7 Luxury Engagement Rings you’d Treasure Forever
“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” – Harry Winston
Luxury, by its very definition speaks to grandeur, opulence and splendor. Luxury also refers to items that are not a necessity for living and are generally out of reach financially. But luxury items are always fun to dream about wearing or owning. The good news is that all of the designs in this article can be recreated to suit your budget and style. You only need a little imagination and a jeweler who knows the ins and outs of cutting corners.
- Phantom of the Opera Engagement Ring
You can almost hear the music when you look at this stunning cluster of sparkle. The spotlight is on the oval center diamond set off with two half moon stones and accent stones for an extra dazzle effect. Can you see it in your mind? The Phantom of the Opera is there.
- Juicy Goddess Engagement Ring
Think of this Juicy Goddess design as a temple into your inner fashion and soul. You are a goddess and should feel the part each and every day. Wearing this unique design will give you an inner confidence and glow. The halo of diamonds around the prong-set center stone, two side stones and pave set diamonds on the finger hole profile. The band is inlaid with the luxurious mokume gane metalsmithing technique which adds another layer of exotic fit for a goddess.
- Queens Crown
This design is exquisite and its name “Queens Crown” suits its magnificent appearance. Imagine the queens of yesteryear wearing this ring, complete with pave diamonds that drape around both sides of the three large stones. The three diamonds triple are accented with smaller diamonds at each prong, which is ultra unique. Scattered embedded diamonds emphasize the luxuriousness of this design.
- Fleur de Lis Deluxe
Fleur-de-lis is a French motif and the words literally mean “lily flower”, which explains the iconic symbol that is inset in a gold metal on the open shank. The design is accented with such ornate and elegant details that it is not an inexpensive ring. The centerpiece stone is surrounded by pave set diamonds that run up the sides and beneath the cathedral to form the halo.
- Juicy Light
One of the most unique engagement rings shows off a fancy pink diamond adorned by four sculptural prongs and embellished with pave set diamonds that taper halfway down the ring. It is trendy, sassy, and glamorous. Picture having one made with your favorite colored diamond.
- Decorative Wisdom Three Stone
This three-stone engagement ring is covered in meticulous design details, such as the leaf shapes and pave diamonds that surround the center fancy colored diamond. The engraved wheat patterns on the sides of the band and millegrained beads that follow the edges complete this exceptional design.
- Famous Dazzle
This less traditional, but fabulous design sports an attached wedding band to a fabulous engagement ring that is simply dazzling. If you love sparkle, you will fall in love with the Famous Dazzle. The enormous center stone grabs immediate attention and then the subtle, but enhancing, pave diamonds circle both bands making this a truly unique and one-of-a-kind ring!
For most people, engagement rings are a once in a lifetime purchases. Even without a king’s ransom for a budget, you can design a ring fit for a princess or a queen. The seven luxurious engagement rings shown here should give you an idea of the types of elements you will want to incorporate in your masterpiece. A consultation with a professional jeweler is a great way to start, so you can understand the costs of the various stones and metals along with how the customization process works. It’s much simpler than ever before thanks to talented jewelry artisans, 3D rendering and other modern techniques.
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Written by: Sandra Faleris, Marketing professional and writer