Posted on December 28th, 2015
Give your beloved the celebrity treatment when proposing by presenting her with a beautiful engagement ring fit for the stars. Take your inspiration right from the celebrities themselves by incorporating the latest celebrity engagement ring trends into the ring you choose for your fiancé.
Yellow diamond engagement rings are an intense and vibrant option with the larger and more vivid in color the stone is, the more rare and valuable it is. This look was made popular by many Celebrities like the gorgeous eight-carat radiant cut fancy yellow diamond ring gracing Olivia Palermo’s left finger. This style is truly striking as it is flanked between two sparkling trapezoid shaped white diamonds. Yellow diamonds are also a great option because they are incredibly bright, cheery and stunning when they catch the light. The popularity of yellow diamonds has been steadily growing the past few decades and could possibly be the right choice for you.
Although a halo setting finds its origins in the Georgian and Victorian eras, it still remains one of the most popular and current styles to date. This setting is a timelessly classic way to showcase a sparkling center stone, as it will flatter your diamond perfectly. The smaller gems in the halo are stunning in their own right, but they also make the center stone stand out for all the right reasons, especially when the color of the halo stones or their setting provides contrast. Halo settings are also quite popular now with the in-crowd, like Natalie Portman’s conflict-free old mine cut double halo diamond ring made in an exquisite recycled platinum setting. This ring is truly glamorous as the double halo makes the four-carat center-stone appear larger than in is in actuality.
An emerald cut diamond engagement ring is an enchanting way to express your love. The clean step-cut lines and standard 49 facets create a wonderful sense of depth that absolutely captivates. An emerald cut stone is truly mesmerizing, which may be why it is worn by megastars such as Beyoncé whose astonishing 18-carat emerald-cut diamond ring set in a split shank remains one of the most popular engagement designs.
Because there are 57 or more facets, nothing seems more sparkling and everlasting than the elegance of round brilliant cut diamonds which had its most modern cut version you see today perfected in the 20th century. These gems reflect light magnificently and look breathtaking when set in a classic solitaire. Although these diamonds could never be unpopular, they have recently been boosted by celebrity wearers like Keira Knightly who sports a round brilliant cut solitaire diamond engagement ring in a platinum setting that can truly transcend time.
Posted on June 15th, 2015
The sophistication and elegance of the diamond solitaire engagement ring is still the most popular setting chosen in the U.S. today. The Mark Broumand collection of signature solitaire engagement rings offers you many options when you choose this classic setting that focuses on the natural beauty of a diamond.
The simplicity and elegance of this 2ct solitaire features a round brilliant cut diamond, certified by one of the leading diamond grading authorities, GIA at F in color and SI1 in clarity. Not only is it colorless and eye clean, but also possesses an excellent cut grade, which further enhances the fire and brilliance for which the round cut is renowned.
The cushion cut diamond solitaire is a timeless classic; it is not only a rare find, but also an outstanding value. This stone is EGL certified, one of the leaders in diamond grading at H-I in color and SI1 in clarity. It faces up white, eye clean and the magnificent cut highlights this diamond’s crisp and clean facets.
This simple and beautiful marquise cut diamond solitaire engagement ring is another rare find. The 1.37ct marquise cut diamond is EGL certified at I-J SI2. It faces up white with a beautiful cut that makes the perfectly symmetrical diamond sparkle from every angle.
Second in popularity only to the round brilliant cut diamond, this beautiful princess cut diamond solitaire engagement ring offers you all of this brilliance and fire for an amazing value. This setting features a 1.01ct princess cut center diamond, EGL certified at G-H in color and SI2 in clarity.
The elegant 2.60ct emerald cut diamond featured is GIA certified at L-VVS2. The over two-and-a-half carat center stone is nearly flawless and possesses an incredible cut that accentuates the clarity and bright, white color. The emerald cut, in addition to the stone found in the bold and regal Asscher cut engagement ring, is a cut that highlights the clarity and luminescence of a diamond.
Though all of diamond solitaire engagement rings are displayed as existing rings, all of these gorgeous diamonds could easily be set in a custom design setting of your choice. It is also possible to add an enhancer, band or any other fine jewelry piece to create a full wedding set.
Posted on April 9th, 2015
Although there are many different styles of diamond engagement rings available today, the timeless and classic look of the diamond solitaire engagement ring is still preferred by many. Your solitaire will feature a single beautiful diamond of your cut choice set on a precious metal shank that allows your gemstone to be the highlight of the hand. Here are some of the breathtaking examples of this simply exquisite ring.
This solitaire engagement ring features a 1.02ct round brilliant cut diamond, IGI certified as I in color and with a clarity of VS2. The stone is eye clean, white in color in a face up position and is certified with an excellent cut grade. Six delicate prongs secure this round brilliant diamond to the platinum knife edge shank.
The 1.37ct marquise cut diamond is EGL certified with I-J in color and a clarity of SI2. It faces up white and it has an outstanding cut. The diamond sparkles beautifully and is set in a sleek, straight edge shank in 14k yellow gold solitaire setting, which can be customized to your liking as well.
The 3.01ct emerald cut diamond is EGL certified at I-J, SI1 is set in a custom, 18k white gold setting on a reverse-tapered shank. The three carat center stone is has an amazing cut and very pleasing proportions. This stone is very clear with only a minute inclusion off to the side that is hardly visible. It is ready to be worn as is or set into the custom designed ring setting of your choice.
The mesmerizing 0.96ct round brilliant cut center diamond is EGL certified at J-K SI2. It is nearly colorless and eye clean. The cut is nearly perfect and the stone has a tremendous sparkle. It is set on a high polish 14k white gold straight edge shank. The setting can be customized to your liking as well.