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Meghan Markle Just Changed Her Engagement Ring Setting—And You Can, Too

Meghan Markle Just Changed Her Engagement Ring Setting—And You Can, Too

The Duchess of Sussex recently changed the setting of her engagement ring to match that of her new eternity band.
Diamonds 101: The Four Cs and More

Diamonds 101: The Four Cs and More

An easy-to-understand guide to buying precious stones.
Say “Yes” to These 15 Inspiring Engagement Rings

Say “Yes” to These 15 Inspiring Engagement Rings

Beautiful sparklers for every bridal style.

6 Scintillating Yellow Engagement Rings

Nothing will bring a daily dose of sunshine to your life like a sparkly yellow engagement ring! Lots of traditional gemstones, such as diamonds and sapphires, are available in this cheery hue, and we’ve picked six of our favourites for
Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring For Your Personality

Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring For Your Personality

Tips for selecting a ring that will reflect your personal style.

Blake Lively, Emma Stone, Kristen Stewart and Kate Bosworth: Engagement Ring Picks For Hollywood’s Fashion Trendsetters

He designed Rachel Bilson’s engagement ring so we thought Canadian jeweller to the stars Mark Lash would be the perfect person to consult on rings for more of Hollywood’s A-listers. We asked Lash to pick out the ideal ring for

The 3 Diamond Cuts You Need to Know Now

When it comes to the hottest diamond trends, everything old really is new again, and many couples are rediscovering heritage cuts. If you’re looking for something unusual, a tried-and-true diamond cut is definitely worth investigating and will certainly give you

5 Fabulous Engagement Rings for Less Than $1,500

When it comes to your engagement ring, don’t think you have to sacrifice on style just because budget is a concern. We scoured the world wide web for beautiful baubles that ring in under $1,500, and came up with these

The Hottest Engagement Ring Trends

From big breath-taking stones to the precious metals used to accent them, Canadian jeweller to the stars Mark Lash gives us the scoop on the biggest engagement ring trends of 2011 and tells us why now is the time to

8 Great Offbeat Engagement Rings

Not a traditional solitaire kind of girl? You’re in luck. There are tons of alternative engagement rings on the market. We’re loving coloured stones and quirky shapes. Here are eight of our faves.

Paying for Your Own Ring…Do or Don’t?

Kim Kardashian’s 20.5 carat ring has been all the celebrity engagement buzz for the last week, but did she buy it herself? That is also the buzz. That fiancé Kris Humphries did not in fact choose it and buy it

Damiani’s Dazzling Diamonds

It’s not every day you get to try on jewellery that has appeared in an Oscar-nominated film, but that’s exactly what I did yesterday morning! Birks jewellers partnered with Damiani to host a fabulous event at Toronto’s Hazelton Hotel, and

Jewellery Obsession: Tiffany Locks

Last week, Tiffany & Co. visited our offices to showcase their new ‘It’ collection, Tiffany Locks. We’re in love. Just like Tiffany Keys, the Locks collection is based on designs from the Tiffany archives and offers a variety of pieces

Round Cut Radiance

The trend I’m seeing in engagement rings these days? A return to round brilliant cut stones which was the original shape of engagement diamonds when Tiffany & Co. first introduced it’s original Tiffany Setting over 100 years ago. Though the

Keep Your Ring Sparkling

If you have a white gold engagement ring, you may notice it’s dazzle begins to dull and even yellow over time as daily wearing can take a toll on the metal. Here’s a little lesson for you and a tip

The Crown Jewels

Let’s face it, Kate Middleton’s stunning engagement ring isn’t the only amazing piece of jewellery she’s going to be wearing over the next year. Indeed, jewellery has always played an important role in the Royal Family, especially when it comes

Bridal Beauty Picks: Nails

This season, it’s all about grey nails and personally I’m liking mine on the metallic pewter side, with a dash of sparkle. Let me introduce you to my new favourite polish Lucerne-tainly Look Marvelous ($11)  from OPI’s fall Swiss Collection.

Chelsea Clinton’s Aisle Style

It’s hard to go wrong with a custom-designed Vera Wang gown, but what I liked most about Chelsea Clinton’s bridal look is that it was true to her personal style. When it comes to choosing your dream dress and accessorizing

Bespoke Diamonds at Birks

Still shopping for your engagement ring? Toronto-area brides-to-be take note: from now until May 1st, you can purchase your very own (very sparkly!) piece of history from Birks. Last night marked a truly momentous occasion, as Birks debuted the first

With this Ring, I Thee Wed

For Christmas this year, Bojan and I decided to shop for our wedding bands.  We’ve searched online at many different sites (bluenile.ca is awesome for education and selection by the way) but we wanted to visit a few jewellery stores

Hard Rock

This week I had the chance to try this gorgeous ring on for size, and I almost didn’t give it back! It fit me perfectly, and it felt so good on my finger that once I got chatting with its