Category Archives: Engagement Ring

Sapphire – September Birthstone

Many societies throughout history have elevated the color blue above almost any other. Royalty in the Ancient Near and Middle East wore blue. Hindu deities were often depicted in various shades of blue. Persians believed the Earth rested on a giant sapphire, the reflection of which colored the sky. The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt were…

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Marc Aronstam gets bold with new fall jewelry trends

Having recently returned from the Las Vegas Jewelry Show, there is lots to talk about when it comes to hot trends in jewelry! Donna and I saw lots of gold, lots of pearls and lots of larger semi-precious stones. Let’s begin with gold. Gold is now at a 2 ½ year low right now. With…

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Marc Aronstam on custom engagement & wedding rings

One of my favorite custom design scenarios is to design engagement and wedding rings. That’s because I feel strongly that these rings are much more than a promise to love and cherish for a lifetime. I believe custom engagement rings and wedding bands offer a look inside the soul, the story and the partnership of…

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How much do you know about your ring size?

Ring sizes have confounded men and women for generations. Once you have your size, it can change due to weight loss or gain, swelling, pregnancy, arthritis, even time of year. That’s right, hands dry out in the winter and “shrink” a bit, so don’t be in a hurry to have rings sized down this time…

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Groundbreaking designers -Edgy, original jewelry

If you’ve ever been to an event when more than one woman is wearing the same dress, it’s awkward but sometimes laughed off, attributing the faux paux to both “having the same great taste.” Ever seen two women with the same wedding ring? Trust me. It doesn’t go well. And it’s never laughed off. Ever….

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My Favorite Love Stories & Engagement Rings

I love a great love story and I’m a sucker for happy endings. 45+ years in the jewelry business and I’m still a romantic guy at heart. It’s true – just ask my sons! So it’s no surprise I love designing unique engagement rings. Send me a groom and add a diamond given to him…

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Jennifer Aniston’s emerald-cut engagement ring brings a classic back to the bridal realm.

There has been enormous press recently about Jennifer Aniston’s classy and tailored emerald-cut diamond engagement ring. Although at Aronstam Fine Jewelers we take note of emerging trends in jewelry, we never copycat them. Instead, we refine and redefine them. Big beautiful panels of light and color, tailored elegance, and simplicity are what I think of…

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