As you may know, choosing an engagement ring is not an easy task! With so many different diamond cuts and engagement ring styles, there are thousands of engagement rings to choose from. But not to worry, here is a quick guide:
Choosing The Shape Of The Diamond
With so many different diamond shapes to choose from at Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry, it comes down to your personal taste. If you are looking for a cut of diamond that sparkles more than any other, a round diamond does just that. Round diamonds are the only cut of diamonds that can be have ideal proportions and dimensions, therefore they can reflect the most amount of light or sparkle. There are many characteristics of a diamond that can be considered when choosing the perfect diamond.
Choosing The Engagement Ring Setting
The first thing that should be considered when deciding the setting of the engagement ring is the metal. Whether you choose platinum or gold, the price of the engagement ring will change according to the price of the metal. Click here to read more about the different metals.
Then comes the actual setting style. Today, there many different engagement ring styles and designers for every taste. Some of the most recognized designers include Tacori, Verragio, Simon G, Ritani and more. Some of the most popular engagement ring styles include:
Solitaire Engagement Ring
A solitaire engagement ring typically has four to six small prongs holding the diamond in place. The setting is simple and usually does not have any detail on the setting, allowing the diamond to stand out on its own! This is a classic, timeless design that has been chosen by brides for many years.
Halo Engagement Ring
Halo engagement rings are modern engagement rings that have diamonds surrounding the center stone. This engagement ring style is the favorite to many women including celebrities such as Katie Holmes, Natalie Portman and Jessica Alba.
Pave Diamond Engagement Ring
Pave engagement rings are modern and very desired by women today. They include diamonds in the setting and can either be eternity pave diamond settings or they can have the diamonds run half way through.
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