Custom engagement rings gone wrong — 5 mistakes to avoid
For some lovebirds, a classic diamond solitaire engagement ring is the tops. For others, nothing is better than over-the-top and only a one-of-a-kind engagement ring will do. For most, though, something in between is the ticket to jewelry happiness.
The Secret Superpower of East-West Rings’
Often, when shopping for the perfect engagement ring, folks are wholly concerned with the diamond, leaving the setting unconsidered, unappreciated, or just flat out underwhelming. It’s like hanging a Picasso with a couple of thumbtacks when it deserves a luxe, gilded frame. After all, the best ring settings don’t just hold your diamond securely on your finger, they make it really shine.
Six hallmarks of modern engagement rings
No matter how many opinions there are—and there are many—about the tradition of engagement rings, the fact remains, they’re not going anywhere quickly. But their styles sure have evolved. Like that puff-shouldered lace and tulle wedding number in the back of your mom’s closet, engagement rings used to be over-the-top, heavy, thick, and well, not so wearable.
Why Bezel Settings are Better Than Prong Settings
It’s your DIAMOND ring. All caps. Whether you treated yourself with a sparkly lil something because self-care or it’s a symbol of your partner’s endless devotion, that rock on your finger deserves a setting that will keep it safe and sound for, well, ever. Our favorite way to indulge our “better safe than sorry” side? A glistening bezel. Here's why.
8 Simple Engagement Rings That Aren’t Boring
By now, you’ve probably figured out that bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to engagement rings. Economic reasons aside, putting a big, dull rock on your hand isn’t going to win you as many compliments as a super-sparkly, unique style that screams “you” from a mile away.
How to Design a Unique Engagement Ring
Whether you want to go all-out custom or just put your own little spin on a classic, designing a unique engagement ring can be easier than you think. Plus, you don’t have to worry about anyone else having the same ring! Here’s a quick run-down of things to consider when dreaming up your perfect engagement ring:
Yellow Gold Engagement Rings are 2021’s Top Trend
Pull out your grandmother's jewelry box because this warm, vintage metal is more in vogue than ever. More than half of our try at home orders are in yellow gold styles. If you think your infatuation is alone, think again.