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Engagement Ring Trends 2021

Shopping for an engagement ring can be completely confusing if you don’t know where to begin. With so many options to consider like stone shape, gemstones, setting styles, vintage versus new, and more, the number of potential combinations could add to infinity. It’s quite easy to get overwhelmed by all of the choices you can potentially have.  Before you get in over your head, we’re here to help guide you to finding your perfect match.

Since this is supposed to be a “forever” item, let’s get you up to speed on which ring styles are trending for brides-to-be in 2021. We will start with what’s on the way out.

On the down and out: Pear-shaped diamonds and Rose Gold

Pear-shaped diamonds were quite popular last year, mainly because of the large number of celebrity engagements that featured a pear-shaped diamond including Ariana Grande, Cardi B, and Paris Hilton. Brides were looking for a shape that was unique as well as a great value. This year, the demand for pear shapes moved over to ovals and antique diamonds.  Now, we’ll tell you what’s on the upside.

Rose gold used to be a more popular metal requests for brides last year, but this year seems to be all about the yellow gold! Rose gold is still been popular other types of jewelry.

On the rise: Oval-shaped diamonds, Platinum settings, and super skinny bands

Oval diamonds have been one of the most popular shapes for a few years now. Blake Lively skyrocketed this trend with her engagement ring, and since then many celebrities like Hailey Bieber and Sarah Hyland were engaged with oval bling. Ovals are amazing because they show their carat weight well and are very flattering on your finger.

Plain yellow gold or platinum with pavé diamonds has definitely been the most requested ring style of the year. People are leaning toward a more classic/ timeless style while still having more of a dainty and modern twist.

The super-skinny solitaire, featuring a very thin 1.5mm band, is absolutely the most in-demand setting. Brides just fall in love with the thin delicate band because of its classic yet modern edge.  It also makes the diamond really pop!  The setting is timeless and amazing for stacking and styling with other rings.”

Come visit the engagement ring experts at Thomas Nevin Jewelers for a unique experience in choosing your forever ring.  Stop in or set up an appointment by giving us a call at 586-468-6130.




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