Deciding which engagement ring to purchase for your significant other is perhaps one of the most difficult decisions you will ever make – because with various kinds of rings available in the market, figuring out where to start your search could get very confusing. Worry not though, since we listed down some of the emerging engagement ring trends that’ll certainly help you make your beau say “I do”.
1. Unique Halos
Halo settings in an engagement ring has been popular for some time, and it’s quite easy to see why. Having a row of sparkling gem draws attention to your centre stone, making it appear bigger. This year, we’re anticipating a more unique take on the trend – everything from flashy geometric halos to vintage-inspired ring designs. If you want, you could even go retro for your halo to give it an artsy charm.
2. Coloured Accents
Coloured stones were also a big hit in 2016, and they’ll continue becoming a covetable trend this year as well – but with an added twist. Instead of single coloured stones, 2017 promises to bring gemstone accents. Think of a pink diamond halo or a diamond and emerald duo. So if you’re significant other loves the look of a two-stoned ring, then this choice is the way to go.
3. Edwardian Ring
Engagement rings that took inspiration from the Edwardian era are popular for their femininity and intricacy. The use of diamonds, coloured gemstones, platinum and intricate details are the known hallmarks of this period. From its platinum setting to its navette shape and use of perfectly cut sapphires, this striking jewellery piece is certainly a one of a kind.
4. Black Diamond
Want to guarantee that your partner’s bling stands out from the crowd? If so, then opt for a ring with a black diamond cut. Most of the non-traditional brides in Singapore are drawn to its edgier look. But aside from its appearance, black diamonds actually symbolize passion and certainty, making it an ideal and symbolic choice for an engagement ring.
Opals are considered as a dreamy alternative to diamonds. This stone has a mystical quality that’s attributed to its play of colours. Aside from their unique beauty, opals are also associated with loyalty and love – both are requisite qualities to a long and successful marriage.
Choosing an engagement ring for your bride-to-be isn’t that difficult if you just know what to look for. So be sure to keep these ring trend ideas in mind to make your next round of engagement ring hunt easier and a more fruitful one.