The History & Styles of Wedding Bands: Which is Right for You?

A wedding band is more than just a piece of jewelry; it is a profound symbol of love, commitment, and unity. Throughout history, wedding bands have evolved in style and design, reflecting cultural traditions, personal preferences, and changing trends. So, let’s explore some of those various styles of wedding bands and delve into the origin […]

Solitaire Engagement Rings : All About Setting Styles

Engagement rings are one of the most cherished and important purchases in one’s lifetime. It symbolizes the commitment and love between two people, making it a special moment for both partners. Among the different styles of engagement rings, solitaire diamond engagement rings have always been the most classic and timeless choice. A solitaire diamond ring […]

Necklace Styles

Fashion trends come and go, but necklaces are a staple in any wardrobe. When you need the perfect finishing touch for your ensemble, it can help to know a little more about the necklace styles you have to choose from. Necklace Styles Necklace styles are so versatile that you can find one for any occasion. […]

Everything Earring

The type of earrings you wear can be just what your outfit needs to take it to the next level, whether it’s simple studs or dramatic dangles, earrings are the last touch piece of jewelry to help you look put together, but not overdone. From more modern earring styles like ear climbers and threaders to […]

Valentine’s Day Proposals

Did you know that Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days for marriage proposals? In fact, a staggering 6 million people get engaged on February 14th every year. Who can blame them, it’s one of the most romantic days of the year with a long and storied history dating back to ancient Rome. […]

Choosing a Center Stone: Natural Diamond, Lab-Grown Diamond or Moissanite?

When first starting the process of shopping for an engagement ring, you might be slightly overwhelmed by the large selection of styles. You might have even thought your only option for a center stone was a natural diamond, but now you are presented with three: natural diamond, lab-grown diamond or moissanite. How do you decide […]

Protecting Your Jewelry During the Holiday Season

The holidays are quickly approaching, and that means a season of family and good cheer for many out there. For those who regularly wear their engagement ring, wedding ring or any other jewelry pieces however, this is a season where just a bit of extra care is needed. At Diamonds by Monet we offer a […]

What Is Rhodium Plating?

What Is Rhodium? Rhodium is an extremely durable metal that is part of the platinum family and is a bright silvery-white color. Highly reflective, it will not tarnish and is allergy-friendly and harder than gold – which makes it ideal for jewelry plating! What Is Rhodium Plating? Jewelers use two methods to rhodium plate jewelry […]

Choosing the Perfect Ring Setting

Like the perfect frame for a beautiful painting, the perfect ring setting will complement and enhance a beautiful diamond or gemstone while also expressing your individual style and character. If you’ve ever seen an optical illusion, you know surroundings can affect appearances. Even the moon seems to grow when it’s closer to the horizon (fittingly […]

Diamond Shapes | What Shape is Your Style?

While it may not be part of the 4 C’s (though is often confused with Cut), diamond shape plays a starring role alongside them in the appearance of your diamond. Shape of a diamond can affect light reflection (and therefore sparkle), visibility of color or clarity flaws, and appearance of the hand on which the […]