Popping the Question? Win a Proposal on Us!

Ready to pop the question? The person of your dreams deserves the proposal of their dreams. Let us help turn your engagement proposal into an unforgettable moment. From the romantic setting to the radiant sparkle, we have everything planned just for you. We've partnered with incredible brands from around the world to give you the chance to win the proposal of a lifetime.

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One lucky couple will win the Put A Ring On It grand prize, featuring:

As you prepare to ask the question of a lifetime, we have one question for you: why should you win the Paradise Proposal Giveaway? To enter, visit Brian Gavin Diamonds by November 21.

We can’t wait to see your entries. Good luck!

 

The Perfect Ring Based On Your Personality

A question most couples of today have is who chooses the ring? Traditionally, the man would simply pick out a ring and the woman would say yes and that’s that. Now, women are more particular about their ring with some even having it picked out at a young age! We’ll showcase the different kinds of people and suggestions for rings that could be the one. No matter if you choose the ring by yourself, with your significant other, or drop subtle hints, Brian Gavin Diamonds can guarantee smiles on every face.

The Bold Go-Getter

Maybe before you even met Mr. Right you knew what you wanted. You’ve searched high and low online and took quizzes to see which diamond best suits you. Your camera roll consists of screenshots of rings that match your perfect description, and you don’t want to settle for anything less. However, what’s the best way to make sure your man gets exactly what you want without out telling him?

Find clever ways to show him a picture of your ideal cut, style and setting. This can include leaving your Pinterest page open for him to stumble across, or flipping through a magazine that has a setting or style you like and then pointing it out to him. If you’re really specific and afraid your man might not catch these hints, there’s no harm in telling him exactly what you want. Trust us when we say he’d rather get you something you love than guess wrong, so don’t be afraid to speak up!

Aphrodite

The Aphrodite ring has soft sweeping lines that lead to eye-popping diamonds, cut for optimum sparkle.

Taryn

In this lovely Taryn engagement ring, the round accent diamonds form a soft cushion shaped halo that surrounds your center diamond. This eye-catching design makes your center stone the gleaming center of attention.

The Practical One

You believe gone are the days where a man has to make this huge decision on his own. You don’t want to waste time dropping subtle hints that your boyfriend might not catch on to, so you decide to shop together for a ring that suits your wants. There’s no need to put pressure on it; just casually window shop and try on rings at the jewelry stores as you visit. If he still wants that sense of traditionalism, go ring “looking” together. Show him which diamonds make you light up so he can then have a better idea of what you’re looking for. Regardless of what you decide as a couple, it’s not about a grand surprise. Rather, it’s about having a ring that represents your love and will make you smile every time you look at it.

Elegance

The gorgeous Elegance ring has a flowing cathedral style shank and tapers up to meet with a customized four prong head with claw prongs.

Venus

The Venus is a three stone halo ring that sparkles from every angle for an unforgettable shine.

The Traditional Romantic

To match your traditional personality, you want the man in your life to be able to pick out the perfect ring and have it be a wonderful surprise. If you’re not too picky, let him at it and trust he will purchase something that suits you. You know that no matter what ring he ends up choosing, it comes from his heart, and what it symbolizes means more than what it looks like. However, if you are a traditionalist that’s a little picky, it might be best to tell him what you definitely don’t want. With this in mind, he still has free range but knows which cuts or settings he should steer clear from. Another great way to point him in the right direction and still have a big surprise is by window shopping with a friend or family member then have them report back to him with what you want. By doing so, he still makes the decision on what to purchase and isn’t completely lost in his search.

Legera Pave Six Prong

A variation of our popular Novela ring, the Legara is an illusion trim solitaire, with 4 beads per stone which will make the diamond melee appear larger.

Scattered 4 Prong Martini

The Scattered 4 Prong Martini has a scattered band design similar to the three-prong martini setting and extenuates any stone, no matter the size.

If you’re bold, practical or a helpless romantic, Brian Gavin Diamond’s expert team can make sure you get the perfect ring. We have a range of classic, timeless pieces or custom made pieces that can make even the most particular diamond lover happy. Brian Gavin Diamonds provides a detailed analysis of what each diamond offers because we know that doing so separates our diamonds from the competition. Below are some engagement rings that will make anyone happy.

Six Prong Regal Truth

The Six Prong Regal Truth ring has a “Truth” head solitaire with micro pave half way round band (8 stones down each side). This is a timeless piece that exudes fashion.

Split Shank Rope Solitaire

This Spilt Shank Rope Solitaire with a “Truth” head is beautiful and can accommodate a cushion, princess, round or radiant cut diamonds. With more diamond options, there’s one perfect for your person!

