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Sparks Stories: John and Alexandra

After the ring is made and the question is popped, we sit down with real ASJ couples to find out what sparked their love... After just three months of dating, John asked Alexandra to move to Scotland with him.   John tells me the story over a glass of red wine at the...

Creating New Jewelry from Old Jewelry

We all have old jewelry we’re attached to but never wear, but did you know that you can actually create new jewelry from old jewelry?Whether it was a bad gift, inherited jewelry, or from a relationship that didn’t last, your jewelry should not go to waste. It’s...

Wedding Planning 101: Q&A With a Wedding Planner

Photo courtesy of Kari Geha Photography.  Congratulations, you're engaged! Now what? It's hard to know where you should even begin when it comes to planning the big day. That's why we sat down with wedding planner Kaitlin Shea of Kaitlin Shea Weddings to ask the...

I Don’t Like My Engagement Ring…Now What?

If you ended up here, chances are you’ve just been proposed to or you came across the ring by accident, or maybe you were handed down a family heirloom engagement ring that’s just totally not your style. So what comes next? First off, I’d advise you NOT to go public a...

Build Your Own Engagement Ring

Can’t find an engagement ring? Build your own. If you’re having troubling finding an engagement ring, she’s probably a custom engagement ring type of girl. Design your own.

Wedding Stationery: Your Comprehensive Guide

Whether you’re working with a wedding planner or taking more of a DIY route, there are plenty of decisions to make at every stage of prepping for your wedding day. As soon as you nail down a date, it’s time to choose your save the dates, invitations, and other...

What are Conflict Free Diamonds?

When considering engagement rings, some people are moved to research conflict free diamonds and weigh the ethical options. Conflict diamonds (also known as blood diamonds) are stones that have been mined in a war zone and are traded illicitly. If avoiding a blood...

Engagement Ring Styles

For any type of bride, there is an engagement ring style that fits her to a tee. Before tying the knot, it’s fun to explore the endless options for your engagement ring. In this article, we’ll give you a run down of all of the engagement ring styles so you can see...

Repurposed Diamond Engagement Rings

Whether you inherited a diamond or purchased it yourself, it’s likely you have valuable jewelry you’ve outgrown or that never truly fit your style. From your great-grandma’s antique brooch to that extravagant set of earrings you treated yourself to after that big...

Engagement Rings For Your Zodiac Sign

Looking to the stars for guidance is an ancient practice, but if it suddenly seems everywhere to you, you’re on to something. Astrological appreciation has taken over in a massive way, and integrating zodiac signs and celestial elements into fashion and design has...