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Bailey Banks & Biddle 186th Anniversary Sale!

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Engagement Rings From Bailey Banks & Biddle
We’re so happy to welcome Bailey Banks & Biddle to the Weddings in Houston family…and even more excited to help this fine jewelry institution celebrate 186 years of sparkle, shimmer and dazzle!

First things first: When we say Bailey Banks & Biddle is an institution, we mean it. This iconic American jeweler has been entrusted not only with designing America’s Great Seal, but also with producing some of the nation’s greatest honors, including the Purple Heart and the Medal of Honor. And they bring the same superb standards and pride in craftsmanship to their wedding jewelry. The company’s loose diamonds are all GIA certified, which means you know exactly what you are getting in a loose engagement diamond from Bailey Banks & Biddle, and what its true value is. But there’s more to Bailey Banks & Biddle then certified diamonds and fine precious gems. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Jewelry We Love: Stack Rings For Brides

Whether you choose one for your engagement ring or wear them for everyday glamour, stack rings are fun, fashionable and FABULOUS. These 5 stack rings and wrap rings are among our favorite styles for brides. We hope you’ll agree!

Reverse Attelage Suite No. 04

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Photo: Anna Sheffield

Go modern chic with this suite from Anna Sheffield. The central pearl brings classic elegance to the contrasting diamond and gold stacked bands. Click here to read the rest of this post »

6 Engagement Rings With Major Bling

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Photo: Doyle & Doyle

Picking out an engagement ring can be overwhelming with such a wide range of styles, cuts and stones to choose from. Check out these trending bridal jewelry designs for inspiration before you stop by one of these expert Houston jewelers.

Art Deco Engagement Ring

Art Deco Diamond Engagement RIng
Photo: Doyle & Doyle

Love all things vintage? Explore designs like this one that harkens back to the intricate lines of the Art Deco era. Click here to read the rest of this post »

8 Tips For A Perfect Marriage Proposal

You’ve been with your partner for a while now, and the relationship is stronger and more stable than ever. Life without this person seems unimaginable and you know that there is no other person you’ll ever love more. You’re ready to make the decision of a lifetime, and ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. Yeah, let’s repeat that: You’re ready to ask your partner to spend the rest of their life with you. It’s a big question, and a BIG moment, and you’re likely to need a little guidance. So, here you go:

Downtown Brenham Engagement Shoot by Sarah Ainsworth Photography

Photo: Sarah Ainsworth Photography

1. TEST THE WATERS BEFORE POPPING THE QUESTION

Before asking your partner the big question, make sure this is something they see as a possibility for your relationship. Marriage should be a subject you’ve both discussed at some point in your relationship, along with the question of Click here to read the rest of this post »

Our Absolute Hands-Down Favorite Celebrity Engagement Rings

It’s engagement season, hence, the perfect time to reflect on our favorite celebrity engagement rings from the past year (while they reflect right back at us–there are some serious dazzlers in the batch, darling…shades are recommended). Feeling inspired by these celeb ring styles? These Houston jewelers can bring the ring look you love to life!

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton Engagement Ring
Photos: Timothy White/Paris Hilton via Twitter

A bit tardy to the celeb-engagement-ring “best of the year” bunch (she said, “Yes” to boyfriend Chris Zylka this past weekend), Paris Hilton more than makes up for her late arrival with sheer carat weight. Her ring, featuring a (gulp) 20-carat pear-shaped center stone is reportedly worth $2 million! Click here to read the rest of this post »