Rings


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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Wedding Bands that REALLY Last Forever

by Azure

Are you and your groom all tatted up? If so, you may want to consider wedding bands of a different kind... I'm talking, of course, about wedding ring tattoos! Sure, some celebrity couples who've gotten hitched and tattooed to symbolize their unity (Pamela Anderson + Tommy Lee, Eva Longoria + Tony Parker) didn't last forever... giving wedding ring ink a bad rap. But as we all know, short-lived marriages are standard in Hollywood! And there are some major perks that go along with...

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What a Dish! 19 Adorbz Wedding Ring Dishes from Etsy

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Ring dishes are a radtastic alternative to traditional ring bearer pillows, and you can use them after the big day to stash your bling when needed! And since Valentine's Day is right around the corner, there are a bunch 'o' super cute options at good prices. I scoured Etsy with the best of my abilities (this blogger broke a sweat, y'all) to bring you 19 adorbz options to tote your pretty engagement ring sparkler! Some of these come with twine or ribbon already attached to secure...

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How to Keep Your Engagement Ring Blingy and Bright

by Azure

I'll admit it... since getting engaged a few months back, I've been obsessive about keeping my engagement ring clean as a whistle. And I'm no clean freak in my every day life. But something as special (and expensive) as an engagement ring deserves and demands the extra TLC. And... keeping your ring clean is easier than you think! My MIL-to-be turned me onto the Connoisseurs brand of jewelry cleaner, and oh how I love these products! Connoisseurs' Diamond Dazzle Stik is like Tide's...

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5 Celebrities Bit by the Engagement Season Bug

by Azure

Engagement Season knows no bounds and in Hollywood right now, questions are being popped (and accepted!) left and right! But if you're busy holiday merrymaking, and also planning your wedding, it's hard to keep track of all the newly engaged celebs entering the bridal hood. Luckily, we're here to help! Keep reading to get the scoop... The tattoo artist formerly engaged to Jesse James, Kat Von D, was expecting a Christmas proposal from techno music maker, Deadmau5. But he just...

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5 Things That Have Changed Now that I’m Engaged

by Azure

1 - My dog Winston has to compete for my attention. I work from home with Winston by my side, so he's a spoiled pup when it comes to getting attention, pets, treats and the like. But since becoming engaged last weekend, and having my dream rock sparkling on my finger while I work, Winston is feeling a bit like the ugly redheaded stepsister! He's wondering what all the fuss is about with this new piece of hardware on my hand, so we're thinking we might sit him down and pop the "Will...

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Now Entering the Bridal Hood

by Azure

What many people don’t know about me (and are surprised to learn) is that I’ve never been married. When we launched the OneWed blog over three years ago, it wasn’t to document my personal planning journey; it was to inspire unique brides to craft the weddings of their dreams. This makes me a rare breed of wedding blogger, one who has (for better or worse) never stood in the shoes of a bride-to-be. But... I have been headed (slowly) in the direction of the aisle, having spent...

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The Wedding Band Hot List: 11 Unique, Covetable Rings for the Bride & Groom

by Azure

Your wedding bands don't have to be ordinary, especially nowadays with all the talented indie artists selling their creations on Etsy. I check Etsy daily to see what new and exciting wedding treasures I can find, but I have another favorite site for all things unique that I'm excited to share with you today! It's called The Fancy, and it's aaaamazing! You can find the most undiscovered, wacky, wild, and delicious things once you sign up and start "Fancy'ing"... like these...

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BATTLE OF THE BLING: Jennifer Aniston vs. Angelina Jolie

by Azure

So... the first blurry pic of Jennifer Aniston's engagement ring from Justin Theroux has hit the web. And from the looks of it, it's a serious rock that packs a whole lot of bling! The enourmous diamond appears to be a radient-cut stone (one of the rarest diamonds of all), set in a simple, thick yellow gold band. Angelina Jolie's engagement ring is a blingy delight, too, featuring a tablet shaped center diamond and a whopping 16 carats of sparkle. So now we want to know... Team...

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19 Diamond Engagement Rings Under $700

by The Broke-Ass Bride

While $700 isn't exactly a drop in the bucket, it's a pretty reasonable price to pay for some fancy bling. But I'mma do you one better... Here are 19 unique, fancy and awesome diamond engagement rings for under seven big ones! Ranging from teeny, tiny sweet solitaires to awesomely art deco estate pieces to one-of-a-kind rough cut diamonds, there's something here to please everyone. Most of these come from independent artisans at Etsy, too, so you know you're helpin' the little guy...

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