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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Diamond Mining: An Outdated Industry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...

Featured Couples

Be the Next MiaDonna Featured Couple!

 Have you been proposed to or did you propose with a MiaDonna® engagement ring or wedding band? If so, let us make YOU a Star!  Would you like to be MiaDonna's next featured couple… Because we would love for it...

Style Guide

How to Choose the Right Engagement Ring for You

With so many engagement ring styles to choose from it can be difficult to know how to choose the right engagement ring style. That is why MiaDonna's team of engagement ring experts has come up with six style classifications to...

education

How to Order Your Engagement Ring

Ordering Online with MiaDonna We know all too well that ordering online can be a daunting task. So that’s why we went ahead and created a simple ordering process that takes the stress out of shopping online. Now you can...

education

How to Buy Diamonds Online

Buying diamonds online has never been easier. Once upon a time, consumers were limited to the small and limited diamond selection offered by their local jewelry store, entrusting a single person to help them make one of the biggest (and...

Bride & Groom Guide

The Perfect Wedding Speech

Let’s face it, we are all not public speakers, but as tradition goes you will need to put pen to paper, or mouth to words on your big day, so we are here to help you out, with our three...

Bride & Groom Guide

The Perfect Guest List

Wedding dress shopping and cake tasting might be more enjoyable than say, drafting and editing the perfect guest list - however, this critical wedding detail is one you can’t procrastinate about. Why? Because most other decisions (aside from budget), like - cost...

Bride & Groom Guide

Best Man Gift Ideas

He's your best mate, best friend, brother from another mother (or maybe even the same) and now you've asked him to stand by you, on your big day, as your Best Man. Since he has been there for you through it...

Style Guide

Celebrity Engagement Rings

When it comes to bling, no one does it better than Hollywood A-listers. From three stone rings to solitaires; rings with side stones and rings with halos; vintage to custom made styles, celebrities rock them all. Check out some of...

Bride & Groom Guide

The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

If a 10-piece string quartet or hiring a wedding DJ isn't exactly your jam, then why not take your wedding playlist into your own hands and create your own. Or, even better, check out ours on Spotify. We've created MiaDonna's...

Bride & Groom Guide

You're Married, But Now What?

Congratulations! You are finally married, could life be any better? The stress of the wedding is over and now your days can be spent making memories as a married couple and planning your future together. There is only one small catch...

Bride & Groom Guide

Bridesmaid Gifts & Wedding Day Bliss

As traditions go, first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes....wait, wait, let me back up a second - getting married is huge, so let's stop there. A lot goes into your big day from financial planning, down to the tedious...

Bride & Groom Guide

10 Honeymoon Essentials You Must Pack

With all the stress of planning your wedding, it's easy to overlook your honeymoon essentials. And, since your packing list will be primarily determined by your honeymoon destination, we thought we help get you started by sharing our top 10 must...

Bride & Groom Guide

Getting Her Ring Size

You’ve met the one and are ready to purchase the ring, only now you are left wondering how to choose the right ring size? If you are wanting to keep this a secret, as most often do, don’t fret friends,...

Bride & Groom Guide

Let's Get the Party Started!

With so much wedding planning going on, it can be confusing as to whether you should have a bridal shower, bachelorette party or both. Our suggestion...both!

Bride & Groom Guide

Choosing Her Wedding Band

Wedding Bands universally symbolize commitment and everlasting love between a couple, but the way they look or how they “match” your engagement ring is entirely up to personal taste. According to Brides.com, your engagement ring and wedding band should complement...

Featured Couples

Featured Couple - Meet Roger and Niki

Congratulations Roger and Niki! In April we received this lovely message from a happily engaged couple, who we were lucky enough to spend time with in our Portland, OR showroom. We have chosen them as our newest Featured Couple and...

education

Summer Care Tips for Your Lab-Grown Diamond Ring

Lab-grown diamond rings are great year round, however, from swimming to sunscreen, the summer season creates many unique situations that pose challenges for jewelry lovers. To stave off any 'summertime jewelry blues' we have asked our team of experts what...

Style Guide

13 Romantic Halo Engagement Rings

Featuring a center stone encircled with diamonds every halo engagement ring makes a unique statement, from vintage inspiration to modern details, Halo Engagement Rings are a fantastic choice for any bride-to-be. Renee Engagement Ring The Renee Antique Engagement Ring features...

Bride & Groom Guide

Planning the Last Hurrah!

The infamous bachelor party; your last night as a free man! But how will you be sent out? Here's our guide to throwing a bachelor party you won't regret in the morning.

Style Guide

Create Your Own Engagement Ring

Custom designed engagement rings are a balance of art and physics. By combining beauty, talent, math and advanced technology our skilled artisanal team can take your vision and turn it into reality. Design Your Own Engagement Ring We have been...