Zoe

This classic Zoe ring from Sholdt features a French set and halo shank with a 36  diamond melee. The beautiful 14k rose gold makes this timeless piece one of a kind.

Classic from Parade

This classic diamond band from Parade is topped with a delicate basket securing an emerald shaped center stone, featuring an 18 round cut diamond melee.

From Blind Date To Wedding Bells: Bradley and Elizabeth

For Brad and Liz, their meetup might’ve been a surprise, but the couple didn’t want any surprises when it came to their engagement ring.

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Liz had temporarily moved in with some family friends as she started a new job, and they wanted to set her up with their friend. With the busy nature of her new job, Liz declined the offer to go on the blind date. However, her friends did not oblige and found a different way to make it work! When Valentine’s Day weekend rolled around, Liz agreed to accompany her friends for a fun night out to realize upon her arrival that she was tricked into a blind double date. Liz danced the night away with Brad and they both had a wonderful time. Although Liz was hesitant about dating, Brad knew she was the girl he was going to marry one day.

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After dating long-distance for a while, Brad decided it was time to pop the question. Brad understood how meaningful this purchase would be and wanted to get it right. Luckily, Liz made it easy for Brad since he already knew what kind of ring she wanted. Brad got in touch with Katie, a Senior Consultant at Brian Gavin Diamond, and she walked him through every step of the way. Brad expressed the type of ring Liz dreamt of and the Brian Gavin Diamonds team went to work – picking out the best setting and different options for Brad to choose from in his price range. The ring is a Novela Patientia with a solitaire setting that’s classic with an elegant look to make it truly show-stopping. The simplicity of the setting allows the diamond to take center stage and make a lovely statement.

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The couple planned to meet up for Liz’s cousin’s wedding since they were still long-distance and wanted to travel together. After Brad drove five hours to pick up Liz, she was ready to get on the road but noticed that he was wasn’t moving with much haste and seemed reluctant to get to their destination in a timely manner. Little did she know, Brad was trying to buy time for his proposal because his original proposal plan was ruined by rain. For his backup plan, Brad made a video of all the memories they made thus far with a picture of a Brian Gavin Diamond she had always wanted at the end. At first, Liz was confused then saw Brad on one knee and her dream ring right in front of her.

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The couple wed in Liz’s hometown, and although the forecast was thunderstorms throughout the day, the pair had a wonderful time celebrating with family and friends. Loving the product Brian Gavin Diamond had given them for the engagement ring, they decided to go back to them for wedding bands, too! They were able to get the Brian Gavin Diamonds team to customize Brad’s wedding band to match Liz’s. Everyone at Brian Gavin was so happy they could make this the easiest process for Brad and Liz and wish them the brightest future!

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We send Liz and Brad all the best on this next chapter in their lives together. If you’re looking for something like Liz’s ring, please visit our website.

September’s Birthstone: Sapphire

September – a time for football, changing leaves, and all things pumpkin spice. September is also the month of the beautiful sapphire gem. This deep blue stone is known for being the birthstone for September babies everywhere and is one of the most popular gemstones of all time.

The History and Symbolism

The sapphire has always been a popular stone with its popularity dating back to the Middle Ages. Sapphire’s blue hue is said to symbolize heaven and attracts divine favor and wise judgment. Greeks, Buddhists, Hindus, and early Christian Kings cherished sapphire’s powers and used it for enlightenment and protection. Legend has it that the Ten Commandments were engraved on tablets of sapphire.

Classical blue sapphires customarily came from a region of India, but now Madagascar holds the title when the main source of sapphire deposits was discovered there in the 1990’s. In the early 1900’s, a French chemist was able to create a synthetic sapphire. This new development revealed its industrial capabilities as a source for integrating circuits, satellite communication systems, high durability windows, and other scientific tools. Fun fact: for fans of the British royal family, many might remember Prince Charles giving Princess Diana a 12-carat blue sapphire engagement ring that Prince William has bestowed on Kate Middleton when he popped the question.

About the Stone

When referencing sapphire, a rich blue gemstone comes to mind, but this exquisite gem actually occurs in an assortment of hues. Sapphires come in almost every color, but a sapphire is never a red that classifies as a ruby. Its natural elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper, and magnesium are what gives the stones their precious hue. Sapphires can be found all over the world, but their origin along with the 4 C’s determines its value. The solidity sapphire is second only to a diamond on the Mohs scale and makes it a candidate for more than just a jewelry piece but also for industrial applications.

What to Know When Buying

Sapphires make a wonderful gift for September birthdays and are assessed by the 4 C’s. This precious stone is a classic beauty that has won over our hearts and our jewelry collection for its beautiful shade and how well it complements both cool and warm colors. Here are a few of our sapphire pieces that can be purchased on Brian Gavin Diamonds or in-person.

