"What your engagement ring says about you
Engagement rings are some of the most popular ways people show love to their partners. Today many people are opting for different types of jewelry and accessories for their engagements. But rings are still by far the most popular. They are highly visual and stand out, and after all, engagement rings are tradition.
With that said, there are many types of engagement rings that you can choose from. Each of them says something about you, your partner, and the two of you as a couple. The list below is not based on science; however, we have come to realize what works for certain couples because of the experience we have at Windsor Fine Jewelers. At the end of the day, it is up to you as a couple to pick a ring that works for both of you.
The round cut is perhaps the most popular type of engagement ring. Many of them are relatively affordable at an engagement ring store and work for a variety of couples. The simplicity of its design brings a feeling of elegance and tradition. Many people who go for this ring are more conservative. They are faithful and loyal to their partners, making it an ideal gesture of respect and companionship.
Over the past years, the Emerald cut has grown in popularity and significance. It has a rectangular shape and a great sparkle giving it a sense of elegance and refinement. Most people who choose to buy this engagement ring are more adventurous. In most cases, the couple is close friends with loving, heartfelt memories. Although the Emerald cut engagement ring can be pricey, many couples decide to save and purchase it because of the significance it brings to a union.
The princess cut
You can tell that this is a cut that brings that royal feeling to whoever wears this designer jewelry. The princess cut has sharp uncut edges giving it a more natural and geometric look. Legend has it; whoever wears the ring has a future of being spoiled by their partner. We don’t know if this is true. However, in many cases, the groom is often thoughtful and puts the bride’s needs above everything else. His desire is to make his wife happy. Although this ring can be quite expensive, its popularity has grown as more couples become more willing to spend on their engagement rings.
This engagement ring has a pear shape, hence the name. It is not as popular today as it once was. It was widespread in early Britain. However, it can be a little uncomfortable because of its shape. However, with a good jeweler, you can be sure that the right pear-cut stone will be curved for you to make it more comfortable and appealing. The reason it was so popular in early Britain was the feeling of sophistication it brought.
Also referred to as navette, which means small boat in french. It derives its name from the shape of the stone, which looks like a small boat. This engagement ring looks incredibly fancy with its stone’s shape and sparkle. It is best for fashionable couples who would like to stand out.
There are very many types of engagement ring cuts, with some getting creative and making custom orders. At the same time, others stick to the more traditional tried and tested cuts. If you are looking for a variety to choose from for your engagement ring, reach our jewelry store today, and we will help you make a good decision for you and your partner.