Elizabeth Hadden

Elizabeth Hadden

Elizabeth Hadden is a GIA AJP (Applied Jewelry Professional) and vintage jewelry hobbyist with a special admiration for Georgian-era pieces. In addition to a growing jewelry collection of odd charms and offbeat designs, she has a bachelor’s in English. She combines her love of the history behind jewelry with an appreciation for modern takes on popular motifs.
Photo of a bride and groom’s hands on their wedding day, they are each wearing their wedding rings. 
Fashion & Style

Your Guide to Popular Wedding Ring Styles

Get tips for choosing between today’s most popular designs and wedding ring styles to find the band that matches your tastes and budget.

Three round, rectangle and square gold lockets with gemstones and enamel.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

What Goes in a Locket?

Photos, handwritten notes, pressed flowers and fabric are some of the most popular items to place in lockets. This sentimental jewelry can be personalized with many items.

Asscher diamond.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

How to Tell if a Diamond is Real

There are several techniques for checking diamonds at home including tests that work with loose diamonds or diamonds set in jewelry.

Woman wearing multiple bracelets including tennis bracelets, gold bracelets and bangles.
Fashion & Style

Bracelet Style Quiz

Take our Bracelet Style Quiz to find the newest addition to your jewelry collection. Picking the perfect bracelet starts by taking our quiz to find your fit.

Gold and diamond engagement rings and wedding bands with oval and round diamonds.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

Should I Solder My Rings Together?

Learn more about the pros and cons of soldering rings together. This is a popular approach for wearing wedding ring sets. 

Stud earrings including blue sapphires, pink sapphires and rubies.
Diamonds & Jewelry 101

All About Sapphire Colors

Blue isn’t the only shade for sapphires. Choose from a wide array of sapphire colors including pink, purple, yellow, white and even green.

Married couple celebrating with confetti on their vow renewal day.
Love is Brilliant

The Guide to Vow Renewals

Wedding vow renewal ceremonies are popular celebrations for honoring continued love and commitment.

Tennis necklaces in diamonds and gemstones
Fashion & Style

Trendy Fancy Diamond Colors for 2024

Fancy color diamonds are rare, eye-catching gems that can enhance any jewelry. Discover the most popular fancy diamond colors for 2024.