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Engagement/Wedding Rings

The Knot: 3 Awesome Alternative Engagement Ring Styles to Consider

  We are incredibly pumped to reveal some exciting news–I am going to be contributing monthly features over at The Knot! The online destination and magazine are both leaders in all things bridal, reaching 8 out of 10 brides in America with more than 11 million monthly unique visitors!… Read More

Engagement/Wedding Rings

An Alternative Engagement Ring + Custom Top Notch Faceting Sapphire

Back in July of last year I alerted my readers to my search for an alternative, more “user-friendly” engagement ring for everyday wear. I also penned a “Rules of Engagement” blog post which generated a lot of feedback and I enjoyed hearing everyone’s take on something… Read More

Engagement/Wedding Rings

Top Five Reasons Chinchar Maloney Should be a part of Your Engagement Ring Search

We don’t ever want to pair the words “engagement ring shopping” and “daunting” together.  This is a joyous occasion, a very special time in every person’s life and arguably so, some negative words are often used to describe it. Where to start? Who to trust? What are the best… Read More

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The Gentleman’s Guide to Buying Vintage Engagement Rings

So you know that she wants a vintage engagement ring, but what now? This handy and comprehensive guide, written by the experts at Estate Diamond Jewelry will hopefully shed some light on a journey fraught with potential pitfalls for the uninformed, and make the whole process much… Read More

Engagement/Wedding Rings

Newsflash: There are NO RULES to Engagement Rings, Married or Not!

My engagement ring, all original Victorian diamond bypass ring My newly acquired alternative, “everyday” engagement ring from MaeJean Vintage My husband’s one-finger stack of all his wedding bands, he likes to change out depending… Read More

Engagement/Wedding Rings

Ring Envy Over at Gerard Leon in Los Angeles!

Los Angeles is home to so many amazing jewelry designers, antique and estate jewelry shops and jewelry artisans. Luckily, I found Gerard Leon who specializes in handcrafted engagement rings, vintage and antique, as well as a talent for hand engraving! An engagement represents a time of celebration and… Read More