The AZEERA Jewelry Blog: A World of Color

Have you ever wondered how gemstones are mined, the differences between natural and synthetic diamonds, and how we cut and grade the premium gemstones that we use in our handcrafted jewelry? By reading the AZEERA jewelry blog, you can learn the answers to all of these questions and more.

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Overview Roses and chocolates are textbook-perfect when it comes to Valentine’s Day — combine them with a candlelit dinner and a movie and you’ve got the... Read More

Overview This year is certainly one that we’ll remember for a long time, one that has brought sadness — and renewal — to families around the globe.... Read More

Custom Holiday Jewelry: Glittering Gifts For ...

November 01, 2020

December may well be the sparkliest month of the year, with colorful lights adorning towns and cities around the country.... Read More

6 Alternative Engagement Rings To Die For

October 05, 2020

Gone are the days where your wedding has to follow a specific tradition. Today, couples go above and beyond to make their special day, and everything leading up to it, completely unique. ... Read More

Overview Everyone knows about the four Cs of diamonds: cut, clarity, color, and carat, but how does that translate when you’re shopping for colorful alternat... Read More

Overview For decades the diamond industry has been pushing the mantra that diamonds are forever.... Read More

Overview Many people attribute a lot of importance to the progression of their relationship with their spouse and seek to commemorate each passing year with a ... Read More

Overview While you want an engagement ring to be incredibly special and to truly represent your partner, you also want the proposal experience to be something ... Read More

Don’t Wait Till Mother’s Day: 3 Reasons To ...

August 30, 2020

You don’t have to buy unique mother’s rings just for Mother’s Day. These rings have a special history and rich symbolism.... Read More

Creating the Ultimate Custom Ring for Your ...

August 21, 2020

Whether you’re getting engaged or looking for your next statement ring, you’re probably always searching for something that speaks to your personal sense of style.... Read More

Overview There are many traditions associated with wedding anniversaries, including gifting your partner presents made of different materials for each year of ... Read More

Overview If you’re going to make a significant investment in your jewelry and accessories, you want to know how to best maintain them. Learning how to clean ... Read More

Overview Everyone loves wearing the gemstone of their birth month due to the unique meaning and historical significance behind each type of stone, but did you ... Read More

Overview Men don’t get a lot of opportunities to express themselves through jewelry. Maybe a tie clip and the occasional ring seem like enough... Read More

The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Blue ...

July 14, 2020

For the last two decades, Pantone has announced a color of the year that always inspires and influences multiple industries. From jewelry and interior design to home furnishings and even basic product packaging, everyone looks to Pantone first to see what they have to say.... Read More

Why is a Ruby Red? How Gemstones Become Colored

July 08, 2020

The passionate red of ruby, the ethereal blue of sapphire, the clarity of a diamond… for millennia, colored gems have drawn us and captivated our imaginations. Read on to discover how gemstones get their color and the treatments that are used to enhance their beauty.... Read More

Overview Maybe you’ve been discussing marriage for a while or maybe your partner is completely unsuspecting, but either way, you want the proposal to be a su... Read More

Overview An online jewelry business — just like an online clothing business — comes with the unique challenge of not being able to let you try on the produ... Read More

Overview At first glance, the idea of conflict-free engagement rings seems obvious. After all, aren’t engagement rings supposed to be about love? Unfortunate... Read More

Overview Getting your jewelry appraised is something to think about if you’ve inherited a piece of gemstone jewelry or purchased an engagement ring. Having a... Read More

Natural Versus Lab-Created Gemstones: What’s ...

May 30, 2020

In the gemstone jewelry market today, there are two main types of gemstones: natural and man-made. Questions of ethics and sustainability have led to many people wondering which type of gem is the better choice.... Read More

The Origins and History of Ruby

May 14, 2020

Of all the gemstones known to man today, ruby is one of the most valuable of them all. The red-hued variety of the corundum mineral and one of the four “precious gemstones,” ruby is second in hardness only to diamond.... Read More

Overview Garnet — actually a group of gemstones — plays an important role in Vedic astrology and belief. In this blog, we will take a look at the red garne... Read More

Overview The brilliant sparkle and fire of a diamond is unmatched among all of the gemstones on earth, and diamond has an important place in astrology, as well... Read More

