Ivory + Green Lakeside Wedding at Margaritaville Resort, Lake Conroe

Groom and bride, with veil blowing in wind, pose in front of colorful outdoor surf boards at their lakeside wedding at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe and Houston.
Photo: Us Plus Love | Planner: A Day To Remember | Hair + Makeup Artist: Blush Hair and Makeup Artistry | Jewerly: I W Marks Jewelers | Visit Conroe

Very few people can run 14 miles on the first date, and that’s how you know Elizabeth and Jeremiah were meant to be from the start. So, when Jeremiah decided to pop the question with a dazzling engagement ring from I W Marks Jewelers, it was only natural that it was after a 10-mile run.  “When I turned to look at him, he was down on one knee! It was such a blur! I remember taking the ring from him and putting it on my finger,” Elizabeth says.

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Be Bold, Be Royal With Stunning Sapphire Jewelry

Photo: Ama By Aisha | Jewelry: Zadok Jewelers | Venue: Iron Manor | Styling: Summar Salah | Makeup + Hair: VCI Artists Victoria Callaway, Amber Livingston & Dennis Clendennen | Pant Suit: Tootsies

Sapphires have long been a symbol of wisdom, virtue, good fortune and holiness for royals. In an engagement ring, a sapphire means faithfulness and sincerity too and is believed to calm the spirit and heal the body. Long a favorite of royals, the sapphire is known for its beauty, brilliance and hardiness. The most famous royal blue sapphire engagement ring in modern history was that of Princess Diana’s, now Kate Middleton’s.

We’ve handpicked six sapphire accessories from our trusted jewelers, ranging from rings to necklaces just for you. Scroll down and let the queen within you aspire for a sapphire. Happy shopping!

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4 Dazzling Diamond Engagement Rings From I W Marks Jewelers

diamond engagement rings, I W Marks Jewelers
Photo Courtesy of I W Marks Jewelers

Engagement ring shopping can be hard but at family-owned Houston jeweler I W Marks Jewelers, they make it oh-so-easy! From the moment you walk into I W Marks you will be greeted with a warm smile from their expert staff and experience exemplary customer service. This is one of the many reasons why I W Marks has been an esteemed jeweler in the bridal jewelry industry since 1978.

This family-owned Houston jeweler is now in its second generation, with owners Brad and Joanna Marks continuing the family tradition of treating customers like family. I W Marks provides a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere for customers to leisurely browse their variety of showcases filled with engagement rings, wedding bands, and luxury bridal jewelry. They truly are dedicated to making all their customers feel loved and welcomed, while also giving back to the Houston community with charitable commitments such as the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Educational Scholarships and the Houston Humane Society. 

At I W Marks, they will be with you every step of the way to help you find your perfect engagement ring. If you can’t find the ring you’ve been dreaming about it, don’t worry, I W Marks also specializes in custom engagement rings and jewelry designs with their in-house master craftsmen! If you can dream it they can create it, simply by having you bring in a picture or describe what you like. Whether you want to design an engagement ring that is uniquely yours or give an old jewelry piece a new refreshing look, there’s no limit to what they can create!

We love this Houston jeweler and you will too! Get inspired by these 4 dazzling diamond engagement rings from I W Marks Jewelers and visit their Bellaire location to see their full selection of stunning engagement rings that fit every unique style and budget.

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3 Lovely Lace Wedding Gowns

Photo: Larry Fagala | Designer: Pronovis, Designer Available at Modern Affinity | Jewelry: I W Marks Jewelers | Design, Flowers + Decor: The Events Co. | Wardrobe Styling: Summar Salah | Makeup + Hair: VCI Artists Victoria Callaway, Dennis Clendennen, Amber Livingston

The color red evokes feelings of love, romance and passion… and nothing says love more than lace, specifically, lace wedding gowns. A popular bridal look for years, lace is a timeless and elegant trend that has something for every bride. Fall in love with lace all over again with these 3 lovely lace wedding gowns that strike a balance between sexy and feminine.

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