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Guide to Engagement Ring Trends
want modern styled engagement rings that are fashionable and
timeless. Diamonds are very traditional for engagement rings of
course, but more stones are being incorporated to update the look of
the most popular precious stone used in rings- diamond. Today's
engagement rings have evolved from simple designs to rings with
stylish designs and settings to give the ring a stunning look and feel.
engagement rings which were popular are always in style and they are
considered as timeless piece of jewelry. Diamond solitaires are
always popular, with oval-cut stones currently dominating the market,
though round, princess and emerald-cut diamonds are still favored.
Gold as the base is as popular as ever, but platinum has rapidly
become the favored metal for the engagement rings. Platinum's
whitish-silvery luster helps bring out the brilliance and sparkle of
the diamonds, and unlike silver will never tarnish and is durable as
it's strong and hard, so it's difficult to ding or dint; and it's the
heaviest metal used for engagement rings, weighing as twice the
weight of the same amount of 14K gold.
Antique engagement rings have also come back into style. Ornate,
romantic, and timeless, antique rings are very much in vogue,
something many young women desire and rings in gold and platinum
often display superb intricate metalwork. Several Vintage-inspired
modern engagement rings have also come into vogue, as are engagement
rings bearing fancy colored diamonds. Celebrities, like J Lopez, who
during her engagement to Ben Affleck got an engagement ring with a
six-carat pink diamond. Fancy colored diamonds can also be used as
side stones to give the extra color to the ring blue, yellow, green,
brown are the popular colors.
A new exciting
trend is with the men's rings. Men's engagement rings were often
utilitarian more than stylish. Now a days style has also caught up
with men's engagement rings, so that they are available in platinum,
gold or silver with solitaire diamonds or with new settings to give a
simple yet stylish and somber character to the ring. Modern
engagement rings, are made from custom unique designs to innovative
new cuts and sets, including the princess cut diamonds with increased
numbers of facets, special bezel settings and the tension-setting,
which gives the appearance of 'Floating Diamond'- diamond appears to
float above the engagement ring.
engagement ring you choose, traditional or modern, the most important
thing is that 'it should be a ring to be treasured and cherished for
a life time'.