Unique Engagement Rings

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Unique engagement rings are on the rise, and with good reason: every bride is an individual and deserves a ring that reflects her personal style. Thanks to brides like Kate Middleton (who has a beautiful and unique sapphire engagement ring) and etailers like Etsy and Handmade at Amazon that feature unique, handmade goods, the modern bride has a discerning eye when it comes to her engagement ring.

And who can blame her? Having the same exact princess cut solitaire engagement ring as the next girl in your spin class is just not cool.

According to ring experts, brides are now opting for unique engagement ring styles like sapphire, filigree, canary diamonds, other precious stones, vintage, antique or vintage-inspired rings.

So, now that we all agree that unique engagement rings are the way to go—let’s talk about what actually constitutes one. Here is more information on a few popular types:

Vintage and vintage-inspired engagement rings: What’s old is new again. Delicate details like filigree and other vintage-inspired ring details are what more and more millennial brides want. Celebrities who have vintage or vintage-inspired engagement rings include Behati Prinsloo, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Mary Kate Olsen, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Blunt and Kate Moss.

Sapphire engagement rings: don’t just think blue–“sapphire” can refer to any corundum that is not ruby red. Blue, yellow and orange sapphire engagement rings are very beautiful and great options for a bride with unique, old world taste. Celebrity brides who have sapphire engagement rings include Kate Middleton, Penelope Cruz, Jenny McCarthy, Elizabeth Hurley, Carey Mulligan, and more.

Canary diamond engagement rings: Yellow is the most luminous color in the spectrum and also signifies happiness and optimism. It is the perfect stone for a unique engagement ring for a unique bride. Celebrities with yellow or canary diamond engagement rings include Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Heidi Klum, Rebecca Romijn, Paris Hilton and Adele.

More colorful engagement rings: Beyond sapphire and canary, there are many other precious and semi-precious stones that are becoming increasingly popular. Stones like emeralds, amethyst, jade, ruby and garnet are all great options. Here’s a tip: choose the stone based off her favorite color or birthstone.

Conflict free engagement rings: Engagement rings using diamonds that were ethically sourced are also in higher demand than ever before. To make sure that your ring is conflict free, check the jeweler’s policy on their website or simply ask where the diamond was originated. You can also use a vintage or recycled diamond. There are many options for finding a ring that is both unique AND conflict free.

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