Engagement Rings with Oval Diamonds or Gemstones

by Lars Larsen
February 12, 2014 / Engagement Rings,Jewellery Buying Guide

Round brilliant diamonds continue to be the most popular choice of stone for engagement rings. But If you are after something a little bit different but still love the beautiful curves of a round diamond, then why not look at oval cut stones?

Oval cut diamonds are a fabulous choice that should not be overlooked.  Their beautiful shape makes them a versatile choice; stunning in both vintage and modern settings, as a solitaire or set with surrounding smaller diamonds. Like a pear diamonds, an oval diamonds will vary in appearance. The dimensions of oval diamonds will differ, some oval diamonds will appear long and narrow in shape, while others will be shorter and wider. 
So who does an oval diamond suit best?
Because of the variations in cut, it is possible for anyone to find an oval diamond to suit their finger shape. Beautiful elongated oval diamonds make the perfect choice for those ladies with smaller, shorter fingers. They offer the illusion of longer, slender fingers.
For inspiration for your own custom made oval engagement ring, you just need to look to the famous hands in Hollywood. One of Larsen Jewellery’s favourite celebrity rings is Blake Lively’s stunning pink oval diamond engagement ring. Lively’s engagement ring is the perfect example of creating a simple setting to allow the diamond to shine. Another noteworthy mention is the vintage inspired engagement ring once worn by Katie Holmes. Tom Cruise proposed to Katie with a stunning 5 carat oval diamond split shank engagement ring encrusted with a halo of diamonds.
Here are 5 of Larsen Jewellery’s most beautiful oval diamond engagement rings:
     The ‘Aquarius’ featuring a beautiful 2.50ct oval cut Ceylon Sapphire. The perfect vintage inspired ring.
     The ‘Rose Trio’ featuring a 2.50ct oval pink Sapphire and two 0.15ct round brilliant diamonds set either side.






     The ‘Orion’ featuring a 1.00ct oval cut diamond, a beautiful modern design.








    The ‘Peony’ featuring a 1.10ct oval cut diamond surrounded by 18 x 1pt Brilliant cut Australian Blue Sapphires






   The ‘Azure Trilogy’ featuring a 1.51ct Ceylon Blue Sapphire and a pair of 0.35ct round brilliant diamonds bezel set either side.

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