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Sapphires have captured hearts for centuries with their mesmerizing hues and rich cultural history. From ancient civilizations to modern glamour, these precious gems hold a special place in our world. Join us on a captivating journey through time and culture as we explore the fascinating history of sapphires, including a surprising twist—sapphires come in a rainbow of colors!
Nangi is headed back to Bergen in October! We can’t wait to be back in our favorite city. Discover new designs, one-of-a-kind pieces and exclusives.
Read the article Norway's largest (and official) broadcasting company, NRK, wrote featuring us and our gorgeous lab-grown diamonds!
If there's one thing that captures the essence of timeless romance and Hollywood glam, it's the sparkle of a dazzling engagement ring. While diamonds have long been the traditional choice for engagement bling, sapphires have been making a splash on the celebrity scene. These stunning and colorful gemstones not only symbolize loyalty and fidelity but also add a unique twist to the classic engagement ring. Join us on a star-studded journey as we explore some of the biggest celebrities who've said "yes" to sapphire engagement rings!
When we talk about diamonds, the Kimberley Process certification comes up often as a way to ensure diamonds are conflict-free. This certification, created to ease worries about diamonds being used to fund conflicts, started in 2003 with the support of the United Nations. But if we dig a bit deeper, we find that things aren't as simple as they seem. In the early 2000s, there were troubling reports of diamonds being used to finance wars against governments, revealing a less perfect side of the industry. In response to this, the Kimberley Process was established, aiming to prevent the trade of diamonds from regions plagued by conflict.
Lab-grown diamonds are the future of jewelry, offering consumers a beautiful and sustainable alternative to mined diamonds. But how exactly do these diamonds come to be, and what makes them so special? In this article, we'll explore the journey of a lab-grown diamond from its inception in a state-of-the-art laboratory to its eventual home on the finger of a lucky customer.
Nangi is headed back to Stavanger in October! We can't wait to be back and see all of you! Book a private appointment with us and discover new designs, one-of-a-kind pieces and exclusives.
Nangi is headed to Switzerland for the very first time! We can’t wait to visit the city of picturesque alpine beauty and timeless Swiss precision! Book a private appointment with us and discover new designs, one-of-a-kind pieces and exclusives.
There is really only one solution for those who absolutely want to avoid the problems associated with conflict diamonds – don’t get a diamond at all. Sapphires, in particular, have emerged as a beacon of ethical jewelry, gaining increasing popularity as awareness about the issues surrounding diamonds has grown. What sets sapphires apart is not only their beauty but also their ethical provenance.
What sets a lab-grown diamond apart from a mined diamond? Surprisingly, not much at all. Chemically, physically, and optically, they are indistinguishable, as they are essentially formed in different settings.
Get ready to discover the team behind Nangi—a passionate team of jewelry lovers! We believe it's high time you meet the faces behind the brand. Nestled within our small, tight-knit Nangi family lies a profound adoration for all things jewelry!
A wedding is one of the most special occasions in your life, and that's why bridal jewelry is an important part of your outfit on the big day.
When it comes to choosing a precious stone for your jewelry, the options can seem overwhelming. Diamonds have long been the traditional choice, but other stones like white sapphires are becoming increasingly popular. If you're trying to decide between a white sapphire and a diamond for your jewelry, it's important to understand the differences between the two.
As the world seems to have moved on from the COVID-19 pandemic, hand hygiene has remained a top priority in the efforts to curb the spread of bacteria. Frequent hand washing and the use of hand sanitizers have become the new normal for many people. However, for those who wear rings, there is growing concern about the impact of constant hand washing and sanitizing on their beloved pieces of jewelry.
In addition to considering gemstone hardness, taking care of your gemstone treasures is essential to ensuring longevity and maintaining its beauty - no matter which gemstone you select. Here are some tips for cleaning and caring for your engagement ring.
When it comes to choosing an engagement ring or a ring you plan to wear every day, one factor you should consider is the gemstone hardness. Gemstones come in various types and qualities, but the level of hardness is a critical factor that affects its durability and longevity. In this article, we will explore the concept of gemstone hardness and why it matters, especially for rings that you plan to wear every day.
We are constantly surrounded by colors emitting specific meaning to us. But do you know what the colors actually mean? Let’s tap into the powerful magic of color symbolism.
The Toi et Moi ring, also known as the "you and me" ring, has a long and fascinating history that began with Napoleon Bonaparte and his bride-to-be, Josephine.
As you’re picking out the perfect ring, you have a lot to consider. But there’s one very important detail that many people overlook when picking out a ring: their setting profile. Although there are lots of different ring settings to choose from, generally, they come in two profiles. Either a high set profile or a low set profile. There are pros and cons to each setting profile, and it’s important to carefully evaluate which you prefer.