Overview Vedic astrology associates the black onyx gemstone with several benefits for those born under the star sign of Leo and anyone seeking protection and a... Read More

Overview Amethyst is a violet-purple gemstone in the quartz family that is the birthstone for February and has been used by several cultures since ancient time... Read More

Gemstones in Astrology: Aquamarine

March 07, 2020

Just as the blue sky and the sparkling waters of the sea inspire a sense of truth, the aquamarine gemstone (from Latin “water” + “sea”) has long been associated with feelings of truth, trust, and tranquility. Read on to discover ancient beliefs about aquamarine in astrology and find out whet... Read More

Gemstones in Astrology: Peridot

February 14, 2020

For those who are looking for more love, happiness, and positivity in life, a peridot gemstone could be a perfect choice.... Read More

Overview The hardest and most perfectly structured gemstone on Earth, the diamond displays an unmatched fire and brilliance.... Read More

Overview For millennia, philosophers and sages around the world have sought to find connections between the physical universe and our mental, spiritual, and ph... Read More

Overview The gemstone of authority and the “king of gemstones,” ruby occupies an important place in astrology... Read More

Overview Onyx is the mystical birthstone for December and astrological birthstone for Leo... Read More

Spotlight on Birthstone Jewelry: Blue Sapphire

January 20, 2020

The hardest and most perfectly structured gemstone on Earth, the diamond displays an unmatched fire and brilliance.... Read More

Spotlight on Birthstone Jewelry: Garnet

January 14, 2020

If you or someone you love was born in January, celebrate the occasion with a beautiful piece of garnet birthstone jewelry.... Read More

Overview If you were born in August, you have the unique privilege of having three gems from which to choose for birthstone jewelry... Read More

Overview A November birthday is a wonderful thing—in the Northern Hemisphere, you’re heading towards the winter holidays and hot chocolates by the fireplac... Read More

Overview Are you looking for more happiness, joy, and energy in your life? Consider a citrine gemstone... Read More

Overview With its clear blue coloring and high hardness rating, the Swiss blue topaz gemstone is a popular choice for decorative and symbolic jewelry alike... Read More

Gemstones in Astrology: Blue Sapphire

December 13, 2019

The gemstone of faith, hope, and purity, blue sapphire has been linked with various birth months and dates over time.... Read More

Spotlight on Birthstone Jewelry: Amethyst

December 10, 2019

Amethyst birthstone jewelry is a traditional gift for February birthdays. Relish amethyst’s royal birthstone color and history with an AZEERA custom ring today.... Read More

Overview For a loved one born in March, consider aquamarine birthstone jewelry as a special gift. Discover aquamarine gemstone colors and conflict-free rings a... Read More

Overview Ruby birthstone jewelry makes a wonderful gift for someone special who was born in July. Learn about ruby’s quality and meaning and shop custom ring... Read More

Overview The world of gemstones is a fascinating area of study that is as infinite and endless as the physical gemstones in existence.... Read More

Overview At AZEERA, every ring we make is handcrafted to your exact specifications using the finest metals and gemstones in the world.... Read More

Creating Beautiful Rings Part 5: The ...

November 26, 2019

Part of the fun of creating custom gemstone rings is being able to play with different gemstone cuts... Read More

Gemstone Ring Styles through the Ages

November 25, 2019

For us (the founders of AZEERA), gemstones are much more than a job—they are a lifestyle.... Read More

Overview After pouring through our designs and purchasing a customized gemstone ring... Read More

Overview Creating stunning gemstone custom jewelry is a fascinating craft that requires an eye for beauty... Read More

Overview Gemstones for jewelry are the stars of the show when it comes to our custom rings and cufflinks... Read More

Overview In Part 1 of this series, How We Design Our Rings, we explained the process we use to create contemporary... Read More

Creating Beautiful Rings Part 1: How We Design ...

November 01, 2019

With hundreds of happy customers in the United States and around the world... Read More

5 Things You Never Knew About Grading Gemstones

September 15, 2019

5 Things You Never Knew About Grading Gemstones... Read More

Overview How New Technology is Helping Change the Jewelry Industry... Read More

Overview What Our Commitment to “Conflict-Free” Gemstones Really Means... Read More

Overview Choosing the Best Gemstones For Engagement Rings: Diamond vs. Gemstone... Read More

Overview Why It’s Important to Know Where Your Diamonds Are Mined... Read More

10 Diamond Alternatives for Engagement Rings

July 01, 2019

10 Diamond Alternatives for Engagement Rings... Read More

How to Buy an Engagement Ring - Part 6: What ...

