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Top 8 Engagement Rings for November

December is in full swing, but we want to take a moment to recognize the styles that shined in during the month of November. From classic to modern, these 8 conflict free engagement rings made the popular list and we...

Style Guide

Holiday Stocking Stuffers

Make the holidays extra special with these stocking stuffer worthy earrings! Plus, they’re part of our ready-to-ship collection so they all include free overnight shipping domestically and will ship the same business day if ordered before 11am PST Monday through...

Style Guide

10 Gifts Under $1,000

We’re already well into December and time is ticking to get gifts for that special someone. We’ve put together our 10 favorite conflict-free holiday gifts under $1,000. So whether you’re trying to keep cost down or want to get her an...

Bride & Groom Guide

10 Unique Holiday Proposal Ideas

Thinking about proposing during the holidays? Think outside the box! December is the most popular time of year to pop the question. Some like to keep it traditional by asking with a special gift under the tree, with family and...

Style Guide

Top 10 Halo Engagement Rings

Do you want an engagement ring that makes heads turn? Consider a halo set design! This style originated in the 1920s during the Art Deco Era and to this day continues to soar in popularity. Not only are halos a...

Style Guide

Meghan Markle’s Engagement Ring

It’s official! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged! As the couple posed for photos at the gardens in Kensington Palace, we got our first glimpse of the ring. Designed by Prince Harry and custom made by court jewelers Cleave...

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6 Engagement Rings for the Winter Season

Winter is the season to be merry and bright. We’re ready for white snow, hot cocoa and most of all, engagement season! We’ve put together our seasonal mood board encompassing our favorite winter wedding inspiration. Plus, we’ve picked out six...

Style Guide

November's New Styles

Our ever growing collection of conflict-free engagement rings just got bigger! Check out this month’s newest arrivals and start shopping for the engagement ring of her dreams! Maverick Two Tone Engagement Ring Starting at $840 Originally custom designed, the Maverick...

Style Guide

Custom Yellow Lab-Created Diamond Ring

Bold. Vivid. Brilliant. These are the first words that come to mind when first laying eyes on this stunning lab-created diamond ring. You won’t find this in our everyday collection as this engagement ring was thoughtfully crafted through our step-by-step...

Style Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are here and with that comes the struggle of deciding what gifts to get the special women in your life. Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, mom, sister or someone else close to you, we believe gift...

Stone Guide

5 Tips for Buying Your Diamond on a Dime

When it comes to buying an engagement ring, you want to get that special someone the ring they deserve. The reality is that most shoppers think diamonds can’t fit in their budget. That’s not true! The truth is that there...

Style Guide

Custom Elsa Solitaire Engagement Ring

The Elsa Solitaire Engagement Ring is the perfect design for the modern woman. The smooth, low-profile bezel setting typically holds a round, princess or emerald cut center stone, but that doesn’t mean that’s what you’re limited to. MiaDonna’s custom design...

Style Guide

6 Conflict Free Infinity Engagement Rings We Love

Did you know that the infinity symbol is a mathematical symbol representing the concept of infinity? That sideways figure eight has a history that dates back to the 8th Century Frankish Empire, but it was John Wallis who was credited...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Karen and Jared

What happens when you’re waiting alone in front of a local cupcake shop waiting for your date to arrive for the first time? You marry him of course! Meet Karen and Jared, a vibrant couple from Portland, Oregon. Though they’ve...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Wedding Band

MiaDonna’s custom design team is here to make your one-of-a-kind ring! This week’s featured ring is a custom wedding band crafted to match the Greta Vintage Engagement Ring. While this engagement ring does come with a matching band, the customer...

education

Women in the Diamond Industry

In years past, the diamond industry was recognized as a male-dominated space. Up until now, men have been calling all the shots. In 1938, De Beers created the engagement ring trend that evidently became a tradition. Women were told to...

Style Guide

Conflict-Free Fall Accessories

Fall is in full swing and along with cozy layers come accessories to fit your autumn look. While MiaDonna is recognized for our conflict-free diamonds and ethical engagement rings, we also know a thing or two about accessories. Take a...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Crimson Engagement Ring

Is there a ring you’ve laid eyes on that you love but would like to slightly change? Our custom design services are here to help you perfect your ring to your exact liking. This week’s custom design features the Crimson...

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Engagement Ring Dos and Don’ts

You are the proud owner of a new conflict-free diamond engagement ring, but do you know the best way to take care of it? MiaDonna’s fine jewelry is handcrafted to last a lifetime. With proper treatment and gentle care, you...

Bride & Groom Guide

10 Common Wedding Superstitions

In honor of Friday the 13th, we decided to do a little research on ten common wedding superstitions. What are they? How did they originate? What do they mean? Keep on reading to find out! 1. Seeing Each Other Before...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Kara and John

We’re delighted to share with you the story of a MiaDonna couple who recently celebrated their one year wedding anniversary. Get to know the lovely couple as told by Kara and John themselves! On January 9, 2010 an air traffic...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Heirloom-Inspired Engagement Ring

This week’s custom engagement ring was inspired by the Heirloom Engagement Ring and the Tigerlilly Engagement Ring. The final design combined the channel-set side stones of the Tigerlilly with the Heirloom’s halo encompassing a 0.37ct triangle cut center stone. Here's...

Style Guide

Simple Engagement Rings for the Minimalist Bride

Do you prefer staying away from sweeping gowns and ornate decorations? Then you might consider yourself a minimalist bride-to-be. While we love detail-filled weddings, we also adore effortless ceremonies. If you’re looking for a simple engagement ring to match your...

