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10 Unique Custom Engagement Rings

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer If you know exactly what you looking for but haven’t quite been able to find it, you’ll be thrilled to learn that MiaDonna can design custom engagement rings. We want you to end up with your...

The Greener Diamond

Friends of Trees Volunteer Day

Written by Jessica Kennedy Earlier this month, the MiaDonna team dedicated time supporting Friends of Trees, a local Portland organization led by community members who restore natural areas. This nonprofit has been up and running since 1989 and has planted...

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The Iconic Collection

Written by Jessica Kennedy Much like a capsule wardrobe, this Iconic Collection can be the start of your essential look. With the sophisticated and timeless feeling behind each ring, you could become part of the conversation about trends that never...

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8 Sapphire Engagement Rings We Love

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Now that September is here, we’re really loving sapphire engagement rings. Lab-created gemstones make for fantastic center stones in engagement rings and September’s birthstone is a particularly beautiful choice. The gemstone is actually available in almost...

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Engagement Rings for Your Zodiac Sign

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Love scanning the weekly horoscope to see what’s in store for you or shopping around for the perfect zodiac jewelry? We do, too! That’s why we’ve put together this fun guide to help you find the...

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Anatomy of a Ring

When it comes to designing the perfect lab-grown diamond ring, there are many different features to consider. While it’s important to know exactly what you want, it’s equally necessary to know the definition of each different ring detail. In order...

Stone Guide

The Resale Value of Lab-Grown Diamonds

We love speaking with current and potential MiaDonna customers to hear their thoughts, get their opinions, and answer their questions. Recently, we’ve been getting a lot of questions asking about the resale value of lab-grown diamonds. Keeping those who are...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Will and Presley

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Meet Will and Presley, the latest MiaDonna featured couple! The two met after their freshman year of college as summer camp counselors at Camp Ozark in Arkansas. They didn’t come into contact all that often, but...

Bride & Groom Guide

Portland City Guide

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Located right in Portland, Oregon, MiaDonna’s office and showroom is surrounded by incredible places to eat, shop, and relax. This city prides itself on having a distinct culture, as seen through our official motto: “Keep Portland Weird!”...

Bride & Groom Guide

Honeymoon in Fiji

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer With consistently warm weather, beautiful beaches, and plenty of romantic resorts, a honeymoon in Fiji is the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of your married life. Part of what makes a Fiji honeymoon the perfect...

The Greener Diamond

The Greener Diamond Agricultural Training Center

Earlier this year, MiaDonna announced that 22% of profits from 2017 would be donated to support a new Greener Diamond initiative. We are excited to announce details about the establishment of The Greener Diamond Agricultural Training Center in alliance with...

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2017 Impact Report

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Mining for diamonds seriously damages our Earth, often in irreparable ways. More than 150 million carats of diamonds are extracted annually, producing catastrophic results for the environment. As a leading retailer of conflict free lab-grown diamonds,...

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Between a dress, venue, invitations, flowers, food, and drinks, weddings can easily get expensive, leaving soon-to-be brides and grooms searching for ways to save money. Just as the price of an engagement ring doesn’t equate to...

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How To: Home Try-On Program

Written By Carly Burkhartsmeyer Love MiaDonna’s rings but don’t live near our Portland, Oregon showroom? Not a problem. Our completely free* Home Try-On Program allows you to test out the rings you’ve been lusting after from the comfort of your...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Michael and Susie

Written by Mia Berard Meet MiaDonna featured couple Michael and Susie! The lovely pair has been together for two years and currently resides in Escondido, California. After serving in the young adults’ group at Marantha Chapel for a few years,...

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8 Timeless Vintage Style Engagement Rings

Written by Mia Berard Most beautifully explained by the infamous Coco Chanel, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” Vintage style engagement rings bring a timeless elegance that will never fade. Ethical engagement rings are the best way to coordinate...

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Latest MiaDonna News

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Introducing the New Greener Diamond Agricultural Training Center As 2018 rolled around, MiaDonna announced that 22% of profits from 2017 would be donated and used to fund the creation of the new Greener Diamond Agricultural Training...

Bride & Groom Guide

The Dos and Don'ts the Week Before Your Wedding

As time winds down, the days until you get married start to turn into single digit numbers. Don’t panic! Everything will surely come together. As you’re preparing the final to-do lists and confirming your appointments, keep in mind the following...

Style Guide

Create Your Own Engagement Ring

With the growing popularity of custom engagement rings, we’ve made it easy to design your own engagement ring. Whether you’re creating a new style or modifying an existing one, we’re here to handcraft exactly what you want. Custom engagement rings...

Inside Miadonna

Ariana Grande's Engagement Ring

Written by Carly Burkhartsmeyer Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are engaged - and the ring is gorgeous! The vocalist first showed off her custom Greg Yuna ring, a $93,000 pear shaped diamond set in platinum, during a performance at the...

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How to Clean a Diamond Ring

Do you know when and how to clean a diamond ring? When you first receive your ring after purchasing, it looks bright, shiny and sparkly. Similar to buying a new car, eventually "life" builds up on your ring and it...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Nicole and Sean

Written by Mia Berard Meet these two lovebirds: Nicole and Sean. Having now been together for just over two years, their story is nothing short of a real-life romantic comedy. Sean had been bouncing around California for a while, but...

