We love color and we love all things unique and we wanted to feature engagement rings of celebrities who chose to forgo the diamond center stone in favor of a gemstone.
PRINCESS DIANA’S famous oval cut 18 carat blue sapphire is surrounded by 16 small diamonds in a cluster setting. The ring is now worn by the beautiful Duchess Catherine, who is making the sapphire popular all over again.
When she was married to JFK, JACKIE KENNEDY wore this incredible diamond and emerald engagement ring from Van Cleef and Arpels – it was a very modern piece for her time and goes to show her flawless taste.
PENELOPE CRUZ wears a vintage 3 carat sapphire and diamond ring – a very elegant and romantic piece.
When she was engaged to DJ AM in 2005, NICOLE RICHIE wore this ultra unique inverted cushion cut pink sapphire engagement ring.
JESSICA SIMPSON received this gorgeous Neil Lane 5 carat ruby and diamond engagement ring from fiance Eric Johnson.
Sir Paul McCartney proposed to HEATHER MILLS with a very simple, but beautiful sapphire and diamond engagement ring.
Newlywed TARA REID is wearing a 12 carat citrine stone in a bezel setting.
We have always loved the idea of non-diamond engagement rings and think ruby engagement rings are stunning with their fiery red hue. They are unique, bold and symbolize passion which, we think is the perfect way to express the powerful bond between two people. From Jessica Simpson’s and Courtney Love’s gorgeous ruby rocks to Harry Winston & BlueNile, here are a few of our favorites.
1. Yael Designs, 2. Jessica Simpson’s Neil Lane engagement ring, 3. Blue Nile Ruby engagement ring, 4. House of Taylor Burmese Ruby Ring (given to Courtney Love by Kurt Cobain), 5. Oval Ruby Ring by Harry Winston
It’s been awhile since we’ve featured colorful engagement rings so we are very excited to show off the beautiful rings from Natalie K, designer of exquisite bridal and jewelry. From fancy yellow diamonds, to pink tourmaline, peridot and citrine, these rings are intricate, romantic and sparkly
Rock candy. Doesn’t that sound delicious? Ippolita’s Rock Candy collection is exactly that – delicious and fun and we cannot get enough!
Ring Details: 1. Constellation ring in mother of pearl with diamonds, $2500 2. Constellation ring in blue topaz, $495 3.
We always enjoy browsing the jewelry at Povada.com. They have a huge collection of contemporary, innovative pieces and we love how they have something for every price point – from the $10 fashion ring to the $4000 diamond cluster ring. Enjoy some of our favorites below – we become a bit more obsessed the more we look at them!
Ring Details: 1. Twin heart cluster white gold & black diamond ring, $1980. 2. White gold diamond criss cross ring, $699. 3 Birds nest blue topaz ring, $270. 4. 18k Rose gold, rose quartz ring, $610
It’s safe to say that we are officially obsessed with David Yurman and couldn’t wait another day to feature his obscenely gorgeous Cable Wrap rings. We want one, or all three so very badly…