Paint the town wed in one of these less conventional, but utterly beguiling places to propose.
Hand-Engraved Channel-Set Diamond Ring
Partial to Paris? Nuts about New York? Loco for London? If so, you’re not alone. These three cities consistently rank among the top 20 places to propose. However, there’s no rule book that says you have to take the obvious route. There are plenty of other fab cities around the world, a few of which we’ve twinned with equally unique engagement rings.
Pear shaped diamonds – the only part of your engagement you’ll want to go pear shaped!
Pavé Halo Shank Diamond Engagement Ring
Imagine if Eve had picked a pear in the Garden of Eden instead of that darn apple. She would’ve stood out from all the other women (had there been any other women) and been hailed a trendsetter. Still, it’s never too late to make amends and pear shaped diamonds are the perfect sparkle offering.
If you thought our 360° HD Diamond Display was a game changer, wait till you try our Real-Time Diamond Inspection!
When shopping for a diamond online, you must be able to examine the stone close up and from every angle. At JamesAllen.com, we take this a step further, allowing you to spin diamonds in 360° HD at up to 40x SuperZoom. But even with the latest technologies at your disposal, it’s not always clear what you should be looking out for. To ensure you’re getting the best deal, you may want someone there to guide you.
Twisted engagement rings put a new spin on the classic solitaire ring setting.
Abbraccio Swirl Engagement Ring by Danhov
Everything is more interesting with a twist: gin and tonic with a twist of lime, M. Night Shyamalan movies, those poles outside barber shops. The same goes for jewelry – namely, twisted engagement rings. Their updated design adds a whimsical and utterly unique touch to an otherwise basic band.
Love makes the world go round and we’ve got the aw–inspiring around-the-world marriage proposals to prove it!
Somewhere on this big blue marble we call home, a couple is getting engaged right now. By the time you finish reading this article, several hundred thousand more will have put a ring on it. Planet Earth is quite simply the place to pop the question – at least until commercial spaceflight becomes a thing.
A popular alternative to the classic round cut, princess cut diamonds provide maximum brilliance in a striking square form.
Looking for a diamond shape that’s a bit different, but that doesn’t stray too far from the traditional? With its clean, modern lines and intense sparkle, the four-sided princess cut is right on point.
Join some of our favorite celebs in “putting on the splits” with a super-trendy split shank engagement ring.
Throughout history, many things have been split: the atom, the banana, the dinner bill (if you’re the progressive type). But perhaps none so exquisitely as the split shank engagement ring – one of 2017’s hottest jewelry trends.
Whether you’re a secret agent or a straight shooter, check out our pro tips for finding her engagement ring style.
Everyone has a personal style. Some are more understated than others and, therefore, harder to discern. Your job as Buyer of Rings, Proposer of Marriage, is to hone in on that style by whatever means necessary. Put on your detective hat and do some snooping around or straight up ask your partner what she’d like. Either way, finding her engagement ring style needn’t be a chore with our handy guide. Just pop on some good music and get sleuthing.
With your sparkler safely in the bag, the next crucial step is keeping the ring a secret so you can successfully pull off your surprise proposal.
Buying the engagement ring is the easy part. Keeping it a secret from your SO is where the real challenge lies. You’re up against an opponent whose curiosity knows no bounds. No sock drawer is safe, no bookshelf off-limits. To pull this off, you’re going to need an airtight game plan and nerves of steel!
Originally posted on the James Allen blog.
Precious advice for those who will soon be choosing a diamond for their engagement ring.
We recognize that gleam in your eye! No, we’re not talking about the way you look at your SO (although that is adorable). If there’s one thing capable of making a person’s eyes light up like that, it’s diamonds. Those pretty little stones you know nothing about, but are determined to get a good deal on.
And where better to start than our men’s FAQ series? In this first installment, we look at choosing a diamond; from understanding the 4Cs to getting the most bling for your buck.