Many millennials these days are choosing untraditional engagement rings. They want a ring as unique as their love. The latest trend is to include a colored diamond or gemstone so that they have a colored engagement ring. People include colored gems such as pink and yellow diamonds, emeralds, aquamarine, rubies and the ever popular blue sapphire. A little splash of color can really make your engagement ring stand out in a crowd.
The History of Colored Engagement Rings
This colored engagement ring trend is not new though, throughout history, people have always loved colored diamonds and gemstones. For instance, Cleopatra was known to have emeralds in all of her jewelry. For a more modern example, Kate Middleton has a 12-carat oval blue sapphire engagement ring. Throughout history and today, a little pop of color in an engagement ring can really make a statement.
Beautiful Colored Engagement Ring Examples
2.02CTW Tanzanite & Diamond Ring
This breathtaking ring features a beautiful, 1.86 carat, natural, rectangular cushion shaped, tanzanite. This gorgeous tanzanite has been certified by the GGL and has a beautiful purple-blue color that can hardly be captured by pictures. It is split prong set in a custeom made white gold ring. The ring features a wrap of diamonds around the tanzanite and a split shank. The accent diamonds have a combined total weight of .16 carat, giving the entire ring a combined total weight of 2.02 carats.
1.13CTW Old European Diamond & Ruby Engagement Ring
This mesmerizing ring features an Old European cut center diamond weighing .92 carats. The diamond is GIA certified as a K/SI1 in quality and is prong set in an 18 karat white gold vintage-inspired engagement ring. The ring features 4 French cut rubies that have a combined total weight of .21 carat and are channel set with double milgrain accents. The combined total diamond and gemstone weight of the ring is 1.13 carats.
1.22CTW GIA Certified Pink Diamond Engagement Ring
Without a doubt, natural pink diamonds are among the most sought-after and rarest of all diamonds. This beautiful engagement ring has a simply stunning, .80 carat, fancy pink, cushion cut diamond center. This diamond is GIA certified as Natural Fancy Purplish Pink. It is split prong set in a custom made double diamond halo ring comprised of platinum and 18 karat rose gold. This diamond is surrounded by a radiant shaped halo of natural fancy intense pink round brilliant diamonds and an outer halo of round brilliant diamonds which also extend halfway down the shank of the ring.