Gem Breakfast Blog

    Thinking of designing a custom engagement ring but don't know where to start? Not sure what stackable or non-stackable rings mean and how to choose between them? We've got you! We've compiled the most commonly asked questions from our Gem Breakfast community and we're here with answers.
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    Answering your deep questions on prongs! What are prongs? How can you customize them? What are your options with prongs? While prongs mostly exist to keep your stone secure, they can also add to the design and are completely customizable to suit your style and best showcase your stone. Keep reading for your crash course on everything ‘prongs’.   
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    Inspired by mafia matriarchs and their lavish lifestyles, the mob wife aesthetic is all about statement pieces that exude opulence, intrigue, and maybe a touch of danger. After all, in the underworld, it's good to be bad ;
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    If you love emeralds but want a more durable wear-everyday stone, say hello to green sapphires. Rated a 9 on the Mohs hardness scale, green sapphire engagement rings come in an infinite array of colors from deep forest green to teal to light pastel green. Read our ultimate guide to choosing a green sapphire ring and see some of our favorite teal sapphires and green sapphires.
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    Our favorite timeless, always-in-fashion fine jewelry picks to invest in (infused with our signature anything-but-ordinary Gem Breakfast magic of course).
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    Whether you love a classic shape like round or princess, an art deco aesthetic like asscher or emerald cut, an elongated shape like pear, marquise, or oval, or something completely outside the box like a hexagon, kite, or coffin cut, we're here with an all-in-one guide to help you decide between every diamond shape.
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    8 delicious emerald engagement rings and emerald wedding rings alongside comprehensive guide to picking the perfect emerald for your emerald ring.
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    If you’re shopping for an engagement ring in San Francisco, stop by Gem Breakfast, a whimsical pink paradise with a buffet of one-of-a-kind engagement rings.
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    Keep reading for everything you need to know about sapphires: what sapphires are made of, why we love them, how to choose your sapphire, treatment of sapphires, and the symbolism of sapphires.
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    All of our favorite Peach Gold rings, peach gemstone rings, and loose peach sapphires to celebrate Pantone's color of the year 2024: Peach Fuzz. A warm, fuzzy tone between pink and orange, it's rosy, glowy, and almost edible all at the same time.
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    Whether you're treating yourself to some well-deserved diamond jewelry or shopping for a princess cut engagement ring for your partner, we're here to help you find your perfect princess cut!
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    Looking for that perfect jewelry gift to add some sparkle to their stocking? We got you! Whether you're shopping for gifts for mom, best friend jewelry, or just christmas gift ideas in general, we have the irresistibly unique, gleaming gold, hand-engraved stacking rings, earrings, and stacking necklaces to make their spirits bright.
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