Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Jewelry Gift Ideas for Mom - Under $100

Here are some pretty pendants which would make precious personal gifts for Mother's Day. Most of these are priced at less than $50, all are under $100. They're all available at My Jewelry Box.

  Mom Heart Pendant with Diamond Accent in Sterling Silver with ChainMother and Child Pendant with Diamond in Sterling Silver and Yellow Gold with ChainA Mothers Love Pendant with Diamond in Sterling Silver and Yellow GoldHeart Shaped Mother's Love Pendant with Diamond in Sterling Silver with ChainA Mother's Love Pendant with Diamonds in Sterling Silver with ChainCreated Pink Sapphire MOM Heart Pendant with Diamonds in Sterling Silver with Chain

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Angelina Jolie Engagement Ring: Lookalikes and Imitations

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are engaged after seven years and six children together. Angelina's custom made $250,000 ring (codesigned by Brad Pitt and jeweler Robert Procop) is bound to attract dozens of imitations and lookalikes. Here's the first 'Angelina inspired engagement ring' example we've seen, check it out here at AnyKnockOff.com ($39.00).

Here's a much higher quality look-a-like. It's available at BlueNile.com for about $9,000, a fraction of the cost of Angelina's ring.

Petite Solitaire Engagement Ring in 14k White Gold

Here's our favorite look alike;
This one is on sale now for under $2,000 (retail price $4,468). It's a 1.6 ct. emerald cut..

Here are two more rings for under $50 that could pass for lookalikes to Jolie's engagement ring;

White Gold Overlay Cubic Zirconia Emerald Cut RingSterling Silver Ring Emerald Cut Cubic Zirconia CZ Solitaire Ring 2 ct - Size 5 Wedding Engagement Ring Jewelry

And three other rings under $1,000 that look like her emerald cut ring;

9.50 Cts Emerald Cut White Topaz Ring in 14K Yellow Gold.50 Ct Emerald Cut 3 Stone Diamond Engagement Ring VVS2"Emerald Cut Diamond 14 White Gold Solitaire Engagement Ring ( 0.46 Ct, F Color, VS2 Clarity)"

And to complement the look-alike effect, check out this excellent video tutorial on how to apply makeup to look like Angelina Jolie;

Friday, April 13, 2012

Expensive Statement Rings

On the very expensive side of things, here are some of our favorite bold statement rings. These are all priced between about $6,000 up to $13,000.

Platinum Oval shape 1.27 Carats Diamond and Sapphire Cocktail Ring Size 7 3/4

Annie Fensterstock Burmese Crown Ring, Size 7
Annie Fensterstock Wide Vega 18k Yellow Gold, Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond Ring, Size 7

Fun Rings for Under $20

Here are some fun rings we found online at ASOS. All of these cost less than $20 each.

ASOS Spike Burst Ring

ASOS Double Pyramid Ring

ASOS Spinning Propeller Ring

ASOS Open Fang Ring

Oasis Owl Ring

ASOS Flash Ring

ASOS Enamel Triangle Ring

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Silver Heart Fashion Rings at Blue Nile

Here are some of our favorite heart sterling silver fashion rings at Blue Nile. These would make great gifts for your partner. Most of the rings shown here cost less than $100;

XO Ring in Sterling Silver

Linked Hearts Ring in Sterling Silver

Heart Kiss Ring in Sterling Silver

Duet Heart Ring in Sterling Silver

Open Heart Ring in Sterling Silver

Infinite Hearts Ring in Sterling Silver

Sunday, April 8, 2012

The Crazy Twist Ring

Check out this Crazy Diamond Twist Ring at Zappos.com.The oxidized silver-tone ring twists terrifically to show two blue stones and is on sale now for $22.99.

Friday, April 6, 2012

"The Perfect Diamond" is up for Sale at Christie's - 44 carats!

This 44 carat 'perfect diamond' will be on auction at Christie's in New York on April 17
Christie's is holding their Magnificent Jewels auction on April 17th. Amongst other exquisite items is this ring above they are calling 'the perfect diamond'.

Check out the auction details at Magnificent Jewels.
See also a review by the Jewelry News Network.
Birks to sell 10 carat pink diamond for $2.5 million

Also check out this incredible 10 carat pink purplish diamond for sale at 2.5 million at Birks.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Engagement Rings for Under $1,000

Here are some of the most liked and highly rated engagement rings at Diamond Nexus Labs for under $1,000.

Most Popular Gemstones

Here's a definitive list of the most commonly used gemstones via Vena Amoris;


Stunning Engagment Rings over $10,000

Here are some diamond engagement ring beauties we picked out at Zales online. Which would be your favorite?

3-3/4 CT. T.W. Diamond Three Stone Ring in 14K White Gold (H/I, I1) - Zales

3-1/3 CT. T.W. Diamond Frame Engagement Ring in 14K White Gold - Zales

2-5/8 CT. T.W. Framed Diamond Bridal Set in 14K White Gold - Zales

3 CT. T.W. Certified Princess-Cut Diamond Three Stone Engagement Ring in 14K White Gold (H-I/SI2) - Zales