Black Diamonds: The Fierce Fashion Trend Dominating Hollywood

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While white diamonds steal the spotlight for most celebratory occasions, these glittering opaque gems are making a new comeback in the jewelry fashion world. Exotic and unusual, black diamonds are all the rage among the elites of Hollywood. As one of the hottest trends in fine jewelry today, the popularity and value of black diamonds continue to grow rapidly in the fashion world. They provide a fiercely fascinating contrasts in all variety of jewelry, so standing out from the crowd becomes effortless when you’re donning one of these opaque beauties. From Angelina Jolie to Gwyneth Paltrow, these A-list celebrities are reviving the popularity of these highly valuable gems. 

 

Carrie Bradshaw

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Yes, we’re well aware that Carrie a fictional character, but her quirky character in Sex and the City 2 is the reason the demand for black diamonds skyrocketed. When on-screen love interest, Mr. Big proposes to Carrie, he goes down on one knee with a breathtaking, 5 carat black diamond engagement ring.

 

Rose Byrne

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The beautiful Rose Byrne never graces the red carpet without her signature accessories. The Bridesmaids actress flaunts her black diamond bangle–suitable for a daytime look, yet polished and elegant enough for an evening style.

 

Shenae Grimes

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90201 actress, Shenae Grimes gleefully accepted a black diamond engagement ring from British model boyfriend, Josh Beech. The impressive center stone is encircled with tiny accent diamonds for a simple yet captivating finish. Whether it’s for fashion purposes or a proposal, you can now shop the look by customizing your very own black diamond ring.

 

Angelina Jolie

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The beautiful actress and mother of six always steals the scene with remarkable designer jewelry pieces that simply slither their way into our heart. The supermom recently launched her new jewelry line where 100% of the proceeds go to charity. Her line incorporates a pair of sleek black diamond and emerald cufflinks for men, in the form of the line’s signature serpent.

 

Rachel Evan Wood

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The ever classy Rachel Evan Wood always knows the way to an edgy and dramatic look without losing any elegance. We adore that she loves black diamonds just as much as we do. Her grungy cropped hairdo goes perfectly with those black diamond stud earrings. Love the look? No worries. Customize your own pair of sleek black diamond studs right here.

 

Gwyneth Paltrow

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Our gal Gweneth brilliantly shows off her black bedazzled rocks while looking utterly fabulous doing so. Colorfully contrasting diamonds, topped with an elegant design make this fashion ring a true stand-out. Check out even more contrasting diamond pieces here.

 

The diamonds that give “Black on Black” a whole new meaning… 

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With the vast array of jewelry pieces available at DiamondStuds.com, no woman has to agonize over which evening or daytime look to grace. The spirited and playful appeal of black diamonds are a vivacious trend available in infinite styles. You customize it, we deliver it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles: 10 Romantic Proposal Spots You Haven’t Heard About

Discover the 10 ravishingly romantic proposal destinations in the City of Angeles.

 

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With glittering lights sprinkled on top of its sprawling expanse, Los Angeles continues to draw in millions of enchanted tourists annually. The millions of marvelous locations can leave any love bird in a bewildered state. Finding the perfect setting to pop the question can be stressful and time-consuming–but have no fear–we reveal the top ten tantalizing Los Angeles hotspots to ask her hand in marriage. Loaded with romantic restaurants, smooth hikes, beautiful beaches, and lush gardens, you’ll want to propose over and over again just to experience all the breathtaking attractions available. 

 

Eaton Canyon Falls, Altadena

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Make your proposal into the ultimate adventure by journeying up the smooth, three-mile-trek hills of Eaton Canyon. What better way to make your love official as a misty waterfall cascades under the sultry California sun?

 

Hollywood on Horseback

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Experience the grandeur of Hollywood with a private horseback ride up the world-famous sign overlooking the sprawled scenery of LA. Trot through Griffith Park to the top of Mt. Hollywood for an unparalleled vantage point when popping the question.

