Popping the question requires lots of planning, researching and knowledge. We understand that there are a million details to sort our before she says YES and we are here to help with our time-tested tips and expert jewellery knowledge. After giving you the technical tips and guidelines on finding a ring that suits her, Steven Stone experts bring you the latest engagement ring trends
The odd one
High-end fashion designers were more than imaginative and eccentric in the past few seasons. Odd shaped stones, imperfect and uncut diamonds became admired centre pieces in many jewels, including artesian engagement rings. Weird and alienesque designs suddenly became the must-have accessories and a considerable substitute to traditional engagement rings. Steven Stone 18ct White Gold Tanzanite & Diamond Ring is a stunning alternative to the conventional. Its unusual, eye-catching and tasteful design make it the perfect timeless piece.
Gemstone engagement ring trends
Gemstone engagement ring trends have been steadily growing in popularity, especially among millennials. They are desired for their vivid colours, symbolism and affordability. Gemstone selection is quite broad and includes stones in all colours, cuts and sizes, which allows you to find the engagement ring that suits her best. The trendiest and most popular choices include royal blue sapphires, mesmerizing red rubies and chic green emeralds. See our gemstone engagement rings here
The right hand ring
Engagement rings usually tend to have smaller stones with wearable designs, however if your partner doesn't use her hands much at work, you can safely opt for a statement dress piece as an engagement ring. Cocktail rings with coloured diamonds, such as this make a sophisticated statement piece and a stunning engagement ring she would love for years to come.
Antique, vintage and retro
Vintage inspired jewellery designs have never gone out of fashion and remain an eternal classic. A vintage-inspired engagement ring is the ultimate feminine and time-honored accessory to match every woman's aesthetic. Steven Stone White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Flower ring is a great investment and makes an everlasting relic to pass down to generations. Blue sapphires are the symbol of friendship and loyalty and are a very popular choice for engagement rings and wedding and bridal jewellery.
Recently, green was pronounced colour of the year and all that is inspired by nature is popular. Animal and floral prints and botanic jewellery and accessories are among the most wearable trends this summer. Floral engagement rings are a delicate, eye-catching alternative to engagement rings with traditional settings. A charming and feminine accessory, they make a delightful token of your love.
One of the hottest 2017 engagement ring trends is the stacking ring. Whether you plan to combine a shaped wedding ring with her engagement ring, choose a 3 piece ring or opt for a single multi-band, you would give her a chic and contemporary statement bijou. Tie the knot with a luxurious and noticeable engagement ring from our collection.
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