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Green Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Thu, May 1, 2014

Discover the perfect green engagement ring to fit your unique style! Eco-friendly engagement rings are rapidly growing in popularity, and Brilliant Earth offers eco-friendly options in styles ranging from classic to vintage to modern to ...

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Why It’s Important to Choose Recycled Platinum

Jewelry News | Mon, Apr 28, 2014

When it comes to the environment, gold mining is about as harmful as it gets. Gold mining so heavily scars the landscape and creates so much pollution that communities from Alaska to Costa Rica are saying no to new gold mines. The environmental ...

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Non-Traditional Wedding Rings

Styles & Trends | Thu, Apr 24, 2014

Long gone are the days when simple metal bands were your only wedding ring options. Although classic bands remain popular, many of today’s couples want non-traditional wedding rings that express their personal styles or say something about who they ...

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Interview with Mark Freudenberger, Artisanal Diamond Expert

Jewelry News | Wed, Apr 23, 2014

I had the privilege recently to talk with Mark Freudenberger, who heads an innovative project called Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development (PRADD) II. The idea of PRADD II is to reduce conflict, promote development, and protect the ...

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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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