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Edwardian Jewelry 101

Styles & Trends | Thu, Feb 27, 2014

  As a culture it seems like we have a crush on the styles of a century ago. The fourth season of Downton Abbey just wrapped up with its highest ratings ever, and Edwardian-era rings and pendants are among the most sought after styles in our ...

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Simple Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Thu, Feb 27, 2014

While some people live their lives striving for the intricate and the elaborate, others discover profound beauty in simplicity. Just look at the spare prose of Hemingway, the large swaths of color in a Mark Rothko painting, or the graceful minimalism ...

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Amazon Gold Mines Rely on Forced Child Labor

Jewelry News | Tue, Feb 25, 2014

When he was 16, a teenager in Peru named Oscar decided to take a job at a gold mining camp in the Madre de Dios region of the Peruvian Amazon. Oscar’s cousin had convinced him to take the job, telling him that he would be paid in valuable chunks of ...

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Falling in Love with Filigree Rings

Styles & Trends | Thu, Feb 20, 2014

As antique, vintage, and vintage-inspired engagement rings continue to soar in popularity, there has been more interest in a special design element, filigree, which is often included in antique designs. Filigree rings offer a delicate, lacy beauty ...

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Our Favorite Bloggers “Create a Little Love”

Styles & Trends | Wed, Feb 19, 2014

For Valentine’s Day we asked some of our favorite bloggers to “create a little love” by visually and verbally expressing what love means to them.  We (no surprise) loved the results!  These inspired bloggers revealed their passions in ways ranging ...

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Celtic Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Wed, Feb 19, 2014

Celtic inspired rings are as popular today as they ever have been. Inspired by legacy and tradition, our Celtic engagement rings are infused with contemporary style and a fresh sensibility. ...

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6 Amazing Antique Sapphire Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Wed, Feb 19, 2014

There’s just something about sapphires–these richly hued gemstones have been prized since antiquity, and were some of the first gems to be cut and polished. Because they have long symbolized loyalty, sapphires make perfect focal points ...

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5 Honeymoon-Perfect Eco Resorts

Love & Wedding | Tue, Feb 18, 2014

  We get it, you want a honeymoon filled with luxury, adventure, exotic discovery, or ideally even all three—without feeling like your romantic vacation comes at the expense of the environment. At Brilliant Earth we believe that there shouldn’t ...

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Solitaire Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Tue, Feb 18, 2014

  A diamond solitaire is the quintessential engagement ring. Although other engagement ring settings rise and fall in popularity, a solitaire ring is a classic with constant, unwavering appeal. Fans of the solitaire engagement ring love its ...

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Belgium Gets Unethical Diamonds for Valentine’s Day

Jewelry News | Fri, Feb 14, 2014

A year ago around Valentine’s Day, the rights group Global Witness warned against efforts by Belgium to lift European sanctions on Zimbabwean diamonds. It noted then that a “love triangle” had developed between Belgian diamond dealers, the Belgian ...

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