platinum Three-Stone Decorative Bridge Engagement Ring with Round Cut Sapphire

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11 Gorgeous & Affordable Engagement Rings

Who ever said affordable engagement rings can’t be excellent quality and jaw-droppingly gorgeous? These rings prove otherwise. Sorry not sorry.

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That “Three Months’ Salary” myth about how much you need to spend on the ring? We’re here to say once and for all: set your budget within your comfort zone!

You can get the most bang for your buck by buying your engagement ring online. JamesAllen.com presents quality craft, 360° tech to examine and understand your own diamond (all conflict-free!), rockstar Customer Service, and over 500 ring styles to find your dream affordable engagement ring.

Gorgeous & Affordable Engagement Rings

All rings are design-your-own, which means that you can choose a ring setting, metal, and diamond combo that is kind to your wallet. No matter what your style or budget, we’ve got you covered!

Petite Pavé Engagement Ring

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The pavé band on this ring makes it look like the band itself is made of diamond and boosts your main-event center stone.

Trellis Halo Engagement Ring

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Low-key: this ring features a nearly-identical setting style to that of country darling Carrie Underwood! Super-modern clean lines frame a sparkling halo.

Entangled Vines Engagement Ring

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This ring’s center diamond is wrapped with nature-inspired, vintage art. An elegant and unique engagement ring choice.

Knife-Edge Solitaire Engagement Ring

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Back to the brilliant basics! This shining solitaire setting pulls all eyes to its center stone, be it a diamond or a gemstone.

Tapered Pavé Engagement Ring

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This six-prong stunner is a fan favorite. Three side stones on either side of the center stone add a delicate touch of sparkle.

Pavé Halo Engagement Ring

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Light dazzles off the diamonds in the center, the halo, and the pavé band. We love this setting with a brilliant and trendy pear shaped diamond (and so do Ariana Grande and Cardi B!).

Infinity Solitaire Engagement Ring

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A graceful band design with shine that seems to go on forever. The craftwork of this ring is clear in the metal’s elegant curves.

Vintage Sapphire Engagement Ring

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Gemstones or diamonds? Choose a ring with the best of both. This vintage design looks even more timeless with a cushion cut diamond.

Bow Tie Channel-Set Engagement Ring

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Gold is the new black tie! Tapered channel-set diamonds draw the eye to the center stone, while echos of a bow tie make this ring an instant classic.

Etched Rope Engagement Ring

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Intentional and intricate metalwork sets this beautiful ring apart. A twist (all pun intended) on the traditional solitaire.

Adorned Cathedral Engagement Ring

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The sides of this center stone are surrounded by a subtle surprise: a strip of glittering pavé diamonds. All the shine of a solitaire with a shimmering bonus.

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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.

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The big news out of Kensington Palace last year was Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle. Oh, and that ring. You probably don’t need reminding that he popped the question with a classic three-stone sparkler, complete with a cushion cut center diamond. Or that the two round cut side stones came from Princess Di’s personal collection. But just in case you do, here’s a more affordable James Allen lookalike ring to jog your memory:

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Feeling nostalgic? Get Inspired by Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring all over again!

In honor of the upcoming royal nuptials, we’ve rounded up some Insta-worthy wedding rings that would look perfect alongside Ms. Markle’s stunner. Think of them as the stylish yin to her sparkling yang.

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The Royal Wedding: Ringin’ in the Reign

The future royal has described her style as “classic with a modern twist”. This is evident in Harry’s choice of engagement ring, which features an intricate floral-like motif. She would do well to pair it with an understated wedding ring that doesn’t draw attention away from that magnificent diamond trio.

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Bezel Set Diamond Wedding Ring

This eternity ring has that classic style, but the surrounding diamonds give it an added je ne sais quoi.

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Baguette Diamond Wedding Ring

Classic meets contemporary in this sleek and sophisticated design.

The Royal Wedding: Your Other Other Half

One of the nice things about three-stone engagement rings is how truly versatile they are. They can be paired with most wedding ring styles and metal types, so you’re bound to find something that suits your taste and “royal” wedding budget!

Double or Nothing

Pavé bands are the obvious choice if you want to accentuate your diamonds, as they essentially double the amount of sparkle.

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Overlapping Single Row Pavé Wedding Ring

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Pavé Diamond Wedding Ring

A Shine of the Times

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Round and Baguette Milgrain Diamond Wedding Ring

Ever feel like you were born into the wrong era? Then you’ll dig the vintage stylings of this art deco charmer. Seriously, rings this regal should be illegal!

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Sapphire and Diamond Rope Style Wedding Ring

If you have a penchant for a more modern aesthetic, you may appreciate the smooth contours of this rope-style wedding ring. Its pavé diamonds are interwoven with blue sapphires, delivering a refreshing pop of color.

Mix or Match

Matching metals bring harmony to the wearer’s hand, while mixed metals lend a decidedly eclectic look. Demand for these sexy stackables is piling up!

