Tag Archives: Colored Gold

Popular Engagement Ring Designers

Since this blog is called Designers and Diamonds, I figured I’d combine the two today. Some of my favorite engagement rings are those crafted by the best designers in the bridal game, and each has something different to offer. Appropriate, considering the vast variety of different brides and different styles of each lady. But, for a guy just starting out shopping, the barrage of fancy names might be a bit much to handle. Well, gents, look no further. Your lady friend has obviously pinned this handy graphic for you so that when the time comes you can identify her favorite Read More →

Square Halo Engagement Rings

The square halo engagement ring has taken the bridal world (and Pinterest) by storm. It’s one of the most popular styles at Raymond Lee, and I never tire of helping brides-to-be-to-be play dress up with them. I’ve even been known to swap my own bridal set out to snap quick pictures of this lovely style! What makes it so great? A few things: Style: The halo trend is going nowhere in the bridal world. It continues to dazzle brides who love the extra dose of bling, the boost it gives their center stone’s face-up appearance, and how BIG it makes Read More →

Fat Tuesday!

Happy Mardi Gras, bling lovers. I hope you’ve taken time today to gorge yourself on King Cake, pazcki’s, ettoufe, and shrimp tacos! Whether you’re prepping for Lent, you’re nostalgic for your college trips to Bourbon Street, or you’re just really taking advantage of this #cheatday, anyone can find a good excuse to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Naturally, I’m celebrating with a face full of carbs that I already regret and all of my favorite green, purple, and gold jewelry. There’s nothing like beads when you’re 21 (or “21”) but for the post-grad crowd it’s time to upgrade your Mardi Gras finery. Read More →

The Most Expensive Gemstones

It’s no surprise that diamonds are the most expensive gemstone, but you may be surprised by some of the fancy colored varieties that command top dollar per carat in the gemstone market. With fancy colored diamonds making headlines at every important gem and jewelry auction, they’re hotter than ever. It also may surprise you to learn that some of the gems you’ve always known about command major prices too. All of these stones are gorgeous, some are rarer than any you’ve heard of, but they’re all top dollar. Related articles Top Ten Misconceptions about Diamonds We Like Big Diamonds and Read More →

Engagement Ring Eye Candy: A Pop of Pink

On Wednesdays, we wear pink. And if you have a rose gold accented engagement ring then you get to wear pink every day. A privilege and a pleasure. And with major engagement ring designers like Verragio churning out fabulous rose gold engagement rings left and right, you have options, ladies. Another brand that RLJ carries that I’m smitten with, Uneek, does something similar. You can order any of their settings in rose, rose and white, or white, yellow or a two tone combination of white and yellow. I have to say that with these modern designs my favorite option is Read More →