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  • August 12, 2019

    What is the Most Popular and Average Carat Size for Engagement Rings?

    18K White Gold and .50CT Oval Diamond Halo Engagement Ring

    Carat Size & Engagement Rings

    What is a Carat?
    A carat is a unit of measurement specifically used for weighing diamonds and other gems.
    Remember that carat is the weight, not the size of a diamond or gemstone. This means that a carat can look differently depending on the cut and type of gemstone.
    For Example:
    1.00CT Round Diamond= approximately […]

  • July 30, 2019

    Use Your Engagement Ring Budget Wisely: How To Make It & Stick To It

    Centennial 18K Gold and 1.15 CT Diamond Engagement Ring

    When a person decides to propose marriage to the love of his or her life, the first thing that must be decided upon before ring shopping is budget. Most people automatically believe that they need to follow the two-month salary “rule.” However, this is not the case. Purchasing an engagement ring worth two months’ pay […]

  • July 23, 2019

    Should You Finance Or Purchase An Engagement Ring? We Makes It Easy!

    18K White Gold and .68 CT Pear Shape Diamond Engagement Ring

    When a person buys an engagement ring, they don’t have to walk into a jewelry store with several thousand dollars in their pocket to lay down on the counter. Buying an engagement ring (or any piece of fine jewelry for that matter) is an investment. This means that like a car or a house, Hamilton […]

  • June 12, 2019

    Fine Wedding Bands For Same Sex Couples By Gender, Metal & Style

    14K Rose Gold and Meteorite Diamond Band

    Same Sex Wedding Bands
    Perhaps one of the best social advances we have made in recent years is the legalization of same-sex marriages. Hamilton Jewelers is proud to provide wedding bands to all couples celebrating their love. The wedding bands a couple chooses is perhaps the most important pieces of jewelry they will ever wear, a […]

  • May 8, 2019

    Solitaire, Emerald, Marquise: Pairing Wedding Bands with Engagement Diamond Cut

    The Hamilton Signature 1.08 CT Diamond Ring

    What Wedding Bands Go With Certain Cuts Of Diamonds

    There are two rings that a woman will wear consistently and together in her lifetime: her engagement ring and her wedding band. The key word here is together. Traditionally, a woman will receive her engagement ring at the time of her proposal and a wedding band the […]

  • February 27, 2019

    The Hamilton Engagement Guide: From Diamond Purchase To Proposal

    Hands Held

    Hamilton’s Engagement Guide: All You Need To Know From Diamond Purchase To Proposal

    1. From Ring Shopping To Proposal, Timing Matters
    2. Do Your Research: Separate Fact From Fiction
    3. Choose A Reasonable Budget
    4. The 4 C’s Are Exceptionally Important When Buying A Diamond
    5. The Order Of Choosing A Ring
    6. Determining The Best Ring Style
    7. Selecting Metals By […]

  • December 8, 2018

    Our Guide to Buying the Perfect Engagement Ring


    *Originally published December 2016
    Buying an engagement ring can be a daunting and overwhelming task, but can also be a fun experience if you are prepared.   Here are some pointers to get you started in the right direction – – some practical, some romantic, and some steeped in history & tradition.  We should know […]

  • August 19, 2018

    Put A (Emerald Cut) Ring On It

    *Originally published August 2015

    Fashion website WhoWhatWear recently came out with an article detailing the most popular cut for celebrities’ engagement rings – Emerald.
    Emerald-cut diamonds are versatile and timeless. Their shape is perfect for slender hands and makes any gemstone look beautiful. You can let it dazzle by itself on a thin band or pair it […]

  • July 6, 2018

    5 Engagement Ring Myths Debunked


    *Originally published July 2016
    Let’s face it, buying an engagement ring is a big investment, financially and emotionally.  There are so many tips and ideas floating around about how you should go about finding the perfect ring,  that it’s hard to pick out the good advice from the just plain wrong. That’s why we’re here to […]

  • June 21, 2018

    How To Take the Best Engagement Ring Selfie

    Brendan McCann

    *Originally published June 2016
    Congratulations! He just popped the question and you said yes! Now it’s time to share your happiness (and your gorgeous ring) with everyone you know.  As you know from taking tons of selfies over the years, getting the right one can be quite a process, and taking the all important engagement ring […]