POSTED by:on 05/09/2013
Popular 4-prong diamond solitaire. – by James Allen. Setting: $180 Shop Now
Women who get engaged in 2013 have more than one reason to be joyful. This year has some of the loveliest engagement ring styles available for brides-to-be. Some of those styles include vintage inspired, halo, double halo, fancy cut diamonds, and rings with intricate settings as well as colored stones. Of course, we can’t forget the classic diamond solitaire that never goes out of style! Learn about some of the memorable features of these engagement rings that are getting lots of attention in 2013.
Halo and Double Halo Engagement Rings
A woman opening that gorgeous little box to find a halo engagement ring will most certainly have to take a moment to catch her breath. A halo engagement ring is another popular style in 2013 that features a center diamond surrounded by a “halo” of smaller diamonds. The halo of diamonds adds a little extra touch of flair and sparkle to the traditional diamond engagement ring.
0.39ct Diamond Halo Pave Engagement Ring – by James Allen. Setting: $2075 Shop Now
Split Shank Double Halo Pave Diamond Engagement Ring – by James Allen. Setting: $1925 Shop Now
A double halo engagement ring has the same style as a halo ring, but there is a second set of smaller diamonds around the center diamond. This ring is perfect for a woman who really loves the additional sparkle coming from her ring finger. There are many creative designs of this attractive engagement ring for the 2013 wedding season. Also check out our Halo Engagement Rings page.
An engagement ring with a twisted band is a popular choice this year. This modern design moves past the traditional circular ring giving it an additional touch of style. A ring with a twisted setting may have a single diamond or a diamond flanked by smaller ones.
Bypass settings are another appealing style for 2013. This ring has a unique band that features two sections. The sections may display a single diamond each or a line of diamonds. A bypass ring often has twists in its design and diamonds that trail along throughout the setting. For more information, please visit our Intricate Settings page.
Diamond Halo with Twisted Band – by James Allen. Setting: $625 Shop Now
Flora Twisted Band Solitaire – by Brian Gavin Diamonds. Setting: $1950 Shop Now
Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings
Women who love the imaginative ring styles belonging to the early twentieth century are usually the ones who admire vintage inspired engagement rings. These rings are particularly special because they don’t follow any rules when it comes to style. Many of these engagement rings feature an intricate floral design. For example, a vintage styled engagement ring may display a lovely sapphire surrounded by small diamonds made to look like the petals of a flower. Another vintage ring may be crafted in the design of a bow tie with a diamond in its center surrounded by a scattering of smaller diamonds. Vintage inspired designs with styles from the 1920s and 30s are appealing today because of the variety of shapes and stones incorporated into their designs. Also, please visit our Vintage Style Engagement Rings page.
Antique Bezel & Pave Set Engagement Ring – by James Allen. Setting: $800 Shop Now
Thin French-Cut Pave Set Diamond Engagement Ring – by James Allen. Setting: $525 Shop Now
Engagement Rings with Colored Stones
Thanks in large part to celebrities like Mariah Carey, Penelope Cruz and Kate Middleton, engagement rings with colored stones are experiencing a huge rise in popularity in 2013.
In addition to the traditional white diamond, today’s bride-to-be has a lot more options to choose from. Diamonds are available in pink, canary yellow, green, blue, champagne, and even chocolate! Furthermore, she may if she wishes, choose a nontraditional gemstone such as a sapphire, ruby, emerald or amethyst. For additional info, please visit our Blue Sapphire Engagement Rings page.
Oval Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring – by Amazon. Shop Now
Trillion Cut Blue Sapphire – by James Allen. Setting: $1310 Shop Now
Engagement Rings with Fancy Cut Diamonds
Yet another celebrity inspired trend are rings with fancy cut diamonds like the Princess, Emerald and Oval shaped cuts. Designs like Angelina Jolie’s impressive six carat emerald cut diamond, will fuel the demand for diamond shapes beyond the traditional round cut.
Engagement rings with fancy cut diamonds are also desirable because they allow for unique designs based on the shape of the diamond, such as the popular square-shaped princess cut diamond. Also, check out our Princess Cut Engagement Rings page.
Princess Cut Channel Set Engagement Ring – by Brian Gavin Diamonds. Setting: $2590 Shop Now
Thin Shank Micro Pave – by Brian Gavin Diamonds. Setting: $1670 Shop Now
The Perennial Classic Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring
It’s not surprising that the classic diamond solitaire claims a place on lists of the most popular engagement rings year after year. If you are looking for a ring that focuses the eye on the brilliance and sparkle of one perfect diamond, then the solitaire setting is definitely your best choice.
Six Prong Knife-Edge Diamond Ring – by James Allen. Setting: $750 Shop Now
Six Prong Solitaire – by Brian Gavin Diamonds. Setting: $325 Shop Now
With its classic beauty, the diamond solitaire will always be recognized as a perennial favorite of brides-to-be. For additional information, please visit our Solitaire Engagement Ring page.
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