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Wedding Ring History, Traditions, and Trends

Love & Wedding | Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Wedding rings have represented the ultimate commitment between two people for thousands of years. Here’s a timeline of how these little symbols of love have evolved from ancient times until today. Prehistoric times: Although most people trace the ...

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Antique Sapphire Rings

Styles & Trends | Wed, Aug 13, 2014

From home décor to clothes to fine jewelry, vintage designs are increasingly sought after. What’s old feels new, timeless, and romantic, especially when it comes to an antique or vintage-inspired ring. Add a vibrantly colored sapphire, and it might ...

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6 Rings Inspired by Jessica Simpson’s Vintage Ruby Engagement Ring

Styles & Trends | Mon, Jul 21, 2014

At Jessica Simpson’s wedding to Eric Johnson earlier this month the bride wore gold—a dazzling golden lace and tulle Carolina Herrera gown, perhaps chosen to perfectly complement her vintage ruby and yellow gold engagement ring.   The ...

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Fall in Love with Victorian Jewelry

Styles & Trends | Fri, Jun 27, 2014

The reign of England’s Queen Victoria was a golden era for jewelry, a time when developments in technology and craftsmanship made jewelry more beautiful than ever, while making it more affordable. Previously only worn by aristocrats, fine jewelry ...

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Unique Wedding Bands and Engagement Rings: With This Ring

Styles & Trends | Wed, Jun 25, 2014

Achieve a unique and personalized look for your wedding ring. Brilliant Earth can make your wedding ring extraordinary with colored gemstones, special details, or a completely custom-designed piece. ...

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All About June Birthstone Jewelry

Styles & Trends | Fri, Jun 6, 2014

If you’re a June birthday girl or are shopping for one, you have lots of options in birthstone jewelry. Pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone are all June birthstones, and each of these gems has a rich history and unique beauty. Birthstone jewelry also ...

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8 Amazing Ruby Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Tue, May 20, 2014

Rubies have been one of the most valued gemstones for thousands of years, both in Eastern and Western cultures. Rubies were valued for their beauty and for the belief that they offered the wearer health, wealth, wisdom, romantic success, and the ...

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All About Emeralds, the May Birthstone

Styles & Trends | Thu, May 8, 2014

May is when spring has finally sprung and bright green leaves blanket landscapes, even in colder climates. So it’s fitting that vibrant green emerald is the May birthstone.   Emerald History Emeralds have been prized for their beauty since ...

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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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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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