Colorful Engagement Rings

Colorful Engagement Rings

Buying an engagement ring doesn’t just mean you have to necessarily buy a colorless diamond. Modern day engagement rings can be your favorite colored gemstone as well! Some celebrities that have a head start on this new fashion trend are Halle Berry, Kate Middleton, Carrie Underwood, Etc. Most thing that people don’t know is that diamonds don’t only come colorless. Harry Winston lent Halle Berry a 5.4 Carat Pumpkin Diamond for her red carpet appearance during the Oscars. Pumpkin Diamonds, like they sound are orange colored diamonds. These are one of the rarest in the diamond family which makes them pretty pricey.

Halle Berry Engagement RingCarrie Underwood became engaged to her hockey playing hunk, Mike Fisher in 2009. He proposed with a gorgeous 5 plus carat yellow diamond engagement ring. Now one you leave the colorless and nearly colorless spectrum of diamonds they become yellow all the way to a vibrant canary yellow. Yellow is considered a beautiful luxurious color and compliments skin tones wonderfully. Heidi Klum was another beautiful celebrity who rocked a yellow diamond on her ring finger! Her diamond was co-designed by ex husband Seal and famous jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz. Klum’s ring was 10 carats and was estimated to cost around $150,000!Some diamonds that don’t get enough credit are black diamonds. Italian jewelers Malkan Designs made a beautiful 5.54 carat black diamond ring set in 18k white gold with 80 small pave set diamonds was the fancy ring of Carrie Bradshaw on the hit movie Sex and the City. This ring got a lot of publicity and brought a new found attention to the black diamond.

Emerald engagement rings also seem to be in style more than in the past. Halle Berry recently became engaged to Olivier Martinez who proposed with an emerald center stone and two accent round diamond engagement ring. If the emerald is natural and clean it can be worth up to $100,000!

Kate Middleton Engagement Ring

Via Stylebistro.com

 

Kate Middleton had a unique choice for an engagement ring. Middleton’s engagement ring once belonged to Princess Diana when she was married to Prince Charles. This cluster ring is 18k of pure sapphire and white diamond accents. This ring is sophisticated yet rare because its not everyday you see an engagement ring with the main stone being a sapphire.

 

 

 

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