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Sapphires have a lot going for them as gemstones go. They’re an absolute icon, showing up on the fingers of princesses and queens, leading ladies and pop stars. Not only are the gorgeous and evocative of lush blue velvet or the moody blue-ness of the deep ocean, their strength and durability makes them an ideal center stone for engagement rings.
The world of gemstones is a fascinating one. For example, did you know that sapphires and rubies are the same mineral, just different colors, or that peridot is formed during volcanic eruptions?
Dramatic and fiery, opals contain sparks of color from the entire spectrum of gemstones hues.
Today’s weddings are all about personalization—how can you make the experience a reflection of you two as a couple?
Ah, fall. How we look forward to you each year as your blustery winds welcome in the season of boots, sweaters, and a chance to refresh our style point of view. Even if you’re not in school anymore, the thrill of new shoes (and other wardrobe-musts) remain.
We’ve got something exciting to share: Astor by Blue Nile™ diamonds, a brand-new level of brilliance.
Diamonds aren’t every girl’s best friend, even we know that. Plenty of women want to stand out with an alternative stone in their engagement ring. But some gemstones are better suited than others for the task. Read on for more info.
You’re on a need-to-know basis with diamond education. That means we’re here to tell you exactly everything you need to know about buying the right diamond for you.
Hey, we can’t know it all. Everyone needs a cheat sheet sometimes, especially when it comes to making a significant purchase such as an engagement ring or a piece of fine jewelry.
Choosing an engagement ring or wedding band can be overwhelming, but understanding the jewelry industry lingo can go a long way towards simplifying your decision. Read on to learn the difference between setting styles and take a step forward towards finding your perfect ring.
Intensely blue, velvety smooth, and pairs perfectly with diamonds.
We’ve just gotten in a new batch of the prettiest diamond wedding bands—and we’re excited to share them with you.
Nothing is worse than finding your favorite jewelry in disrepair, but the pieces we wear most often—especially our diamond engagement and wedding rings—require regular care to keep them looking shiny and new.
Ten years after first spying each other at a fish and chips shop, this Scottish couple got engaged with a Blue Nile ring in Barbados.
Sapphires come in almost every color of the rainbow: pink, orange, yellow, green, purple and more. Referred to as fancy sapphires, these colored gemstones are having a major moment.