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72 Most Popular Rings: 2021 Engagement Ring Trends


Ring trends change every year. Jewelry has always been the shortest cut to a girl’s heart. Well, in that case here is your ultimate guide to 2021 best engagement rings. Only the hottest engagement ring trends! Every single ring of these beautifully handcrafted works of art will make her heart melt. Make her say ‘yes’!


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The exchanging of wedding bands is undoubtedly one of the most romantic parts of the wedding ceremony – the circle represents an infinite, endless love, and is a cherished tradition. Traditionally, this moment was marked with a simple metal band, often in gold, but also seen in silver, platinum, titanium, and a variety of other metals.

Today’s brides love to add a bit of bling to their wedding set, and who can blame them! Many brides opt to select a set – a wedding ring that matches the engagement ring. Tiffanys knife-edge sets are an example of a matching set that is very popular.

Other brands choose an all diamond band, which gives the bride lots of flexibility and choices! Most brides select a band with a diamond-cut to match the engagement ring, for example, an oval eternity band to match an engagement ring with an oval-cut main stone.

But the truth is…there are no hard and fast rules! Feel free to mix it up, and to have fun with it. I’ve seen brides combine fancy yellow diamond eternity bands with white diamond engagement rings, and it works. Or round brilliant diamond bands with emerald cut engagement rings. As I said, there are no rules, and this is a wonderful opportunity for you to create a unique combination that showcases your personality and style.

Eternity Band Rings

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Wearing multiple bands with different designs on the same finger is a major jewelry trend right now. There’s no reason you can’t apply this fashionable look to your bridal rings. Eternity bridal rings are very trendy as they are, with their original design and distinctive sparkle. An eternity band usually has small diamonds throughout the ring instead of having one large center stone.

Match your engagement ring with a complimentary ring to get some extra bling! Also, it is nice to keep in mind that eternity rings can symbolize everlasting love, making them a meaningful gift. Take a look at our collection of the best eternity bands and see their beauty for yourself!


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Pear-shaped gemstones make rings look both feminine sophisticated and sophisticated. No wonder that in 2021 they are among the top jewel trends. The pear cut diamonds are the very image of style and grace. Their graceful curves allow the stone to sparkle even brighter, be it a solitaire or a halo setting.

These dazzling stones speak for themselves. The pear cut gemstone reminds a tear. They say that this unique diamond shape represents tears of joy, and it makes your fingers look more elongated and slender. You can wear a pear-shaped diamond ring with the diamond facing up or down, depending on your mood.
Beautiful pear shaped diamond ring with paved yellow gold band (Photo 3, to get more inspiration visit Iconic Engagement Rings By Jean Dousset.


Unique Engagement Rings

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If you like to feel unique, and you are looking for a ring that is truly one-of-a-kind, you need a unique style ring. Alternative bridal designs are contemporary and fun. It is a reflection of the bride’s unique style. Why don’t you consider a wide band with accent gemstones or engraving?

There is no need to buy a traditional engagement ring with a traditional center diamond. There are many ways to follow different alternative fashion trends that still have plenty of sparkles, stack a few favorite styles together. Browse our non-traditional designs for a look that’s personal and chic to find a ring that fits you.
Ronny (Photo 13) is a stunning unique twisted engagement ring in a mix of white and rose gold. Also see more engagement rings at 24 Gabriel & Co Engagement Rings Extraordinaire.


Timeless Simple Rings

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Simplicity and elegance: a classic solitaire setting is timeless. The year doesn’t matter – rings with one center diamond have always been the most popular style for engagement rings. A solitaire is an ageless all-time classic, which never gets old.

A plain metal band and the center diamond – no distraction, pure beauty of the stone. Just take a look at these magnificent rings and their centerpiece stone! Such a simple setting allows the diamond to shine brightly in all of its striking beauty. The centerpiece diamond sparkles brightly, making this kind of ring a perfect sign of your love and commitment.


Striking Modern Bridal Sets

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Engagement rings trends 2021 will be impossible without the striking modern bridal sets. They come in different shapes, gold tones and unique center-stones. These type of bridal sets are especially for girls who want variety. They are chic, unique and a real piece of art for the modern bride.

