By Tamera Adams
tadams@nationaljeweler.com

Help a bride put a twist on the centuries-old tradition of wearing something blue on her wedding day.


Show her engagement rings and wedding bands with diamonds and blue gemstones such as sapphire, tanzanite, tourmaline or aquamarine. It may not be customary but it's right on trend.


Actually, the colored-gemstone and diamond combo is a stunning look for brides regardless of the piece of jewelry or the hue of the stone.


W Magazine features several extremely high-end, but gorgeous, options: Bruce Hoeksema's dangling diamond and emerald earrings for VBH, Ashok Sancheti's teardrop diamond and emerald pendant and de Grisogono's emerald and diamond ring set in 18-karat gold.


In an article released from The Associated Press, Detra Segar—vice president and general manager of Tiffany & Co.—suggests brides check out the luxury jeweler's "Celebration" rings collection. The bands made with diamonds and pink or blue sapphires make an eye-popping display when stacked.






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