What better time to go through engagement ring trends than the most beloved engagement season. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Prepare for your Instagram feed to be covered in pictures of brides with their engagement rings and wedding announcements.
Just as the wedding dresses change and vary throughout the years based on trends, so do the rings. One might say that the ring is the most important material part of any marriage. It’s a symbol of the love and loyalty that the couple shares and as a result it’s important for the design of the ring to reflect the beauty of the relationship. Every ring has its own story and its own meaning. Jewelry styles come in and out of favor, but the initial feeling of seeing the ring never leaves the bride’s mind.
In the age of social media where influencers and celebrities showcasing all the details of their lives, brides want their engagement ring stand out from the crowds, and proposal picture-clad Instagram feeds. Whether you’re choosing your own engagement ring or want to appeal to your clients by following the latest trends, this article will help you with the process.
The first item on our list of trends are colorful gems. Yes, you heard right, colorful gems are making a comeback in 2019 and will keep their strong position throughout the 2020. The trend has been in the spotlight ever since the Meghan Markle wore Princess Diana’s famous blue sapphire ring on her own engagement party. Even months after the event people couldn’t stop talking about it. All of a sudden everyone’s feeds were covered in colorful gems, reviving the old trend and bringing it a new found popularity.
Colorful diamonds and gemstones are a great way to make a bold and loud statement. However, this doesn’t take away from the elegance of the design.
Some people prefer a single gem design, yet the trends this year lean towards the clustered designs. If you’re looking for ways to make your engagement ring stand out from the masses in a creative way this is the way to go. Clustered settings have earned their spotlight due to the fact that they add interest to engagement ring designs.
In some cases the design consists of a main stone and baguette diamonds that encircle it, while other times the main stone is flanked on either side by additional stones. Either way, you have a lot of chances to get creative with this design.
You might ask yourself what’s a halo ring? Halo ring is a setting that encircles a center gemstone in a collection of round pavé or micro-pavé diamonds. The popularity of this design comes from its unique quality to make the centre diamond appear larger than on the traditional engagement rings. This illusion effect can be taken even further by playing with the shapes of the stones.
Whichever trends you choose to follow can’t be complete without a good team of designers. Each piece of jewelry requires care and love in the making process and this isn’t possible without a creative team. Sarkissian Jewelry Studio is a luxury design company with many years of experience within the jewelry design and manufacturing market.