2018 Engagement Ring Trends to Watch Out for
Seasons change, trends come and go, but tradition remains, though some are ignored and forgotten. Change is inevitable, except for some traditions that remain dear to us. One of these is offering an engagement ring to your one true love.
We have held on to this century-long tradition—a man giving a precious gift to a woman he wants to spend the rest of his life with. We all have been groomed by decades of stories, movies or TV series showing us a man going down on one knee and surprising the woman of his dreams with a diamond ring. Isn’t that just breathtaking?
Interestingly enough, just like the fashion industry or any industry per se, the jewellery industry is also part of the seasonal or annual trend cycle. And picking out which engagement ring is best suited for her delicate ring finger is not only a big decision but also a difficult and stressful one.
The options and choices would seem endless to the unprepared. You very well know that the ring has to be more than perfect. It will be the symbol of your undying love, loyalty and promise to be with her until the end of days, and she will be we rocking that ring for the next 40 to 60 years or so.
So, we have rounded up engagement ring trends to watch out for come 2018 from bespoke jewellery to the bold black diamond to help you make an informed decision when you finally decide to bend the knee and capture the “Yes” of the woman you love.
The following are 2018 engagement ring styles that you need to know.
Classic Solitaire Diamond Ring
One of the classic rings that never go out of style is the classic solitaire diamond ring. Over the years, other stones have been added to complement a single solitaire diamond. This is because the more diamonds there is in one ring, the more expensive the ring becomes, but depending on the carat and the stone. But just one single solitaire diamond is already perfect for your soon-to-be wife.
Rose Gold Rings
The romantic finish of this popular 2016 trend makes a diamond pop. Rose gold has reached the peak of popularity in 2016, and it is still no surprise that it’s making a comeback in 2018 since it is a soft, feminine, modern alternative to the traditional yellow gold.
Colour isn’t the only trend making its way to wedding dresses in 2018. Coloured gemstones are appealing to young couples and those who are looking for the non-traditional or alternative engagement rings, partly because these couples are looking to add a personal touch to their ring. They want to be unique and let the ring tell their romantic story. Sapphires in rose gold or pink gold, coloured diamonds, spinels are among the colours breaking the white diamond trend.
Black Diamond Engagement Ring
Non-traditional is the popular choice especially for millennial couples who are ready to tie the knot. And what better non-traditional statement than a bold, daring and dramatic black diamond ring? The dark stone exudes just the right dose of edge blending with classic elegance.
Twisted Halo Engagement Ring
A classic style with a twist will definitely win the hearts of a soon-to-be bride who is looking to set a unique trend. Overall, this ring sets a timeless aura that is perfect for a timeless love shared between the couple.
Choosing the perfect ring will not be a walk in the park, but no one knows your partner better than you. By picking out non-traditional rings, you have the option to get a bespoke jewellery that describes how much you love your partner. So, good luck with picking out the perfect ring!
For more than ten years, Daniel Greenberg has been hand crafting DG Bespoke Jewellery and is known as a trained master diamond mounter and goldsmith. As he was taught by one of the best jewelers in London (his father), Daniel makes certain that all his unique pieces are pure perfection.