Top 5 Diamond Ring Trends You Need to Know About in 2018

Top 5 Diamond Ring Trends You Need to Know About in 2018

January 11, 2018

As jewelry enthusiasts know, keeping up with diamond trends is no easy task.

This is particularly true when it comes to bridal rings. These days, many brides are looking for trendy designs and unique styles.

This past year, for example, it was all about colored gems. In 2018, we should see other interesting engagement ring trends take the central stage.

If you're planning on proposing in the near future, here is what to look for.

1. Pear Shapes

There's no denying that the round cut is a classic. There's a good reason for it -- these beauties would look good on anyone's finger!

Still, some brides want their engagement ring to look particularly special. To that end, we'd recommend the pear shape, commonly known as a teardrop.

This type of cut is a hybrid of oval and marquise cuts, and you could say it represents the best of both worlds. Pear-shaped diamonds usually look larger than they are, which makes them good value for money.

2. Rose and Gold

Rose gold engagement rings made a big comeback in 2017, and we expect that trend to continue this year.

Thanks to its luminous alloy of copper and gold, this ring will bring out the best qualities of your outfit. By its very nature, this metal emanates romance.

Looking vintage and modern at once is not easy, but rose gold engagement rings manage it with grace. Feel like making a statement? This is how you do it.

3. Raw Diamonds

By their nature, diamonds are rough and uneven. It takes a lot of cutting and polishing to get them down to a smooth surface.

However, that polishing part might not always be necessary. As a matter of fact, rough diamonds have gotten fashionable in recent years.

What's the catch?

For one thing, rough diamonds are usually less expensive than their polished brethren. However, this is also a great way to showcase the unaltered beauty of the stone. If you like the idea of looking natural, this might be the ring for you.

4. Ring Enhancers

Speaking of diamond trends, how about ring enhancers?

Though they look fine on their own, ring enhancers are most commonly used in a supporting role. Their main purpose is to complement the star of the show -- a solitaire diamond ring.

Ring enhancers come in many different styles, so there's nothing stopping you from getting creative with them!

5. Large Eternity Bands

Unlike your traditional engagement rings, eternity bands don't have a large center stone. Instead, these bands come with a continuous line of evenly distributed gemstones.

If you ask us, 2018 will be the year of large diamond eternity bands. Why? Simple - a row of 0.50 ct diamonds can support all kinds of intriguing cuts and shapes.

More Information About Diamond Trends

Still unsure about which type of engagement ring to go for? Take your time! There are a lot of good reasons why this is not a decision that should be rushed.

If you're looking for professional advice, you can contact us today. We'll get back to you right away!




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