Diamonds are a girl’s best friend right? Right?
Yes, there is no denying our carbon queens hold a shiny spot in our hearts but a millennials’ gemstone choice is no longer the obvious and ubiquitous diamond.
Whether you want more bang for your buck, have concerns over the ethical side of the industry or simply want to break the mould; gemstone engagement rings are the hot choice for fashion savvy brides to be.
When choosing a ring that represents your love for an individual, the piece needs to match this sentiment. It’s a love that is unique to the two of you. Your ring should represent both your own unique aesthetic and the vibrancy and chemistry that holds you both together.
So move over solitaire, and make way for our hot list of non traditional engagement rings, designed for a modern love story.
We have selected a range of completely unique engagement ring from our directory of artisan designers.
Salt and Pepper- Viola Ruby and Sapphire Ring
Behold, a “Toi et Moi” style ring from achingly cool brand Salt and Pepper, comprising of an unpolished tablet cut natural Ruby and an unpolished natural Sapphire measuring approximately 8.5mm. Each individually bezel set in a handmade silver mount with a heavyweight shank. No two rings are ever the same so you know you are the owner of something completely unique.
Love’s Labour’s Won: Amethyst and CZ Ring
This opulent, chunky ring design features a lavender Amethyst square stone alongside a cubic zirconia set in recycled silver and then coated in a thick layer of 18ct gold plating.
India Mahon: Colette Ring
Behold this utterly mesmerising tourmaline cushion ring, seafoam green-blue with lots of facets, rub set into 18ct yellow gold, hammered and textured finish. Designed by the esteemed India Mahon. A ring for the ultimate fashionista.
AYA: Amanzi Multi Gem Ring
This multi-gemstone ring features five tanzanite’s and is a true statement piece. Each tanzanite is set on individual 18k gold ‘branches’ giving the appearance that each tanzanite is floating on the wearer’s finger.