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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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vintage inspired engagement rings

Which Metal is Right for You?

Choosing your ring’s metal says just as much about your personal style as the details and the cut that you choose. Glamorous white gold, timeless yellow gold, romantic rose gold or brilliant platinum — we only use the finest metals to create our artistically captivating designs. Here’s how to choose which metal you love for your the…

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Wedding Party Gifts They’ll Love

No matter what your bridal party style, a thoughtful, unique gift can go a long way. From fun party favors to memorable keepsakes, options for bridesmaid, groomsmen, and family gifts are endless. No matter what type of gift you’re going for, there are perfect choices for every great gifter! 1. Memorable: Angela Kara’s breathtaking one-of-a-kind bow…

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Tips for Planning Engagement Photos

The only thing as exciting as saying “YES” to the ring of your dreams is sharing the news with your loved ones. Whether you’re looking for magically traditional portraits or dreamy, artistic effects using unique props and colors, choosing a wedding photographer is an exciting part of expressing your personal style. Here’s some advice on…

vintage inspired engagement rings

Choosing the details in your ring design

You’re on a quest to find the ring of your dreams, and the breathtaking options are plentiful. Choosing your favorite iconic collection, the diamond shape of your dreams, and the metal that makes your heart flutter are usually first on the list when shopping for your forever captivating ring, but what about the details? Vintage-inspired, handcrafted details are…

Featured Design: Pirouetta Collection Design No. K174C65RWR

Every delightful design from our whimsically romantic Pirouetta collection doesn’t just encircle your finger – it dances around it. Elegant, handcrafted swirls flow seamlessly into one another, joyfully symbolizing togetherness and love. Design No. K174C65RWR from the Pirouetta collection is one of our most sought-after pieces. This enchanting design is the captivating creation that enraptured…

family heirloom vintage inspired engagement ring

More Than Just a Ring, a Timeless Family Heirloom

The most sentimental, romantically vintage wedding inspiration often comes from our own families. You’ve been dreaming of your own engagement and wedding for years, and like us, you admire the love stories of generations past. The details that inspired your early years of wedding dreams were perhaps photos of your grandmother in a timelessly chic going-away outfit, your mother’s…

vintage inspired engagement rings

Vintage Inspiration: Your Guide to Design Details

We all know “it’s all in the details,” and no detail goes overlooked when we craft your future Forever Captivating ring. For generations, we’ve draw inspiration for our handcrafted designs from many style eras and jewelry-making traditions to create a one-of-a-kind ring you’ll fall in love with over and over again. Consider this our easy-breezy guide to quickly…

Mix, Match and Stack

Our iconic vintage-inspired band collections are just as captivating as our architecturally stunning engagement rings and are also absolutely elegant when worn alone. Is mix, match and stack right for you?  At the Kirk Kara office, we can’t help but have a little fun mixing our unique bands, and we’ve learned a few tricks: 1. Choose the…

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Choosing a Wedding Band

The moment your groom-to-be slips your engagement ring onto your finger, you two have already made lasting committment to your future together. When you stand up in front of friends and loved ones for your nuptials, you’re declaring to one and all that the love you share is a love that’s built to last throughout…