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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...

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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...

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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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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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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...

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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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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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17 Stunning Halo Engagement Rings

Are you looking for a little more sparkle from your engagement ring? A halo engagement ring can do just that while still keeping your ring extremely affordable. Halo engagement rings do a fabulous job of accenting the center stone and...

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Katie Holmes Engagement Ring Replica

The Kat Antique Engagement Ring at MiaDonna was inspired by the Engagement Ring Tom Cruise gave to Katie Holmes. The ring features a custom fit 2.5 carat Oval Cut Diamond Hybrid® center stone, however, is also available with a lab created...

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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Alexandrite Gemstone Engagement Rings

Alexandrite is one of the most magical gemstones there is, changing its colors like a chameleon. The Alexandrite gemstone will appear a greenish blue in sunlight and change its color to a reddish purple in incandescent light.  Alexandrite is also...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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Infinity Engagement Ring

A growing trend amongst Engagement Ring designs has been the infinity symbol. In its simplest form infinity means forever, which is why it is the perfect design for an engagement ring or wedding band. Some believe that the infinity symbol and love...

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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...

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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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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....

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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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Is the Vintage Engagement Ring Trend Here to Stay?

Engagement Ring trends come and go, but there is no doubt that Vintage Engagement Rings, with their unique designs and feminine details, are here to stay! At MiaDonna® we draw inspiration for our Engagement Rings and Wedding Ring Sets from many...

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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...

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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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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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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....

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The Diamond Hybrid® vs. Moissanite

We are often asked what the difference is between the Diamond Hybrid® and Moissanite. For a long time, Moissanite was the only diamond alternative, other than CZ, available on the market. However, with advancements in technology, comes superior diamond simulant...

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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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Lab-Created Diamonds vs. Simulant Diamonds

By now you’ve most likely heard of lab-created diamonds and simulated diamonds, but do you know the difference? With so many terms used to label each, and with an abundance of misleading information available online, we thought it was time...

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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...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Recycled Diamond

As one of the pioneering retailers of eco-friendly engagement rings and lab-created diamonds, I have been fortunate during the last 10 years to have had many interactions with the environmentally and socially responsible consumer.