Engagement Ring vs Wedding Ring — What’s the Difference?
What’s the difference between an engagement ring vs a wedding ring? Do you need both? Get smart, without feeling silly, with a little ring rundown.
6 Tips to Get The Best Eternity Band for Any Budget
Ahhh, eternity bands. From their origin as a symbol of everlasting love to the blinged-out fingers of a generation of Real Housewives, eternity bands have captured the attention of nearly every segment of jewelry lover. And who can blame us? An endless row of diamonds is, well, everything. But also, kind of sounds expensive, right? Whether you’re shopping for a solo band, a match for your engagement ring, or a modern stack, we’ve got the lowdown on how to get the best eternity band without busting your budget.
Six hallmarks of modern engagement rings
No matter how many opinions there are—and there are many—about the tradition of engagement rings, the fact remains, they’re not going anywhere quickly. But their styles sure have evolved. Like that puff-shouldered lace and tulle wedding number in the back of your mom’s closet, engagement rings used to be over-the-top, heavy, thick, and well, not so wearable.
The Skinny, Stackable Alternative to the Tiffany Engagement Ring
She has an Audrey poster on her wall, a sterling silver Paloma heart necklace … an O.B.S.E.S.S.I.O.N. with a very particular shade of robin’s egg blue. You know the girl, you love the girl, you might be the girl. The Tiffany mystique, like any good ol’ American icon, has withstood the test of time with little opposition.
Why Bezel Settings are Better Than Prong Settings
It’s your DIAMOND ring. All caps. Whether you treated yourself with a sparkly lil something because self-care or it’s a symbol of your partner’s endless devotion, that rock on your finger deserves a setting that will keep it safe and sound for, well, ever. Our favorite way to indulge our “better safe than sorry” side? A glistening bezel. Here's why.
8 Simple Engagement Rings for Sophisticated Minimalists
By now, you’ve probably figured out that bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to engagement rings. Economic reasons aside, putting a big, dull rock on your hand isn’t going to win you as many compliments as a super-sparkly, unique style that screams “you” from a mile away.
How to Design a Unique Engagement Ring
Whether you want to go all-out custom or just put your own little spin on a classic, designing a unique engagement ring can be easier than you think. Plus, you don’t have to worry about anyone else having the same ring! Here’s a quick run-down of things to consider when dreaming up your perfect engagement ring: