Six precious stones for your wedding or engagement ring
19 Jul 2017
Make your wedding or engagement ring the perfect choice with a precious stone to seal the deal
From dazzling diamonds to colour-popping gems, bling continues to be a sought-after statement by brides-to-be. If you're looking for the perfect precious stone to adorn your ring finger, here is some insight into the options on offer.
Make like Kate Middleton and Princess Diana with a sapphire ring that not only displays the deepest shade of on-trend blue, but is a timeless colour that will never go out of fashion. A beautiful heirloom to pass through the generations, a sapphire ring can even serve as your 'something blue'.
Eight Petal Rosette Sapphire and Rose Gold Engagement Ring by Brian Gavin Diamonds at
Flowerbud ring from Ming Jewllery's ‘Oriental Garden’ collection
Your family and friends will be green with envy once they see this rock. Emerald rings particularly suit pale skin tones and can look stunning against white gold or silver bands. Evoking connotations of opulence and luxury, emeralds will always be a popular choice among brides-to-be.
18ct White Gold Emerald and Diamond Three Stone Ring from Beaverbrooks, £2,950
Mystical and magical, a purple jewel is a rare yet ravishing stone for your ring. Set amid smaller diamonds or standalone, amethyst is the colour of choice for any bride-to-be who wants to get noticed for her elegant sense of style.
Amethyst and Diamond Dress Ring from Kiki Mcdonough
Cheryl Cole, Heidi Klum and Jennifer Lopez have all rocked yellow diamond engagement or wedding rings and the colour looks set to stay. Unique and unusual, a yellow diamond is perfect for brides-to-be who dare to be different.
Nothing screams 'I'm engaged' more than a colourless diamond ring. For those who wish to keep their jewellery choices neutral and prevent any colour clashes, a diamond ring is the ideal choice. Wear with pride and confidence... after all, diamonds are a girl's best friend.
0.90ct Gia Emerald Cut Diamond Ring from Tresor Paris, £3,317
Rich and decadent, a ruby is traditionally seen as the gemstone to bring prosperity. Pair with a gold band for added luxe and silver diamond detail for extra sparkle.
Seraphina Trio Ring from GFG Jewellery, £2,950