Share Your Thoughts: Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

How many carats are you rocking on your engagement ring? What's the shape of your center stone? Is the setting platinum, white gold, tungsten? Are your wedding bands blinged out or customized? We could go on and on asking about your bling, bling engagement ring, but we'll leave it to the experts! The Wedding Industry Survey Network is polling brides and grooms to learn more about the engagement rings and wedding bands rocking the white aisles throughout 2011. What girl doesn't...

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Shhh… Pop Up Giveaway!

by Azure

Almost two years ago, I saw this stunning 4-strand Kenneth Lane necklace at Lord & Taylor. I bought it as a Savvy Steal giveaway prize, and then forgot all about it! So today, as a little Thanks! for reading our newsletter, you can win this beautiful necklace! Oh, and I forgot to mention... this exact necklace is no longer available, so it's actually vintage Really though, I love this statement necklace, it's absolutely beautiful! And even if it's not wedding day worthy in your...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway: Pearl and Diamond Earrings from Whiteflash!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Our Gems Among Us contest just came to a close, but now you have the chance to win another incredible piece of keepsake jewelry for your wedding day! Whiteflash.com, hailed by Kiplinger’s as ‘Lord of the On Line Rings’, is giving one lucky bride a gorgeous pair of 14K Gold Akoya Pearl and Diamond Earrings. The Akoya Pearl and Diamond Earrings are perfect for your wedding day... delicate, precious, and dazzling! Opulent Akoya Pearls...

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Recycled Bride: Wedding Bands For Your Groom

by Azure

About Recycled Bride A green wedding band is a man's best friend A wedding ring can symbolize not only your commitment to your partner, but your vow to help create a better, healthier world. So shouldn't you and your man be sporting wedding jewelry that's kind to the Earth and the workers who mine and create your gorgeous jewels? If you purchase a wedding band without knowing where its materials come from, you could be contributing to one of the most destructive industrial...

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Lovely Bridal Jewelry and Hair Accessories!

by Azure

Once you've found the perfect wedding dress, it's time to complete the look! With all of the bridal accessories out there, it's not always easy to know where to start. There are a few online bridal accessory retailers that have beautiful and affordable items for your big day! Amanda Pearl has beyond-gorgeous earrings, necklaces, bracelets and headbands! In 2009, we saw a lot of bridal necklaces that incorporated lovely ribbon, and Amanda Pearl does it right! The necklace above is...

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Spotlight on Chicago: Custom Made Jewelry

by Azure

Team Blonde, located in Forest Park (one of Chicago's up and coming 'burbs) is a hidden jewel of a boutique. Their private girls’ night out events combining spa treatments and jewelry making have been a favorite bridal shower idea for years. And now they also offer custom-made bridal jewelry at surprisingly affordable prices. You can design jewelry for your entire bridal party in their store, or online. Visit their bridal site to learn more.

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Off the Chart Wedding Giveaway: Free Wedding Jewelry from Chicago’s Perchance Boutique

by Azure

Happy Monday! The Southport Corridor shopping district is one of the hottest shopping spots in Chicago. We’re thrilled that one of its hottest stores Perchance Boutique is helping us spotlight Chicago by participating in our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway. Our Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway is about those expenses that never seem to make it on to the wedding budget charts. The bride’s jewelry is definitely in that list! One lucky winner will walk away with this beautiful pearl...

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Diamonds on Sale Are a Girl’s Best Friend!

by Azure

Here’s some great weekend news for those of you shopping for wedding or engagement rings. Zales has added their outlet to their website. They offer 20-70% off retail prices on engagement and wedding rings! Before you shop, don’t forget to read our article on The Six Top Tips for Buying Your Wedding Bands, our various Blog Posts on rings, and of course visit our ring gallery. Get shopping!

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- Made To Order Watters Necklace!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Back in June, I blogged about the stunning new jewelry line from Watters & Watters. If you missed it, feast your eyes on these to-die-for necklaces and brooches from Watters! Since our Savvy Steals Loves It! seal of approval is awarded to those items that we think every bride should have, and that we just can't live without, this week's Savvy Steal was a no brainer. One lucky Savvy Scooper will be one of the very first blushing brides to...

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Ever After Wedding Market: Art Nouveau

by Azure

About Ever After Wedding Market This week our inspiration board is a combination of the undulating curves, flowing lines and nature imagery that exemplified the Art Nouveau movement at the turn of the twentieth century. White freshwater teardrop shaped pearls and beautiful curved sterling silver flower caps make the Floral Fantasy Earrings from Nansglam worthy of any art nouveau maiden. Inspired by lily of the valley flowers, the Pearl Nouveau Cuff Bracelet from Blazer Arts features...

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