Popular Engagement Ring Styles

Engagement rings have come a long way since the ancient Egyptians placed circles of silver or gold wire on the ring finger of their left hand, chosen because it was meant to connect directly to the heart. Even in the last century there have been notable variations in the styles preferred by engaged couples and their future brides. There are more options than ever for couples looking for the ideal ring that not only symbolizes their relationship but also takes into account their individual style preferences, although diamonds undoubtedly remain a girl’s best friend.

So if you’re looking for inspiration, read on to learn about the timeless engagement ring designs and cutting-edge styles that are rocking today’s most-loved engagement ring settings.

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Solitaire

Solitaire engagement rings have a single stone in a basic prong setting. Four or six prongs are generally used for installation. They are very popular as their fashion is elegant, understated and timeless. Look for engagement rings with narrower bands or wrap rings that frame the center stone to make the stone appear larger.

Halo

Halo engagement rings include a highlighted center stone and a halo of small diamonds surrounding it. This significantly increases the shine of the ring and gives the impression that it is larger. To suit your tastes and those of your partner, you can choose from a variety of center stone shapes.

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