Tag Archives: Diamond Cut

Engagement Ring Eye Candy: Around Brilliant the Bend

Cheesy pun? Check. Wearing pink? Check. It must be Wednesday! And on Wednesdays, do we not only wear pink, we celebrate engagement ring eye candy – luckily, RLJ just got in a nice new batch of fabbity fab round brilliant diamond engagement rings. They’re as varied in style as they are in price point, which is always good for the world’s most popular diamond cut. Round brilliant girls might be classic, but that doesn’t men they’re all traditionalists, or even that they all want a solitaire. Some ladies just like more diamonds, and that’s a trait I’ll never fault anyone Read More →

Engagement Ring Eye Candy: Diamonds on the Side

We’re taking today’s serving of engagement ring eye candy with a side of diamonds. Yes, all of the goodies on today’s menu feature diamonds on the side – albeit in distinct styles. Adding diamonds to a ring’s sides – or shanks, if you want to use the correct jewelry anatomy terminology – is a fantastic way to further personalize a ring. There are a finite number of diamond shapes (cuts, again using proper terminology), so it’s up to the ring’s wearer and/or purchaser to make that ring truly theirs. Channel set rounds in combination with a round brilliant center stone Read More →

Avril Lavigne’s New Engagement Ring

Well well well, this week’s wrap up is interrupted by none other than sk8r grrl herself. Not too many moons ago, Canada’s royal couple, Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger, of Nickelback infamy, sealed the deal on their love with a huge (gigantico) pear shaped diamond. Her original, 14.01 carat pear shape (with additional pear shape side stones) must not have been cutting it, because Chad surprised her for their anniversary with a SEVENTEEN carat diamond. One year of wedded bliss earned Avril the insanely huge emerald cut, and she was more than happy to show it off on Twitter, saying: “I Read More →

Fancy Yellow Cushion Cut Engagement Ring Eye Candy

Surprise, surprise, I’m back with another fresh batch of fancy yellow engagement ring eye candy! We picked up a whole bunch of loose fancy yellow cushion cut diamonds, and had some fun mounting them in totally different styles – with the exception of the first two. They’re twinsies. Albeit with a  major budget difference. But I’ll stop chatting so we can all get to staring at this Fancy Yellow cushion cut engagement ring eye candy. First up is this huge 10.67 carat fancy yellow diamond. It’s light fancy, but warmed up nicely by a yellow gold setting. The clarity is Read More →

Princess Cut Engagement Rings Size Guide

The second most popular cut for engagement rings today, by a long shot, is the princess cut. Ladies love those clean lines, crazy sparkly hearts and arrows, and perfectly crisp corners. The princess cut steals many a heart, and our RLJ brides can’t get enough. So when their grooms come to us to start shopping, all they need to do is tell us their budget  so we can find the perfect princess cut for their lovely ladies. Now, you already know I can’t tell you how much a 2 carat diamond costs, but I can show you what one looks Read More →