Style Guide

Characteristics of Vintage Engagement Rings

From florals to intricate beading, there are many different characteristics that define vintage engagement rings. Throughout time, history has influenced the evolution of these antique designs. Nevertheless, the styles remain timeless with graceful lines, bold shapes and ornamental details. Take...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Triangle Ring

When it comes to crafting your very own custom engagement ring, there are no boundaries to design. This week’s custom engagement ring was inspired by a custom design that was crafted by MiaDonna seven years ago. This ring is unlike...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Jana and Travis

Jana and Travis, a lovely couple from South Denver, were kind enough to share their love story with us. Though they were connected after matching on a dating app, but it turns out that their story goes back further. They...

The Greener Diamond

The Dangers of Deep Sea Mining

The lab-grown diamond industry was once forecasted to rise in popularity and in recent years this has proven to become truth. One of the most impactful forces supporting this market change is the Earth itself. Most people don’t realize that...

Stone Guide

10 Facts About September Sapphire Birthstones

September is here and we’ve laid out 10 facts about this month’s sapphire birthstone! Read along to learn more about this precious gemstone and see some of our favorite MiaDonna sapphire rings and accessories. 1 The most popular sapphires are...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Antique Engagement Ring

This week’s custom antique engagement ring was inspired by two existing MiaDonna designs: the Kat Antique Engagement Ring and the Empress Antique Engagement Ring. The customer wanted to combine the designs of these two popular styles to create their own...

The Greener Diamond

A Milestone for Ponpon

Today marks a milestone in my journey to create a Greener Diamond future. When I found out I had most likely purchased a conflict diamond, I began sponsoring a 7-year-old boy in a diamond mining community. This is when Ponpon...

Style Guide

Ethical Engagement Rings for the Modern Bride

MiaDonna’s collection of ethical engagement rings are the perfect choice for today’s bride-to-be. These days, the modern bride is concerned with knowing the origin of their engagement ring but doesn’t want that to compromise the beauty of the ring. At...

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What Makes MiaDonna Engagement Rings Ethical?

If you’re on the market for an ethical engagement ring, you’ve come to the right place. MiaDonna’s is the right choice for those looking for beautiful, affordable and conflict-free bridal jewelry. We believe in being transparent with all of our...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Palladium Ring

Looking for a custom engagement ring? MiaDonna’s custom design services can make it happen. This week’s featured custom ring was inspired by two different designs to form one cohesive ring. The customer wanted a four prong head designed to mimic...

Style Guide

Engagement Rings for the Vintage Bride

We constantly see trends come and go, but one trend that has stood the test of time is that of vintage engagement rings. Recognized for their intricate details and romantic designs, these one-of-a-kind rings are perfect for the modern woman...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Rebecca and Leah

Congratulations to the newlywed couple, Mrs. Rebecca and Leah Weikowski! After connecting online in 2013 and exchanging messages for a week, they met for drinks. They soon learned that their love was inevitable after discovering their shared love for science,...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Oval Engagement Ring

When it comes to crafting the perfect ring, MiaDonna is here to help. Our custom design services make it easy to design your dream ring from start to finish. This week’s feature ring was designed to hold a 1.85ct oval...

Stone Guide

Alexandrite Color Comparison

Often described as an emerald by day and a ruby by night, the alexandrite gemstone is unique in its color-changing variety. MiaDonna’s alexandrite gemstones are true laboratory-grown alexandrite of the famous color-change chrysoberyl variety. These gemstones have the same exact...

Stone Guide

What is a Diamond Simulant?

Simulant diamonds, also known as imitation diamonds, are manufactured to have the optical characteristics of diamonds, however, their chemical makeup is entirely different. It is important to note that lab-grown diamonds are NOT simulants as they are physically, chemically, and...

Bride & Groom Guide

Honeymoon in Santorini

Full of breathtaking views of the historical town surrounded by the deep blue Mediterranean, we see why many newlywed couples choose to honeymoon in Santorini. With its rich culture and lively history, this Cyclades island is a stunning honeymoon destination....

Style Guide

Featured Custom Split Shank Engagement Ring

Designing your own custom engagement ring is easy when choosing MiaDonna. Our design team works with you every step of the way from idea to conception and brings your dream ring to life. This week, we’re featuring a custom split...

Stone Guide

What is a Man Made Diamond?

We’re here to clear the air and lay down the facts on what man made diamonds are. Also known as lab-grown diamonds, man made diamonds are 100% REAL diamonds. MiaDonna works closely with the world’s biggest and most respected diamond...

The Greener Diamond

The True Cost of Diamond Mining - Human Lives

When most people think of the term “blood diamonds,” they often associate it with conflict diamonds coming from Africa. The truth of the matter is that these conflict diamonds can come from anywhere in the world. It’s no mystery that...

Style Guide

The July Ruby Birthstone

Considered by some to be the most valuable gemstone, rubies represent love, passion, courage and emotion. Historically, rubies were believed to bestow good fortune on their owners and were worn by many emperors and kings. Available in a spectrum of...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Natalie and Walker

Congratulations to the newly engaged couple! We are delighted to share Natalie and Walker’s love story. Natalie is a native from Spokane, WA and Walker is originally from Centerville, UT. After meeting at a Utah Valley University event, Natalie remembers...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Wedding Set

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind engagement ring, custom design is the path to take. From concept to conception, MiaDonna’s custom design services make the process seamless. This featured wedding set is inspired by a 2013 Tiffany design that is...