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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...

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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...

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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...

Style Guide

New Home Try-On Engagement Rings

Our Home Try-On Program is the easiest way to decide on the perfect ring. We’ve taken the hassle out of shopping by delivering your favorite styles straight to your door. Simply choose three styles and we’ll ship samples to you...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Three Stone Ring

Designing your own custom engagement ring has never been easier. MiaDonna’s team of skilled artisans combine beauty, talent, and advance technology to bring your designs to life. After seeing a design at a local Seattle jeweler, this customer chose to...

Style Guide

Featured Custom Halo Engagement Ring

Designing your own custom engagement ring has never been easier. MiaDonna’s team of skilled artisans combine beauty, talent, and advance technology to bring your designs to life. This featured ring was inspired by a Gabriel & Co. design. Filigree was...

Style Guide

9 Classic Vintage Engagement Rings

Antique and vintage engagement rings are timeless symbols of love and unity. Accentuated with delicate lines and intricate details, vintage engagement rings are the ideal choice for those looking for one-of-a-kind designs reminiscent of the past. Here are nine handcrafted...

Style Guide

Stackable Rings Have Arrived!

From casual everyday looks to bold statement pieces, our new stackable engagement rings and stackable bands are designed with versatility. These designs allow you to easily change your look day-by-day and suit any style. So whether you’re looking to stack up...

The Greener Diamond

The Greener Diamond's Newest Project

MiaDonna is more than the leader in the lab-grown diamond industry. We are a foundation-first company that prioritizes our efforts to better diamond mining communities through our charity, The Greener Diamond (TGD). At least five percent of all MiaDonna purchases...

Bride & Groom Guide

5 Best New York City Honeymoon Ideas

New York City is rich in culture and taste and makes the perfect honeymoon destination for couples looking for a a lively getaway. From the hustle and bustle of the city to the calming outdoors, we’ve got our top picks...

Stone Guide

Lab-Grown Diamond vs Diamond Hybrid®

We often get asked, “What's the difference between lab-grown diamonds and the Diamond Hybrid®?” We’re here to break it down for you and make your decision process easier. The first thing you need to know is that these are two...

Style Guide

Featured Turtle Custom Engagement Ring

For those of you who just can’t seem to find the perfect ring, MiaDonna can help you design your custom engagement ring. Our team of skilled artisans can turn your vision into a reality by combining beauty, talent and advanced...

Style Guide

Celebrate May with Emerald Birthstone Rings!

April showers have come and gone, flowers are here to blossom and May’s emerald birthstone is here to shine! Emerald symbolizes hope and the future, renewal and growth. Derived from the word “smaragdus,” meaning green in Greek, this gemstone is...

Style Guide

New Spring Arrivals!

Due to popular demand, we are continuously growing our catalog of MiaDonna eco-friendly bridal jewelry. We are excited to announce our latest engagement ring and wedding band arrivals! Remember, you can always customize your ring with your choice of lab-grown...

Bride & Groom Guide

The 5 Best Tulum Honeymoon Attractions

Along the Yucatan Peninsula lies the historic town of Tulum, Mexico. Known for its unique archeological past and stunning waterfront views, it is the perfect honeymoon getaway for couples looking for the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation. Check out...

education

A Little About Our Newest MiaDonna Blogger!

Meet Anna Rojas, MiaDonna's new Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Originally from Southern California, Anna settled down in Portland last year and has since grown to love the city, its people and the beautiful outdoor surroundings. Get to know a...

Style Guide

Our Favorite Traditional Solitaire Engagement Rings

If you're looking for a timeless ring to complement your classic style, look no further than the Traditional Solitaire Engagement Ring. Inspired by the Tiffany Solitaire Engagement Ring, the elegant beauty behind this design lies in the details. While trends...

Bride & Groom Guide

5 Maui Must-Dos for the Best Hawaiian Honeymoon

Hawaii offers some of the most beautiful beaches and breathtaking views on the planet. When it comes to honeymooning, Maui is undoubtedly the ultimate romantic getaway. From tropical rainforests to soft-sand beaches, there’s something for all couples to explore on...

