Engagement Rings Get Technicolor

JCK, one of the jewelry industry’s premier magazines, just published this article on trends in the bridal jewelry market. We love the look of a traditional solitaire engagement ring, but brides want a halo with their veil–make that a halo engagement ring. Other notable trends: colored gemstones, like sapphire and aquamarine. One of our favorites is by AGS Member Jack Abraham,  the emerald and ruby halo engagement ring featured below.

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PERFECT PROPOSAL TOOLKIT OFFERS LAST MINUTE VALENTINE’S PROPOSAL

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If you are planning on popping the question, this one is for you: If you haven’t heard about our Perfect Proposal Toolkit, check it out. The Toolkit, available through February 15, 2013, offers a quirky collection of tips and suggestions for planning the perfect proposal, as well as a contest to win a trip to Las Vegas.

Perfect Proposal Website
Located at americangemsociety.org/Groom2B, the online resource offers consumers fun and unique suggestions for traditional and non-traditional proposals, recipes for romantic dinners, a list of the top mistakes to avoid when proposing, proposal trends, and many more tips on Pinterest and Twitter.

Perfect Proposal Hotline
The hotline, 1-855-GROOM2B (476-6622), provides recorded recommendations including tips on planning the proposal, how to select a quality diamond and what to do if things don’t go as planned.

Perfect Proposal ContestThrough a partnership with Vegas.com, The Official VEGAS Travel Site™, the Perfect Proposal Contest, americangemsociety.org/Groom2B, gives entrants the opportunity to win a three-day/two-night trip to Las Vegas (airfare, hotel, show tickets and dinner,) along with a $1,000 gift certificate, valid at any of the 1,700 AGS member jewelers in the country. Ideal for those who want to get married, or, spend a weekend honeymoon in Las Vegas. Full contest rules are listed on the contest website.