Style Guide

8 Non-Traditional Solitaire Engagement Rings

Solitaire engagement rings are considered the most classic and traditional style of engagement ring. However, as trends shift, we're seeing more and more couples choosing unique and non-traditional engagement rings, and this fun trend includes solitaire engagement rings too. From...

Style Guide

Top 5 Men's Wedding Band Finishes

Traditionally men’s wedding bands are much simpler than a woman’s, with design choices leaning towards classic styles and high polish finishes. However, while a high polish is still a top favorite, we are seeing the trends shift and more men...

Stone Guide

Lab-Created Gemstones, the Perfect Pop of Color

Our lab-created gemstones are grown using the most scientifically advanced processes - which produce REAL rubies, sapphires, emeralds, and alexandrites, with identical physical, optical and chemical make-up to their natural gemstone equivalent. Our selection of lab-created gems are sourced from Chatham...

Style Guide

Celebrate Mom with Lab-Created Diamond Earrings

Mother's Day falls on the second Sunday in May and is a celebration honoring the mother of your family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Whether you are celebrating your Mom, Aunt, Grandma...

Bride & Groom Guide

5 Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips

Planning a wedding can feel overwhelming at times, however, with these tips, planning your dream eco-friendly wedding just became much, much easier. 1. The Ring First comes love, then comes the ring...while finding an engagement ring may be easy, finding...

education

MiaDonna's NEW Home Try-On Program

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our exclusive Home Try-On Program. Select 3 sample rings. Try them on at home. Choose your favorite. Order it online. Simple as that! Try 3 for Free! We want every MiaDonna customer...

Style Guide

7 Affordable Wedding Ring Sets

Wedding ring sets come in a variety of styles - from vintage-inspired designs to classic solitaire sets and let’s not forget, they also come in every price point imaginable. While we have all seen the ridiculously expensive wedding sets most...

Bride & Groom Guide

Spring Bridal Guide - Wedding Inspiration

Spring is here - the flowers are blooming and the rain is falling. Did you know? In many cultures rain on your wedding day is considered good luck, which makes Spring a beautiful time of year to say "I do." ...

Style Guide

Man Made Diamond Engagement Rings

While your engagement ring is a symbol of your commitment, it is in all reality a… ‘piece of jewelry’. A beautiful decorative adornment, worn on your left ring finger to let others know your heart already belongs to someone special....

Bride & Groom Guide

Eco-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations

Why not use the money you saved by purchasing a lab-grown diamond engagement ring and splurge on an eco-friendly honeymoon destination? At least, that is what we would do. Did you know? Many of the world’s most luxurious hotels and...

Style Guide

Rose Gold Engagement Rings

Today’s bride is all about style and personal touches. While white gold is still the frontrunner when it comes to engagement rings and wedding ring sets, we have seen a significant increase in brides (and grooms, YES even grooms) choosing...

Stone Guide

10 Facts About Lab-Created Diamonds

While people have been experimenting with the technology used to grow diamonds for over a century now, it has only been in the last decade that we have been able to perfect the science of creating gem-quality diamonds in a...

Education

Why Everyone Should Buy Their Engagement Ring Online

It’s the 21st century, most of us spend the day on our computers, tablets or phones, either conducting business or socializing...AND let’s not forget the shopping! While a lot of us are comfortable buying jeans, books or housewares online, buying...

Education

What are Eco-Friendly Recycled Metals?

Choosing between solid white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, platinum or palladium is primarily a style preference. However, the setting choice contributes to the value and wearability, and should be a factor in the final selection of metal for yourself...

Style Guide

What Does a 1.0 Carat Engagement Ring Look Like?

Dreaming of the day you’ll give or receive an engagement ring can inspire many visions, from the magical moment to the words you will say, however, the most obvious foresight is THE RING. What will it look like and, more importantly...

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How to Buy a Conflict-Free Diamond in Your Budget

Buying a conflict-free diamond on your budget is less intimidating than it may seem. We asked MiaDonna’s resident lab-created diamond expert, Linley, about her top tips for buying a conflict-free diamond on any budget. Tip#1 – The 5th C If you...

Bride & Groom Guide

Tips for Taking the Perfect Engagement Ring Selfie!

Let’s face it, in today’s culture getting engaged comes along with the social pressure (and desire) to share a photo of your new engagement ring. However, before you share that first photo with everyone you know, we have a few tips to...

Bride & Groom Guide

Portland Proposal Ideas

Portland is more than just hipsters and craft beer - Portland is frequently recognized as one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the world because of its high walkability, large community of bicyclists, farm-to-table dining, expansive network of public...

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Top Lab-Grown Diamond Companies form an Alliance

MiaDonna & Company Founding Member of the International Grown Diamond Association PORTLAND, Oregon – February 04, 2016 –MiaDonna & Company is excited to announce the launch of the International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA) as well as their role as a founding...