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.

Top 5 Reasons Halo Engagement Rings Rock

If you’re a bride – or a hopefully soon to be bride! – scoping out future engagement ring options, there’s one trend that should be at the top of your radar. It’s the hottest style in engagement rings for at least 5 years running now. It makes every diamond look bigger, and it makes most look better. It’s perfect for chic fashionistas and glamorous bling-lovers alike. It stretches your budget and captures your imagination. It is, of course, the halo engagement ring. But what makes halo engagement rings so great? Allow me to explain. 1. The first thing that grabs Read More →

Uneek White Gold and Rose Gold Engagement Rings

White gold and rose gold engagement rings are a hot commodity right now. The two tone look is huge for bridal, and rose gold engagement rings have been on a hot streak for years now. The combo of romantic pink gold with clean and classic white gold is irresistible and unexpected. While the occasional customer wants a two tone combo with yellow gold, most brides who want to add colored gold are looking for a pop of pink. One of my favorite engagement ring companies, Uneek, is right on top of this trend. They created gorgeous two tone halos and Read More →

Marquise Engagement Rings

For some reason the marquise gets a bad rap. It’s really not fair, because they’re incredibly beautiful when done right. True, one with the wrong cut will get “the bow tie” effect, where the center of the diamond’s facets look dark, like a black bow tie. But for the most part they’re lovely. It’s a very unique shape you don’t see that often anymore (they were basically the cushion cuts of the 70’s and 80’s though) making it perfect for the bride who wants something different. They’re also one of the shapes that appears larger than their carat weight, thanks Read More →

Engagement Ring Personalities

Obviously, an engagement ring is a highly personal choice, for you and your betrothed. Whether they shopped solo or your fiance had some help (either from you or your best friend), chances are it was designed or purchased to make you completely happy. When something is worn every day, or close to it, you’d better be certain that you love it. How could you not? It’s a token of affection from your beloved, it symbolizes the promise you’ve made to each other, and – with any luck – it’s very sparkly. And while we could wax philosophical about the precise Read More →

Old European Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Eye Candy

Old, or European? (10 points if you recognized that song.) Well, lucky you because today it’s all about both. Old European cut diamonds are a favorite among the vintage and antique loving set. One of the O.G. ways to cut a diamond, the Old European cut predates today’s most popular shape, the round brilliant. The OEC is also round, but has a smaller table (the flat top surface of the diamond), a taller crown (the sloped sides of the diamond above the middle girdle), and an open culet (the pointy bit underneath). This graphic from GIA can help you out Read More →