Double-Banded Engagement Rings

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As tides shift away from the classic solitaire or halo style engagement rings, couples are looking for alternatives to the traditional style that everyone has.
2021 is all about uniqueness and one of the most popular trends for 2021 is the double-banded engagement rings. This is the evolution of the stacking bands trend. The double band ring creates a set space between the bands where a center stone looks like it’s floating between the two bands.


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Rose gold is back in fashion once again. Its warm delicate color will tell her about your feelings, and make her say ‘yes’. Great engagement ring to start a new family tradition! Rose gold engagement rings are modern and vintage in feel at once.

Their delicate rose shade comes from an alloy of gold and copper and takes its roots with the earliest jewelry artisans. The old trend returns in 2021 as one of the most powerful ones. Rose gold is becoming more and more popular once again, gaining power with each passing year. The style and beauty of a rose gold engagement ring are beyond comparison.

This amazing rose gold ring with delicate pave diamonds and amazing oval center stone will totally melt her heart (Photo 30)

Diamond Halo Rings

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What can be more luxurious, than an intricate halo of diamonds, embracing and accentuating the center gem. This is the ring that speaks of wealth and glamour. Halo engagement settings are very popular, as they add sparkle and make the center diamond look larger.

Are Halo engagement rings going out of style? People are opting for more simplistic settings right now. But halos are perfect for someone who wants to really add sparkle and add an illusion of a larger stone.
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These dazzling rings are one of the top trends of 2021. Modern halo engagement rings halo rings often focus on the micro pave and milgrain detailing. At the same time, they can be simply a more extravagant version of a traditional solitaire. Halo rings come in all shapes and sizes of center stones and often come with colored gemstones as the centerpiece.


Great Pave Band Engagement Rings

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To maximize the sparkle, try the pave engagement rings. This latest trend means the ring itself is encrusted with very small diamonds all along the band. Such an intricate setting gives the band the appearance of a solid diamond surface. These rings can have the pave settings all around the band (so-called full pave), or only the upper side (half pave).

The diamonds are often so small, that they look like one shiny surface with one large center stone. Their truly sumptuous beauty is perfect for a bride who is not afraid to shine. Pave setting engagement rings are spectacular in their luxurious beauty.
The gorgeous two-tone set in rose gold and platinum with cushion cut diamond (Photo 41) Iconic Engagement Rings By Jean Dousset.

Colored Diamond Engagement Rings

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If you are into for something little bit less traditional, but just as sparkling, you should consider colored diamonds. Such engagement rings are the latest trend in jewelry fashion. Colored diamonds come in all shapes and sizes, and are valued mostly for intensity and distribution of their color.

If you want to emphasize individuality and self-expression, diamonds in non-traditional colors are your best choice. Color diamonds are quite rare, but color can add some meaning to the engagement ring. Delicate pink diamond would represent the bride’s womanliness, while deep grey diamonds traditionally symbolizes hope. Colored diamond engagement rings are a new fancy trend to rule 2021.


Gemstone Engagement Rings

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Gemstone engagement rings are among the brightest engagement ring trends of 2021. Sapphires, emeralds, and rubies are among the favorites in newest gemstone engagement ring collections. These gorgeous diamond and gemstone halo rings are perfect for a standout bride. Also, a blue sapphire ring could do for ‘something blue’ in the bride’s wedding outfit.

Many renowned jewelers offer unique sapphire engagement rings, featuring colored sapphires. Peach, blue and white sapphires are the most popular colors among bold brides, that want something more artistic. You can find a gemstone of virtually any color, and customize it with a matching wedding band to make all her friends jealous.

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Cathedral setting is one of the most popular ring trends due to its unique style, which mimics the classic arches of ancient cathedrals. The arches make the stone appear much larger due as the arch adds significant height, as well as an air of sophistication. The unique design not only secures the center stone in place, it accentuates it as well, making it appear even larger and more elegant. This ring trend is an excellent choice for those who are looking for a vintage style ring that not only catches the eye, but will also compliment any cut of diamond.


Engagement Rings In White Gold

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One of the hottest ring trends for those looking for a luxurious but affordable engagement ring is white gold. White gold is a mix of yellow gold and silver alloy metals to form a white color similar to that of a diamond. The main advantage of white gold is that it is extremely durable. In addition, white gold will intensify the color of any gemstone, making it look even more stunning. If you are looking for a timeless and glamorous ring at a fraction of the cost of platinum or other precious metals, white gold is the way to go.

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