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8 No-Fail Anniversary Gifts

Each year, couples, friends, and other special relationships have opportunities to share gifts to signify the time and commitment spent together. Traditions as old as time specify which types of gifts should be given for each anniversary milestone, but who likes to follow rules anyway? Blow their mind and totally surprise them with one of these 8 no-fail anniversary gifts from Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak!

1. Diamond Twist Anniversary Band

An anniversary band is an accent to your wedding band and/or engagement ring and can signify a milestone anniversary like 10, 20, or 30 years. This Diamond Twist Anniversary Band features several brilliant-cut diamonds and will accent any engagement ring perfectly. If you’re looking for something in a different style, we offer a wide variety of anniversary b

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I Just Got Engaged! Now What?! Top 5 Things To Do After You Said Yes

You just got engaged and once the butterflies wear off, you have a number of fun things to check off your to-do list. Between telling your loved ones the big news, jewelry education, and planning the big day, it can be hard to decide where to start. Our engagement experts at Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak are here to help break down some important post-proposal tasks and help you start your journey!

Tell your family and friends with a phone call or a visit, maybe even a party.

An engagement party can be a great way to share the news with everyone. Celebrate with great food and drinks, and of course, show off your new jewels. Be sure to call all of your

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Types of Wedding Rings: The Ultimate Guide

Types of Wedding Rings: The Ultimate Guide

All wedding ring styles explained, from contour wedding bands to infinity rings. Wondering how to wear your wedding band? We've got you covered!

 

Wedding bands symbolize a lifelong commitment between two partners and their love for each other. Reciting vows and placing these bands on each other’s hands will serve as a daily reminder of this promise to one another and you will likely wear them every day for years to come. Our expert jewelers at Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak have created the Ultimate Women’s Wedding Band Guide where we will cover the three different styles, types of precious metals to choose from, how to wear your band, and much more!

What styles of wedding bands are there to choose from?

Wedding bands come in many different sizes, shapes, and styles. Choosing the best combination to compliment your engagement ring will ens

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What Finger Does a Promise Ring Go On?

What Finger Does a Promise Ring Go On?

If you aren’t ready to make the grand gesture of an engagement ring, but still want your partner and the world to know that you are fully committed - a promise ring might just be the best way to do that! Our expert jewelers at Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak explain the different ways to style a promise ring, what each configuration could mean, and of course, some of our favorite promise ring selections from the collection.

Promise rings can be shared between romantic partners, close friends, or even family to symbolize your commitment to the relationship and each other.

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Opal and White Gold: the Perfect Match

Opals are one-of-a-kind gemstones that vary in color, size, and shape. These stones represent faith, hope, confidence and serve as the October birthstone! Opals hold so much meaning and no two are exactly alike.

When paired together, opal and white gold become an instant staple to your jewelry collection. At Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak, we have earrings, necklaces, and rings to help you achieve your dreamy opal and white gold look.

Opal & Diamond Infinity Drop Pendant

Showcase your opal stone in a unique shape. This dainty infinity pendant features a gorgeous opal center stone, surrounded by 32 diamonds that are sure to catch the sparkle of any room. Looking for a matching birthday gift for your bestie?

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Best Royal Engagement Rings: Find Your Royal Engagement Ring Replica

Everyone should feel like royalty on their wedding day and looking to the royal family for ring inspiration is a no-brainer. Their fashion and etiquette are rooted in regal tradition. Colored stones and vintage settings are often seen on the hands of royal women, but elegance and luxury don’t have to come at a royal price. At Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak, you can find your royal dream ring and feel like Princess Diana on your wedding day, and every day.

Princess Diana of Wales iconically wore a blinding sapphire engagement ring, but that wasn’t the only blue stone in her collection. Princess Diana famously switched out her engagement ring for an emerald-cut aquamarine ring with white diamonds and set in 24-karat gold in the late 90s. Today, that same aquamarine ring can be seen on the hand of Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. Here are two of our favorite look-alikes:

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Engagement Ring Ideas: Most Popular Engagement Rings on Pinterest

Looking for unique engagement ring ideas? From alternative to vintage, find the most popular engagement rings on Pinterest and choose your favorite.

Pinterest is the best place to get outfit inspo, nail art ideas, and of course, to plan your dream wedding! If you are using the app, chances are you have more than a few boards filled with dreamy ideas and all the things you’d love to have. 

Have some fun exploring and saving all your favorite engagement rings from our Pinterest boards here, or, take a look at our countdown of the top 8 most popular engagement rings on Pinterest in the list below:

 

#8:

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Engagement Ring Selfie: 10 Steps to a Better Ring Selfie

Your new favorite and most meaningful piece of jewelry just hit your left ring finger: what’s next? Somewhere in between calling your loved ones and scoping out possible wedding venues, you’re going to want to share the news on social media. Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat have taken the place of traditional engagement announcements that were once shared in local newspapers. Sharing the news to your network of online friends can be a fun way to make things personal, tell the story of your love and how it happened or simply show off your new bling.

You absolutely don’t have to be a professional to snap a gorgeous ring selfie. Follow these 10 tips and tricks from your friends at Rogers & Hollands and Ashcroft & Oak to land the perfect engagement selfie.

#1 Treat yourself to a manicure.

Don’t worry if the love of your life popped the big question in between your nail appointments - after all, there really is no better time to treat yourself! Schedule a manic

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Buyer's Guide: 6 Things to Consider When Buying An Engagement Ring!

Purchasing an engagement ring is likely one of the most important purchases you will make. An engagement ring is a symbol of your love and commitment; it’s the promise of a loving and beautiful future for you and your partner. But the process of purchasing an engagement ring shouldn’t be stressful! While it’s definitely an investment, it’s still an incredibly exciting step!

Whether you’re a by-the-books pragmatist or a die-hard romantic, an engagement ring purchase will take you out of your comfort zone.

We’ve put together a list of things to know when buying an engagement ring, so you can make sure you’re informed and ask all of the right questions throughout the process. Keep reading for a list of the top 6 engagement ring questions you should be asking and considering before you pop the question! Check these six practical considerations off your list

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"When Should I Take OFF My Engagement Ring in the Summer?"

Summer is officially in full swing. While there is nothing better than soaking up the sun, hitting the lake or the pool and spending time at night under the stars by the campfire, there are tons of activities that happen during the summer that put your diamond wedding band or diamond engagement ring at risk.

Let’s face it; jewelry care probably won’t be top of mind during your fun in the sun. While the summer is (hopefully!) your chance to relax, you might have a bit of anxiety about when to take off your engagement ring, and may even have some more specific questions, like, can I shower with my engagement ring? Can I wash my hands with my engagement ring? Can I wear my engagement ring to the beach? 

So, when

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