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Skype Co-Founder Sues Ex-Fiancée to Return Enormous Engagement Ring

Janus Friis, the billionaire co-founder of Skype, is suing his ex-fiancee, a Danish popstar, demanding that she return numerous gifts he gave her, include a $471,000 engagement ring. In the spirit of scorched-earth jilted lovers everywhere, Friis also used the suit to accuse ex-fiancée Aura Dione of “multiple affairs… »9/01/15 1:30pmTuesday 1:30pm

So You're Divorced — Time to Sell That Sad Old Engagement Ring

Your marriage has ended. That sucks. You guys were great together. Really. And now that you’re not, there’s one thing you really should to do to move on: Make some money off of that engagement ring and throw yourself a vodka party. But how much is a ring worth? And how much should you sell it for? »8/18/15 12:40pm8/18/15 12:40pm

Huge Engagement Rings Show the World You're More Likely to Divorce

Don't be fooled by a diamond as big as the Ritz: Scientists say that enormous engagement rings are not a predictor of a flawless, Pinterest-perfect life together. If anything, a rock that cost as much as a European vacation is a predictor for divorce. Try not to cluck ominously the next time someone thrusts a couple… »10/08/14 1:50pm10/08/14 1:50pm

Eight ​Reasons Why the Mangagement Ring Should Totally Be a Thing

I've never understood why men don't wear an engagement ring. Actually, scratch that: I understand why they didn't wear them in the past, when marriage was but the economic chess move of a lady, any lady from her Father to Some Other Dude. But Things Have Changed ™ so it's high time the lady-only engagement ring goes… »2/20/14 12:35pm2/20/14 12:35pm

Blake Lively's Giant Diamond Ring Is Really, Really Distracting

Warning: Be very careful while watching this cooking segment, lest ye be blinded by a diamond the size of Wisconsin. Apparently the end product of this recipe is 70% brie, which I don't have a problem with, and it seems as though Blake Lively has a cool technique when it comes to egg cracking, but who can concentrate… »5/17/13 4:30pm5/17/13 4:30pm

Your Giant Engagement Ring Looks Tacky and Makes Me Want to Rob You

Congratulations! You've found the person of your dreams and think that you want to get married. Either that or you're like, "Screw rules, screw society, I'm gonna buy myself a ring and a dress and marry myself because it's 2013 and I can do what I want!" Sure you can; you're an independent woman/crazy person and no… »2/13/13 5:10pm2/13/13 5:10pm

Celebrity Engagements Make Normals Lust After Fancy Rings

Call it the trickle-down-effect for engagement ring trends — whenever a celebrity gets engaged and starts sporting a shiny new bauble, jewelers everywhere rush to craft similar rings and capitalize on the popular urge to sport the same jewelry as America's pagan cult of entertainers or the U.K.'s pagan cult of inbred… »6/17/12 4:30pm6/17/12 4:30pm