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2019 Engagement Ring Trends

It is that time of year once again: the holiday proposals. And we are right smack in the middle of it. Christmas Eve through Valentine’s Day is an incredibly popular time to get engaged. With all of this love in the air it is time to dive right in to the top engagement ring trends for 2019.

Whatever statement you want your brand-new bauble to make, it should definitely say “I love you!” and be a true reflection of your personal style. It may seem overwhelming at first, but we are here to help you find the perfect style that you will love.

Pear shaped diamonds are resurfacing as a popular trend, and for good reason; its faceted cut and feminine curves make it one of the most elegant and flattering shapes for the hand. When paired with delicate diamond halos it can highlight the stone’s shape and intensify its sparkle.

Even within this particular cut there are a variety of styles. One stand-out is this exquisite ring by Steven Kretchmer. The elegant platinum helix style is unique for a pear shaped stone to maximize the brilliance.

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A more “traditional” look is this delicate 18karat white gold setting, with a 0.80cts diamond halo.

If you are unsure about using a pear shaped diamond as the center stone, consider placing them on the sides instead. In this sparkler the pear shaped diamonds flank a lovely oval stone for a stunning look. These romantic and round inspired brilliant cut diamonds are close in sparkle and feel to a traditional round diamond. This helps the engagement ring stand out.

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Baguette diamonds will be the stone of choice for accents in 2019 engagement rings. Their rectangular shape is what sets them apart from classic diamond cuts, but they still add an element of elegance to the ring.

This amazing ring by Tacori features 0.68cts of baguettes and round diamonds that embellish the princess cut center stone, giving it a uniquely stunning feel.

The Bypass ring is also a style that we will see more of this engagement season. Originally popular in the Victorian era, this style was usually given as an engagement ring because it symbolized two souls coming together as one (aww). Today bypass rings have become popular because they offer a great mix of minimalist and negative spacing that you don’t get with traditional rings.

One of our favorite ring designers Steven Kretchmer, has a few different bypass styles that you can choose from.

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Micro pave bands are a great trend that we are loving. Many couples are moving towards having a very thin micro-pave diamond band on their engagement ring and for their wedding band as well. This ultra-thin look highlights the beauty and size of the center stone.

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Multi-stone rings are having a real moment. You can use a variety of cuts to create different silhouettes on a standard band. And stacking three – or even five! – stones side by side gives an engagement ring some serious stature.

Check out this five stone ring featuring 1.26cts of emerald cut diamonds, D in color, VS1 in clarity, framed with four trapezoid diamonds in the mounting. Simply breathtaking.

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Whether you are seriously shopping, secretly adding rings to your Pinterest board, or dropping hints to your partner, there is never a wrong time to look at engagement rings, and 2019 is already shaping up to be a fun one with dreamy designs that will want you to day “I do.”

We have had the honor and pleasure of being a part of thousands of happy engagements. Please stop in and see us soon. We would love to help you start off 2019 with a happy engagement of your very own.


Novel Twists in Bridal Jewelry, Unusual Shapes and Surprises Inside

The bridal market has been all a-twitter lately with some of the new trends in engagement rings and wedding bands.  Gold and mixed metal rings are in vogue, as are unusually shaped stones and bands, and engagement rings that hide a sweet secret meant for the bride’s eyes alone.

George Press Diamond Engagement Ring

Today’s engagement rings have been featuring unusually cut stones. For example, kite-shaped diamonds which look like four-sided stars. Or this lovely oval center stone set in 18 karat white gold by George Press and surrounded by 0.90cts of round diamonds.

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Gabriel & Co. Diamond Wedding Band

Or if you’re looking for a different shape in a wedding band, how about this Gabriel & Co. Diamond Wedding Band?  In 14 karat white gold, this band contains 0.26cts of diamonds and nests comfortably with your engagement ring for a winning combination.

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Steven Kretchmer Diamond Engagement Helix Ring

For the bold and the beautiful, this Steven Kretchmer Diamond Engagement Helix Ring puts a different twist on a traditional ring with its platinum Helix Truncated Flat setting holding a princess cut center stone aloft as if by magic!

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Verragio Diamond Engagement Ring

Brides are also being wooed by engagement rings with sweet surprises meant only for their eyes. Most people view an engagement ring from the top as the soon-to-be bride holds out her hand or moves it about.  But future brides often spend countless hours admiring their rings from all sides, turning it this way and that to sparkle and shine in the light.

The sides of the settings have now become opportunities to enchant brides with special designs and even “secret” diamonds or other gems.

This 18 karat white gold Verragio Diamond Engagement Ring is a classic example of this technique with its yellow gold “underskirt” and a nosegay of  diamonds underneath that are nobody’s business but the bride’s. We’re charmed. Aren’t you?

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Tacori Diamond Engagement Ring

This principle can be applied to more streamlined rings also. A modern setting from Tacori, this Diamond Engagement ring is traditional, yet unconventional, and still manages to intrigue with an unexpected display of side diamonds.

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Verragio Diamond Engagement Ring

One last offering from Verragio that truly exemplifies what we’re talking about.

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On this 18 karat white gold Diamond Engagement Ring, the surprise continues all around the band with curlicues and arches that few people will see besides the bride.  Maybe they help keep her ring in place, or maybe they are a love note just for her that says “you are loved in your entirety, as a whole, for all that you are and will ever be.” This is for her to know, not us.  We can only guess and wish it was ours.


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