June 12, 2019

Understand Carat, on of the diamond 4 C's.... Read More

Overview Understand Color, on of the diamond 4 C's.... Read More

Overview Understand Clarity, on of the diamond 4 C's.... Read More

Overview Understand Cut, on of the diamond 4 C's.... Read More

Overview What makes a diamond so special? Our head gemologist gives you his thoughts.... Read More

How to Buy an Engagement Ring - Part 1: Basics ...

November 30, 2018

Unfortunately, we don't learn how to buy an engagement ring in school. You're on your own unless you know someone in the jewelry industry. Luckily, we're here to help.... Read More

The New FTC Revisions and Jewelry: What You ...

November 20, 2018

The FTC has recently revised how retailers must disclose their products to consumers. One of the most important changes affects how we label synthetic diamonds.... Read More

Overview In this series of blog posts, we will discuss what are synthetic diamonds, how they are entering the market, and what that means to you.... Read More

Overview In this series of blog posts, we will discuss what are synthetic diamonds, how they are entering the market, and what that means to you.... Read More

Overview In this series of blog posts, we will discuss what are synthetic diamonds, how they are entering the market, and what that means to you.... Read More

Overview Every woman is different, and AZEERA wants to give you the perfect gemstone engagement ring to match your lady’s dream engagement! So- let’s talk ... Read More

The Benefits of Designing Your Own Gemstone Ring

November 27, 2017

There are so many benefits to designing your own gemstone ring that more and more women are choosing this method of shopping for a special piece of new jewelry. If you’ve never designed a piece of jewelry for yourself or someone you love, check out some of the benefits you’ll get from the experi... Read More

We’ve Got Clarity Under Control

November 20, 2017

AZEERA wants your ring to be perfect. With clarity like this there is no way it won’t be! Start designing your engagement ring today... Read More

Overview Many people are headed to the Azeera store to design custom sapphire engagement rings. This isn’t just a hot new trend or the latest in-demand engag... Read More

Overview If you’re reading this, you and your girlfriend are now ready to take the next big step in life. You are about to solidify your love and become a te... Read More

Overview Gemstone engagement rings tell a story of simplicity and responsibility. Create your own gemstone design and your own story of modernism and awareness... Read More

Overview AZEERA offers ethical and affordable everyday gemstones rings for you to customize and make your own. Our ethically sourced gems come from trusted sup... Read More

7 DIY Iconic Gemstone Rings That Go With Anything

November 04, 2017

You’re both considering a gemstone engagement ring. Here are 7 things you should know about the gemstone engagement ring that will lead you to making a smart decision.... Read More

Most Popular Gemstones For Engagement Rings

November 03, 2017

Gemstone engagement rings are quickly becoming one of the hottest and most welcoming matrimonial traditions due to its affordability and environmental extraction.... Read More

Overview Learn 5 secrets top gemstone engagement ring designers use to outfit celebrities such as Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson. And they're so af... Read More

Overview Let’s entertain the age-old question: what do I get my girlfriend / wife / sister / mother / daughter / relative / friend as a present? With so many... Read More

Overview Let’s entertain the age-old question: what do I get my girlfriend / wife / sister / mother / daughter / relative / friend as a present? With so many... Read More

Overview The search for the perfect ring can be tough. Especially when you’re not shopping for a wedding band or engagement ring. Wedding bands can be too pl... Read More

Citrine Engagement Rings: For Relationship Success

October 27, 2017

Design your custom gemstone engagement ring with a citrine stone today, and fall in love for the second time.... Read More

5 Signs He Is Getting Ready To Pop The Question

October 22, 2017

Get the scoop on whether or not he’s ready to get married! And if he is, let AZEERA make help you get the custom gemstone engagement ring you want.... Read More

Overview Let AZEERA make help you get the custom gemstone engagement ring you want, without you having to ask for it! We guarantee you will be happy with the s... Read More

Overview The story of your proposal is one you will tell for the rest of your life. Let AZEERA make it that much more special with a custom gemstone engagement... Read More

Overview Looking for unique gemstone engagement rings? Check out the hottest trends for 2016 and create your own in AZEERA’s online store!... Read More