Round Blue Sapphire Ring

Round Blue Sapphire Ring

Round Blue Sapphire Necklace

Round Blue Sapphire Necklace

Round Blue Sapphire Earrings

Round Blue Sapphire Earrings

Top-Notch Quality for a Top-Notch Fiancée: Stan's Proposal

Buying a diamond online can be a worrisome task. It’s an important purchase, and the idea of something going wrong can be unnerving, but the Brian Gavin Diamonds team is fully committed to walking their customers through every step of the way. There are a lot of diamond vendors offering "ideal cut diamonds" and "super ideal cut diamonds" on the internet. However, there is only one Brian Gavin; and as a fifth generation diamond cutter, Brian Gavin has the experience and expertise to create diamonds that deliver an incredible volume of light return and sparkle factor, we're talking about a level of visual performance that is second to none! Hear how Stan’s online diamond buying experience went when he bought a gorgeous Legera Pave Six Prong ring.

Hi Jamie,

Just wanted to let you know that I have received the package. I was pleasantly surprised how well the inner box was protected from potential shipping damages. I absolutely loved the ring looks on the photos and in real life. The box, the ring, and the diamond viewer were all top-notch quality. I was a bit concerned that the ring size might be a bit too small (5.25), but then I thought — hey, there is only one way to find out if the size is right. Last Sunday, I made a proposal while we had a picnic in a park. Karina was speechless for a minute or two but then she said "Yes!" She really loved the ring design.

The ring size was spot-on. I would like to take a minute and thank you, Jamie, for making shopping experience straightforward and stress-free. I was a bit skeptical at first about purchasing such a delicate and personal item such as an engagement ring online, but I believe I made the right choice choosing Brian Gavin.

Thank you and good luck to you and the entire team at Brian Gavin Jewelry!

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How This Boyfriend Gave A Fairytale Proposal: Adam and Rachel

Just as Adam had promised Rachel a fairytale life, Brian Gavin Diamonds hopes to give everyone a fairytale experience when they purchase their engagement ring. Here at Brian Gavin Diamonds, we want to make sure every buyer feels comfortable, educated, and ecstatic about their choice to ensure that every marriage has the happiest of beginnings.     Adam and Rachel’s story began where few love stories do… at work. The two were co-workers and constantly kept bumping into each other. Finally, Adam struck up a conversation with Rachel about the long day he had and how an El Tiempo margarita would make things better. Rachel, never having one, was quickly invited to join Adam for a drink. After hours of chatting away, they knew what they had was special. It was so special that Adam took Rachel to meet his family in Florida two weeks after their first date! rachel and adam proposal   The pair summarizes their love story by “when you know, you know” and that’s also how they felt with their Brian Gavin Diamonds experience.  They looked around at various places but was unsure until they met Brian and felt comfortable when speaking with him about the different qualities of diamonds. Brian took the time to explain the intricacies and details of their options, which helped Adam have a good idea of what Rachel liked. Finally, after hearing what they were looking for, Brian was able to narrow it down to four diamonds that Rachel liked in order to make the selection process easy and simple for Adam. rachel and adam ring   Adam had planned on to propose to Rachel while she was on a girls’ trip with her mom, aunt and cousin to Charleston. On the agenda was to tour Boone Hall Plantation, best known from the Notebook, in the afternoon during their time there. However, Rachel suggested going in the morning despite the pleas from her mother, who was aware of Adam’s intentions. In the spur of the moment, Adam quickly rearranged all his plans, so that when Rachel was walking around the plantation, he was able to call out her name as he stood under a large oak tree to get down on one knee and ask Rachel the most important question of his life. rachel and adam yes   The ring matched the magical proposal, and most importantly, Rachel loved it.  Adam chose the Platinum Classic Truth Solitaire with a two-carat cushion cut diamond. This ring has one of Brian Gavin Diamonds’ most famous features with a half round, comfort fit, tapered shank and the Truth head. The stunning two-carat cushion diamond brilliantly sparkles and catches all eyes from across the room. Rachel says it is exactly what she pictured her ring to look like since she was a little girl. She is over the moon with how much she loves her new ring and so happy with Adam’s choice. truth ring truth ring top truth ring side The couple will tie the knot on February 16, 2019, and our team at Brian Gavin Diamonds can’t wait to see what life has in stored for them.

Hitting the Jackpot in Real Life: Gary and Talia’s Proposal

The odds were in Gary and Talia’s favor on a summer night in 2013 when the couple met at a casino in Scranton, PA. Sparks instantly flew between the two, and to say the couple came out ahead that night is a bit of an understatement considering they hit the biggest jackpot life can offer – finding their soulmate.

