When it comes to choosing an engagement ring, there is so much choice available that it can sometimes be hard to decide as to which style to choose. Below you will find some insight into the latest engagement ring trends for 2018, which should help to give you an idea of what is currently popular. Using this information, you can decide on the style of ring that is going to suit both your partner’s style, personality, and lifestyle, as well as your budget.
There are a lot of styles of rings to choose from. You can check out popular ring trends to inspire you.
A Sapphire Centre Stone
Rather than choosing a large diamond as a centre stone, for 2018 many people are selecting sapphires. Sapphires have been popular for a long time and a firm favourite with royalty. Many people think that sapphires only come in blue, which symbolises faithfulness and good luck. However, sapphires can occur in a wide variety of different colours.
A metal which is becoming increasingly popular for 2018 is Rose Gold. One of the main reasons that this is making a comeback and becoming very popular is that the colour matches all skin tones. No matter what skin tone your partner has, the feminine shade will match her skin and have her looking like a princess, and these type of engagement rings Brisbane lovers adore.
Pink diamonds are often a choice which many people cannot afford as they can also be expensive when compared to other precious stones. However, there is an alternative which is Morganite. These stones are made from the same minerals as emeralds and aquamarines, and they are available in a wide variety of different shades of pink. If you love the effect of a pink diamond but cannot afford one, you may which to consider one of these beautiful gemstones.
Vintage Style Rings
Also becoming increasingly popular in 2018 are vintage and vintage style engagement rings. Whether you get a genuine antique vintage engagement ring, or a modern version in the vintage style, these Victorian style rings, often with an Art Deco flair, are proving a popular choice.
Unusual Shapes And Styles
One trend which we are seeing increasing in popularity is for nonconventional styles and shapes. People are starting to look for unique styles to stand out from the crowd, so many jewellers are accommodating this trend. One way to ensure that you get something which is a little bit unusual is to have a custom ring designed, which is not as expensive as you may think.
Pear Shaped Cuts
Although the Cushion and Emerald cuts are the most popular styles for the cut of precious stones, the Pear cut is one that is seeing its popularity increase in 2018. Choosing this cut is one way to stand out from everybody else and ensure that the ring on your finger gets lots of attention.
Also proving to be very popular this year is the hexagonal halo, which puts a twist on the classic style of setting for the centre stone in a ring. The sharp edges to this style of setting has a very modern feel to it. You also get the added benefit of making the centre stone look more substantial than it is.
Many other trends are happening in 2018, but above are some of the most popular. If you want some more inspiration as to what is proving big in 2018, there are websites you can find that offer lots of information on the latest fashion trends for engagement rings in 2018.