Tag: solitaire

If you prefer a more traditional option, a solitaire engagement ring setting could be the perfect choice for you. Learn about this classic ring style on the blog, then browse solitaires on JamesAllen.com in all their understated elegance.

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…

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring

We asked one of our brilliant customer service representatives how much to spend on an engagement ring. Their answer was perfect… How Much to Spend on an Engagement Ring? “There’s a ring and a person for everyone, and that’s also…

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…

11 Gorgeous & Affordable Engagement Rings

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. That “Three Months’ Salary” myth about how much you need to spend on the ring? We’re here to say once…

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…

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,…

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…

Buying an Engagement Ring 101

Buying an Engagement Ring 101

Let’s be honest: we could all use a class called Buying an Engagement Ring 101 at some point in our lives. Some of us have absolutely no clue where to start when buying an engagement ring. “Pavé”? How is that…

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….

Winning Yellow Gold Engagement Rings

Winning Yellow Gold Engagement Rings

Yellow gold lends engagement rings a luxurious, classic quality. Yellow gold engagement rings have been in vogue for as long as the engagement ring itself, which gives the rings a beautifully timeless quality. The engagement ring metal is just as…

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…

Shining White Gold Engagement Rings

Shining White Gold Engagement Rings

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

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…

Plan Your Super Bowl Proposal

Plan Your Super Bowl Proposal

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

Style Series: Inspired Vintage Engagement Rings

Style Series: Inspired Vintage Engagement Rings

Vintage engagement rings fit those with a flair for everlasting fashion. Vintage and antique-style engagement rings mix the intricate craft of vintage rings with the diamond cuts and durability of modern engagement rings. These rings are inspired by various time…

Style Series: Side-Stone & Three-Stone Engagement Rings

Style Series: Side-Stone & Three-Stone Engagement Rings

Do you have best friends who make you shine even brighter? Side-stone and three-stone engagement rings can relate. These rings feature at least two smaller diamonds or gemstones flanking the center stone. Side stones can be any cut or gem…

Style Series: Heavenly Halo Engagement Rings

Style Series: Heavenly Halo Engagement Rings

Halo: brightness, our old friend. Halo, we love you, won’t you tell us your name? Along with infinite potential for wordplay, halo engagement rings hold glorious potential to highlight your center diamond. Halo settings feature smaller diamonds or gemstones which…