Eternity Rings: A Symbol of Everlasting Love
Eternity rings are a perfect way to celebrate your eternal love. Usually given as anniversary gifts, the most popular style of eternity ring is a band, in gold or platinum, with diamonds or gemstones.
De Beeers created the concept of an eternity rings in the 1960s aimed at older, married women and sold under the slogan "A Diamond is Forever". Nowadays, though, there are no hard and fast rules as to when to buy an eternity ring.
A gift that says that your love is forever is an eternity band. And, using diamonds as the precious gem in this ring truly means that your love is everlasting. An eternity band is a ring of precious metal with gems circling the entire band.
Know The Difference Between Full & Half Eternity Rings
These rings get their name from the diamonds completely encircling the band, a gift that says that your love is forever is an eternity band. Choosing the correct ring size is especially important since the rings cannot be resized due to the diamonds going all the way around the band.
While the full eternity ring with diamonds encircling the entire band symbolize your everlasting love is traditional, they tend to cost more than the half eternity ring due to the additional stones. They are also difficult to resize and jewelers often make them to order.
An eternity ring was traditionally given on a significant anniversary, usually 35 years or more, and was intended to be worn above or in between an engagement ring and wedding band.
Diamond eternity rings are the most popular styles of diamond wedding bands due to the stones encircling the entire ring finger as a symbol of everlasting love.
Colored Gemstone Eternity Rings
While diamonds are traditional, forever, a girl's best friend etc. With a name derived from the Greek word adamas, which means undestructable, diamonds symbolise strength, eternity and ever-lasting love. It is the most popular gem for an eternity ring, and a gift that will be treasured forever.
But colorful gemstones such as rubies or sapphires are making a comeback. The ruby is the birthstone for July so it's the perfect engagement ring, or eternity ring, for those born in that month. Ruby has long been associated with love and passion, and sapphires symbolize truth and fidelity.
In ancient times, sapphire was a typical gemstone for royalty given its royal blue color and its lucky powers. Today, however, a sapphire and diamond eternity ring is both symbolic and represents a unique personal style. Perfect worn alone or stacked with your other favorite rings from the collection.
An opulent sapphire and eternity band evokes a sense of privilege and symbolism often associated with royal engagement rings.
The eye-catching blues of this fancy baguette-cut sapphire and diamond alternated eternity ring are perfect to pair with your other favorite rings. This ring can also be made with range of colors from bolder pink and orange to classic purple and blue for those modern brides who want anything but traditional.
De Beers created the concept of an eternity ring. Diamonds, therefore are commonly used in a channel or pav� setting but other precious gemstones, such as round rubies, emeralds or sapphires are also alternated with baguette-cut diamonds in eye-catching full and half eternity rings.
Sapphires that aren't blue (think: pink sapphires and yellow sapphires) are a great option if you want the look of a pink or yellow diamond eternity ring but on a budget.
Fancy Cut Diamond Eternity Rings
Elongating effect centre stones such as oval, pear, emerald or marquise-shaped gems are traditionally set vertically. Also known as an East-West setting, it creates a new look, distinctive yet elegant, that has been favorite of celebrities.
Eye-catching fancy cut diamonds like emerald cut, baguette cut, marquise, pear shaped and oval cut diamonds are the emerging trends for 2020.
Also known as a �step cut� due to the parallel facets, the emerald cut diamonds in a east-west setting eternity ring as a wedding band will truly make you stand out. Available in gold or platinum.
5 Reasons Not to Buy an Emerald Cut Diamond
When it comes to emerald cut diamond eternity rings, most pictures look alike, so these questions need to be asked.
Have your heart set on an emerald cut diamond eternity ring? Bear ... it requires a certain confidence of the wearer, stone quality and style of setting for them to look their best.
Ethical Eternity Rings
Small-mine artisanal high quality Ethical eternity rings or stylish wedding bands crafted in Fair Trade certified white, yellow, rose gold or recycled are also popular with modern brides who care about the environment. Available in many different styles at guaranteed lowest prices.
Recycled Eternity Rings
Bespoke eternity rings made from recycled gold and old-cut diamonds are also popular as wedding bands because of the sentiment.
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