Overview Want to surprise your beloved with a ring? We’ll give you great tips on how to choose a gemstone engagement ring that he or she will love!... Read More

Why You Should Create Your Own Gemstone Ring

October 20, 2017

We’ll give you three great reasons you should create your own gemstone ring. AZEERA makes it fun and easy! Check out our online store today.... Read More

What Stone to Pick for Your Gemstone Wedding Rings

October 20, 2017

What stone is right for your gemstone wedding rings? We’ll help you pick something special. Visit AZEERA’s online store today!... Read More

Overview Commit to the future you’ve both been waiting for. Design your custom engagement ring with blue topaz today!... Read More

Overview Feel confident in the meaning behind your engagement ring. Design your own custom gemstone ring today.... Read More

Overview Most women want a ring that stands out from the crowd. While they may be attracted to current trends like a halo setting or sapphires, they still want... Read More

Overview Don’t let the opportunity to give your loved on the ring of their dreams pass you by. Call and see what we can design for you today.... Read More

Check Out Unique Trends in Gemstone Engagement ...

August 31, 2017

If you are looking for unique gemstone engagement rings, AZEERA is the place to shop. In our online store, you’ll be able to custom design a ring so it’s the perfect reflection of your style, your relationship, and your personality.... Read More

Which Metal Is Right for Your Gemstone Ring

August 23, 2017

With six metals to choose from, AZEERA gives you tons of great options to design your own gemstone ring. Which metal is right for you? We’ll help you choose!... Read More

Overview Many people are headed to the AZEERA store to design custom sapphire engagement rings. This isn’t just a hot new trend or the latest in-demand engag... Read More

Overview Description: Is it more expensive to create your own gemstone ring? Discover the answer and design your new ring at AZEERA today.... Read More

Overview Think you’ve seen it all? We’ll give you some new ideas on unique gemstone engagement rings. Visit the AZEERA store today!... Read More

Overview It’s shocking what one little (or huge) stone can do for your love. Make your wedding special, even if it’s not your first go around.... Read More

Top Celebrity Engagement Rings In 2017

July 26, 2017

Because of their infinite options when choosing “the” ring for their special lady, celebrity engagement rings are always intriguing. Since they often have custom engagement rings, their “bling-blings” usually set trends for the upcoming season .... Read More

Ideas to Make Your Engagement Ring Stand Out

July 14, 2017

Want to ensure your engagement ring is unique? Check out these tips to find unique gemstone engagement rings you’ll love to wear.... Read More

Overview Let AZEERA do the leg work, we craft only the highest quality AAA grade gemstones. Making buying the perfect stone twice as easy. Create your custom r... Read More

Overview Find the perfect gemstone engagement ring today, whether that means customizing your own or finding one you love on our site. AZEERA is here to help y... Read More

Overview Let AZEERA do the leg work, we craft only the highest quality AAA grade gemstones. Making buying the perfect stone twice as easy. Create your custom r... Read More

Overview Just the words “gemstone rings" sound elegance and expense. For this reason celebrities tend to swarm to fabulous gemstone rings. But AZEERA believe... Read More

AZEERA’s Customization Process: Design your ...

June 08, 2017

Design your own custom gemstone ring that you will love. Whether it’s a gift for yourself or a potential engagement ring, AZEERA’s customization process is perfect for creating the unique gemstone ring of your dreams.... Read More

Colored Stones: Setting A New Standard Part 3

June 08, 2017

Let AZEERA do the leg work, we craft only the highest quality AAA grade gemstones. Making buying the perfect stone twice as easy. Create your custom ring today!... Read More

Overview Tell her you love her with something she will love today. Design your custom engagement ring with pink tourmaline today!... Read More

Overview Let AZEERA do the leg work, we craft only the highest quality AAA grade gemstones. Making buying the perfect stone twice as easy. Create your custom r... Read More

Overview Engagement rings are a big deal. If the stars align perfectly, your ring is a symbol of an eternity that you are going to spend with your partner. You... Read More

Overview Let AZEERA do the leg work, we craft only the highest quality AAA grade gemstones. Making buying the perfect stone twice as easy. Create your custom r... Read More

Design Your Engagement Ring Online!

