Mixed Metal Wedding Rings

Last week’s gallery of ring stack inspo has multiples of bling on my mind. And while I love (loooove lurve) a gorgeous, highly textured pile of gleaming white metal and diamonds, the eclectic in me got me thinking about mixed metal wedding rings. It just makes sense that a jewelry collection lovingly built and curated over time would have multiple metals. Even if you are a snow white Irish Norwegian descendant whose concealer shade is – I kid you not – “Vampira”, you step outside your comfort zone/preferred metal choice occasionally. So while I know I should stick to yellow Read More →

Ring Stack Tips: How To Rock It

Ah, the ring stack. My most favorite recent bridal jewelry trend. I love nothing more than to see just oodles of diamonds piled upon one another. Whether you start right out of the gate with two wedding bands, or you carefully curate a collection over the years, I say the more the merrier. I love the idea of anniversary bands, or thin stackable diamond rings given on birthdays, anniversaries, and to commemorate major milestones like children. It gives your bridal set a layered, lived-in look that has a story to tell. And if there’s one thing I love more than Read More →

Rose Gold Facts for Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day is comin’ in hot! And nothing is hotter this year than rose gold. Whether you want to propose this Valentine’s Day or you’re just looking for a sweet, sparkly something, rose gold is your best bet. Check some rose gold facts. Pure 24 karat gold is too soft to be used exclusively in jewelry. It would scratch, dent, and bend. So it’s blended with other metals, precious and otherwise, to create a more durable, beautiful alloy. This gorgeous alloy combines gold with copper, and sometimes silver, to produce a flattering blush. In 14 karat rose gold, the combo Read More →

Watches for Women

Watches aren’t just for men anymore. In fact, they never were. Watches for women were the very first wristwatches, pioneered by gals like Elizabeth I and Marie Antoinette. So when – and why – did we start thinking of watches as men’s territory? A Y chromosome doesn’t make you the sole proprietor of the Aquanaut. Today we’re here to take back watches for women. And you know what, we’re just going to take some from the guys while we’re at it. After all, some women love wearing men’s watches. Oh, and one more thing – let’s just go ahead and call Read More →

How Long Does it Take to Make a Wedding Ring?

Thinking about proposing for Valentine’s Day? EEEEEEE! I am so excited! But we have to pump the brakes. Maybe just lightly tap them. Just while we first answer that most important question, how long does it take to make a wedding ring? Well, are you really asking how long does it take to make a wedding ring? Or do you want to know how long it takes to make an engagement ring? There’s a difference! A true wedding band shouldn’t take more than shipping time for its turnaround. Unless you are super super customizing a designer brand, it shouldn’t take more Read More →