Gift Ideas

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…

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….

Modern Twists on the Tennis Necklace Are Impressing New Buyers

Tennis necklaces go back decades, but your grandmother may have called them “eternity necklaces” instead. One of the draws of this classic style is their simplicity as well as the fact that they can be passed down through the generations without outdating themselves. With the recent return of simpler retro styles, the tennis necklace is…

Accentuate Your Style by Adding a Touch of Color to Your Diamonds

Diamonds are Perfect for Any Occasion Wearing diamonds is one of the best ways to make a fashion statement, regardless of your lifestyle. They are timeless pieces of jewelry that never go out of style, and they have always been worn to represent special events, like weddings, engagements, birthdays, graduations and anniversaries. The idea of…

Custom Jewelry Design Possibilities To Consider

There are many reasons to create a custom jewelry piece and Mark Broumand has the experience and skill to turn your idea into reality.  One of the best reasons to create custom jewelry is possibly for no reason at all.  The inspiration to create a new ring to be treasured can come from anywhere.  Mark…

New Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Eternity Bands and Engagement Rings

Here are some of the gorgeous new round brilliant cut diamond eternity bands and engagement rings from Mark Broumand’s fine jewelry selection.  The round brilliant cut diamond is the most popular diamond used in jewelry, accounting for over 80% of loose diamonds available.  This amazing cut maximizes the color, fire and brilliance in this round…

Diamond Right Hand Rings – A Gift Everyone Deserves

Stylish rings began to emerge featuring rare and beautiful gemstones; these were called baubles or cocktail rings. In early 2003, a new style of ring emerged that has unleashed some of the most creative and stunning jewelry designs ever created, the Right Hand Ring. Instead of a design featuring a large center gemstone, these rings…

The Teardrop Cut – Three Stone Pear Shaped Engagement Ring

The three-stone pear shaped engagement ring is a unique choice in style that stands out from the rest.  The pear shape is an elegant blend of the round brilliant and marquise cut diamond and is often called the teardrop cut; one end of this large stone is perfectly round while the other narrows to a…

Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Rings in a Halo Setting

The romantic vintage style of Princess Cut Diamond rings in a halo setting are one of the must have ring options of 2015.  The princess is the most popular of the square brilliants and is the second most desired of all the diamond cuts, with the modern round brilliant being the first.  Halo engagement rings…

Amaze Her with a 2.46ct Asscher Cut Engagement Ring

The unique Asscher cut engagement ring boasts a square shaped diamond with beveled corners and a mesmerizing pattern of concentric facets. Designed in 1902 by Joseph Asscher, his namesake design was the first diamond cut to hold a patent.  Though often described as a “square shaped emerald cut”, this statement is a simply a broad…

Fancy Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings Under $3500

Fancy color diamond rings come in every color in the rainbow, but some of the most abundant and popular are fancy yellow diamond engagement rings.  Natural diamonds are graded on a color scale that runs from D to Z, with D being the whitest.  Fancy color diamonds occur naturally beyond the Z color and will…

1.76ct Cushion Cut Engagement Ring

What will you love about a cushion cut engagement ring? Everything!  The cushion cut diamond’s unique shape provides it with an increased brilliance. The intriguing shape combines a rectangle and oval; its rounded corners and larger facets highlight the diamond’s clarity. You may recognize this shape, as it has been used for world famous diamonds…

4.05ct Three Stone Emerald Cut Diamond Ring – For Your Engagement or Anniversary

An Emerald cut diamond ring spotlights a bright and incredibly clear stone that is symbolic of a vintage period in time.  An Emerald cut will have a rectangular shape and angled corners.  Parallel cuts, known as step cuts will be cut into the pavilion, or underside of the diamond.  Originally created for use in Emerald…

Valentine’s Day Diamond Bracelets and Pendants Under $2000

Mark Broumand offers exceptionally high quality fine jewelry at affordable prices.  From custom designed  engagement rings to pendants, all jewelry selected or created for his customers represents the best craftsmanship, highest quality and attention to detail.  Here are some Valentine’s Day gift idea selections, all under $2000. 0.85ct Round Brilliant Cut 18k Black Gold Bangle…