Category Archives: Raymond Lee Jewelers

Perfect 3 Stone Engagement Rings

Three stone engagement rings are one of my favorite classic engagement ring silhouettes. Actually, I’ll come right out and say it: it’s my favorite. I did have a love affair with a particular 7 carat fancy yellow radiant cut solitaire, set in bright polish yellow gold with 4 claw prongs. But can you blame me? 7 carats people. And you know how I feel about fancy yellows. Anyway, my own ring is a three stone, with an oval center and fancy yellow half moons. It’s something I never would have expected to fall in love with (I’ve told you about Perfect Read More →

Antique Engagement Rings

So on Tuesday, we chatted about vintage engagement rings. The word vintage is meant to denote a specific age, but because it’s not specific in jewelry (as opposed to its use in the wine world) it’s open to interpretation and abuse. When it comes to vintage engagement rings, you can get away with calling a 20 year old ring vintage, but it won’t have that “look” you’re likely going for. If you stick to the 50 year old range, you’re getting closer. And the term “vintage style” refers to a modern ring that borrows from eras of past glamour. But Read More →

Vintage Engagement Rings: What You Need to Know

Time to get the skinny on vintage engagement rings. Vintage is hot – you don’t need to look further than the acid wash, high waisted jorts, crop tops, Doc Martens and chokers on trendy undergrads to find evidence. And just try not to think too hard about the next decade of fashion that will resurge after this one (we can’t go back to early 2000’s fashion! We won’t! But it’s already too late.) It does seem like fashion is on a 20 year cycle sometimes, with vintage inspiration popping up every few decades with a new twist. And when it comes to Read More →

Engagement Rings Under $20000

Engagement rings under 20000 dollars – welcome to the final installment in our “what kind of ring will this get me?!” Series. I’ve already covered: Engagement Rings Under $5000 Engagement Rings Under $15000 In the past, I’ve also covered: Engagement Ring Settings Under $5000 Engagement Rings Under $2000 Engagement Rings Under $8000 And that’s really just scratching the surface of budget exploration. Because those are JUST the rings we have online! And JUST the ones closest to the budget listed! You should see the magic we work – on a daily basis- when a client comes in and says “I have Read More →