Style Guide

9 Rings for the Alternative Bride

Why settle for the same old solitaire when you can create something unique, alternative, and totally unexpected. Mix your metals with a two-tone setting, or mix and match the color of your lab-created diamonds and/or lab-created gemstones – the possibilities...

Style Guide

6 Spectacular Custom Halo Engagement Rings

Custom designed halo engagement rings are a balance of art and physics. By combining beauty, talent, math, and advanced technology, our skilled artisanal team can turn your vision into reality. Here are six of our most recent custom Halo Engagement...

Style Guide

How to Build the Perfect Lab-Created Diamond Earrings

We have been busy here at MiaDonna designing a one-of-a-kind website that allows customers to completely build/customize their jewelry from scratch. One exciting new change is our earring builder; customers can now individually select the Lab Created Diamonds they would...

education

MiaDonna CEO Recipient of 40 Under 40 Award

We are excited to announce that MiaDonna Founder and CEO, Anna-Mieke Anderson was a 2014 recipient of Portland Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40 Award.  Anna-Mieke was recognized with an award at a luncheon celebrating the next-generation of influential leaders...

Style Guide

Stay Away From Cliché This Valentine's Day

To some, Valentine’s Day is a cliché filled with high expectations and re-gifted chocolates from the Holidays. For those of you who are vigorously nodding your head up and down in agreement, we’ve come up with a few easy ways...

education

An Open Letter to Mothers

Dear Mothers, Sisters, Wives, Girlfriends ... Diamond Lovers: For over a decade I have lead MiaDonna & Company, the original laboratory-grown diamond retailer, with passion and the purpose of creating a greener diamond industry for all. However, the time has...

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Introducing MiaDonna 5.0

I’m so excited to announce that the new and totally revamped MiaDonna website is officially live. It's the 5th website we’ve designed since I started the business 12 years ago, and just like me, it keeps getting better with age....

education

2016 in Review - A Message From the CEO

What a fantastic year it has been for MiaDonna, The Greener Diamond Foundation, and the Lab-Grown Diamond industry at-large. We have pushed boundaries and broken old traditions to create a greener diamond industry. Here's a recap of 2016: The Greener...

Style Guide

Top Eco-Friendly Jewelry Finds Under $1,000

With the holidays right around the corner, we've rounded up our Top Eco-Friendly Jewelry Finds Under $1000 - whether you are looking for a ring, wedding band, or accessory, there is something for everyone!   Willow Wedding Band - $590.00...

education

Press Release: Muhammad Ali’s Daughter & America’s Queen of Eco-Diamonds

Unveil Scientific Breakthrough: Largest Grown-in-the-USA-Laboratory-Diamond Giving Tuesday Charity Campaign Launch to Save African Blood Diamond Orphans 2016 Christmas Diamond Shoppers Suffer Sticker Shock   News Package https://vimeo.com/192831342 B-Roll & Bites https://vimeo.com/193212312 PORTLAND, OR –During the holidays, when millions of Americans...

Style Guide

Buy This, Not That!

MiaDonna is a new-generation fine jewelry store that was created to be an advocate for diamond mining communities and the earth. We’re the rebels. The misfits. We’re about creating traditions, not following them. We believe that you should be able...

The Greener Diamond

Diamond Mining: An Outdated Industry

Mining for precious resources is not only hard on the miners it is catastrophic to the environment. In recent news I have seen stories about hundreds of geese dying in a toxic pit mine and about how Brazil is experiencing...

Stone Guide

Top 5 Diamond Hybrid® Questions

Lately we’ve been getting asked about the Diamond Hybrid® and its quality and durability compared to that of earth-mined or lab-created diamonds. While we do our best to educate via our product informational pages, we thought it would be beneficial...

Style Guide

Customizing a Ring for a Lab-Created Diamond

Customizing a ring for a Lab-Created Diamond may seem like a daunting task, but it is quite an easy way to make any ring one-of-a-kind. All of our jewelry is hand-crafted, so we can modify most designs on our website...