• Planning

    Finding the Perfect Wedding Jewelry

    Wedding day jewelry is not only fun to choose, but is also an important part of every bride’s look. It will be seen in almost every photo, and will draw the eye. With so many options available out there, today’s bride can be as simple or as bold as she wishes with her jewelry choices. That being said, there are a few key things to keep in mind when choosing bridal jewelry to find the most flattering look. As a general rule-of-thumb, bridal jewelry should compliment the bride and her dress, without overpowering the whole look. Dresses with strapless or sweetheart necklines beg for statement jewelry, such as ornate earrings…

  • Creativity

    Gold and Silver Jewelry

    Choosing bridal jewelry is exciting, but can be daunting without a specific style in mind. Many brides have a hard time choosing between gold or silver jewelry, especially with so many styles of jewelry available. Considering personal style, budget, gown color, and current trends can help narrow the field. Find beautiful, certified diamond rings at Helzberg Diamonds. Pros and Cons Each type of precious metal has advantages and disadvantages, which may weigh into your final bridal jewelry decision. Silver is relatively inexpensive and has a nice color to the metal, but tarnishes easily, making it suitable only for occasionally-worn jewelry. For wedding rings or jewelry that will be passed down…

  • Creativity

    How to Pick Jewelry for Your Bridesmaids

      The right jewelry can finish a look, making even the plainest dress look chic. Most brides have their wedding jewelry picked out shortly after choosing a dress, but what about accessories for bridesmaids? Should you choose jewelry for them, or let them choose their own? Following a few simple “do’s” and “don’ts” will help you select a complete wedding day look for all of the members of your party. Find beautiful, certified diamond rings at Helzberg Diamonds. Do’s Do allow your bridesmaids to express their personalities a bit. Choosing jewelry that coordinates, but doesn’t match, creates visual interest and will make your bridesmaids happy. For example, if all bridesmaids…

  • Creativity

    Matching Jewelry for Wedding Dresses

    If you’ve already found the perfect wedding dress for your very special day, congratulations! That is definitely a sign that you can breathe a big sigh of relief. However, in order to create a flawless bridal look, you have to make sure that you have the perfect accessories as well; including your jewelry. Find beautiful, certified jewelry at Helzberg Diamonds. Of course, the kind of earrings, necklace, bracelet or even ring (on your right hand) that you wear depends on the kind of gown that you’ve selected. However, we do have a few suggestions that can help you to find the pieces that will enhance your dress perfectly below: Make…

  • Creativity

    Bridesmaids Jewelry

    Jewelry doesn’t just finish an outfit but it makes it something greater than the sum of its parts. This especially holds true for formalwear! So when you and your bridesmaids are thinking about accessories, you should definitely want to think about what features you want to highlight. Necklaces: Odd but true, necklaces work best with high necklines like the aptly named jewel neckline or the low necklines like the v-neck. Essentially, you want a blank canvas to highlight the necklace. Earrings: Long dangly earrings draw the eye to the neck. While a down do with earrings is romantic, pairing an updo with earrings make them pop! Bracelets:If you’re keen on…

  • Creativity

    Picking Jewelry for Your Bridesmaids

    Selecting jewelry for your bridesmaids can be a daunting task. Many brides have a hard time choosing what kind of jewelry will be suitable for the women that supported her through her journey. Although the final decision ultimately rests with the bride, she should want to give her bridesmaids jewelry that they will be talking about for years to come. Do Make Sure the Jewelry… • Complements your theme. Your bridesmaids’ jewelry should continue your wedding’s theme. However, they do not need to look like clones. Your décor is an extension of your theme and jewelry is no different. For example, a Roaring Twenties theme calls for fantastic art deco…

  • Creativity

    Matching Your Jewelry to Your Wedding Dress

    A bride’s work isn’t done when she has found the perfect dress, but only when she has found the perfect accoutrements. Unfortunately, there are so many jewelry styles that it can make a bride’s head spin. Although shopping for accessories can be intimidating, knowing what flatters you will make a world of a difference. It’s not as hard as you think, just follow these simple rules and you’ll be on your way. Rule #1: Match it to Your Neckline Not all dresses requires a necklace, some just need earrings or a simple bracelet. A strapless (or sweetheart) dress is the perfect canvas for a necklace, but why not do the…

  • Creativity

    Matching Your Jewelry

    Every bride wants to be the picture of perfection and beauty on her wedding day. The dress is to be perfect, the decorations are to be perfect, and make-up and music are also to be perfect. Most importantly however, we cannot forget the jewelry. While it is not the focal point, the jewellery you choose to wear can either add to or detract from your image on your all important day. When selecting your jewellery, it is always important to either wait until you know the style of your dress. By this, I mean that you should know if you are wearing a white, ivory or off-white gown; the style…

  • News,  Planning

    Engagement Facts and Trends

    At SimplyBridal, our work usually starts well after the wedding. Brides-to-be come to us to help choose their dream wedding dress, coordinate their bridesmaid dresses, or pick out a veil or a piece of jewelry. However, we were always curious about the proposal. So many of our Bride of the Month stories talk about that magical moment when he pops the question. So we did some delving, and here are some facts and trends we found! Please check out our other jewelry-focused infographics here: Put a Ring On it: a flow chart to find his or her size! Jewelry Flow Chart : a guide to matching your jewelry to your…

  • Creativity

    Wedding Jewelry Styles Breakdown Infographic

    Bought the wedding dress, but not sure what to wear? Here’s a chart that illustrates the trends and styles of brides from the past two years. We all thought that diamonds were a girl’s best friends, but pearls are actually the most popular gemstone. See our collection here.