• 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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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.

  • Planning

    Jewelry Flowchart

    To celebrate our new jewelry release, we’ve done a lot of research on how brides and their bridesmaids wear jewelry. Not sure what to wear to your wedding? Well, we looked at over two years of weddings and noticed some trends. Did you know that brides that have unadorned necklines tend to wear necklaces? Women with updos are more likely to wear earrings. Check out our jewelry collection here.

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    Interview with May Yeung

    In addition to launching our own collection, SimplyBridal has partnered with LA designer May Yeung to bring our brides beautiful and timeless jewelry. We love the fact that while these pieces will look absolutely gorgeous on brides and bridesmaids — it looked stunning on the models — they also add a touch of elegance and class to any occasion where you want that extra oomph! Recently, we caught up with May with a few questions about her jewelry, personal style, and advice for brides. About May Yeung the Designer: How would you describe your personal style? Sophisticated and timeless with a touch of edge and the unexpected. What inspires you…

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    Wedding Earrings

    The best fit for your face By Anna K. January 16, 2012 Earrings are a no-brainer for brides, but choosing a style that flatters is easier said than done. One way to select earrings is according to your face shape. A simple rule to follow: length adds length, and width adds width. If you have a round or heart-shaped face, go for earrings that slim and dangling. If you wear your hair down, dangling earrings are especially romantic. If your face is long, chunky earrings are best. For the oblong face, you face is narrow and appears too long. To best balance out this face shape, choose chandelier earrings to…