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Everything is coming up roses: rose gold is the new heavy metal

It’s no secret that rose gold is a hot trend right now. American Gem Society retailers reporting an increase in sales of this hard metal with a feminine touch, and designers are responding with beautiful new creations. As we approach the holiday season—also known to some romantics as the proposal season—here are three beautiful takes on rose gold engagement rings: Maevona’s round brilliant diamond engagement ring set  in white and rose gold—the best of two worlds. Vanna K does a royal take with this stunning diamond halo engagement ring. Check out the filigree on the shank of the ring. This

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The American Gem Society

by Beau Davis, CSA Shelton Jewelers – ABQ, NM What it is all about – A diamond is the world’s most precious gemstone. Between their unique optic qualities and sheer hardness, these little beauties, though miniscule, have become a valuable part of civilization today. But how do you know that you, as a consumer or buyer of diamonds, are getting what you’re paying for? With such small sizes and high values, there can be much ambiguity and misinformation throughout anyone’s shopping experience. These are some of the primary issues the American Gem Society works tirelessly to prevent. How the AGS

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Engagement Rings Get Technicolor

JCK, one of the jewelry industry’s premier magazines, just published this article on trends in the bridal jewelry market. We love the look of a traditional solitaire engagement ring, but brides want a halo with their veil–make that a halo engagement ring. Other notable trends: colored gemstones, like sapphire and aquamarine. One of our favorites is by AGS Member Jack Abraham,  the emerald and ruby halo engagement ring featured below.

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