Bridal

When people think of wedding rings, usually the woman’s ring comes to mind first—a gold or platinum band, often with diamonds, something she can be happy to wear forever. But what about the mens wedding bands? Lately, many men opt for trendier, less durable, non-precious metals, such as steel or tungsten, but why should their… read more

Carats are the unit by which diamonds and other gemstones are measured (not to be confused with karats—click here to read our last post for more about the gold karats). Though carats can often give an indication of the size of a diamond, carats are not a measurement of dimensions but are actually measurement of… read more

The beginning: Mike and Alayna’s story began in October 2015 when Alayna had to get her wisdom teeth removed. Mike worked as a dental surgical assistant at Staten Island Oral Maxofacial and was assigned to help with Alayna the day of the consultation, and then again the day of her surgery. On surgery day, Mike… read more

Spring has sprung and rose gold is in full bloom! With this beautiful color seemingly everywhere, you’ve probably wondered—what exactly is rose gold? According to Sotheby’s, rose gold made its first appearance in 19th century Europe in the form of Fabergé Eggs, which were beautiful and ornate creations owned mostly by royalty. It quickly became… read more

The beginning: Sebastian and Christina met in August of 2017 when Sebastian’s job led him back to New York after having been gone for around two years. After running into an old friend who also relocated out of state, Sebastian made plans to grab drinks in Manhattan to catch up while his friend was in… read more

The beginning: Kristen and Peter met nearly six years ago through mutual friends on Pete’s 21st birthday. Pete and his friends were out celebrating at Park East, where Kristen and her friends had been for dinner and drinks that evening as well. Kristen’s friend suggested they go and meet up with Pete and his friends.… read more

Alexandra and Andrew met in 2008 when Alexandra’s sister Noelle invited her to a CSI baseball game with friends. Noelle pointed out the first baseman, Andrew, who sported number 5– which was Alexandra’s number her entire life playing sports. From the very beginning, Alexandra knew he was the one–they realized from their first conversation that… read more

The Beginning: Gabriella and Dana’s story began back in high school. They met when they both attended a prom with friends. Having not known each other prior, they didn’t spend a ton of time together that night, but connected on social media. A few years later, they reconnected when Gabby complemented Dana’s shoes in a… read more

The  Beginning: Giuseppe and Kristina met in 2016 the modern way– on the dating app Tinder. A new user, Kristina accidentally “super liked” Giuseppe in the app and he became her first “match” almost instantly. Through the app, the two began talking and eventually exchanged numbers so that they could meet up. They had their… read more

The Beginning: Rachel and Christopher met in May of 2011. It was Cinco de Mayo and Rachel, who was living in Staten Island at the time with her friend Laura, was invited to a party being thrown by Laura’s company. Staten Islander’s take their holidays quite seriously and the party didn’t end with the first… read more