Category Archives: Engagement Rings

Engagement Rings have been popular since the 1400’s. Proposing with an amazing diamond ring is a way of professing your love to your significant other. There are so many different styles, center stones, etc. that a person can choose from to use during a proposal.

Is the Mani Cam Sexist?

E!’s award show red carpet coverage always guarantees two things. One: Ryan Seacrest will literally never ask who anyone’s jewelry is designed by. Two: Giuliana Rancic will deftly schmooze regardless of how awkward her interview subjects are. Ditto if they’re rude. And ever since the 2013 Emmy’s, we’re guaranteed another staple: the Mani Cam shall be met with varying degrees of emotion, ranging from derisive annoyance to enthusiastic flipping of the bird. The Mani Cam, invented to show off the “manicures” of female celebrities, enabled jewelry commentators at home to get a close up of any ring action happening on the hands. Read More →

Easy, No Brainer Bridal Party Gifts for Weekend Weddings

  From Los Angeles, New York City to London, gifts for the bridesmaids and groomsmen have similar trends. If the wedding will be three to four days of celebration, say at a destination wedding, brides like to give personalized robes, beach sandals or tote bags to the bridal party members, even a miniature for the flower girls, even though they will not be attending the weekend parties. Grooms men enjoy personalized gifts as well, but more party functional, like their own personalized mugs or flasks, pen knives or pocket-watches. If the groom has known his groomsmen for a long while, he may want Read More →

Join Raymond Lee Jewelers for a Verragio Trunk Show!

Are you in the market for an engagement ring? Do you want to be? Do you have a feeling your girlfriend or wife is going to gently guide you to the market regardless of your position on the subject? Great! Then you must join Raymond Lee Jewelers for our first ever Verragio Trunk Show on Saturday January 24th, from 10am-5pm in our Boca Raton showroom. While the store started carrying Verragio earlier this year (you’ll note my obsession on Instagram) we’ve pretty much just dedicated ourselves to filling the settings with as many diamonds as possible. And it’s not hard, customers visit Read More →

The 4 C’s 101

An easy visual guide to the 4 C’s. I’ve chatted before about The 4 C’s of Diamond Grading, along with the various differences between GIA and EGL certificates. And knowing your 4 C’s inside and out will ensure that you get the best deal on a diamond. But if you’re in a rush – or just getting started – a crash course in the 4 C’s in visual form might be just the thing to get your wheels turning. I found this fun infographic on diamond grades and think it’s pretty helpful. There’s more to it than you can cover Read More →

How to Choose Your Wedding Jewelry

Choosing your wedding jewelry is definitely one of the most fun aspects of choosing your wedding ensemble. Once you’ve selected the perfect dress you can start to visualize what type of jewelry you want to wear. Because bridal style is so much more than the one-note style it once was, you can use your wedding day accessories to express your personal style. Whether you opt for boho bridal jeweled headdresses, classic pearls, or glamorous diamonds, you have options ladies! But, if you’re overwhelmed with decisions, don’t know where to start, or have snapped up every piece of bridal jewelry you’ve Read More →