ALTERNATIVES TO A DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING
When you think engagement ring do you automatically think, ‘diamond’? Traditionally, a diamond is the gemstone of choice for an engagement ring, but there are plenty more beautiful gemstones to choose from if you’re willing to think outside the box. From diamond and sapphire rings to vintage-inspired rings that feature no diamonds whatsoever, the right engagement ring is the one your partner will be proud to wear. If you’re considering going with an alternative to a diamond engagement ring, here’s what you should know.
TRADITION OF DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS
POPULAR ALTERNATIVE GEMSTONES
EMERALD ENGAGEMENT RINGS
Known as the gems of royalty, emeralds are one of the rarest gemstones. As a center stone, the eye-catching green gem has an air of exclusivity that any bride-to-be will love.
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SAPPHIRE ENGAGEMENT RINGS
Sapphires used to be more popular than diamonds for engagement rings thanks to their durability. Typically thought of as royal blue, sapphires also come in peach, teal, pink, yellow and white hues making them a versatile choice for an engagement ring.
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RUBY ENGAGEMENT RINGS
Red has long been associated with love and passion making rubies a fitting choice for an engagement ring. If you’re going for a vintage look, rubies look perfect against a rose or yellow gold band.
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PEARL ENGAGEMENT RINGS
While pearls are much more delicate and not recommended for everyday wear, a pearl engagement ring has an elegant look that is hard to resist. Paired with diamonds or other colored gemstones, a pearl can be a unique option that will really stand out.
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DIAMOND ALTERNATIVE INSPIRATION FROM JARED CUSTOMERS
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Jared has an extensive selection of engagement rings in a range of different styles.