Blog

At Mark Michael Diamond Designs we design and manufacture custom jewelry, engagement rings and bridal jewelry in-house. We feature jewelry questions, diamond information and answers in our jewelry blog.

New Engagement Rings 2019

We are pleased to share our new original engagement rings featuring a wide selection of designs and styles. Each ring is designed and hand-crafted in-house and available only at Mark Michael Diamond Designs.

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Pearl Style Guide

Mark Michael Diamond Designs carries a variety of unique and original pearl necklaces, pearl earrings, and pearl bracelets. Below are three versatile ideas for wearing and styling pearls…

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Fine Jewelry Metal Allergies

Metal allergies are surprisingly common and appear as itchy, red rashes or dry patches or tender skin where the metal has come in contact with your skin. Most people aren’t allergic to the gold itself but rather allergic to the nickel that is added to the gold.

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5 Engagement Ring Trends of 2017

As Maple Grove’s jeweler for unique and custom engagement rings we are always on the lookout for the season’s biggest bridal trends. In 2017 it’s about finding unique and surprising details that reflect your personal tastes. Here are the five biggest engagement ring trends we’re seeing for 2017.

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The 6 Most Commonly Asked Custom Jewelry Questions

Here at Mark Michael Diamond Designs we consider custom jewelry our specialty. While creating a one-of-a-kind custom jewelry piece is a fun and intimate process, we get lots of questions about how the process works and where to start. Today we’re going to answer our 6 most commonly asked custom jewelry questions.

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Top 10 Modern Engagement Rings

Modern engagement rings are contemporary, clean and sophisticated and we are proud to offer them at Mark Michael Diamond Designs. Our company has designed and handcrafted modern engagement rings since 1985. Here’s our list of top 10 modern engagement rings.

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Gemstone Roundtable/Aug. 9th, 2016

Our annual Gemstone Roundtable was a small, intimate event filled with savory foods, delicious drink, and stunningly unique gemstones. Famed gem hunter, Brant Whetstone was on hand to talk about the unique properties and beautiful qualities of colored gemstones

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Maple Grove Ambassadors 2016

Mark Michael Diamond Designs is very proud to be the exclusive jewelry partner and a sponsor of this year’s Maple Grove Ambassador Program. The Maple Grove Ambassador Program provides educational sponsorships and the opportunity for personal and professional growth to young women within the Maple Grove community.

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