There are some who say that Princess cut diamond engagement rings make the most romantic choice and well, who can argue with a title like that? Agree or disagree, it is hard to deny that a princess diamond makes a striking choice for an engagement ring.
When major trends take off in the fashion and design, we often see the effect this has in the jewellery world. As we look at what is happening when it comes to colour, it is apparent from fashion, homewares and interiors that pastels are the new black and jewellery has not been left out.
Diamonds are not the only option for your engagement or wedding ring. Many prefer a splash of colour, others cite ethical reasons and some just simply prefer a little less bling. Whatever your reason, if diamonds are not your thing, there is still an abundance of options available to you.
Aquamarine is the birthstone of March, it belongs to the Beryl family, the same group that includes Emerald and Morganite. Named after the colours of the oceans, “water of the sea” the Aquamarine comes in a range of shades from the beautiful and most popular pale blue to stunning greenish blues.
In the age of technology and social media, it is becoming the “norm” to announce your engagement to the world online. We usually keep the intimate phone calls for those that are closest to us, family and close friends, but to let our wider social community know of the wonderful news
Pear shaped diamonds have made a comeback in recent years, particularly with the likes of celebrities of the moment, Katherine Heigl and now recently married Margot Robbie, both adorned with exquisite pear shaped diamond engagement rings.
At the beginning of each year, we take a look back at the year that has passed and reflect on who in Hollywood got engaged and which stars have received the most jaw-dropping, amazing engagement rings.
Planning a surprise engagement can involve lots of detective work, sneaking around and creatively coming up with a wide range of reasons why you are late from work or busy at lunch. The work of keeping your big surprise under wraps does not finish once you have sealed the deal and picked the ring.
When it comes to gemstone engagement rings the most popular by far is the Sapphire. Blue is what springs to mind when most people think of Sapphires, particularly Princess Kate’s ring or even the stunning Sapphire ring that Shane Warne proposed to Liz Hurley with.