Which Engagement Ring Style Fits You?
You’re looking for an engagement ring?! How exciting!
The process of picking out the perfect ring is intimidating. After all, you or your spouse will wear this piece of jewelry every day for the rest of your life. This means the ring you choose has to have quality and style that stand the test of time.
There are many things to consider when picking out an engagement ring:
Style – traditional, modern, vintage?
Budget – what are you comfortable spending?
Daily activities and lifestyle – does she have a career or hobbies that will be affected by the height or shape of a ring?
Personality – what is she like? What kind of jewelry does she like?
As you search for the perfect engagement ring, here are some styles to consider:
The solitaire ring is traditional, classic and elegant, putting all the attention and focus on the center diamond. The high-set diamond is optimal for light exposure, showcasing the stone’s brilliance and optimizing sparkle.
Halo engagement rings are more modern, fashion-forward rings that feature a center stone surrounded by a halo of smaller diamonds. This type of setting makes the center diamond appear larger and offers the additional sparkle of more diamonds.
Another great feature of the halo engagement ring is that it is stunning with or without a wedding band. Click here to see our favorite halo styles.
Side stone rings come in many styles - pave, channel set, eternity and colored gemstone. Paired with simple weddings bands or diamond wedding bands, side stone rings are a perfect mix of traditional and modern. Check out these side stone rings from J. F. Kruse.
Commonly referred to as the “trinity” ring, these three stones represent your past, present, and future together. The center stone is typically larger than the others and set higher.
Chose to further accent this style with pave stones along the sides of the band or it can be paired with a plain band. Looking for a three stone ring? Click here.
Celebrities are making statements with gemstone rings. Gemstones are an excellent way to incorporate your significant other’s favorite colors in an engagement ring. While some people chose the make their center stone a colored gemstone, others choose to accent their center stone with colored gemstone side stones. Gemstones are easy to add to any ring design; here are some ideas.
If you’re not finding a style that matches your future spouse’s personality, no problem! Want to combine 4 styles into one? No problem! Custom engagement rings (paired with custom wedding rings) allow you the ability to create a design and style that’s as unique and special as your relationship.
Anything is possible with custom engagement rings – check out our gallery
for some ideas.
One of the great benefits of working with a local jeweler is the ability to come into our store and try on every style until you find the one that suits your personality. We have coffee, wine, cookies and we’re excited to meet you and be a part of your story!