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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  • Art of the Gem
  • The Ring Manifesto
  • Engagements, Weddings, and More

Overview 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 ... 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

5 Reasons Gemstones Are Surging in Popularity

September 19, 2020

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

Gemstone Gifts For Every Stage Of Your ...

September 12, 2020

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 special gift.... 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

Overview 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

Overview Whether you’re getting engaged or looking for your next statement ring, you’re probably always searching for something that speaks to your persona... 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

How to Clean Your Gemstone Jewelry

July 30, 2020

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 your gemstone jewelry is one of the biggest factors in their longevity. If you’re ready for a guide that teaches you everything you need to know abo... Read More

Which Months Have Multiple Birthstones, And ...

July 21, 2020

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 know that some months have more than one birthstone... 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

Overview For the last two decades, Pantone has announced a color of the year that always inspires and influences multiple industries. From jewelry and interior... Read More

Overview 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 im... 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

Everything You Need to Know About Sizing a Ring

June 28, 2020

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 product before you buy. And while you can be all but certain that you’ll love the look of your gemstone ring, the sizing issue can be a little more diffi... Read More

Conflict-Free: What It Means, and Why It's ...

June 21, 2020

At first glance, the idea of conflict-free engagement rings seems obvious. After all, aren’t engagement rings supposed to be about love? Unfortunately, the story behind many of the diamonds you see in stores is not as happy as it might appear. Read on to learn about ethical diamonds and why they... 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

Overview 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 ... Read More

Overview 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 fou... 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

Gemstones in Astrology: Diamond

April 07, 2020

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. Discover the meaning of a diamond astrology ring in the Vedic tradition and see what this beautiful gemstone could do for you.... Read More

Gemstones in Astrology: Black Onyx

March 30, 2020

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 boost to their inner power. Join us as we explore ancient beliefs about this bold power stone and the benefits of black onyx for people today.... 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

Overview 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 lo... Read More

Overview 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

Gemstones in Astrology: Discover the Ancient ...

February 07, 2020

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

Gemstones in Astrology: Ruby

January 30, 2020

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

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

Overview 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

Spotlight on Birthstone Jewelry: Topaz

January 03, 2020

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

Gemstones in Astrology: Citrine

January 02, 2020

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

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

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

Spotlight on Birthstone Jewelry: Ruby

December 01, 2019

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 rings at AZEERA.... Read More

Gemstones in Ancient and Sacred Texts

November 30, 2019

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

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

Overview 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

Creating Beautiful Rings Part 4: How We Pick ...

November 21, 2019

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

Creating Beautiful Rings Part 3: How We Source ...

November 14, 2019

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

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

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

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

What Our Commitment to “Conflict-Free” ...

August 15, 2019

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

Choosing the Best Gemstones For Engagement ...

August 01, 2019

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

Overview 10 Diamond Alternatives for Engagement Rings... Read More

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

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

How to Buy an Engagement Ring - Part 4: What ...

May 28, 2019

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

How to Buy an Engagement Ring - Part 3: What ...

May 14, 2019

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

Overview 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... Read More

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

What are synthetic diamonds? Part 2

October 10, 2018

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

What are synthetic diamonds? Part 1

October 03, 2018

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

Overview 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 ne... Read More

Overview 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

7 Things Every Groom Should Know About ...

November 09, 2017

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 team bound by marriage. But first, you need a ring. Where do you begin? Don’t worry, AZEERA has you covered!... Read More

Ethical and Affordable Gemstone Engagement ...

November 06, 2017

Gemstone engagement rings tell a story of simplicity and responsibility. Create your own gemstone design and your own story of modernism and awareness for an eternity.... 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

Overview 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 makin... Read More

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

4 Reasons Why Everyday Rings Make the Best Gifts

November 01, 2017

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 recipients, it would be great if there was one gift you could all these people. But you want this gift to unique, personal, thoughtful, and affordable.... Read More

How to Find the Everyday Ring That’s Right ...

October 31, 2017

In a modern world of endless possibilities, finding the perfect one of anything can be difficult. Jewelry is no exception. You must choose wisely. Gemstone rings are more than just shiny metal and rocks. They represent enjoyment of the finer things in life and your curated tastes.... 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

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

Overview 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

Top 5 Most Romantic Ways To Propose In 2017

October 20, 2017

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 ring.... Read More

Check Out Unique Gemstone Engagement Ring ...

October 20, 2017

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

Overview 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

Overview 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

Black Onyx Engagement Rings: The Perfect Promise

October 06, 2017

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

Ideas to Make Your Ring Stand Out : Custom ...

September 24, 2017

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 unique gemstone engagement rings on their finger that don’t look like what everyone else is wearing.... 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

Overview 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... Read More

Overview 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 yo... 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

Is It More Expensive to Create Your Own ...

August 11, 2017

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

Unique Ideas for Your Gemstone Engagement Rings

August 11, 2017

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

Overview Because of their infinite options when choosing “the” ring for their special lady, celebrity engagement rings are always intriguing. Since they of... Read More

Overview 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

Build The Perfect Gemstone Ring: Gem Cuts

July 02, 2017

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 you!... Read More

Colored Stones: Setting A New Standard Part 4

June 24, 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 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

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

Colored Stones: Setting A New Standard Part 2

May 23, 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

Should I Pick Out My Engagement Ring?

May 15, 2017

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. Your unique engagement ring is ideally going to sit on your finger the rest of your life, so you want it to be perfect.... 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 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 eng... 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 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

Make Your Anniversary One For The Books: Part 1

April 05, 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

What Your Ring Says About Your Personality: ...

April 03, 2017

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

Overview 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 ... Read More

Overview 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

Express Your True Feelings With A Custom ...

March 04, 2017

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 an engagement ring that really exemplifies all the feelings you have for her.... Read More

Colored Stones are the Future: Gemstone ...

February 20, 2017

As time passes we are beginning to see more and more of our friends and celebrities wearing beautiful colored engagement rings. The classic diamond will surely never go out of style, but the new rising trend of gemstone rings is going to be a tough one to beat out.... 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

Overview 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 ... Read More

Overview 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

Pop the Question with a Pop of Color! Pick a ...

January 17, 2017

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 out a unique engagement ring that displays the love you have for your future wife in just the perfect way.... Read More

Taking Style Tips From Nicole - Custom ...

January 15, 2017

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 up we have seen her flourish from “This Simple Life” prissy style to the sophisticated bold “Candidly Nicole” style we see today.... 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

Overview 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.