December is represented by an array of brilliant blues with three beautiful birthstones promising brightened moods to those wearing them.
Here’s how I proposed to Jenny and the myths about engagement rings I wish I’d known back then.
Most people agree that the engagement ring belongs on the ring finger, but on which hand? Read on if you’ve been wondering ;)
As one of the months represented by two striking gemstones, November promises new level hotness with sexy citrine and vibrant topaz.
One man’s house renovation project turned into a treasure hunt, when he accidentally stumbled upon the world’s largest sapphire, making him instantly rich.
Get kinky with the June birthstone — moonstones are said to be of great help if you want to make babies! Moonstone is the mystical birthstone of June, and is adored for its elegant transparent appearance and that mesmerizing blue sheen.
Scandinavian spring truly blossoms in May. How perfect then, that the evergreen emerald is the May birthstone.
Sri Lanka has a special place in our hearts. Not only do we love it because our family lives there, it also is the best country for precious gemstones.
Want to make your piece of fine jewelry truly one-of-a-kind? Check out our best advice for adding that personal touch to your jewelry!
The gemstone of all gemstones is the birthstone of April. Diamonds exuberate light and love, elegance and power. You can’t go wrong with a sustainable lab-grown diamond.
With a beautiful aquamarine gemstone, you can fiercely plunge into the waves of life – it will keep you safe and sound, looking dashing at the same time.
We're so in awe of Meghan for telling her powerful story! Did you watch Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah yet? We did, and we are so in awe of the Duchess of Sussex' strength and grace!
How the gemstone is cut affects its brilliance and value. Here are the shapes and cuts to look for when searching for that perfect gem!
For thousands of years, amethysts have mesmerized peoples of old tribes and ancient empires. The February birthstone is believed to be the most potent healing gemstone of all, no wonder it looks so divine!
Leos and Virgos born in August sure are lucky, they can choose a Spinel birthstone of any color!
The Flamingo Collection is inspired by the bright pink to orange birds famous for their slender legs, long, graceful necks, large wings, and short tails. Flamingos are highly social animals, and they symbolize beauty, balance, confidence and grace.
It’s high time we share our love story, and how our desire to create something unique gave birth to the sustainable jewelry brand that is Nangi.
After three strenuous days in labor, Gjertrud gave birth to a beautiful baby boy named Oskar. The next day, husband Tore surprised her with a gorgeous push present, a bicolored green and champagne tourmaline ring, to show how proud he was. A push present (also called a push gift) is a present a partner or family gives to the mother to mark the occasion of her giving birth to their child.
No diamond is identical, but how do you know the diamond is of the highest quality possible? Here’s the Nangi diamond guide!
We are loving this increasingly popular trend cherishing new moms everywhere!
Lab-grown diamonds are increasingly popular. Rightfully so, as they’re the only sustainable alternative to mined diamonds.
Lab-grown diamonds are just as striking as their mined counterparts, but how are these gorgeous gems actually made? We let you in on the secret!
When you’re shopping for fine jewelry, you need to know your carats from your karats. They may sound the same, but they’re totally different terms, and it’s vital to know the difference. Here's a guide to both!
We believe that fine jewelry is meant to be worn every day. But as with most things in life, it looks its best when it’s taken good care of.
In a response to the ugly reality of the mined diamond industry, Nangi is proud to offer our customers a conflict-free and sustainable alternative through a variety of beautiful lab-grown diamonds.
Tourmaline’s dazzling array of colors shine so bright it can summon anyone’s inner artist. October is the perfect month to up your creative game!
Looking for an engagement ring? Diamond as the ultimate sign of love was a notion created in a crazy successful ad campaign 80 years ago. Maybe it’s time to use other beautiful gemstones to show our love?
From ancient Rome to royal courts of today, sapphire has been a favorite jewel among kings and queens for centuries. Can you blame them?
It’s no joke—the Moon really does affect life on earth.
Not sure what ring to pick for your partner? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here’s the ultimate guide to finding the perfect alternative engagement ring.
Most people think sapphires only come in blue, but we’re about to bust that myth! You can actually get these gorgeous gemstones in a rainbow of colors.
The September birthstone sapphire is believed to bring inner peace and harmony to your life. Just what a hardworking girl needs when summer has long waned!
Dating as far back as the Stone Age, the healing properties of gemstones, their beauty, and magic have been recognized and harnessed.
Birthstones are gemstones that accompany a birth month, each having a unique meaning and historical significance.