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French Cut Diamond Eternity Wedding Ring

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French Cut Diamond Eternity Wedding Ring

The Royal Wedding: Princess Charming

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Jonny is passionate about puns, adores alliteration, and finds diamonds positively facet-nating! Since joining James Allen, he has written the word 'sparkle’ 9,732 times and counting.

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Diamond Cluster Earrings and Pendants

Popular since the dawn of jewelry, diamond cluster earrings and diamond cluster pendants provide some serious sparkle.

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Why go for simple luster when you can choose cluster? As opposed to the classic diamond stud earrings, cluster diamond jewelry pieces add extra sparkle by featuring one stone surrounded by similarly sized gems. A breathtaking amount of light reflection ensues.

You can opt to keep it classic or surround your diamond cluster with an additional halo of gemstones.

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Diamond Cluster Earrings & Pendants (or Necklaces)

Ruby Halo and Diamond Cluster Earrings

Ruby slippers, step aside: there’s no place like wherever these ruby halo earrings are shining. This bold statement-making pair is perfect for a night out.

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Floral Diamond Cluster Earrings

Both modern and elegant, these cluster earrings feature five diamond-accented petals. The milgrain detailing in the cluster also softens its overall appearance.

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Lotus Flower Diamond Cluster Earrings

Like the feminine flower after which they are named, these cluster diamond studs fan out into a beautiful and dramatic shape.

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Art Deco Marquise Diamond Cluster Necklace

Reminiscent of the 1920s style of art, this necklace is a gorgeous throwback. Stay classy with vintage yellow gold and a simple geometric pattern.

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Sapphire Halo and Diamond Cluster Necklace

Even the bail of this pendant is encrusted in diamonds, a detail that complements the sweet sapphires’ halo of color.

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Divine Lotus Flower Diamond Cluster Earrings

Time to put the petal to the metal! These floral diamond studs are a spectacular array of brilliance.

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Jewelry Inspired by Celebrity Red Carpet Looks

Now that award season has officially wrapped up following the Oscars, let’s talk jewelry. Celebrities near and far flocked to Hollywood to celebrate wins and congratulate peers, all while dressed to the nines. From metallic dresses to silky gowns, we’ve matched top red carpet looks to James Allen pieces that will make you feel like a star.

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2018 RED CARPET LOOKS & JEWELRY PICKS

Angelina Jolie + White Gold Pavé Diamond Bangle

Red carpet jewelry to match Angeline Jolie's Critics Choice Awards outfit

How angelic is Angelina Jolie’s white feathered dress at the Critics’ Choice Awards? For your own take on the look, go for this eternity style bangle—it has the hallmarks of a halo, with diamonds all around. Plus, it’s versatile enough to be worn as red carpet jewelry or as an everyday piece.

Gal Gadot + Sapphire Accented Halo Ring

Red carpet jewelry to match Gal Gadot's Critics' Choice Awards dress

When it comes to red carpet jewelry, engagement rings can have the same effect as cocktail rings. Dazzling and dramatic, this ring is adorned with sapphires set around the outer edge of the pavé halo. It goes hand in hand with the embellished fringe of the Wonder Woman actress’ metallic dress at the Critics’ Choice Awards.

Kerry Washington + Interlocking White and Black Diamond Necklace

Intertwining necklace to match Kerry Washington's red carpet outfit

It’s no secret that this red carpet season brought about a number of female-empowerment movements, from Time’s Up to #MeToo. Stars including Kerry Washington wore all black in solidarity at the Golden Globes to stand up for equality in Hollywood. Channel the Scandal actress’ style with this interlocking diamond pendant featuring the dark hue.

Reese Witherspoon + Green Emerald Vintage Ring in Rose Gold

Red carpet jewelry to match Reese Witherspoon's emerald SAG Awards dress

At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Reese Witherspoon opted for an emerald green gown with old Hollywood curls. Reese’s classic look can be styled with this vintage rose gold halo ring—see it in 360° for a closer view of the gemstone’s shine. Red carpet jewelry perfection.

Nicole Kidman + Diamond and Marquise Sapphire Stackable Ring

Red carpet jewelry to go with Nicole Kidman's Oscars dress

At the Oscars, Reese’s Big Little Lies co-star Nicole Kidman dazzled in dark blue. To harmonize with the color of her sculptural gown, go for this diamond and marquise sapphire wedding ring. Yes, it’s designed to fit side by side with a matching engagement ring or a few stackable rings, but it can also be worn alone for a subtle touch of glam.

Emma Stone + Magnolia Ruby and Diamond Earrings

red carpet jewelry and earrings to match Emma Stone's Oscars outfit

Unexpected, right? Emma Stone opted for a silky pantsuit instead of a traditional gown this year at the Oscars. To match her scarlet red jacket, we’re all for these magnolia ruby and diamond earrings. The milgrain detail running along the floral-inspired outline adds a charming dash of character.

