Jewelry Blog

Live A. Jaffe Setting: Rated Top 10 Jewelry Brands in Bridal Design!

Fri, 26 Aug 2016
By Linh Pilipchak

Jewel of the Week (JOTW) - Gorgeous Jewelry Shared by PS Members

A. Jaffe was rated top 10 jewelry brands in bridal design. Want to see rare real life shots of A. Jaffe settings for this week’s featured jewel posted by thorstedswife? This magnificent ring has an A. Jaffe setting with a 1.03 carat D color SI1 clarity elongated cushion cut center stone (GIA rated) and 0.67 carat in the halo and shank; total carat weight is 1.70. Thorstedswife’s ring size is normally a size 5 but her darling husband (DH) had them sized to 5.25 for swelling in the summer.

thorstedswife's Live A. Jaffe Setting:  Rated Top 10 Jewelry Brands in Bridal Design! (Top View) - image by thorstedswife


First Lady Presidential Bling: Get the Look for Less

Mon, 22 Aug 2016
By PS Staff

First Lady Michelle Obama

It's a Presidential election year and the race for the White House is heating up. As a result, there are three women currently in the spotlight. One is the current First Lady of the United States, two is the wife of the republican presidential nominee and three is a former First Lady and democratic presidential nominee. We're not here to discuss politics but some serious presidential bling. So, let's take a bipartisan look at these political ring fingers and find out who comes out on top.


Miranda Kerr Engaged: Get the Ring for Less

Mon, 01 Aug 2016
By PS Staff

It seems like 2016 has become the year of the celebrity wedding and engagement. This time we bring you supermodel Miranda Kerr and her billionaire fiancé, Evan Spiegel. The duo recently became engaged on July 20th, after a year of dating. You may all remember Ms. Kerr is one of the most recognizable faces, having walked down the Victoria's Secret runway multiple times and is the ex-wife of Orlando Bloom. Mr. Spiegel gained attention (and his billions) as the most visible cofounder of social media behemoth, Snapchat. Then somewhere along the path of world domination, he met Miss Kerr, got down on one knee and the rest is history.

Tapered Baguette Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum at Blue Nile

Tapered Baguette Platinum Engagement Ring at Blue Nile


Pippa Middleton Engaged: Get the Ring for Less

Wed, 27 Jul 2016
By PS Staff

Pippa Middleton, famous sister of the most famous royal, the Duchess of Cambridge, is now planning a wedding of her own. Her fiancé, hedge fund manager James Matthews, proposed on July 17 in the Lake District. However, the love birds kept their engagement secret for a day before confirming their official coupledom. The Middleton-Matthews wedding will be held in 2017 in what will be an undeniably lavish affair. Might we propose Prince George and Princess Charlotte as members of the wedding party?.

Vintage Inspired Octagon Halo Engagement Setting at Adiamor

Platinum Vintage Inspired Octagon Halo Engagement Setting at Adiamor


Selecting an Engagement Ring Setting

Wed, 25 May 2016
By PS Staff

Platinum “Lilly” Solitaire Engagement Ring at Whiteflash

Platinum “Lilly” Tension Setting, $1,495 at Whiteflash

If you have spent any time in our “Jewelry Search,” you noticed that you can also find settings from our Featured Sponsors as well. Yet it can be confusing to try to select a setting to match a diamond and vice versa. Creating your ideal ring, or any other piece of jewelry, can seem daunting but not to fear, this is exactly why we are here.


Amazing Oval Diamond Engagement Rings

Wed, 20 Apr 2016
By PS Staff

Oval Halo Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring in 14K Rose Gold at B2C Jewels

Rose Gold Oval Halo Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring Setting, $2,149 at B2C Jewels

This year is all about fancy shaped diamonds. Celebrity brides and more have been wearing diamonds of all cuts, and it isn't stopping. One of the more popular cuts, which is on the up and up, is the oval cut diamond.


Prevent Engagement Ring Sticker Shock

Mon, 18 Apr 2016
By Ashley Boykin

Verragio V-910-P5.5 Verragio “Classico Collection” 2 Row Diamond Engagement Ring at Solomon Brothers

Verragio “Classico Collection” Engagement Ring, $2,450 at Solomon Brothers

I recently brought you a post detailing how you can save an extra bit of money when you purchase your engagement ring. However, that was only the beginning and I'm here to teach you a few more ways to keep some money in your wallet and put a nice ring on someone's finger.


Buying an Engagement Ring Online

Wed, 13 Apr 2016
By PS Staff

18k Rose Gold Ritani 1RZ2817 Halo Diamond Engagement Ring at Whiteflash

Duet Halo Diamond Engagement Ring Setting, $1,980 at Blue Nile

The number of people purchasing engagement rings online has reached significant numbers. Online diamond and gem retailers have been offering buyers as much as 50% off the price of an equitable stone in a brick and mortar establishment. However, all online retailers or bricks and mortar for that matter are not created equal; therefore, it is in your best interest to get some education before filling out your credit card information.


The Heavenly Halo Settings for Engagement Rings

Mon, 11 Apr 2016
By PS Staff

Jewelry, much like fashion, comes and goes. It's easily influenced by the world and changing moods of the day. Yet there are some styles that start as trends and become classics. One such trend which is now a classic is the halo setting. It went from zero to everywhere seemingly overnight. Now, you can expect your granddaughters to be given halo engagement rings for their walks down the aisle. What is it about this setting that has captured many a bride's eye?

Danhov LE101 Danhov Per Lei 3 Stone Round Diamond Engagement Ring with Pave Halo and Shank at Solomon Brothers

3 Stone Pave Halo Diamond Engagement Ring Setting, $5,380 at Solomon Brothers


2016 Diamond Trends: Colored/Fancy Cut Diamonds, Mixed Metals and Lower Prices

Wed, 30 Mar 2016
By PS Staff

18k White Gold Simon G. MR2453 Passion Double Halo Engagement Ring at Whiteflash

Simon G. Passion Double Halo Engagement Ring, $7,040 at Whiteflash

As you all know, we have been gearing up to attend JCK. Part of our preparations has been to delve into the vendors that you want to see in order to bring you the best. Some of our research includes looking at this year’s trends to help us target exactly what will be happening in the diamond industry this year.