Last night on the masculinist tragicomedy that is HBO’s Ballers, an intriguing plot line unfurled in which party-guy wide receiver Ricky (John David Washington) tries to make up for his philandering ways by buying estranged girlfriend Bella (Annabelle Acosta) a ring worth $400k.
So here's a dude that will casually put all boyfriends and husbands and life partners, real or imaginary, to shame. A man spent a year and a half panning for gold, collecting thousands upon thousands of tiny gold flakes to forge into matching rings for himself and his fiancée. Just give up now, world.
I am not a fan of proposal videos. Sorry people, I appreciate the planning, the talent, and the creativity that goes into some of the more elaborate ones, but I'm not really interested in peering in on a really deep and cheesy moment between two people. Unless of course if fails horribly like this. Then count me in.
You thought marriages ended too often because they are outdated, sexist arrangements that are flawed to begin with, but maybe it is because the box that the engagement ring comes in is obvious and bulky. Solution: Make the box slimmer.
Are you desperately looking for another way to allow technology to completely take over your life? Is it too time consuming to reach for a smartphone readily available in your pocket or purse? If so, the makers of one new product totally feel you.
Now that George Clooney gave his fiancée, human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin, "an ethically mined emerald-cut diamond estimated at 7-plus carats and two tapered baguettes set in platinum," it seems like there's officially a current trend in celebrity engagement rings: fucking gigantic.
Did you know you can buy a soy candle with a surprise "diamond" ring inside it? Because you can. And that the women who buy the candles burn them down excitedly and then patiently extract the treasure-filled gold foil pouches like they're removing the still-beating heart of a cobra, then post "reveal" videos on…
Raise your hand if you'd be willing to spend almost $110,000 on a super fancy swastika ring made especially for Hitler by a rabid anti-semitic jeweler. None of you should be raising your hands.
If you ever wanted to cover your fingers in wishes, dreams, magic, and cheapo gemstones, look no further than this Disney Princesses ring collection.
If you're to believe every jewelry store ad that's graced daytime TV, men propose to women with diamonds. Anything less, and you're a Sad Sack Who Doesn't Deserve Love. However, the times, they are a-changin'. Well, at least in Park Slope, where engaged couples are bargain shopping for rings that aren't necessarily…
Remember that cool trick you could do with silly putty by pressing the sticky substance onto newspaper and making your own print? Well, TheCheeky's $550 titanium wedding ring is kind of like that, except terrifying: the band has the words "I'M MARRIED" engraved on the inside, ostensibly so wannabe cheaters will never…
The calendar has become crowded with days that double as opportunities to guilt trip your significant other over their failure to comply with Hallmarkian love edicts. National Proposal Day is just one of them, but unlike Valentine's Day and Sweetest Day and Sadie Hawkins Day and every other goddamn holiday involving…
Made from sterling silver, freshwater pearl, copper, enamel and created an actual metalsmith, this jazzed-up whitehead is available for purchase on Etsy for $163 dollars. A bargain!
It's fairly obvious that the Tiffany & Co. Engagement Ring Finder was invented for women. After all, the goal of all unmarried ladies is to have a hunk of diamond on that special finger — and quick! But it's strange: