The tradition of the ‘Engagement rings’ began somewhere in the 15th century. This was when wives wore small rings along with keys to indicate their husband’s right over them., in the Roman century. As far as diamond rings are concerned, the first registered case of diamonds being used in a wedding ring was exactly in 1477.
This was when the Archduke Maximillian of Austria decided that he wanted his future wife’s engagement ring to feature a bunch of big diamonds. This incident single-handedly changed quite a lot of people’s minds, and pretty soon a trend was sparked off.
Nowadays, engagement rings almost certainly feature diamonds, and there are hundreds of designs that can be found on the internet. The most common way to differentiate between different pieces is by noticing the type of cut. In theory, a diamond can be cut in any shape that the craftsman wants. However, there are a few cuts that are more popular than others.
Some common ones include the Round cut, Princess cut, or the cushion cut. You can look at this article to get a better sense of the kinds of cuts and specific characteristics of each. Of course, at the end of the day, it is the craftsman’s creativity and inclination to create unique and creative pieces that determines the ring’s overall value, irrespective of the type of cut.
Regardless, certain traditional cutting techniques are looked at as less suitable than others. This can be both because of changing times, or simply because certain cuts are not as sturdy as more modern ones. At the same time, there is no hard and fast rule to it, and at the end of the day it is the wearer’s personality and preferences that decides the most suitable ring.
Further, more recently, some people have opted for personalized rings that hold their partner’s initials or even photographs. There are hundreds of customizations that rings have nowadays. This might include personalized engravings or simply intrinsic design features that are enough to make the entire ring stand out.
In simpler words, finding the most suitable diamond engagement ring can be quite a task. Of course, as always, we are here to help you, and make it all easier. In this article, we will talk about three specific engagement rings that have over the recent past been increasingly popular among our customers. You can look at our entire collection of handmade jewelry on the Sabrina A., Inc. website.
First and foremost, we have a rose gold engagement ring that has been consistently popular over recent months. Quite simply, a heart shaped ring is easily the most appropriate ring that you can give to your partner. It is the closest you can get to actually giving a person a piece of your heart. And well, the literal image is not a romantic one anyway.
The ring features a simple and large heart shaped diamond in the center, with a glossy gold metal loop which is simple and straightforward. Buying a heart-shaped ring is sure to do your chances of getting a favorable response a world of good.
Regardless, the heart shaped diamond bezel set ring features a sparkling diamond with a rose gold metal border, which makes the diamond secure and avoids snagging on clothes. The ring is especially suitable for women who prefer subtler pieces that can be worn on an everyday basis.
If there is one traditional diamond cut which has found popularity in the modern market, it is the quintessential round diamond engagement ring with diamond band. The 6 prong Round diamond engagement ring is the most expensive engagement ring and also one of the most elaborately beautiful ones that you can find. Exude confidence and wear your diamond ring on your ring finger that has a stylish contemporary look. The band has a smooth polished finish, rounded interior that allows the ring to slip on easily and comfortably rest on your finger.
Round Diamond Engagement Ring
If there is one traditional diamond cut which has found popularity in the modern market, it is the Emerald cut diamond engagement ring. The Emerald cut Diamond engagement ring might be the most expensive engagement ring in the list, but it is also one of the most elaborately beautiful ones that you can find.
Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring
The ring features a large central diamond along with a melee of smaller diamonds made around the metal loop. Further, the diamonds have a glossy sheen which further adds to the visual value of the entire pieces. The ring is perfect for women who like ‘over the top’ engagement rings that can be noticed and stand out in a crowd.
The Emerald Cut is a traditional cut which has found a new lease of life due to certain modern machinery. Earlier, handcrafting an Emerald cut ring could easily take weeks for a craftsman. Nowadays, that is no longer true, and modern machinery allows craftsmen to quicken the process of creation. Hence, more time than before is spent creating designs.
Further, the industry itself has evolved and made more and more markets accessible to the world. This means that the virtual space in which a craftsman conducts his business is larger than before, and he had comprehensively more competition to fend off. In such a scenario, more creative designs are automatically considered to hold higher value.
As you can see, we saw three different kinds of rings that are suitable for different types of women. On their own, each of the three pieces above are unique, handmade, and come with intricate design features.