Engagement Rings

Engagement Rings

Lab grown diamonds are becoming increasingly popular for engagement rings. Ritani has just added lab grown diamonds to our inventory - but what exactly is a lab grown diamond? Lab grown diamonds are also called lab created diamonds, synthetic diamonds, cultured diamonds, or cultivated diamonds. Lab grown diamonds are not...

Moissanite is a diamond simulant made of silicon carbide. A diamond simulant is a stone that has a similar appearance to a diamond, but is not a real diamond. It is very difficult to tell apart a diamond & moissanite, making moissanite a common diamond alternative. Moissanite was originally discovered...

French-set diamonds are small diamonds set very close together on a piece of jewelry. The style was popularized in the 1920s, as part of the art deco fine jewelry trend. A new technique at the time, it was used to make jewelry look more dazzling and luxurious. The diamonds are raised...

Ritani has created a comprehensive 7 step buying guide to help you find the perfect engagement ring. Finding the right engagement ring is far different than shopping for any other gift you’ve ever purchased. If you have no idea what words like clarity, marquise, and facet mean, then this engagement...

Many couples love the idea of setting an heirloom or estate diamond in a newly handcrafted engagement ring with custom detailing. These meaningful creations take something old and beloved – perhaps passed down the generations – and reawaken their brilliance in a brand new style. Here are our top...

Before proposing, people wonder how much to spend on an engagement ring. Finances are often a sensitive topic, making it difficult to know how much others spend on engagement rings. We’ve compiled our data from 2016 through July 2019 to determine which cities on average spend the most on...
engagement ring shopping tips

Purchasing an engagement ring can be stressful. If you’re wondering how to buy an engagement ring, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to give you engagement ring tips & tricks so you can buy a beautiful, affordable engagement ring. 1) Ignore the 3 months’ salary rule. A common misconception...

Universally, round diamond shapes work for any hands, large or small. As a reminder, the ten most common diamond shapes to choose from are round, emerald, princess, cushion, Asscher, heart, marquise, oval, radiant, and pear. Think about your lifestyle and what kind of shape and setting fits best with it. Do...