Erin Jamieson

Erin has always loved wedding-related planning and fashion, and regularly follows bridal fashion in the news. She has also worked for a bridal boutique and is passionate about helping couples plan and budget so they can enjoy their wedding day with as little stress as possible. She is an accomplished writer who writes on many subjects, but she has a special place in her heart for new brides and is here to make their day extra special with great recommendations and ideas you can't find anywhere else. 

Best Vintage Emerald Ring Ideas Tha Will Take You Breath Away

When it comes to engagement rings— and even cocktail rings– diamonds may reign supreme. But in 2021, emerald rings, including vintage styles, are making a huge comeback.  Named the “it’ stone of 2021, emerald rings have been sported by influencers and celebrities. From dazzling cocktail rings to engagement rings, the green hue is capturing hearts …

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Agape Diamonds vs Nexus Diamonds: Whoose Diamonds Are Better?

Main Differences Between Agape Diamonds vs Nexus Diamonds The main differences between Agape Diamonds vs Nexus Diamonds are: Agape Diamonds may sell natural and lab grow diamonds in the future, whereas Nexus Diamonds only plans on selling simulants Agape Diamonds offers lifetime warranties and care, whereas Nexus Diamonds offers an upgrade program Agape Diamonds offers …

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Best Diamond Cocktail Ring Ideas

Best Diamond Cocktail Ring Ideas That Are a Real Hit This Year

Best Diamond Cocktail Ring Ideas

No matter if you’re following the Meaghan Markle and Prince Harry feud between the Royal Family and the British tabloids, the couple is ever-present in the news. Now that includes a signature gemstone and diamond cocktail ring, sure to provide ideas for jewelry for special occasions or even a unique take on engagement rings.

Meghan Markle, who often uses fashion to make social and political statements, aired with Prince Harry on Spotify, wowing in a playful Oscar de la Renta peplum hem dress with large print citrus fruit. While most eyes may have been initially of this plucky dress, what is now capturing attention is the cocktail ring she wore–not only for its style but also for its symbolism.

The pink sapphire cocktail ring features an ethically sourced center stone with accent diamonds,

best salt and pepper diamond ideas

Best Salt and Pepper Diamond Ideas Every Bride Needs to Know Of

As someone who’s written for the bridal industry for years, I know just how much trends can change– from buying wedding dresses online, to more recent moves towards diamond engagement ring alternatives.

But for 2021, one of the most interesting trends calls for a reversal of the obsession with a clear diamond: couples are opting for salt and pepper diamond rings.

Salt and pepper diamond join many surprising 2021 engagement rings trends, including rings with mixed textures and colors, asymmetrical rings, a move towards color with green, teal, and blue sapphire rings, geometric shapes with baguette cuts, and chunky modern looks. There’s even a move toward three stone engagement rings, which industry experts think may be linked to Meagan Markle’s engagement ring.

Of all these trends, th

Pendant vs Necklace: Which Should You Choose?

When it comes to fine jewelry, there is little more regal than a collection that comes from royalty themselves.

This spring, the heirloom jewelry of the late Patricia Knatchbull, the 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma (and cousin to Prince Phillip of Britain) will be sold in London. A total of 350 unique pieces will be sold, with a few signature pieces capturing public attention.

One of those pieces? A diamond pendant. While the estimated value–at under two thousand dollars– is not jaw-dropping, it’s undoubtedly a signature pendant, feature agate and diamond, and originally commissioned by Prince Albert.

But whether you’re into royal jewels or just shopping for jewelry for an event, both pendants and necklaces are beautiful ways to finish off your look.

In this article, I’ll tell you the main difference

Best Old European Cut Diamond Ideas That You’ll Love

Best old European Cut Diamond Ideas

Weddings may look different for some time in 2021, but that isn’t just limited to unique reception spaces and changes in online wedding planning— but also opting for beautiful and surprising engagement rings with old European cut diamonds.

As one of the more surprising trends and ideas for weddings in 2021, jewelry insiders are seeing an upswing in interest in old European cuts as an alternative to the modern brilliance of lab-grown diamonds from companies like James Allen.

Eva Zuckerman, the creative director of Eva Fehren opened up to the Zoe Report about the increasing interest in what she called “non-traditional shapes and cuts,” while other insiders cited the increased versatility of personality of a unique diamond-cut like old European.

Unique cuts pl

Tacori Rings Review: Is It a Great Brand for an Engagement Ring?

A diamond engagement ring is a true classic– but as more millennials are tempted towards diamond ring alternatives, come online fine jewelry retailers like Tacori Rings are taking time to review their strategy. Tacori Rings are just one of many companies, in addition to competitors like Cartier, Nadine Tacori, and even Tiffany and Company, which …

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