Gary and Talia

Talia made the biggest bet of the night when she decided to start up a conversation with the tall man who caught her eye in a sea of people. Her bet certainly paid off because she knew Gary would be her husband someday. The couple fell hard and fast for each other but soon hit a roadblock. With Gary finishing medical school then moving to Tampa for a residency program, the couple decided to take a leap of faith.

Gary and Talia Proposal

Moving together was already a big step; therefore, it came very naturally for Gary to start looking for an engagement ring. He knew Talia wanted a simple timeless piece that sparkles to the skies and could go with anything she wears. Gary worked with the Brian Gavin Diamond team to pick out the perfect piece that would hold a special place in Talia’s heart forever – a Novela Platinum with a custom Hearts and Arrows Round diamond. The Novela’s "illusion-trim" bead set solitaire with four beads per stone makes any diamond shimmer and sparkle by enhancing its appearance to look larger. The dazzling ring certainly reflects the light that Talia brings into Gray’s life every day.

Talia Ring

In July, the couple celebrated their fifth anniversary at an elegant restaurant in Hyde Park. Little did she know, Talia actually scheduled their engagement photographer when she asked a friend who lived nearby to come by and take a picture of the two in front of a fountain then turned around to see Gary on one knee. Talia immediately started crying and got even more emotional when she saw the inside of the stunning ring was engraved with the date they met, July 10, 2013. Talia could not be happier with the ring Gary picked for her. She swears it sparkles even in the dark and she is constantly told by friends and even strangers that they have never seen a ring sparkle like hers.

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Gary and Talia can’t thank the Brian Gavin Diamond team enough for being part of the most exciting moment in their life. The Brian Gavin Diamonds team continues to wish this beautiful couple the best of luck and was grateful to play a role in their journey by providing an amazing ring that they will cherish forever.

We’re happy to work together with you and work on a ring that will shine just like Talia’s by following our website.

Sparkling and Brilliant: Adam's Proposal

At Brian Gavin Diamonds, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the tools and knowledge necessary for them to make an intelligent and informed decision. We provide a detailed analysis of the diamonds which we offer because we know that doing so separates our diamonds from the myriad of lab graded diamonds. Adam along with all our customers receive an education unparalleled to any other store, so they know they make the right choice when buying an engagement ring. Adam chose a Six Prong Solitaire 14K Gold ring for his fiancé.

Hi Jamie,

I received the ring in the mail yesterday and all I can say is: WOW. I absolutely love both the diamond and the setting, and I have no doubt whatsoever that my future fiancée will too! The comparison between this ring and the first one that I bought elsewhere are night and day, in both color (even though it’s only one grade better it faces up much whiter), and of course, in cut. The amount of sparkle and brilliance is more than I’ve ever seen in a diamond. I honestly could not be happier with it! I also want to thank you and Emily for the time that you put in from start to finish with me. You both always answered any questions that I had and made this a great experience. If anyone asks me for advice on where to get an engagement ring, I know exactly where to send them. Thanks again!

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Adam Ring

Love and Travel: Nathaniel's Proposal

The Brian Gavin Diamond team works closely with you every step of the way to create an engagement ring like no other. Customers even say that Brian has an uncanny ability to “get inside their heads” and help them bring their ideas to life resulting in unique, finely crafted and exquisite jewelry. Gary chose the beautiful Novela Patientia and is overjoyed with his decision.

Hi Lesley,

We had the engagement party on Sunday. It was fabulous! Always wonderful to celebrate a simcha with good friends and family. My fiancée has a beautiful d'var telling of our travels to see you and Brian and of course, describing the diamond and comparing Miranda to the diamond. Thank you again for going above and beyond.

Nathaniel Proposal

Nathaniel Ring

New Year, New Beginnings: Andrew and Angela's Proposal

The Brian Gavin Diamond team loved helping Andrew choose the perfect ring for his fiancée to help make the night he planned even more spectacular. Brian Gavin specializes in a highly personalized experience and can craft something special for every diamond buyer. Andrew chose our magnificent La Fleur Solitaire that features the exclusive "La Fleur" 4 prong head and accommodates both Brian Gavin Signature Round and Cushion Cut diamonds.

Hi Emily!

I know it's been a while since we've talked, but the proposal has happened went extremely well! Angel absolutely loved the ring! It had all the things she liked in it and she loved the care and thought that I put into researching the perfect diamond. I definitely can't take all the credit because I couldn't have such a beautiful ring without the care, research, craftsmanship, expertise, and attention to detail from all of you at Brian Gavin Diamond! The personal handwritten letter in the Black by Brian Gavin box was such a wonderful touch. Thank you so much again for your help. The ring played a huge part in the event and it made the night sparkle brighter than ever.

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Andrew and Angela Ring

Andrew Ring

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