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How to Buy Diamonds Online

Love & Wedding | Fri, May 2, 2014

If you’re shopping for diamond jewelry on the internet, you’ll need this priceless advice from Brilliant Earth jewelry specialist Jessica Anand on how to buy diamonds online. Her tips will definitely save you stress, and can even save you money. ...

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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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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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Biggest Engagement Trends in 2013

Styles & Trends | Thu, Jan 9, 2014

  We took a look back at 2013, crunched some numbers, and discovered a few fascinating trends in who’s buying rings, and which styles they’re choosing. This is how Brilliant Earth couples expressed their commitment in the year that just ended: ...

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Stunning September Sapphires

Styles & Trends | Fri, Sep 6, 2013

  The long holiday weekend has ushered in the exciting month of September! For the next month you can expect to see kids heading off to school, professional football games, pumpkin lattes (yes, already), and the first signs of fall. Don’t be ...

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Gorgeous Green Gemstones

Styles & Trends | Thu, Aug 22, 2013

  Pantone’s Fall 2013 Fashion Color Report was just released, and we happened to notice an interesting trend: three out of the ten hues that colorists predicted would be popular this fall were stunning shades of green!   Emerald was an ...

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Princess Cut Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Thu, Jun 13, 2013

Though we can’t all be Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) on our wedding day, we can sure feel like we are! Princess cut diamonds are the second most sought after diamond shape, right behind the traditional round brilliant diamond, ...

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What Women Want in an Engagement Ring

Styles & Trends | Tue, May 21, 2013

Is it possible to tell what women want in an engagement ring? We talk with Brilliant Earth’s Senior Gemologist Beth Moore to find the answer.    Here’s an important question that’s on everyone’s mind… Is it better to buy a ring before or after ...

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Unusual Diamond Engagement Rings

Styles & Trends | Tue, Mar 5, 2013

You’ve got it all figured out – who you are, that is. A true individual, you are drawn to the offbeat, eccentric, and original. Likewise, your relationship has been anything but ordinary.   Your engagement ring should reflect your personal ...

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Maximizing Budget for a One Carat Diamond Ring

Styles & Trends | Mon, Feb 4, 2013

A diamond ring is the timeless symbol of engagement. Beautiful as a solitaire or dazzling with accents, a diamond engagement ring is the ultimate supporting actor when it comes to popping the question. Coming shortly on the heels of “how did he ...

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