Before searching or purchasing engagement rings and diamond jewelry online, you should first gather as many details as possible about the vendors. Still, this will be a complex and time-consuming process that requires you to go through dozens of articles or reviews to discover collections, customer support, shipping policy, payment options, prices, and more. To […]
We love to show off our jewelry. Statement necklaces, bridal sets, engagement rings, even purity rings are all accessories that we wear to show meaning in our lives. They’re not just piece to wear around the finger or the neck, they often have special sentimental meaning to us.
A ring given to you by your parents, an engagement ring, a necklace worn by your best friend are all pieces of jewelry that are more than the metal from which they’re made. They remind us that we’re loved.
Ritani and Blue Nile, two of the biggest names in the online jewelry industry are becoming increasingly competitive–with each other especially for diamond jewelry. Just three years ago, Ritani, a New-York based retailer, partnered with independent jewelers and local jeweler storefronts to expand its loose diamond collection, diamond engagement ring collection, and fine jewelry, specifically
Bottom Line Up Front Summary: While both brands are reputable, the better overall online experience and selection is definitely with the digitally native Blue Nile experience here. Blue Nile and Shane Co are some of the largest diamond retailers in the world. Most of their current activity happens online, on their websites, where you can order
Jewelers with a huge online presence, like Jared and Blue Nile, are making waves. In a recent interview with JCK, Blue Nile’s Chief Financial Officer, Bill Koefoed, revealed that, to stay competitive, Blue Nile has made sweeping changes over the years, in part by revamping the company’s website, improving “diamond visualization”, and paying extra attention
Blue Nile and Tiffany & Co. are both upscale, preeminent, jewelry retailers known for their diamond engagement rings. My Top Line Up Front: While I prefer Blue Nile for having a better ONLINE customer experience, I ALSO like a completely different retailer overall. MY new favorite online retailer has to be James Allen here, with
To say a diamond ring is worth a million dollars is a gross under-exaggeration. Bottom Line Up Front Summary: Overall, I found the sheer selection, varieties of cuts, and diamond prices to be superior at Blue Nile here. That said, if sustainable sourcing (or lab created diamonds) are what you are looking for, Brilliant Earth
Bottom Line Up Front Summary: While Adiamor had some nice aspects, the better overall selection, online experience and prices are definitely with Blue Nile Here. When they first opened for business, only a select group of consumers knew the names Adiamor and Blue Nile. But when it comes to buying an engagement ring or wedding
If you’re thinking of ordering diamonds online or a custom engagement ring online, brace yourself. My Bottom Line Up Front Summary: I really like both of these online retailers, BUT if I have to pick one I’m going with Blue Nile here first (better selection and competitive pricing for ALL budgets). I’ll still price compare over
For decade after decade, diamond engagement rings have been an investment. Until about fifteen to twenty years ago, most engagement rings were bought at traditional jewelry stores in small boutiques or sprawling malls. The assumption was that a diamond ring should cost about three months’ salary, making it an important, expensive, and time-consuming endeavor. All
In our Maker Spotlight this week, we have Carolyn Pollack who designs and owns Carolyn Pollack Jewelry under Relios, Inc. The company was founded in 1994 by Carolyn and her husband, Bill. Her studio is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Relios & Carolyn Pollack Jewelry When talking about her history, we have to include her