Posts tagged "engagement rings"

Engagement Ring Knuckle Duster, For The Girl Who Loves Hard

We love designer Kate Bauman’s knuckle duster made of engagement rings. It’s called ‘Til Death Do Us Part. That’s bound to make any man think twice about leaving his woman. [This isn’t happiness]…

Susannah Breslin / October 19, 2010

At The Boy’s Club: When Guys Mess Up A Marriage Proposal

The boys at Asylum have a tale of a wedding proposal gone awry.

“Trey Turner and Kelsey Kramer have two things in common (besides repeat initials): 1) They are madly in love, and 2) were involved in one of the most disastrous marriage proposals we’ve ever heard of.

Turner took Kramer…

The Frisky / October 3, 2010

Don’t Need Bling For A Sentimental Engagement Ring

If given the option between a big ass diamond and a creative ring your artsy boyfriend designed, we’d definitely consider the latter. (Well, maybe … ) Artist Luke Jerram created this silver engagement ring for his fianceé, which has space for a tiny photo slide at one side, and a projection glass at the other.

Leonora Epstein / August 25, 2010

Patti Stanger And 5 Other Famous Ladies Who Kept Their Engagement Rings

Millionaire MatchmakerPatti Stanger might have broken off her engagement to Andy Friedman because she decided that she wanted children, but that doesn’t mean that she’s giving the ring back. “Technically speaking he who breaks up gives it back,” she explained to Radar. “But I actually gave him a really expensive watch so if he…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 22, 2010

Debate This: Would You Rather Have An Antique Or A New Engagement Ring?

When it comes to the engagement game, each girl has her own fantasy. But enquiring minds want to know … would you prefer a vintage/antique ring from an auction house, estate sale, vintage store, or family member? Or do you want something brand spankin’ new like a Tiffany 2-karat Lucida three-stone setting with a platinum…

Leonora Epstein / August 10, 2010

With This Bear Tooth Ring, I Thee Wed?

We suppose weird, ahem, we mean original engagement rings are the thing du jour with all you “non-conformist” couples. Most of the accessories we see stay in the realm of design, but this bear tooth engagement ring is quite possibly more creepy. (The ones pictured are done in brass, but we were sure there wa…

Leonora Epstein / July 26, 2010

Jillian Harris Contractually Obligated To Return Her Ring

What do you do with the ring when an engagement is called off? It’s one of those subjects people can debate for hours, and recently there have been a slew of court cases about it. But for Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski, who’ve ended their engagement, things are even more complicated since Ed didn’t technically…

Tiffany Engagement Ring App Modernizes Hint-Dropping To Your Future Fiancé

Before, it was “subtly” dropping ring hints by making comments while window shopping, commenting on a celeb’s new bling, or whispering, “Tiffany’s Lucida cut 2.5 carats sterling setting” into his ear while he was sleeping. Now, selecting an engagement ring has gone high-tech thanks to Tiffany’s Engagement Ring Finder iPhone app, which the jeweler released…

Leonora Epstein / June 14, 2010

Fancy An Engagement Tongue Piercing?

When it comes to engagement rings, we’ve seen a lot of weird non-traditional approaches. But here’s one we just can’t wrap our minds (or tongues, rather) around: engagement tongue piercings. Jeweler Johnny Brookheart offers “alternative engagement” jewelry, including diamond tongue rings (or equally worse—belly button adornments). We imagine the couple who opts for this style…

Leonora Epstein / May 18, 2010

Should She Return Her Engagement Ring?

It’s one of those age-old debates—when an engagement is called off, should the woman return the ring or can she keep it? Last month, a New York judge ordered a woman to return her rock to her fiance, which she thought was totally unfair because he had cheated and caused her “emotional distress” i…

Buy Your Engagement Ring Now? Diamond Supply May Run Out

Apparently, a diamond isn’t forever. De Beers, one of the biggest names in diamond mining, just announced that the company would slow production so they basically don’t rape the world’s natural resources. Explains Gareth Penny, managing director for De Beers, “Diamonds are a treasure of nature that should be properly protected, because there will be…

Leonora Epstein / April 26, 2010

Judge Rules Woman Must Return Engagement Ring To Ex-Fiancé

When an engagement ends, where the diamond ring goes is a longstanding, complicated question. We had two experts weigh in earlier, and now a broken engagement in New York has forced a judge to rule on the issue.

Danielle Cavalieri and John Gunther got engaged in March 2008 with plans to marry on Oct.

Catherine Strawn / April 7, 2010

Quotable: The Real Reason Women Want A Big Rock

“The real reason, and I mean the REAL reason why we all want largest available ROCK is to because we want it as a weapon. A social weapon. We want to able to scratch with ethernal jelousy [sic throughout] and envy the heart of our current future female friends and enemies, so, even when we…

Wendy Atterberry / March 25, 2010

Debate This: Do You Have To Return The Ring If The Engagement Ends?

It never fails to amaze me that every time I write a post about broken engagements, many commenters are most interested in discussing what the proper etiquette is when it comes to keeping or giving back the engagement ring. [You know where I stand and, as expected, some of you disagreed. In general I don’t

The Frisky / March 9, 2010

Is Major Engagement Ring Bling Tacky?

When it comes to celebrity proposals, we expect big bling. Size matters, people. But now hubbies-to-be with money to burn should probably think again before purchasing a major rock to adorn their love’s ring finger. You see, in case you haven’t noticed, we’re kind of in a recession, and the idea of flaunting just how…

Bianca Posterli / March 2, 2010

How I Got Over Being Afraid To Get Married

I had always been sure I wanted to get married, and the longer I dated Dean, the more sure I was that he was the right one for me. That is … until I got engaged.

Dean’s proposal wasn’t a surprise. I was too nosy to not know it was happening, and I…

YourTango.com / February 20, 2010

Forget Me Knot Rings

Not sitting around waiting for an engagement ring from Tiffany? Can’t stand traditional when it comes to getting to the altar? The Red Sole Bride recommends these adorably sentimental Forget Me Knot rings by WhiteFly on Etsy. Cast from real string, this reminder from your betrothed or beloved will ensure they forget you not. The…

Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2010

Would You Give Your Guy A “Man-gagement” Ring?

I didn’t coin the term “man-gagement ring,” so don’t blame me, but, according to ABC News, engagement rings for men are “having a moment.” Call it a clever marketing ploy, but as one NY jeweler said: “If you think about it, a woman is engaged and wears an engagement ring on her finger, oftentime…

Wendy Atterberry / November 13, 2009

Live Out A Fairy Tale With Disney Princess Engagement Rings

Disney realized a lot of women want fairy-tale princess weddings like the ones seen in their animated movies, and a couple years ago, they began selling wedding, bridesmaid, and flower-girl dresses based on Belle, Jasmine, Ariel, Snow White, and other princesses. Now, they’re taking the dream one step farther with a line of wedding and…

Catherine Strawn / October 21, 2009

There’s Such A Thing As Too Big

Khloe Kardashian co-hosted “The View” this morning and, sadly, was not her usual firecracker self. Please don’t let marriage dull this bitch down! Anyway, Khloe showed off the BOULDER her new husband Lamar Odom gave her when he proposed, and Sherri nearly wet herself. Honestly, 9 carats? That is just too big. What are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 9, 2009