Stacked Bands or Eternity Bands
Variety is the spice of life. As such, wearing different bands on the same finger has become a popular trend. You can use stackable rings, or eternity rings. Either style usually has small diamonds or gemstones throughout the ring.
Pear Shaped Diamonds
Pear Shaped diamonds have found their way into some of the most imaginative jewelry creations. While some mistake this for a modern cut, the pear shaped diamond originates in the mid 15th century. A well cut pear shaped diamond has a brilliant sparkle factor, something every bride to be loves.
Untraditional Stones, colored diamonds, and sculpted stones
Not all engagement rings have to have diamonds and not all diamonds have to be white. Various gemstones can be used to make your ring truly unique and representative of what you love. A rare but delicate pink diamond may feel very feminine, but diamonds can be champagne, black, yellow or even blue or green. To increase the unique factor, glyptic art, or the ancient art of carving hardstones, has had a recent resurgence. Think of this as a reverse cameo. A cameo is created above the surface, where glyptic sculpture can be characterized by carving or engraving a sunken image in a stone or gem.
Solitaire Engagement Rings
Solitaire engagement rings will never go out of style and are the perfect option for the classic bride to be. Solitaire rings but the focus is on the center stone. While not considered trendy, it is simple and timeless.
Modern bridal sets come in different shapes, metals, and with traditional or unique center stones. Some brides prefer 2 separate rings that fit next to each other, usually with some bend in the design to give the bridal set some character. Other brides prefer a double banded engagement ring with a single wedding band that fits in the center, a little different from prior bands that had a single engagement ring that fits inside a double wedding band. Brides are also mixing metals. Yellow gold engagement ring with a white gold wedding ring or a white gold engagement ring with a rose gold wedding band.
Speaking of rose gold, that is back in fashion once again. A warm delicate color, that is both modern and vintage at the same time.
Diamond Halo Rings
What is more dazzling than an intricate halo of diamonds that show off the center diamond, or gem? They add sparkle and make the center diamond look larger than it is. Halo rings come in single or double bands and the center stone is usually round, emerald, princess, or radiant. Add a matching diamond wedding band and you will have a sparkling set that she will adore for life.
Similar is pavé engagement rings, which feature a large center diamond whose brilliance is enhanced with petite diamonds around the band itself. It is named pave, a French word, because it resembles a paved or cobblestone road.
There is a lot to choose from in the engagement ring world. Be sure to pick out something that represents you and your unique love as a couple, to be celebrated forever.