August Birthstone: The Meaning & Brief History of Peridot
August Birthstone: The Meaning & Brief History of Peridot
July 18, 2018
August's primary birthstone is peridot, a light lime to deep olive green gemstone that symbolizes good fortune. Peridot is born out of olivine, a common mineral sourced from volcanoes. If you're looking for a gift for a green-loving Leo (Aug. 1st-22nd) or Virgo (Aug. 23rd-31st) in your life, peridot gemstone jewelry is the perfect choice.
August Birthstone: The Meaning & Brief History of Peridot
Our Summer Photo Shoot: Go Behind the Scenes with Blue Nile
Our Summer Photo Shoot: Go Behind the Scenes with Blue Nile
Summer Wedding Season is in full swing! To celebrate one of our favorite times of year, we're sharing a few of the outtakes from our recent photo shoot in the Pacific Northwest.
The Royal Red Ruby: Regal Birthstone of July
The Royal Red Ruby: Regal Birthstone of July
The July birthstone is the incomparable ruby, cherished over centuries as a symbol for passion, power, courage and protection. The ruby's deep color is tied with love, raw emotion and wisdom. Often associated with wealth and prosperity, they're a favorite for crowns and other royal jewelry, as well as modern celeb royalty.
How to Insure Your Engagement Ring
How to Insure Your Engagement Ring
Give your diamond ring the protection it deserves with a carefully selected insurance policy. Here's all you need to know about jewelry insurance. Peace of mind is more affordable than you might think.
10 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Getting Married or Engaged
10 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Getting Married or Engaged
It's easy to get lost in the newness of a budding romance or in the comfort of a long-term, best friend-like commitment. But according to relationship experts, the key to happily ever after is being able to break out of that day-to-day zone and have meaningful, honest conversations about your personalities and your values—the ones you share and the ones you disagree on. And, where you're willing to compromise.
10 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Getting Married or Engaged
10 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Getting Married or Engaged
It's easy to get lost in the newness of a budding romance or in the comfort of a long-term, best friend-like commitment. But according to relationship experts, the key to happily ever after is being able to break out of that day-to-day zone and have meaningful, honest conversations about your personalities and your values—the ones you share and the ones you disagree on. And, where you're willing to compromise.
10 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows
10 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows
Writing your own vows is no easy task. Putting your love into words can feel like an insurmountable challenge. We know it's difficult to find the right words, so we've pulled together some of the most helpful tips we've encountered when it comes to putting promises of eternal love to paper for your big day.
Gemstone and Diamond Fireworks
Gemstone and Diamond Fireworks Inspired by the 4th of July
We're taking inspiration from Independence Day with gorgeous jewelry that you can wear year-round. Rubies and garnets, white diamonds or sapphires—it's all about the red, white and blue. So, let the sparks fly and be spectacular with your own colorful display.
When Should You Take Off Your Engagement Ring? The Ultimate List
When Should You Take Off Your Engagement Ring? The Ultimate List
Diamonds may come from the rough, but they should be handled with care. Here's all you need to know about when to take off your engagement ring.
From the Sea to the Moon: Beautiful Birthstones of June
From the Sea to the Moon: Beautiful Birthstones of June
When you're born in June, you're lucky, because you have more than one birthstone representing, so you can have the luxury of a favorite! June's birthstones include soft, pale pearls, smoky and mysterious moonstones or the rare and luminous alexandrite.
The Most Romantic and Creative Proposal Ideas, Part Two
The Most Romantic and Creative Proposal Ideas, Part Two
Our recent post on modern marriage proposals was so popular that we decided to share an expanded list of ideas. Part two of our story includes scenarios in diverse venues, from an underwater photoshoot to an epic mountaintop trek—and every location in between. Discover the proposal ideas that inspire you.
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