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Becca Luna

Becca Luna
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Luxury goods aficionado. Writer for Ritani.com
Trendy summer jewelry by Ritani

Jewelry trends are ever-evolving like seasons; one season, the jewelry industry is all about big, bold statement pieces; the next, the focus is on dainty, subtle jewelry. As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about summer’s slow transition to fall and the upcoming cold-weather activities; the crunch of leaves under your feet as you walk to Happy Hour (that now begins after dark), Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and if we should buy that Moncler jacket for this winter (we hear it’s going to be a chilly one). And, of course, because we’re a diamond and jewelry company, we’re thinking about our...

New York is the biggest city in America (and the greatest city in the world), so you might feel overwhelmed when trying to decide where to propose in the Big Apple. This article is part of our series on places to propose in New York City. This time, we’re exploring free activities around the New York City area. If you don’t feel like splurging on an over-the-top proposal, these free options provide great locations to pop the question. Central Park Central Park features 843 acres of park, paths, and nature in the middle of the busiest city in the country. World...

So, you’ve decided to do it--you’re going to ask your significant other to marry you. Getting engaged is the first step in the next stage of your life, and probably one of the biggest decisions you’ve ever had to make. You’re probably excited, but also super-effing-nervous, right? Like many guys when they make the decision to propose, you probably have no idea where to even begin with the process of picking out jewelry, let alone an engagement ring or actually proposing. Our advice? Start by having a conversation with someone you trust about bling. For many of...

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“When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore.”  - Dean Martin The relationship between pizza and love in New York City goes back to the first pizzeria in the United States, which was founded by Gennaro Lombardi in New York City's Little Italy in 1905. Lombardi, like many New York pizzerias of today, makes each pizza by hand and a whole lot of love. No food item is more symbolic of the NYC food experience than pizza. Pizza is the go-to easy date meal: it’s inexpensive, low maintenance, easy to find, portable (perfect for long walks...

Two Carat Halo Diamond Engagement Ring Price

Has she expressed to you that she wants a two carat diamond engagement ring? You might be asking yourself “How much do two carat diamonds cost?” and possibly freaking out about the abundance of options. We wish there was an easy answer to this question. The truth is, two carat diamonds range so much in quality and grade that we can’t just slap one price tag on all of them. To truly understand how diamond pricing works, you’ll need to understand how the qualities of a diamond impacts its price — here’s a hint: it’s not just carat weight/size. That’s...

Central Park Proposal

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the United States, so there’s no wonder that many couples travel here with the intent of proposing marriage. New York is near and dear to Ritani too -- we started the company here, after all. If you’re planning on traveling to New York City to propose to the love your life, we have plenty of ideas to inspire you and help you find the perfect place to propose. This article is part of our series on places to propose in New York City; this time, we’ll be exploring the...

With every summer wedding comes a chance for brides to radiate as bright as the warm sun. Once you’ve finally found the perfect wedding dress, it’s time to finish the look with jewelry to complement your engagement ring and wedding band. We recommend shopping for bridal jewelry about six months before your wedding date, and selecting investment pieces you can wear for a lifetime, like diamond pendants or stud earrings. For the Floral Bride Your bouquet won’t be the only flowers blooming on your big day. Floral accents are the ideal accessory for a wedding-worthy look. For the bride seeking feminine...

Ritani Classic Solitaire Engagement Ring

You already do most of your shopping online, right? You probably do your research and find out exactly what you want, then search for it online to make sure you’re getting the best price. You might even look at the model you want in a store, or maybe you order it online without seeing it, knowing you can return it for free. But when it comes to shopping for an engagement ring, many people are still hesitant to swap an in-person experience for a virtual one. Big purchases are a big deal. The truth is, there are many advantages to...