Selecting the Right Engagement Ring

For those in a committed long-term relationship, there comes a time when you begin to think about marriage. Maybe that time comes when you look over at your partner one day and you just know that you want to spend the rest of your life with that person. Or it comes when you realize that Read More

Men’s Wedding Rings: A Brief Guide

Back in the day, men’s wedding bands were pretty simple and straightforward. For the most part, the only choice available to most grooms was a band made of yellow gold. Some may have received rings that sported decorative features such as a gemstone. Nowadays, however, men have a variety of wedding ring options. Whether it’s Read More

Does Your Diamond Color Make the Grade?

Once upon a time, a groom thought nothing of spending two to three months’ salary on a diamond engagement ring for his bride. But times have changed. These days, many couples hold their own ideas about traditional wedding rituals, to the point that women now pay for their own engagement rings or at least split Read More

Three Tips to Purchasing Diamond Engagement Rings

Purchasing a diamond engagement ring for your significant other will be one of the most exciting, not to mention expensive, purchases you’ll ever make. For this reason alone, you want to make sure that you’re getting the best bang for your buck. With that in mind, here are a few tips from diamond jewelry experts Read More

Jude Frances

“I’m so excited to have the opportunity to share my favorite designer, Jude Frances, with y’all! Jude Frances is best known for her classic designs with modern twists. There are a million and one reasons to fall in love with this line and endless combinations of Jude to choose from, including the signature earring hoop Read More

Following the 4 C’s of Diamond Color Grading

You’ve likely heard of the Three R’s (reading, writing and arithmetic) and the Five W’s (who, what, when, where and why). Now you can add another set of alliterative words to your lexicon: cut, color, clarity and carat weight, otherwise known as the Four C’s of Diamonds. The Four C’s are the key facets to Read More

HERA Jewelry

“Hi guys! Olivia here. I’m so excited to be blogging for the Shannon’s website! I’ve been given free range concerning topics over what I want to blog about, so for my first blog I’ve decided to talk about one of my favorite lines in our store, Hera! Hera is a unique, stylish line that is Read More

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Guide

Your favorite holiday is here, fellas! And no, we’re not talking about the Super Bowl…that’s over and now it’s time for Valentine’s Day. February 14th is right around the corner and trust us, you do not want to show up empty handed. We know picking out jewelry can seem pretty daunting since there are literally Read More