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Gemstone Engagement Rings: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Ring

Posted by Alicia Giles on

Gemstone engagement rings are becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. They are beautiful, unique, and often more affordable than diamond rings. If you are considering a gemstone engagement ring, here is a guide to help you choose the perfect ring.

 

Popular Gemstone Engagement Rings

Some of the most popular gemstone engagement rings include:

  • Sapphire: Sapphire is a blue gemstone that is known for its hardness and durability. It is also the birthstone for September.
  • Ruby: Ruby is a red gemstone that is known for its fiery brilliance. It is also the birthstone for July.
  • Emerald: Emerald is a green gemstone that is known for its rich colour and clarity. It is also the birthstone for May.

 

Types of Gemstone Engagement Rings

There are many different types of gemstone engagement rings, including:

  • Solitaire rings: Solitaire rings feature a single gemstone as the centre stone.
  • Halo rings: Halo rings feature a centre stone that is surrounded by a ring of smaller gemstones.
  • Three-stone rings: Three-stone rings feature three gemstones, usually arranged in a row.

 

Gemstone Cuts

Gemstones can be cut in a variety of shapes, including:

  • Round: Round is the most popular cut for gemstone engagement rings.
  • Princess: Princess is a square or rectangular cut with a brilliant sparkle.
  • Oval: Oval is a classic cut that is both elegant and feminine.
  • Cushion: Cushion is a square or rectangular cut with a soft, rounded appearance.
  • Emerald: Emerald is a rectangular cut with a step-cut design that showcases the gemstone's clarity.

 

Gemstone Colours

Gemstones come in a wide variety of colours, including:

  • Blue: Sapphire, aquamarine, topaz
  • Red: Ruby, garnet
  • Green: Emerald, peridot, tourmaline
  • Pink: Morganite, rose quartz, tourmaline
  • Purple: Amethyst, tanzanite

 

Gemstone Prices

Gemstone prices can vary depending on the type of gemstone, the cut, the colour, and the clarity. In general, gemstone engagement rings are more affordable than diamond engagement rings.

 

Benefits of Choosing a Gemstone Engagement Ring

There are many benefits to choosing a gemstone engagement ring, including:

  • Affordability: Gemstone engagement rings are often more affordable than diamond engagement rings.
  • Unique: Gemstone engagement rings are more unique than diamond engagement rings.
  • Variety: There is a wide variety of gemstone engagement rings to choose from.
  • Personalisation: Gemstone engagement rings can be more personalised than diamond engagement rings.

 

How to Choose the Perfect Gemstone Engagement Ring

Here are a few tips for choosing the perfect gemstone engagement ring:

  • Consider your budget: Set a budget and then shop for gemstone engagement rings that fit within your budget.
  • Choose a gemstone that you love: The most important thing is to choose a gemstone that you love.
  • Consider your style: Choose a gemstone engagement ring that matches your personal style.

 

If you are seeking an engagement ring that is as unique and captivating as your love, Moments Jewellery is here to guide you. We invite you to explore our exquisite collection of gemstone engagement rings and discover the perfect piece to symbolise your enduring commitment.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and embark on your journey to creating a bespoke engagement ring that will forever cherish your love story.

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