Lupita Nyong’o + Art-Deco Inspired Pavé Diamond Necklace

Yellow gold necklace to match Lupita Nyongo's red carpet Oscars dress

Lupita Nyong’o sashayed onto the Oscars’ red carpet in a head-turning gold number. For a piece of jewelry that would sum up the Black Panther actress’ ensemble, consider this Art-Deco inspired pavé diamond necklace. With clean, geometric lines, it complements rather than competes with the look.

Allison Janney + Pear-Shaped Pink Sapphire Ring

pink pear shaped engagement ring to match Allison Janney's red carpet look

Leave it up to Allison Janney to pull off a vibrant pink dress at the Independent Spirit Awards. To match the I, Tonya actress’ outfit, pick up a ring in a similar hue. Lately, we’ve noticed scores of celebrities rocking pear shaped engagement rings, a style that’s here to stay. Engaged or not, this pink sapphire gem makes a bold statement for sure.

In case you would like more celeb inspo take a look at our Grammy-inspired jewelry. You can also check out more styles or design your own here.

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Shining White Gold Engagement Rings

White gold engagement rings are a beautiful and more affordable alternative to platinum.

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White gold is yellow gold alloyed with other elements, which give it a silvery color similar to platinum. 14k white gold is a great choice for engagement rings; it’s more durable than 18k gold and is less likely to show some of its natural yellow color over time.

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Benefits of White Gold Engagement Rings

1. White gold has the overall look of platinum, which means its luster highlights the brilliance of diamonds.

French Cut Pavé Engagement Ring

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2. In general, white gold is also significantly less expensive than platinum.

Cross Prong Solitaire Engagement Ring

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3. White gold is a lighter weight metal than platinum, which makes it more comfortable to wear.

Twin Diamond Sapphire Engagement Ring

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4. Gold does not corrode, tarnish, or rust, so it can be counted on to provide lasting beauty.

Graduated Pavé Swirl Engagement Ring

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5. Due to the malleability of certain karat counts of white gold, the metal can be easier to engrave and detail.

Diamond Filigree Vintage Engagement Ring

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Three-Stone Princess Engagement Ring

From the princess cut square diamonds to the tiara of pavé lining the band, this ring is completely royal.

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Bypass Solitaire Engagement Ring

A modern and dreamy interpretation of a classic solitaire ring that cradles its center diamond with love.

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Thin Channel-Set Engagement Ring

This channel-set ring glitters with grace. Round brilliant stones grooved into the band catch an extraordinary amount of light.

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6 Perfect Galentine’s Day Gifts

Ah, Galentine’s Day. The Parks and Recreation alternative to Valentine’s Day, dedicated to appreciating phenomenal female friends over mimosas, waffles, and thoughtful presents.

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Why celebrate Galentine’s Day?

By the time of your wedding, your best friend will have seen you at your worst, your best, and your irretrievably-stressed. This Galentine’s Day is a perfect time to appreciate how brightly she shines. Tap into your Leslie Knope instincts and treat your friend to one of these meaningful and sparkly Galentine’s Day presents!

Perfect Galentine’s Day Gifts

1. Three-Prong Martini Style Earrings

Martini Style: for the bestie who helps you unwind, and who keeps it impressively classy even as she chills. Actual Galentine’s martinis sold separately.

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2. Diamond Bar Bracelet

For that queen who sets an unbelievable bar for sensitivity and patience for others (but also maybe mostly you): a diamond bar to wear on her sleeve.

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3. Yellow Gold Blue Sapphire Earrings

Matching studs are the new friendship bracelets. Get matching velvety blue pairs with that friend who can always finish your sentences.

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4. East-West Halo Opal Necklace

A halo for that angel friend, who you know will always be an inspiring gem no matter how far away you are from each other or how life changes.

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5. Petite Vintage Emerald Ring

After all the wedding planning your friend will experience with you, the emerald in this ring wishes her a lifetime of peace, balance, and growth.

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6. Diamond Infinity Necklace

Even before your SO, you knew about infinite love from your best friend. Gift this necklace to the bae who will always be your #1.

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Plan Your Super Bowl Proposal

Super Bowl rings take on a whole new meaning with Super Bowl Sunday proposals!

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Super Bowl VIII has arrived. If you and your SO bond over football, it’s an amazing proposal opportunity.

Choose the perfect Super Bowl-inspired engagement ring and plan your proposal with inspiration from our customers’ Super Bowl proposal story.

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Football Shape (Marquise Cut) Engagement Rings

Opt for a marquise cut ring to celebrate your love for football and love for each other. Bonus: this diamond shape has an elegant, elongating effect.

Solitaire Six-Prong Engagement Ring

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Solitaire Etched Profiled Engagement Ring

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Pointed Tension Set Engagement Ring

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