As much as women love diamonds, every girl is different. It is important to recognize this especially when it comes to picking out an engagement ring. If your future fiancé different and unique? Why not give her a ring that suits her personality. It has become more and more popular to have an engagement ring with a colored stone as the main stone with some side diamond accents.
This idea came into high demand after Kate Middleton got engaged to Prince William. Her 18 carat sapphire engagement ring with diamond accents what not something one could forget. Although the ring is an antique and belonged to William’s late mother Princess Diana, the trend was not popular until Kate got to wear it.
In 2013 the trend seems to be emeralds. Celebrities such as Halle Berry sport an emerald engagement ring instead of a diamond. Her hubby to be Olivier Martinez has good taste with the stunning four-carat emerald ring.
It is important to remember that there things to look for when purchasing any colored stone. The color being the most important ! the hue in gemstones can vary and ideally one would want to purchase a stone that is very saturated with color in order to make the ring really “pop”.
Not only does using a colored stone for a center stone give your lady a different special look, but it saves you some money. Although precious stones can be quite pricey, they seem to be much less expensive than diamonds. So in this situation it is a win, win. Your bride to be now has a unique ring which is much different than any ring her girlfriends have, and you have some extra money that you can spend on her somewhere else.