 

Cliff’s Edge, Silver Lake

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Also know for celebrity sightings, the restaurant’s impressive, sprawling outdoor setting, anchored by a colossal tree, feels like a magical treehouse created by Disney. Add chains of twinkling lights, a few cozy cushions, and you’ve got yourself an intimate proposal spot.

 

Huntington Library Gardens

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She’s guaranteed to say yes once you stroll along the 120 acres of verdant Japanese gardens. Cross the moon bridges, trek along lily filled ponds and breathe in the fragrance of the calming camellia fields.

 

Griffith Observatory

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Griffith Observatory’s enormous domes have been the landmark of Hollywood Hills since 1935. Aside from the exciting exhibits and telescopes for use, the breathtaking view of Los Angeles and beyond captivates thousands of people every week, making it an ideal spot to pop the question. Enjoy the scenic, 360-degree view of LA as stars twinkle above and the city sparkles below.

 

El Matador Beach

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There’s something so romantic about a secluded beach. Throw in the perfect ring and you have the ideal ingredients for a “yes” answer. Located northwest of Malibu, you will have a tough time finding a more passionate beach in LA than El Matador.

 

Cavatina Restaurant

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Brimming with an impressive wine list and award-winning chefs, Cavatina is a romantically chic dining destination for asking her hand in marriage. Try the famous Cauliflower Panna Cotta with Lobster and Caviar or the Mediterranean Sea Bass with Shaved Vegetables to enlighten your taste buds.

 

Point Dume, Malibu

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Let’s travel a bit northwest along the paths paved by Point Dume. You can explore this vast, sandy and serene beach during the sunny day; however the tranquility is amplified once the sun bids adieu. No scene out of a romantic movie comes close to this dreamy and passionate love cove.

 

Roof on Wilshire

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Take your significant other to the top of the world for a romantic dinner date. Experience a rich, full-flavored spin on contemporary American cuisines while you take in the view from seven stories up. Honestly, does LA get any better than this? Actually, it does. Enjoy the scenic sprawl of LA, with 360-degree pool-side views of the LA skylines while enjoying your meal.

 

Getty Museum, Santa Monica

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Tour the lavish Getty Museum, tucked away in the verdant mountains of Santa Monica and home to sweeping views of Los Angeles. After exploring the galleries, venture through the outdoor gardens saturated with lush plants and trails of flowers. Finally, make your grand gesture while strolling by the refreshing streams and waterfalls.

 

Iggy Azalea’s $500,000 Diamond Engagement Ring is Beyond Fancy

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Iggy Azalea officially showed off a fancier side with an impressive, 10 carat yellow diamond ring valued at a whopping $500,000. Los Angeles Lakers’ star, Nick Young finally popped the big question during his 30th birthday bash on Monday, June 1, 2015. The last surprise Iggy Azalea expected was for her boyfriend of 21 months to go down on one knee and pull out a ravishing yellow ring. 

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“She said yes. It’s over man. I’m getting married!” exclaimed Young on Instagram while posting an adorable photo of the two cuddling. Iggy was quick to post the joyous moment on social media as well and immediately took to Instagram to show off her massive ring. The Fancy singer excitedly captioned one photo, “Happiest Day #Isaidyes”. 

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Iggy was also quick to post the joyous moment on social media as well and took to Instagram to show off her massive ring. The Fancy singer excitedly captioned one photo, “Happiest Day #Isaidyes”.

Apparently the LA Lakers shooting guard isn’t just creative on the court–he successfully helped design the lucrative ring that reflects Iggy’s personal, versatile style. Iggy’s striking yellow diamond ring encompasses an 8.15 carat cushion cut center stone and coated with 2.28 carat white diamonds nestled on an 18 karat white gold.

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Demi Lovato also showed immense support and excitement for the newly engaged duo. “Could not be happier for this woman.. (And yes this was literally my face for about an hour),” Lovato eagerly wrote on Instagram, “Still can’t believe I got to witness that last night.. So happy for you both… Love you so much lady.” 

Summer is approaching with a sizzle this year. Whether you’re looking to get engaged or simply love looking glamorous, Iggy isn’t the only star who gets a happily ever after. Click away to customize your dream diamond ring below.

 

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