Tag: alternative engagement rings

Montana Teal Sapphire Engagement Ring

Sapphire engagement rings are the new diamonds

  Are Sapphire engagement rings the new diamonds? Sapphire engagement rings are the new diamonds. Not only are they sometimes indistinguishable from diamonds if they are white they also come in beautiful easter egg colors giving your beloved lots of choices to create a unique engagement ring. Here at Rough Luxe we specialize in teal,…
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Sweet little beauties, octahedron diamonds

Sweet little beauties…a laurel of daisies, a beautiful solitaire diamond set in golden leaves and a raw octahedron diamond set in a halo of diamonds.
Did you know that octahedron diamonds are actually uncut diamonds in their purest form…just as they come out of the ground. If you look back at Byzantine rings or old Roman rings from the Vatican you will see that the rings were all octahedrons. We adore the raw look & feel of these diamonds

white gold diamond necklace

Heirloom diamond necklace

Little treasure…heirloom diamonds from Grandmas cocktail ring made into a pendant for moms 80th birthday. What a sweet surprise. Each diamond representing the kids and grandchildren. Do you have some heirloom diamonds or sapphires laying around that you would like to repurpose into a more modern setting. We would be happy to help!

rose cut diamond cognac diamond

Engaged in Paris where it all began

When my husband proposed to me in Paris on the steps of Versailles he asked me to design my own engagement ring. I was beyond thrilled to be engaged to the most awesome man in the world…and was just as excited to be able to create my own engagement ring. There ensued a journey of…
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palladium white gold ring diamond

What is the difference between white gold and palladium white gold

Who doesn’t love to display to show off your beautiful new engagement ring? However, wading through the complicated choices of metals for your engagement ring can be a little confusing. There are so many new combinations in the market and certain options that appear similar from the naked eye can actually be totally different. Thus, before you…
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Salt and pepper grey diamond

Swooning over this salt and pepper rose cut diamond

Salt & Pepper diamonds were all the rage this buying season at the Tucson Gem Show which I attend every February. Dealers, miners, artists and stone cutters all converge in the desert and present their best finds for the year. It is an important place to see whats new, whats up and coming and what…
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