Hey Fellas - Don’t Make These Mistakes When Engagement Ring Shopping

by Claire

** This post is sponsored by Macy's. We highly recommend a visit to their store to learn about engagement rings and see their exceptional selection.** We know you are under a lot of pressure to find the perfect ring. It's likely uncharted territory for you. This is not the time to wing it. Here are 5 mistakes you must avoid when searching for that perfect ring: #1: Don't Guess You make think you know what your girlfriend wants, but you don’t. I promise. You can't even buy...

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Urban Aviary Wedding and Bridesmaid Jewelry

by Brooklyn Bride

Urban Aviary is a new to me store that sells really beautiful jewelry using rough cut stones...they've got a wedding collection of engagement rings, but I really love the necklaces as gifts for your bridesmaids.  You could get a different one for each of their personalities! How do you like? Which piece is your fav?

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3 Must Read Tips for Selling an Engagement Ring

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Gabi Gesch from BravoBride.com Have you been thinking about upgrading your engagement ring or do you have a one leftover from a relationship that didn’t last? Instead of letting it collect dust in your jewelry box, there are a variety of ways to sell an engagement ring. The amount of choices and the things you have to consider is almost overwhelming. After reading a variety of articles, blogs, and interviewing a private jeweler, here are some top tips to selling...

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Spring Wedding Style Report: Wedding Band Trends, 2011

by Azure

Today in our Advice section, the experts at Whiteflash.com dish on Spring wedding style and share the top 4 trends in wedding bands for 2011. Take a peek at the hot list, and let us know what you think! Which wedding band trend do you love, which ones could you leave? Don't forget to enter our Diamond Bangle Giveaway before February 25th!! As a little reward for being a loyal Savvy Scoop reader, here's one last chance to score an additional entry into the giveaway. 1. Click HERE...

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Engagement Rings Are Expensive- 4 Ways to Save Big

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro from BravoBride.com A diamond may be forever but don’t make your credit card bill last that long, too. The old saying that you should spend 2 months of salary on an engagement ring just doesn’t jive with today’s economy. We love helping budget-minded brides and grooms so read below and learn how to save that two months of salary for something else.   Wear an Heirloom Ask your mother or grandmother if there is a family ring that you...

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Gorgeous Platinum Engagement Rings You Can Afford!

by Azure

We are thrilled to announce a great new addition to our engagement rings gallery! Platinum Guild International has just released a new line of affordable platinum rings, proving that you can wear platinum without breaking the bank! 50 gorgeous budget-friendly platinum rings have been added to our gallery, and they're all priced at or below $2,500! Pretty unbelievable, right? And we've added a dozen new affordable ring designers, so no matter what your style, we've got the ring for...

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Prince William Proposes to Kate Middleton with Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring

by Azure

Feast your eyes on Kate Middleton’s royal engagement ring! Now that Prince William and Kate Middleton have copped to wedding planning, she can show off her stunning engagement ring bling! Prince William proposed with his late mother's platinum, diamond, and sapphire engagement ring. The oval-shaped blue sapphire weighs in at a whopping 18 carats, and is surrounded by 14 dazzling white diamonds. I wonder if Kate Middleton and Penelope Cruz will be comparing notes & sizing up each...

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Jessica Simpson Engaged, Receives On-Trend Ruby Engagement Ring!

by Azure

We all heard about Nick Lachey's proposal to longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo last week. He popped the question with a 4 carat Asscher-cut diamond and platinum engagement ring, and it's a rock! But in a strange turn of events, Lachey won't be the only ex-Newlyweds star to walk down the aisle in the near future... Jessica Simpson just announced that she, too, is engaged! Simpson's ex-NFL beau Eric Johnson picked an on-trend engagement ring for his soon-to-be wife-- a three-stone...

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Engagement Ring Dilemma: Should You Buy Your Own?

by Azure

Recently I was looking at a wedding site and a reader wrote in with a question. She wanted her boyfriend to use her grandmother's ring as an engagement ring. She was having trouble figuring out how to give him the ring to give back to her. The whole question confused me. I think she should just wear her grandmother's ring as her ring and have her boyfriend provide an engagement ring. To me, the symbolism of an engagement ring is that someone is offering you a ring as a gift. It...

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Engagement Ring Dreams- 5 Simple Steps To Help You Get Your Dream Diamond!

by Azure

Are you wearing the diamond you've always dreamed of? If you're already engaged, hopefully your fiance popped the question with a dazzling diamond ring that is perfect for you. But for all of our soon-to-be engaged readers who know exactly what they want when it comes to their engagement ring rock, we've got the inside scoop to ensure you get that dream ring! Follow these 5 Steps to Getting Your Dream Diamond from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and you'll be sitting...

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