A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles
Engagement ring shopping can be daunting enough even without adding the industry terminology in the mix. You may have brushed up on the 4Cs already, but one of the most important things to know before you start shopping is what style of engagement ring you’re looking for.
At Gemonay, we care beyond the beauty of the style. Our biggest inspiration is communication with our clients. Over many years, we have learned the wants and needs of our clients, and each of our pieces is not only beautiful but also comfortable to wear.
Here are the most popular engagement ring styles that we offer :
A Halo ring is another classic choice, but it’s also modern and stylish. This style has a central gemstone surrounded by a halo of stellar diamonds that encircle it, making the diamond appear larger. Likely the most famous example of a halo ring is Princess Diana’s sapphire ring which now belongs to Kate Middleton. Halo rings radiate a glamourous, timeless feel.
For brides who love a little glamour -- a pavé engagement ring is when the band is encrusted with small diamonds. Pronounced “pa-vay,” pavé originates from the French word “to pave” — in this case, as in paved with diamonds. The pavé setting adds extra sparkle and elegance to an engagement, all while emphasizing the beauty of the center diamond.
For those brides-to-be who are all about fashion, a head-turning engagement ring is a must. Traditional and conventional rings won’t suit their style. Instead, an unusual design that is modern while also romantic and elegant is a perfect choice. The sky is really the limit when it comes to modern engagement rings. Their designs are beautiful and innovative.
If you know your other half has a kinship about a certain area or appreciates gifts with a story behind them -- a vintage ring might be the way to go. Vintage rings are for those wanting more individuality and they speak about themselves rather than their statements of status. For those brides-to-be who are all about fashion, a head-turning engagement ring is a must. Traditional and conventional rings won’t suit their style. Instead, an unusual design that is modern while also romantic and elegant is a perfect choice. The sky is really the limit when it comes to modern engagement rings. Their designs are beautiful and innovative.
Ever since Meghan Markle debuted her three-stone sparkler, this classic setting has skyrocketed in popularity. Also known as a “trilogy” style, the three stones represent love, friendship, and fidelity, or a couple’s past, present, and future. The three-stone engagement ring is a super chic choice for any bride.
The more, the merrier, right? Side-stone engagement rings have complementing diamonds or gemstones that bring out the brilliance of the center stone. It’s the perfect style to capture the past with an eye to the future.