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#BehindTheBling

Human Right Watch shed light on the underlying issues of mining diamonds and gold. We applaud the companies that are taking the steps in order to support the human rights but more can be done and more should be done....

The Greener Diamond

Conflict Diamonds Remain a Problem in 2018

Have you ever thought about the price of a Earth mined diamond beyond its monetary value? Sure the 4Cs are important to understand when purchasing a diamond as that is how the cost of the diamond is determined. But beyond...

Bride & Groom Guide

Honeymoon in Tuscany

Written by Mia Berard The stress of the wedding is over and now the fun and enjoyment of being in love can finally takeover. Consider taking your honeymoon in Tuscany, Italy. Arguably, Tuscany ranks up with Paris as one of...

Stone Guide

How to Upgrade the Diamond in Your Engagement Ring

Though a seemingly sensitive subject, the truth is there’s no need to feel uneasy when talking about upgrading the diamond in your engagement ring. While your ring holds sentimental value, trading-in your center stone won’t take away from that. Perhaps...

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Last Minute Mother's Day Gifts

This Mother’s Day, celebrate the special woman in your life. This May and everyday, we recognize and honor the women who have stood by our sides and shaped us into who we are today. Just like your bond, these one-of-a-kind...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Kestrel and Drew

Written by Mia Berard Meet our featured couple, Kestrel and Drew! Kestrel is originally from Wisconsin, while Drew is from San Diego. Today, the duo live together in sunny San Diego with their two pups. Their journey together all started 3...

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8 Wedding Bands We Can’t Live Without

Written by Mia Berard Congratulations! You’ve officially graduated from the dating scene’s countless cheesy pick-up lines and found yourself a real keeper! Now that you’re engaged, it’s time to shop for your wedding bands. Just as you can’t live without...

Stone Guide

Diamond, the April Birthstone

Though most commonly associated with engagement and wedding rings, April’s diamond birthstone is the perfect gem for all occasions and styles. The name diamond roots from the Greek term “adamas” which translates to invincible, a fitting name for the toughest...

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What Are Lab-Created Gemstones?

We have answers to all your questions about lab-created gemstones. MiaDonna’s man made gemstones are grown using the most scientifically advanced processes resulting in beautiful, precision-cut gems available in a wide variety of colors and shapes. How Are They Made?...

Bride & Groom Guide

Honeymoon in Belize

Lying south of Cancun and west of the Caribbean islands, Belize is a tropical destination often overlooked. This Central American nation boasts a mix of jungle and island paradise making it the perfect honeymoon destination. If your trip provides ample...

Style Guide

Spring 2018 Accessory Trends

It’s that time of year again, when seasons change and so do our closets. As we prepare for the transition from winter to spring, we’re readying our wardrobe to reflect the warm and sunny days to come. You’ll find that...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Gandhi and Ali

Meet Mahatma (aka Gandhi) and Natalia (aka Ali)! Though they were both born in the Philippines, they now reside in New York, where they first met. When their paths first crossed ten years ago in the Empire State, Gandhi and...

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6 Most Common Questions About Recycled Metal

When it comes to choosing a recycled metal type for your engagement ring or wedding band, style is the primary decision-maker. Another key factor to consider is how each recycled metal type contributes to the value and wearability of your ring....

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Ashley and Sean

Meet newlyweds Ashley and Sean! Both natives to Oregon, they grew up merely ten miles from each other and didn’t know what the future had in store for them. In 2014, they were introduced by their mutual friend Elle at...

Style Guide

8 Trending Two-Tone Engagement Rings

Having trouble deciding which recycled precious metal color to choose? What if you could have the best of both worlds by combining two of your favorite recycled precious metals, such as white gold and rose gold. If the thought of this...

Style Guide

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Luckily, there’s still time to get the perfect gift that says, “I love you.” Whether you’re thinking of popping the big question or giving her a dazzling addition to her jewelry collection, we’ve...

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2018 Engagement Ring Trends

Every new year, we look forward to seeing which engagement ring designs come up on top. Though simple solitaires, vintage-inspired and rose gold rings are always popular, there are always a handful of new styles that bloom each year. You’ll...

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2017 in Review - A Message from the CEO

2017 proved to be a great year for MiaDonna and The Greener Diamond Foundation. We continued to push boundaries and achieve greater heights within the lab-grown diamond industry and as a charity with our mission to give back and create...

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Top 7 Engagement Ring Trends of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on this year’s most popular engagement ring trends. Lab-Created Diamonds 2017 was the year for ethically crafted engagement jewelry. The headliner? Lab-created diamonds. The reason? Simple. Lab-grown diamonds are the...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Will and Nicole

Meet longtime sweethearts Will and Nicole. Having met through their mutual love of Jeeps and outdoors, they soon became more than friends. While Will is a native of Connecticut, Nicole came from Long Island, New York. These days, they’re cozied...

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Popular on Pinterest

Shopping for an engagement ring but don’t know where to start? MiaDonna’s Pinterest is full of images sure to spark inspiration. Our vast collection of boards include both popular styles, like solitaires and halo, and unique looks like custom designs...

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10 Best-Selling Rings of 2017

As the year comes to a bittersweet close, we’re taking a minute to look back at 2017’s best-selling conflict-free engagement rings. This was a popular year for accented, halo, solitaire, and vintage styles. See for yourself! Accented Engagement Rings Accented...