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Contest Winners! Mother’s Day 2020 | My Mom Rocks!

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked our guests to share with us how why their mom rocks for a chance to win prizes. Here are our five lucky winners and their stories! We were overjoyed with the number of submissions we received, and the amazing stories you shared.

Enough can never be said about the wonderful hearts and acts of the mothers in this world and we thank each of you who put up a nomination. You helped us spread the love of motherhood this 2020 Mother’s Day.

 

Winner, Bettina P. from Peoria, Illinois

"This Momma is my incredibly brave and strong sister. Not only did she have a heavy hand in raising my siblings and me, but She also put herself through school to become a Nurse Practitioner. A few years ago she was dealt a devastating blow with a diagnosis of breast cancer. After treatment and surgery, she is now in remission. She switched from family medicine to breast health shortly after beating cancer so she could hel

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Top 7 Diamond Shapes & What They Say About You

What does your choice in diamond shape or enagement ring shape say about you?

Often the first step in choosing an engagement ring is determining the shape (round, princess, marquise, etc.) of the diamond you like best.

Shape describes a diamond's form, primarily as viewed from above; and although a round, or brilliant-cut, diamond is the most popular, there are many others to consider. 

Did you know that the shape of diamond you prefer may reveal something about your personality, style or love life?

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New 2020 Engagement Ring Trends After the Quarantine

Find the hottest engagement rings that are trending for summer 2020.
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Anniversary Jewelry by Year, Inspiration, and Gift Ideas

In 1922, Emily Post published her first etiquette guide, which included a list of anniversary gifts for each year. 

Many are familiar with traditional anniversary gifts, but did you know that there is also a gemstone or metal associated with each anniversary? 

This list of anniversary jewelry is endorsed by Jewelers of America and The American Gem Trade Association. No matter how many

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A Match for Moms of all Types: 2020 Mom's Official Gift Guide

Mother’s Day may look a little different in 2020, but that gives us even more reason to celebrate her! There are still ways to show mom how much you love and admire her… even from afar. We’ve gathered our favorite Mother’s Day gifts to let her know you’re thinking about her. (All of these items are available for contact-free delivery, too.)

All moms are different and it can be tough to choose which piece of jewelry will best represent her personality and style. That’s why we’ve made it easy for you to shop for mom while being safe at home. Just scroll through and find our recommended styles for each type of mom!

 

The Trendy Zoom Mom

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Is Hand Sanitizer Bad for Your Engagement Ring?

With the current elevated focus on handwashing and hand sanitizing you may have concerns about your jewelry. We’re here to help answer a few of your most common questions regarding the use of cleaning products and sanitizing liquids on your precious diamond rings!

Q: Will my engagement ring or other diamond jewelry become damaged if worn while washing my hands or in the shower?

A: No, washing with soap and water will not damage your diamond engagement ring or other diamond jewelry. We do recommend to keep build-up and smudges from your jewelry at bay, that you remove rings, bracelets, earrings & necklaces before applying lotions, oils, makeup, and perfumes!

 

Q: Will hand sanitizer ruin my diamond engagement ring?

A: Hand sanitizer is made up of rubbing alcohol and will not hurt diamonds or damage the integrity, value, or brilliance of your stone. However, excessive a

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What is the March Birthstone: Aquamarine Meaning, Color & History

If you were born in the month of March, many believe you to be intuitive, honest, creative, loyal and possess a ‘go with the flow’ attitude. Just like you and your sign (the Pisces fish), the March birthstone is all about fluidity and poise. The gemstone’s name alone comes from the Latin surnames of ocean and sea… we’re talking about the stone, Aquamarine.

There’s something truly special about wearing or gifting a gemstone like Aquamarine. Not only is it one of the most precious stones on the planet, but it’s also filled with many healing and spiritual properties.

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How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring in 2020

Learn about how much you should spend on an engagement ring in 2020. 

There’s so much to celebrate when joining two lives together.

The act of asking for your partner’s hand in marriage is a special moment that comes with a lot of forethought and planning. One important aspect of planning to propose is picking the perfect ring. Alongside catering to the four Cs’ (cut, clarity, color and carat) and ring design, there’s the underlying question, how much should you be spending on your engagement ring? While traditionally there were certain guidelines to follow, 2020 has brought on a new set of parameters.

From reviewing national averages to providing tips and tricks on adjusting the budget, read on to learn the ins

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February Birthstone: Amethyst | The Color, the Meaning & Properties

People born in February are often recognized for being honest, authentic and devoted. The February birthstone is thought to keep its wearer clear-headed and clever. If you’re shopping for a gift for someone born in February, or even treating yourself, Amethyst jewelry is known to bring its wearer good fortune. 

Read on to learn everything you ever wanted to know about this prized gemstone, complete with great gift ideas for anyone who wants to express their authentic selves. 

What Is The Birthstone For February?

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Valentine's Day Jewelry Gift Guide 2020 | For Him & Her

There are so many wonderful and romantic gestures to gift to your partner during Valentine’s Day. While flowers bloom and go, and chocolates may break some stead-fast resolutions, jewelry is forever (and zero calories). One of the most intimate (and sincere) material gifts one can give, jewelry is a token of love expressed through precious stones and quality metals. It’s personal, and even at times customizable.

Give a Valentine’s Day gift they’ll hold on to forever. 

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