Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends of 2012

Whether you aren’t engaged or already have your ring, there’s no harm in checking out the gorgeous modern or vintage engagement ring trends of 2012. Take a look at what’s hot this year.

Here they are: Top 5 Engagement Ring Trends of 2012

Classic Color

There are all kinds of colors to choose from when looking for the right ring. Rings such as Kate Middleton’s sapphire ring made women go wild over colored gemstones this year. From pink-hued diamonds to rubies and sapphires to mandarin garnets, you can’t go wrong going with a colored engagement ring.

 

Texture

Now, this trend has been around for quite a while, but lately it seems to be picking up some speed. Bands and prongs are being treated like a sculpture. They have incredible details making the ring spectacular from any angle.

Square- ish Cut

The square cut diamond is always a classic choice and will always be popular among brides-to-be. Celebrities like Anne Hathaway and Kim Kardashian have turned heads rocking their emerald cut diamonds.

New Directions

More and more diamonds are being set in interesting directions instead of just the typical up and down the finger. This make whatever cut diamond you are wearing look new and fresh.

Organic and Anything but Traditional

This trend is getting huge. Gold and silver metals, most often recycled and environmentally friendly, are handcrafted into shapes that enhance the cut of the diamond or outline of a gemstone. With this trend, you can truly make the ring as unique as you please.

 

There are some truly unique and beautiful engagement ring trends for 2012. Which one is your favorite?

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