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5 Wedding Dress Trends (and Rings to Match)

Love & Wedding | Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Bridal fashion week just wrapped up in New York, and the Spring 2015 collections are filled with dreamy dresses in styles ranging from old fashioned and romantic to thoroughly modern. If you’re shopping for a wedding dress (or hope to be soon) ...

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Brilliant Earth Funds Schooling for Young African Leader

Jewelry News | Sat, Apr 19, 2014

Building a more ethical diamond industry is going to take leadership—from people around the world, but especially from within Africa. Indeed, history shows that without good leadership, diamonds can set countries back rather than help them leap ...

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6 Engagement Rings with Amazing Little Details

Styles & Trends | Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Certainly the focal point of most engagement rings is the center gemstone, but some rings feature subtle embellishments that give them special allure. If you’re fan of uniquely detailed engagement rings, we bet you’ll love one (or all) of these ...

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Fingerprint Rings

Styles & Trends | Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Fingerprints—those swirling indicators of our individual identity—are physical attributes that we tend to take for granted. They serve two physiological purposes: they produce friction (allowing us to pick up items with greater ease) and they amplify ...

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Five “Blood” Products Other Than Diamonds

Jewelry News | Wed, Apr 16, 2014

People are increasingly becoming aware of an unfortunate fact: many diamonds have histories of bloodshed and exploitation. In Africa, civil wars fueled by “blood” or “conflict” diamonds have claimed an estimated 3.7 million lives. Diamond mining is ...

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15 Amazing Facts about Diamonds

Styles & Trends | Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of April, meaning that April-born ladies have an extra reason to ask for gifts of sparkling diamond jewelry (or buy diamonds for themselves). To celebrate these dazzling gemstones, we’ve rounded up ...

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Gemstone Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Fri, Apr 4, 2014

Gemstone engagement rings highlighting sapphires or other colorful gems as the focal point are both beautiful and stylish. Although for most of the past century diamond rings have been the most common choice for engagement rings, colorful gemstone ...

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7 Great Something Old Ideas for Weddings

Love & Wedding | Thu, Apr 3, 2014

Planning a wedding requires a daunting number of decisions, some fun (cake tasting anybody?), many more tedious (things like choosing a bus company to take guests to the reception). But here’s one decision that shouldn’t be an afterthought: Selecting ...

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The Four Main Kinds of Blood Diamonds

Jewelry News | Mon, Mar 31, 2014

What are “blood” diamonds? How often are diamonds linked to violence or exploitation? The answers to these questions aren’t as straightforward as you might think. Everything depends on the definition. In fact, when it comes to blood diamonds, there ...

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The Pros and Cons of Designing a Custom Engagement Ring

Love & Wedding | Fri, Mar 28, 2014

If you’re about to propose, or recently did and are now ready to choose a ring, you might want to consider creating a custom design. Here are some of the very good reasons to consider designing a custom engagement ring:   The ring will be ...

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