3-stone rings

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Jenny Reeves San Francisco

It is my great pleasure to combine two favorite passions whenever possible: travel and jewelry. Travel is necessary for my perspective, knowledge, and empathy. I try to fuse travel with visiting jewelry designers on their turf…

Engagement Ring Trends: Beautiful Designer Engagement Rings Under $2000

I read recently that most Americans (58% to be exact) don’t want to spend more than $2000 for an engagement ring. An engagement ring is a highly personal exchange between two people who are committing to each other…

idazzle.com Obsession: K. Brunini Rings, The Color of Hope

This week, I was thinking of Katey Brunini’s gorgeous color rings for brides that want an alternative to diamonds. I met Katey at the Couture Show in June, and got to ogle her new collections…

Jewelry Designer Spotlight: Alexandra Mor

Some might think, looking at her jewelry, that jewelry designer Alexandra Mor created the jewelry in a different era…

Retailer Spotlight: Review of IcedOrchid.com

I get approached by a number of online retailers, wanting to get a mention or a link. But unless I have personal experience with ordering and receiving great quality merchandise, I can’t in good conscience recommend someone or something sight-unseen. So when…

Leon Mege, The Most Beautiful Rings In The World?

I have been ushered into an inner sanctum in the heart of the Diamond District of 47th St, NYC. And my life may never be the same. I first stumbled upon Leon Mege and his custom platinum ring designs online…

Review of I Do Now I Don’t.com and Portero.com

I still get a lot of questions from people about how to sell their jewelry. I recently wrote a post about it, outlining some channels you can use, and steps to make it as painless as possible. I have since discovered a couple…

Kiss My (Royal) Asscher…

…Asscher Cut diamond, that is.  Asscher cuts have been making waves since the early 1900′s.  If you’re not familiar, the name refers to stunningly beautiful, modified square-cut diamonds.  They sort of speak for themselves, don’t you think? What is an Asscher Cut and what makes it special?   Asscher cuts have a wonderfully rich history.  The [...]

Virtual Purchase: 3-Stone Diamond Ring

What:  For this Virtual Purchase, I am focusing on a ring with 3 round diamonds: a center diamond that is larger, with proportionally smaller round diamonds on the sides, in white gold or platinum in several total weights (adding all the carat weights of the stones together, abbreviated as TW):  1/2 ct TW, 1 ct TW, and 2 ct TW.  I didn’t [...]