Gold and Diamonds, the untold story of the world cup.

The world cup is here, and the world is rabid with excitement. I personally may not understand why, never being a soccer fan myself (Sorry), but there has to be a reason for #worldcup and #becausefutbol trending for a month straight. 2 hours of research later, I still don’t get it (Sorry again), but what I do know now, is that this exists.

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Woman ties baby to dress, and other hilarious wedding fails.

We love wedding fails here at Union Diamond, who doesn’t right? But usually they’re along the lines of cakes toppling over or, the best man tripping and pulling down grandma’s skirt. This however, brings the wedding fail to a whole different level. Allow us to introduce the woman who tied her infant daughter to the train of her wedding gown and then proceeded to drag her down the aisle. Seriously. There are pictures….

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Words of Love: Honoring Maya Angelou

 

Today we honor the life of a woman who lived, and loved, and contrary to one of her most famous quotes, will never be forgotten. Because today, and every day, we celebrate her legacy with some of her greatest quotes on love that we think are perfect for guys planning a perfect proposal, invitation or program wording, ceremony readings and more!

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Emeralds at a Glance!

We’re big fans of infographics here at Union Diamond. And why wouldn’t we be. They help turn the scary world of diamonds and jewelry into something easy to understand and fun to learn about. For example. Did you know that Emeralds and Aquamarines are both a member of the Beryl variety of gemstones, have inclusions that are called jardin because they reminded the French of beautiful gardens,  and that the most popular cut for emeralds is the emerald cut? (Yeah, we know, real original on that last one.) Well thanks to your friends at Union Diamond, and this infographic from the incredible people at GIA you will! Continue reading

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WIN a beautiful scroll work diamond pendant featuring a stunning London Blue Topaz!

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DSC05604That’s right, we’re giving away an incredible scroll work diamond pendant featuring a stunning London Blue Topaz!

 

Doesn’t that just take your breath away a little bit? Yeah, us too. So here’s the scoop. All you have to do is click the image above or visit us on Facebook.com/UnionDiamond and click on the Giveaways! tab. Fill in your email address and you’re done! And by the way, sharing with your friends can get you even more entries! YAY

 

Good luck and happy entering everybody!

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Mother’s Day is coming! Are you ready?

We don’t mean to alarm any of you, but Mother’s Day is this Sunday. And yes, she deserves more than a card that you buy at Kroger on the way to brunch. But don’t worry, because, as always, we’ve got you covered. In fact, because we care, we’re going to share our email only coupon code with you! Use MOM25 at checkout any time between now and Mother’s Day and save 25% off gorgeous Sara Blaine jewelry!

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May the 4th be with you!

Ok, this may be the most geek/tastic post we’ve ever created, and you may be wondering what on earth all of this has to do with diamonds and jewelry, but just stick with us on this one oh ye blog reader of little faith. Because we’ve got Star Wars themed wedding ideas, Star Wars jewelry, and gilded Star Wars factoids enough to fill the Death Star! Get excited.

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That’s one sparkling Mint Julep

It’s 52 degrees in Atlanta right now, which is downright glacial when you think about the fact that it’s May, and well, this is GA. You’d expect this sort of thing from places like Chicago and New York, but we had temps in the 90’s in March, and weather is just not supposed to go backwards, us Georgians could very well start suffering from frostbite. But anyways, for the sake of this post, we’re going to pretend that it’s a balmy 90 degrees, and that we’re sitting at Churchill Downs, waiting for the race to start. And oh, what’s that, oh it’s my Mint Julep. Ahhhh, that’s nice.

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