Engagements

Anatomy of An Engagement Ring

Designing a one-of-a-kind engagement ring is a great way to create a personalized piece of jewelry; however, the different technical terms used by jewelers may seem confusing and overwhelming. The following guide will help decode the mystery surrounding jewelry jargon. The Head Multiple elements comprise the head of the ring. It includes the center stone…

Classic vs. Vintage Emerald Cut Engagement Rings

At Mark Broumand, explore a wide selection of beautiful diamond emerald cut engagement rings. From a simple, elegant emerald cut diamond, to a sparking setting with two emerald cut side stones, with or without a halo, we provide the highest quality of jewels. Rectangular Emerald Cut Ring, 4.48 carat This exquisite wedding ring displays a…

Unique Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings Are Increasingly Popular

Fancy color and yellow diamond engagement rings make for a particularly special adornment. Its unique character stands out amidst a wide variety of cuts, while bringing a warm, soothing accent to a variety of traditional and modern ring styles. Oval Cut Engagement Ring An oval cut yellow diamond brings to mind many warm and appealing images….

Rose Gold Diamonds & Celebrities Who Wear Them

Rose gold diamonds are increasing in popularity for their classic design and stunning shade. Celebrities are often the first to be spotted wearing the jewelry with gorgeous engagement rings that are on display after becoming engaged. When learning more about rose gold diamonds that make for a statement piece in any woman’s jewelry collection, there…

What you should know when choosing insurance for your engagement ring

Your engagement ring is a sentimental piece of jewelry that you wear day after day for many years. The ring is also a valuable piece of jewelry that could become lost or stolen. With insurance, you can ensure that the ring is protected in the event of loss or theft. Finding the right insurance policy…

What’s the best size diamond engagement ring to buy?

Finding the perfect engagement ring can be stressful, especially if you’re unsure what size diamond to buy. The normal “three month salary” guideline can be helpful but it may not always be the right decision. Even if you can afford the largest diamond in the store, it may not be the stone that your fiancé…

How to Keep Your Marriage Strong Beyond the Newlywed Phase

We all fall in love and marry with the best intentions. This is particularly evident in those cherished early days when merely seeing one another can be euphoric. But relationships always come with challenges. There is no way to avoid it. If you really want to keep the marriage strong, partners have to support each…

How to Choose a Wedding Band that Complements Your Engagement Ring

Getting engaged is one of the most exciting moments in life. Brides and grooms may find it challenging to choose an engagement ring that is beautiful, symbolic of their love, and is a style they will want to wear day in and day out. An additional point of stress can be finding a wedding band…

Sapphires, Rubies and Emeralds, Oh My!

Whether you want to compliment your diamond or are looking to show off your favorite color, sapphires, rubies and emeralds are spectacular feature stones for engagement rings and wedding jewelry. Just like diamonds, not all specimens are created equal. Learn how to shop for these gemstones to ensure you get the superior quality you deserve….

Celebrity Engagement Ring Ideas For You

Give your beloved the celebrity treatment when proposing by presenting her with a beautiful engagement ring fit for the stars. Take your inspiration right from the celebrities themselves by incorporating the latest celebrity engagement ring trends into the ring you choose for your fiancé. Yellow Diamonds Yellow diamond engagement rings are an intense and vibrant…

Radiant or Cushion Cut: Which Is Right for Me?

After the detailed process of sorting through a vast collection of diamonds, you’ve finally settled on two cuts. They have a similar look and style, but the jeweler informs you that one is a cushion cut and the other is a radiant cut. You take another moment to inspect both pieces and find yourself stumped…

Christie’s Breathtaking, Record-breaking Blue and Pink Diamonds

Christie’s auction house is synonymous with opulence, and it is only fitting that the organization has auctioned several record-breaking diamonds throughout the years. The diamonds in its record books represent all the colors of the rainbow, but the pink and blue paragons are the things daydreams are made of. A paragon is a perfect diamond —…

The Four Ways Color is Described in Sapphire Engagement Rings

Since Princess Kate wore a sapphire engagement ring before marrying Prince William, the deep blue stone has become more popular year after year. Sapphires are gorgeous, and when it comes to hardness, these gemstones are second to the diamond. Before choosing a sapphire, however, it is important to understand how sapphires are evaluated based on…

Our Most Popular Diamond Cuts for the Modern Bride

We know how important it is for today’s brides to have engagement rings that reflect their personal tastes and styles. Of course, the diamond is what sets each ring apart as unique. Whether you or your fiancé is choosing the ring, start with this helpful guide to some of the most popular contemporary diamond cuts….

How Millennials Are Creating New Engagement Traditions

The Millennial generation represents a large number of the people getting married today as more begin to settle down. Although Millennials still have many of the same engagement and wedding traditions as previous generations, some have come up with new unique traditions, from staging proposal photography to designing unique engagement rings. Mutual Proposals One trend…