Shopping for engagement rings should be a fun and enjoyable process; however, there are so many to choose from. In this article, we take a look at some of the most popular traditional ones.
Most traditional engagement rings incorporate a band and a diamond. The most traditional diamond engagement rings are the solitaire and halo styles.
Some of the most popular diamonds are Round, Princess, Emerald and Cushion cuts. In 2017 rose gold and coloured gemstones were very popular. Vintage-inspired rings are also extremely sought after.
The Top Ten
Up there is the luminous six prong solitaire diamond ring, the epitome of class and popular for brides looking for simple elegance. Examples can be found at https://www.comparethediamond.com/diamond-engagement-rings.
There is also the classic six prong solitaire, which features a single round cut centre diamond; simple, beautiful and it won’t break the bank.
For extra sparkle – and we are not talking wedding glitter stations – look at French pave set accent diamonds.
If size matters to you, then consider a plain shank halo diamond ring. Incorporating 16 diamonds, it looks larger than it actually is.
If you are after sparkle combined with tradition, the pave diamond halo ring has a centre stone with 62 accent diamonds around it, making it a real statement engagement ring.
If you want your ring to tell a story, look at a three-stone trellis ring; the three diamonds are meant to represent past, present and future commitment.
If you are after glamour, then a round sapphire under-bezelled ring glistens under the light.
A bestseller is the classic four prong solitaire diamond ring; simplistic yet stunning, the large centre diamond is unmistakeably spectacular.
If you are after something a little bit more unusual, then it may be worth looking at a knife edge solitaire ring. The extra detail really makes it stand out from the crowd.
Our last one in the top ten is the trellis princess solitaire diamond engagement ring. Its plain thick band perfectly shows off the princess cut diamonds.
Now that you know the different diamond cuts of engagement rings, it will hopefully make your choice a little easier. It is worth doing your research as well as making sure that your engagement ring will sit well with your wedding band.