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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...

Stone Guide

Lab-Created Diamonds vs. Earth-Mined Diamonds

At MiaDonna we work closely with the world’s biggest and most respected diamond growers, cutters and engineers to bring you exceptional quality man-made diamonds, created in a modern-day lab environment, that are chemically, optically and physically identical to a mined...

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Top 10 Conflict-Free Engagement Rings of 2015

Choosing your dream conflict-free engagement ring at MiaDonna is easy, because every ring we offer is guaranteed to be 100% conflict-free; handcrafted just for you using the highest quality eco-friendly precious metals, featuring your favorite lab-created diamond, lab-grown gemstone or our...

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...

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Antique Blue Sapphire Engagement Rings

The Empress Antique Engagement Ring is a one-of-a-kind Antique style Engagement Ring designed by MiaDonna® CEO Anna-Mieke with inspiration coming from actress Katie Holmes engagement ring. This gorgeous ring can accommodate a beautiful oval Diamond Hybrid® simulant, Lab-Created Diamond, or...

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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...

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Eco-Friendly Princess Cut Wedding Set

Here is the Cindy Wedding Ring Set. The Engagement Ring itself holds a 1.25 carat Simulated Diamond Hybrid™ set in Chevron tips. The Setting and the Wedding band are created in Eco-friendly recycled Pure 950 Palladium. This Wedding Ring set...

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Olivia Palermo Gets Married!

Fashion icon, socialite and former reality TV star, Olivia Palermo, married her German male model sweetheart, Johannes Huebl, this past Sunday in a intimate ceremony in NY, attended by close friends and family. We absolutely love everything about this wedding, especially Olivia’s...

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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...

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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...

Bride & Groom Guide

Fall Bridal Guide - Wedding Inspiration

Good news folks, our Fall Bridal Guide looks are in! From vintage classics to modern-day trends, there is so much to FALL IN LOVE with this wedding season! Here's a collection of our favorite fall inspired Wedding Styles… Destination Details:...

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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...

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Modified O’Hara Antique Engagement Ring

Have you seen a ring design you really like, but knew deep down that if a few details were changed, your feelings would change from like to love? Every girl deserves to have the ring she has been dreaming of,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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10 Brilliant Round Cut Engagement Rings

Do you love round brilliant cut diamonds? Well, you're not alone. The round cut is by far the most preferred diamond shape, and here's why. Firstly the sparkle - the round cut is the most optically brilliant with its 360-degree symmetrical shape. Also, the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Bride & Groom Guide

New Year’s Eve Proposal Ideas

Were you dreaming of a white Christmas proposal, but that moment didn’t work out? Maybe the timing wasn’t right, the engagement ring was delayed or it simply didn’t snow…Well, that doesn’t mean you have to give up on your perfect...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...