Say Yes to Brilliant Earth Jewelry

by HannahN

Brilliant Earth’s mission is to create exquisitely crafted fine jewelry while cultivating a more ethical, transparent, and sustainable jewelry industry worldwide. Their gorgeous jewelry, engagement rings, and wedding rings come with a guarantee that they originate exclusively from ethical sources, and Brilliant Earth goes even further by donating 5% of their profits to communities in Africa that have been negatively impacted by the diamond trade. Brilliant Earth offers stunning...

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12 Made for Your Engagement Ring Wedding Bands

by Azure

If you're looking for a wedding band that fits your engagement ring like a glove, and you love the stackable rings trend happening right now, then a sparkling shadow band just might be for you! What's a shadow band? It's a custom contour ring designed to hug the curves of your unique engagement ring diamond and setting. In 2013 we've seen more and more brides requesting two wedding bands (often receiving the second band as a wedding day gift from the groom), which makes the...

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Top 7 Reasons to Go Platinum

by Azure

When you think about the love you share with your groom, how would you describe it? Do words like rare, pure, everlasting, strong, resilient, and enduring come to mind? Hopefully they do! And since your wedding bands are a symbol of your everlasting love, we think enduring platinum (the strongest metal around) is the only way to go. Sure, a platinum band may cost you more, but it is well worth it as platinum is unique in so many ways. The investment you make up front will pay off in...

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10 Stunning Bridal Sets From Kay Jewelers

by Faye

Get ready to be blown away by ten stunning diamond creations from Kay Jewelers! Each bridal set is crafted with vivacious and sparkling certified diamonds. The designs are classic and timeless for instant family heirlooms; yet remain fresh and modern for today’s fashionable bride. Still planning the perfect wedding or dreaming about it? Add a few of these lovelies to your Pinterest boards for a “subtle” hint to your honey. Or, if you’re waiting to pick out the perfect...

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9 Rock Solid Engagement Rings

by Azure

Still hunting for that perfect engagement ring so the man of your dreams can finally pop the question? Well you're in luck, because we've rounded up 9 of the most gorgeous, unique engagement rings around.  From one-of-a-kind vintage pieces to rings featuring raw rough diamonds, these engagement ring rocks will make you swoon! I'm a tad obsessed with Diamond in the Rough engagement rings at the moment. I think it's the unexpected mix of rough & raw paired with perfect &...

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Win His and Hers Platinum Wedding Bands!

by Azure

Are you a bride with a gorgeous platinum engagement ring?  If the answer is yes, then Show Us Your Platinum!  And if you do, you could... WIN platinum wedding bands for you and your groom!  After all, platinum is a great choice for your engagement ring and wedding bands because it won’t change color or fade. It symbolizes a relationship that will endure. This incredible prize, courtesy of Platinum Guild International, is worth nearly $3,000, and the wedding bands will of...

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Earth-Friendly Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

      I had a feeling Etsy would be chockfull of eco-conscious custom pieces just for brides-to-be, and I was absolutely right! The rings pictured below are from various Etsy sellers, and each piece is more gorgeous than the last  I love the raw, organic feel of recycled jewelry and I think it's fabulous that you don't have to sacrifice style to go green. I mean... aren't these engagement rings gorgeous? They have just as much sparkle as non-green rings and they're kind...

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Eco Wedding Jewelry Alert:  Not all Rings are Created Eco

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Lisa W. for greenKarat Watch out, eco brides! Labels such as “recycled gold”, “Canadian diamonds” and “conflict free” can be misleading for couples shopping for green wedding and engagement rings. There is rampant greenwashing in the eco jewelry niche and green brides deserve the truth. Read about 3 eye-opening facts that will help you to spot misleading “green” claims and ask the right questions. But first, here are the 3 ways that you can...

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Artistic Wedding Photography- Rocking Engagement Ring Shots!

by Azure

You already know that I'm a sucker for bling-tastic engagement rings! And I adore how creative wedding photographers get when shooting these priceless pieces. These awesome engagement ring and wedding band shots are by Ted of Ted Nghiem's Photography, but we're dying to see what other pro wedding photographers have to offer! The more creative, the better! So wedding photographers, send your BEST engagement ring bling shots to SavvyScoop@OneWed.com. We want you to inspire our...

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Advice From An Expert Wedding Photographer: Rockin’ The Ring Shot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Danielle Murphy Photography Do you love the unique ways photographers are capturingwedding rings? From putting them on cupcakes, to flowers, to the high heels of wedding shoes? There are many creative ways to photograph the special symbols of your union. If you would like to get special photos of your wedding rings, ask your potential photographer to see previous ring shots from other weddings. Also ask them if they have a special Macro lens that allows them to...

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