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Three Gorgeous Radiant, Cushion & Emerald Cut Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings

Yellow, as a color, is indicative of many things. It represents springtime, rebirth, renewal, warmth, and love. It is symbolic of good health and positive energy, and has long been used around the world in association with ceremonies which celebrate the beginning of something new, from the planting of crops to the union of two…

Six Resilient Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Rings with Halos

Explore the Mark Broumand selection for the finest round cut diamonds. You can select among many settings, six of which are below. These round brilliant cut beauties are elaborate in detail and rich in taste, with various bands and shanks adding the finishing touch. Round Cut Diamond Engagement Ring, 1.63 Carats Set atop a delicate…

Choose Your Favorite Setting for Your Engagement Ring

Almost as important as the center stone in an engagement ring are the cradle in which the stone is held, as well as the band, or shank. Either of these elements can draw attention to the center stone through luxurious decoration, or emphasize the diamond’s luster through lack of adornment. Round Cut Diamond Engagement Ring,…

The Beauty of Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds: Platinum, Rose Gold, White Gold & Yellow Gold Settings

In the modern era, round cut diamonds are often seen encrusting the bands and settings of exquisitely designed engagement rings. The center stone is often emerald cut, oval, or otherwise shaped to stand out from the rest with distinction. The classic round cut diamond engagement ring is different: its center stone often stands alone, carrying…

Two Pear Shaped and Two Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

Pear Shaped Stone, 3.46 Carats This exquisitely crafted and surprisingly delicate engagement ring features a beautiful pear cut diamond on a slender platinum band. The shank is encrusted with small, round-cut diamonds to give a little extra sparkle for that special day, but the center stone appropriately takes center stage with its modern style and…

Round, Emerald, Oval & Asscher Cut Eternity Band Engagement Rings

The eternity band is encircled by individually modest stones, rather than being dominated by a single central arrangement. It symbolizes the unity and strength of the ideal marriage, built on a foundation of love, respect, and the strength of two people facing life together. With a little help from Mark Broumand, you can design your…

The Battle is On: Oval Cut vs. Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Engagement Rings

Round and oval cut diamonds are two of the most popular shapes available for engagement rings today. Round cut rings are traditional, while remaining firmly relevant to modern trends. Oval cut rings evoke a vintage look, but it’s an appearance which can be dazzling in combination with other, more modern elements. Round Brilliant Cut Diamond…

3 Signs to Know That You’ve Found the Perfect Someone

While a few lucky people immediately know when they meet the person they are going to marry, most of us require a bit more time to figure out whether or not we’ve found the perfect person. You may know that your partner is a fantastic human being, but how do you tell if you two…

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…

3 Facts About Diamonds You Should Know

Nothing shines quite as brilliantly as diamonds, and when you put one on, you’re wearing a fascinating piece of history. Most diamonds found in nature are estimated to be between one and three billion years old. Maybe that’s why this gem continues to dazzle all of us with its enormous beauty. Join us as we…

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…

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…

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…

Understanding How White Gold and Platinum Are Different

Whether you’re getting engaged, a collector of fine jewelry or just routinely involved with investing in high-end custom jewelry, you may benefit from learning more about the differences between white gold and platinum. Though the two metals look fairly similar, the natural white color of the platinum will never fade. With time, the white gold’s…