May 03, 2017

You already found the love of your life, so why settle for a ring you don’t love. Engagements are just as meaningful when you are given a unique engagement ring you adore so don’t stray from making the decision together just because it is supposed to be a surprise.... Read More

Make Your Anniversary One For The Books: Part 2

April 21, 2017

Your anniversary should always be special. Let AZEERA help you design the perfect gift for you sweetheart this year. Start shopping today!... Read More

Overview From Queen Elizabeth I, to princess Diana, to the new princess Kate Middleton, customized gemstone rings have been a huge part of the royal history. A... Read More

Overview Your anniversary should always be special. Let AZEERA help you design the perfect gift for you sweetheart this year. Start shopping today!... Read More

Overview You can tell a lot about a bride by what's on her finger. Let AZEERA find you the perfect gemstone setting to match your personality!... Read More

Overview You will feel confident knowing that your AZEERA gem will still be sparkling and beautiful ten, twenty, fifty years down the line. Customize your uniq... Read More

Create Your Engagement Ring From Nature's Very ...

March 28, 2017

Just like you or I have our own individual fingerprints that separate us from the other 7.125 billion people on earth, each gemstone is an individual fingerprint created by mother earth.... Read More

What Your Ring Says About Your Personality: ...

March 20, 2017

You can tell a lot about a bride by what's on her finger. Let AZEERA find you the perfect gemstone cut to match your personality!... Read More

Overview Never before has the word “affordable” come with such depth of quality, such high-class elegance. A shine that could catch any eye and a unique ge... Read More

Overview Just like Taylor Swift describes in the lyrics to her song Red, many feelings come with colors attached to them. So why not express those feelings in ... Read More

Overview As time passes we are beginning to see more and more of our friends and celebrities wearing beautiful colored engagement rings. The classic diamond wi... Read More

Overview You can tell a lot about a bride by what's on her finger. Let AZEERA find you the perfect color gemstone to match your personality!... Read More

The Beauty of Nature Expressed in Rocks: ...

February 08, 2017

Take a minute, close your eyes, and recreate the world around you. Marvel in the beauty of the earth and everything that it has created. Now envision the sparking color of the earth’s secret treasures; gemstones.... Read More

Ruby Engagement Rings: Passion that Lasts

January 31, 2017

Make sure your forever is filled with passion. Get your unique gemstone engagement ring today.... Read More

Overview Carefully-crafted quality with all of the brilliance and none of the fees associated with warehouse diamonds, Azeera is a place where you can come to ... Read More

Overview So, you are about to pop the question, you found the one, the love of your life, the women that completes you. Congratulations! Now you get to pick ou... Read More

Overview The beautifully crafted and polished stone was just the start of Nicole’s ever growing bold lifestyle. As the years have passed and Nicole has grown... Read More

Overview From bold & sparkly to low key & simple, AZEERA has the custom gemstone engagement ring that you have been dreaming of.... Read More

Peridot Engagement Rings: Stress Free Love

January 03, 2017

Don’t miss out on your dream marriage. Let AZEERA create the perfect ring for your stress free love.... Read More

Custom Handcrafted Jewelry: A Family Tradition

Inspired by the experience of our parents and grandparents, AZEERA is the continuation of a proud family tradition in handcrafted jewelry. With a thriving business and scores of satisfied customers, our jewelry blog serves to educate potential and current clients about what makes us different and invites you to learn the story behind each and every piece.

Ethical Jewelry from Start to Finish

Whereas most gemstone jewelers are unable to track their gemstones from the mines to the store, we source our gems from suppliers our families have known for generations and cut and grade our gemstones ourselves in Jaipur, India. This puts us in the unique position of being able to track our gemstones from start to finish and ensure a conflict-free and fair product for our customers.

A Passion for Colored Gems

In addition to our unique business model, we also set ourselves apart by focusing on the beauty of colored gemstones as well as the classic choice of diamonds for engagement and wedding rings. When you read our jewelry blog, you will find design ideas and suggestions for creating spectacular and affordable gemstone rings to rival even the largest diamond solitaire.

Make Your Custom Jewelry Dream a Reality at AZEERA

As you browse our jewelry blog posts and play around with ring ideas, we invite you to contact us for personalized support and step-by-step design advice for creating your very own custom ring. You are one of a kind—and you deserve a ring that truly helps you to sparkle! Read our blog and create the ring of your dreams today.