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Since 1890, the Kirk Kara artists and artisans have handcrafted rings and fine jewelry. Each exquisite piece is designed to be forever captivating.

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Rose Gold Engagement Rings

Ever-adored for its soft, feminine hue, rose-gold is the sweet, romantic sister of classically glittering yellow gold. Rose gold has been the bee's knees for quite some time, and its popularity has only grown since Pantone named Rose Quartz its color of the year, and after Apple released the coveted rose gold iPhone. However, like every…

men's wedding band

Choosing the perfect ring for your groom

When you were choosing your perfect, forever captivating ring, he pulled out all the stops. You shopped, you browsed, he listened, perhaps he even surprised you with the diamond of your dreams — now it's your turn to enrapture him with a breathtaking masterpiece from our gentlemen's ring collection: The Artin Collection.  This collection is…

Tips for Asking Dad’s Permission

One of our favorite engagement traditions is the soon-to-be-groom asking his future bride's father for her hand in marriage. Involving your soon-to-be-bride's family in your romantic plans is a way to show her that you're also family-centered and respect her parents. Though you've probably talked about marriage yourselves, this time-honored tradition is a sweet way to include…

vintage inspired engagement ring

Kirk Kara Heritage Story

Vintage-inspired, timeless, one-of-a-kind designs aren't just what we do, it's innate to who we are. Every magnificent Kirk Kara design is an instant heirloom because everything that we create is inspired by our heritage.  In 1890, Kirk Karaguezian's grandfather opened a workshop in Armenia to showcase his amazing, handcrafted jewelry. His designs were inspired by the breathtaking…

vintage inspired engagement ring

The Most Iconic Engagement Rings of All Time

When dreaming of your perfect, vintage-inspired engagement ring, classic love stories take on a brand new meaning. Whether you identify with iconic royal brides or light up the room like a Hollywood starlet, these timeless engagement rings are a great source of inspiration, and all seven of our iconic design collections feature dazzling creations perfect for…

blue sapphire engagement ring

Add a Pop of Color with Vibrant Gemstones

From Princess Diana's legendary diamond-encircled sapphire ring to Jackie Kennedy's emerald-and-diamond statement engagement ring, gemstones have an iconic history among the world's leading ladies.  In the 1970s, Kirk Kara met and fell in love with his future wife, Lucy. During their courtship, he created a breathtaking sapphire pendant for her, and ever since, our design…

Engagement Traditions to Keep

For the contemporary bride, re-imagining traditions from generations past for your own love story can be a romantic journey for you and your groom-to-be. Here are a few ideas for modern takes on classic engagement rituals: 1. Involve the family: Suggest your groom-to-be has a chat with special family members ahead of time to include…