Non diamond engagement rings are gaining popularity enormously. With celebrities like Penelope Cruz sporting a sapphire, Jessica Simpson’s three-stone engagement ring features a center ruby, and Halle Berry and Zoe Saldana both have gorgeous green emeralds on their ring fingers, non diamond rings have become a fashion statement. Here are some engagement rings that are way more amazing than diamonds after all diamonds are not every girl’s best friend.
White gold Sapphire Rings.
The best alternative to diamonds is sapphires. They not only look rich but also score very highly (a 9 out of 10) on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, which rates minerals on their ability to withstand surface scratching. In fact, one of the only things that can scratch a sapphire is a diamond! Sapphires come in various shades of blue, green, pink, yellow, and teal and peach hence there are lots of colors to choose from! To top it all you get an exquisitely beautiful ring at the much lesser expense.
Gold Knotted rings (any color)
This is the latest trend of engagement rings. It’s not only unique but also a style statement in itself with its subtle allure and a sweet message. For couples who do things differently, this is a perfect choice. What best way to tie the knot!
Pink gold garnet ring
Soulful and pretty. The combination of garnet and pink gold is such that it looks good with every skin tone. This is one ring every girl would love!
14k Black gold ruby ring
Even the name sounds so exciting and moreover, it’s freakishly beautiful. Gothic and sensual at the same time, it’s one of a kind. I am certainly rooting for this <3.
White Gold and emerald ring
This beautiful combination is enough to make any girl swoon. Emerald comes in various shades of green. Just pick which one looks best according to you. If any of you is lucky to have green eyes I think this will look accentuate your beauty.
Amethyst can be combined with gold silver platinum basically any metal of your choice and comes in shades of light pink to deep purple. Amethyst is said to be the birthstone of those born in February. Apart from being gorgeous, Amethyst represents romance and passion and it’s believed that wearing amethyst improves your relationship with your spouse. Is any more reason required?
I can’t even begin to tell you how breathtaking it looks! Every piece of opal is different from the other. It’s an amalgam of various colors together. It always looks different each time you see it depending on the angle and light. You will seriously never get bored of staring at it. Its colors too aren’t fixed, ranging from sea green, turquoise white with streaks of other colors. It’s simply perfect.
Nothing can really beat the subtle beauty of the pearl. This ring will always look good no matter what and is in most cases the more economical and safe choice. You can never go wrong with good old pearl. Pearl too is available in various colors and can be combined with sterling silver, gold, platinum, copper etc.
Topaz comes in multiple colors ranging from various shades of blue, green, yellow, orange, white and pink. I personally prefer the yellow and orange color as it’s unique to topaz. Gilded in gold it looks like firelight dancing on your ring. It looks so stunning!!
It’s the only precious stone that is available in all the colors of the rainbow and virtually of every hue. It’s less expensive and can be an alternative to some above-mentioned stones. You get to pick your favorite color and sometimes even combination of two or more colors! Need I say more?
Rhodolite is similar to garnet and can be identified by its rose, maroon or raspberry red color. Besides being beautiful it’s also said to possess healing properties. The very name rhodolite means rose stone. The stone is too pretty to be true!!
Quartz crystal rings.
Quartz is maybe the most economical stone of the entire lot. It too can have different colors based on its place of origin and the treatments done on it. Quartz can be designed intricately the way you want and hence for a lesser amount of money you get a very rich and sophisticated look! Couldn’t ask for a better bargain.
Just wow!! Someone give me a ring already!!
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