One way to make marquise engagement rings stand out is to break the mold and set the stone sideways. We often get hung up on “the way it’s supposed to be” and forget to be creative. Horizontal marquise engagement rings make a big statement and turn heads.
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If you’re on a tight budget, don’t rule out marquise engagement rings. These are not the most popular cut, but in the right ring mounting, they can look just as fantastic as a round diamond, for about 25% less. If you play the game right, you might be able to score a ring for an [...]
The claddagh ring is the most popular design among celtic engagement rings. This design has been around for centuries and is still a favorite for lovers today. This style is very traditional, but some modern interpretations are breathing new life for a new generation.
The most unique engagement rings are custom designed. Custom designed rings require a lot of effort and planning, but the end result is worth the time spent. Coming up with an idea can be the biggest challenge. Here are some ideas to get your wheels turning.
There are lots of choices in settings for marquise engagement rings. Many people think of the marquise shaped diamond as being out of fashion, but the unique design makes it well suited for a range of designs from antique to modern.
Don’t be surprised if most of the cushion cut engagement rings you come across are set in a vintage or antique style. Just because this is the most popular type of setting, doesn’t mean it’s the only way to go. There are a number of unique and modern designs for cushion cut engagement rings. All [...]
Celtic engagement rings are a special symbol of love and commitment. Every little detail carries a unique message and hidden meaning. Interlace patterns can be seen as early as the third century A.D. in Roman and Byzanitine architecture. Celtic art is traced back to 450 A.D. with intricate patterns of spirals, steps, and keys.
Princess cut engagement rings are a favorite among brides to be. Shopping for this popular style is easy but narrowing the selection can be a challenge. One of the biggest decisions, of course is size. One carat has traditionally been the “standard” but to send her over the moon, go for two.
Antique style engagement rings have always been popular with a small sector of the public. Between all the engagement ring styles they are perhaps the ones with most exuberance and glamour. Roughly one-fifth of betrothed couples have opted for antique style or actual vintage engagement rings over the past few decades – and many don’t even [...]
The infinity symbol is used in unique engagement rings to symbolize eternal love. The symbol for infinity looks like the number 8 lying on its side. Used primarily in mathematics, the symbol was introduced in 1655 by John Wallis. Today, the symbol is used in more than just mathematical theories; it is incorporated into all [...]