Category Archives: Engagement Ring Eye Candy

Engagement Rings that have massive center stones are brightly colored accent stones are becoming more attractive than actual candy. Rings that have the most fabulous details are considered eye candy.

April Birthstone: The Diamond

April’s birthstone is the one and only DIAMOND! Insert all the bow down emojis. This most-revered of all gemstones commands attention every month of the year, but this month it’s all diamond, all day. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with some good, old fashioned, Engagement Ring Eye Candy! Let’s dig in. Oh, Verragio. Shine on you crazy diamonds. This smorgasbord of halos is a fantastic representation of Verragio’s entire line. While each collection might be different, they all come back to the brand’s major design philosophy: an engagement ring should be as beautiful as the Read More →

Diamond Shapes by Personality

When it comes to diamond shapes, there may not be many (under a dozen) but the setting is what makes their personality – and yours – shine through. That’s where you can get really custom, really crazy, and really unique. Or Uneek. Whatever floats your boat. A funny thing though – the most popular of the diamond shapes seem to attract specific personalities. It’s fun to guess which ones my friends will pick out when we all wax poetic about diamond shapes over a glass of vino. I can usually peg them, but sometimes they surprise me (and I have Read More →

Exactly How to Get a Great Deal on a Diamond

It’s easy for me to share how to get a great deal on a diamond with maybe overcomplicating things…a bit. Once I get started on my 4 C’s, it’s just so easy to delve deeper and deeper into them, finding little subcategories in each one that could potentially save you hundreds – if not thousands. But I know that can be overwhelming. When my brother in law started ring shopping I sent him a ZIP FOLDER full of info. A straight up compressed attachment, because I bombarded him with so much info. That’s too much. And I don’t want to Read More →

Engagement Ring Budget Series: Under $8000

This week, I’ll be sharing my favorite engagement rings in our most popular budgets. The average ring at RLJ sells for anywhere from $4,000 – $8,000, (which makes sense, with he average US engagement ring falling right around $5,000.) We have a generous amount grooms who do shop above this budget, but for the most part, we want to ensure we have a huge selection for our guys shopping in that budget. Now that we’re up to the $8,000 price range, I want to include some designer settings. At this price point you can really take advantage of building a Read More →

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