In 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte gave his future wife, Josephine, this stunning gold engagement ring with two pear shaped stones, one diamond, one blue sapphire, each weighing approximately 1 carat. It sold for almost $950,000 at a recent auction celebrating Josephine’s 250th birthday, when it was expected to fetch approxmiately $20,000.
In honor of Valentine’s day, we give you our favorite heart shaped rings.
Feminine and delicate, this Citrine flower ring in 14k yellow gold features four heart shaped citrines, available at Blue Nile.
You can’t go wrong with a simple, classic ring that shows off the unique cut of the center stone like this Heart Shape Engagement Ring from Tiffany’s.
For something a little more unique and modern, how about this Pave Diamond Heart Shaped Ring from Avianne & Co?
Because sometimes, more is more, especially when it comes to diamonds. We adore Neil Lane’s Heart Shaped Diamond Platinum Ring.
The deep red, the diamond pave setting – it’s bold, it’s romantic and oh so gorgeous. This heart shaped ruby and diamond ring is available at Nathaniel Diamonds
This stunner from Beaudry International is a more modern take on the Pear Shaped engagement ring with it’s sharp edges and defined shape. But it still carries the detailing and antique elements that are very characteristic of the engagement rings from Beaudry.
We’ve posted a lot about Oval cut engagement rings, but we think this piece from Cora International is so unique in terms of its shape and design. It’s elegant and delicate and is sure to stand out.
This is some serious bling. This gorgeous “eye” piece from Michael Beaudry’s Couture collection features some of the rarest diamonds and gemstones in the world, so expect to pay upwards of $25k for one of these baubles.
This week we cannot get enough of the modern look, and for our daily bling today we bring you these Trilogy diamond stacked rings from Wright and Teague. It has three different diamond cuts (heart, round brilliant and marquis) set in platinum, rose gold and yellow gold and we simply adore how it all comes together.