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Linley Shepard

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Lab-Created Diamonds vs. Earth Mined Diamonds (Infographic)

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...

Custom Design

Six Spectacular Custom Designed 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...

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...

Engagement Rings

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...

lab-created diamonds

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...

Celebrity Engagement Rings

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...

Engagement Rings

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...

education

How to buy a conflict-free diamond on 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...

Custom Design

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,...

Engagement Rings

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...

education

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...

Engagement Rings

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 Couple

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...

Choosing a diamond

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...

How to choose the right engagement ring for you

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...

Inside Miadonna

MiaDonna CEO Recipient of Top Forty 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...

Inside Miadonna

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...

Education

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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