If you’re new to the engagement ring world, there’s a good chance that you will be overwhelmed with all of the ring jargon, definitions and technicalities. This section will help you navigate through it!
Engagement Ring Buying Guide: A great place to start for those just beginning their engagement ring search.
Engagement Ring Shapes: A visual guide of some of the most popular shapes, or outward outline of the stone, for engagement rings.
Cut: The precise way a stone is cut; the most important characteristic of a diamond, determining its light and sparkle.
Carats: The standard unit of weight for a diamond.
Clarity: A grade of how free a stone is from natural blemishes.
Color: The grading scale identifying the amount of color or “yellowness” in each stone.
Diamond Certificates & the Diamond Grading Report: A document stating that the diamond has been thoroughly examined and measured.
Responsible Ring Buying: An overview of conflict diamonds and eco-friendly engagement ring options.
The Round Brilliant Diamond: The most popular cut that maximizes shine and sparkle.
Halo Settings: One large diamond or gemstone surrounded by a halo of smaller stones.
Antique & Vintage Rings: What does it mean to have an antique ring vs. a vintage ring?
Sapphires: A beautiful gemstone that comes in a variety of colors, the most popular one being blue.
Rubies: A red sapphire.
Pave & Micro Pave: A popular setting and a gorgeous way to add sparkle to your engagement ring.
Miner Cut Rings: An early form of the round brilliant diamond.
Golconda Diamonds: An extremely rare, high quality stone from India.
Cathedral Settings: Arches are used to frame, lift and protect the center stone.
Tension Engagement Rings: The stone is embedded within the setting through pressure.
All About Yellow Gold: No longer the metal of choice, but always a classic.
The Mangagement Ring: Engagement rings for men!
The Cocktail Ring: Perfect inspiration for engagement rings and wedding bands.
Double Finger Rings: A ring worn on two fingers.