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15 Beautiful Engagement Rings for 2022

By Michael Fried,

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Beautiful Engagement Ring

15 Beautiful Engagement Rings for 2022

February 10, 2022 | 8:00am

There’s never been a more perfect time to buy an engagement ring. With a plethora of vintage styles, modern designs, and everything in between, engagement rings for 2022 are stunning and full of personal style.  To help make the process easier, we’ve handpicked a selection of beautiful engagement rings for 2022—from halo designs to three-stone …

Diamond Clarity

Ask a Diamond Pro: How Important is a High Clarity Grade?

February 8, 2022 | 8:00am

One of the most common topics we’re asked about is diamond clarity. We often get questions from readers asking whether it’s worth buying a diamond with a high clarity grade, such as FL/IF (Flawless/Internally Flawless) or VVS (Very Very Small Inclusions). The simple answer to this question is no — those clarity grades usually aren’t …

Small Diamond Engagement Ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: What Should I Focus on With Smaller Diamonds?

February 1, 2022 | 8:00am

We’re often contacted by readers interested in buying smaller diamonds. Choosing something smaller is great if you have a limited budget, or if you’re looking for an engagement ring that’s more discreet and less visible to others. Recently, a reader contacted us asking about whether they should look for a certain color grade when choosing …

Cushion Cut Diamond ring

25 Cushion Cut Engagement Rings for 2022

January 27, 2022 | 8:00am

A cushion cut diamond offers a distinct look with its square shape and rounded corners. With high levels of brilliance and fire, cushion cuts make for exquisite rings in almost every setting. These fancy cut diamonds are durable due to their rounded edges, and have a classic look with modern appeal. Cushion cuts continue to …

Oval diamond ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: Buying an Oval Diamond for $20,000

January 25, 2022 | 8:00am

Recently, a reader emailed us asking for help buying an oval cut diamond. They wanted a 1.5 to 2.0 carat diamond without an obvious bow-tie effect. They also had several questions about the correct cut, girdle size and inclusions that could affect the diamond’s appearance.  We helped this reader find a beautiful oval cut diamond …

Diamond Fluorescence

Ask a Diamond Pro: How Big of a Deal is Fluorescence?

January 18, 2022 | 8:00am

Occasionally, we’re contacted by readers who’ve found a diamond that looks great, but has one small problem that’s making them feel concerned. For example, a reader recently contacted us and said that they were worried about a diamond with strong blue fluorescence. Our answer was that strong fluorescence often gives a diamond a hazy appearance, …

Valentines day jewelry

18 Remarkable Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $1,000

January 13, 2022 | 8:00am

When February 14th rolls around, ensure you have a gift that’s extraordinary — one that will dazzle your partner and express how much they mean to you. Luckily, there are plenty of diamond gifts and jewelry ideas under $1,000 that are beautiful and high-quality. From pendants to eternity rings, here we share the best Valentine’s …

Brand Name Engagement Ring

Ask a Diamond Pro: Why Brand Names Rarely Offer Good Value

January 11, 2022 | 8:00am

We’re often contacted by readers interested in engagement rings and other jewelry from luxury brands, such as Tiffany & Co. Many are curious about whether it’s possible to build an identical ring — or at least similar — without the usual luxury brand price tag. The short answer is that it’s very possible and offers …

Engagement Ring Buying online

Ask a Diamond Pro: Buying Online vs. Buying in a Store

January 4, 2022 | 8:00am

One of the most common questions we get from our readers is whether it’s better to shop for a diamond locally or online. The simple answer is that we almost always recommend purchasing a diamond online, for several reasons that we’ve detailed below. A few years ago, a reader contacted us with the following questions: …

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