An engagement ring should be an embodiment of what the lady wants and what it represents for both of you and as such you should know the different types of ring styles so as to know which one suits your lady best. The following ring styles vary with the choice of metal as well, for example, gold, silver, rose gold, platinum and much more depending on your preference.
The elegant but Traditional design
This features a classical but ageless Solitaire setting highlighting the center diamond without any diversions. This style of the ring features the diamond in the center and is the most popular. The universal Solitaire ring emphasizes on a plain metal band, but for refinement’s sake, you might want to consider a basket or trellis setting or make sure the diamond setting is very low.
Outgoing and Stylish Design
This setting is for those who want to impress with the ring’s glamour. It entails a diamond setting where the ring is held higher or one featuring pave’-set diamonds that sparkle on the band of the ring. A Halo setting falls into this category whereby a circle of smaller diamonds is added around the diamond in the center to make it seem larger and add sparkle.
The Nature-Lover’s Design
This style is best tailored for someone who is in their element when they are in nature. It incorporates organic elements into the ring’s design like vines, leaves or flowers. If the lady is active consider a ring setting with a lower diamond hold. In order to protect the diamond, consider a thin metal band enveloping the diamond all around the girdle or a bezel setting.
The Classical and Romantic design
If your partner loves everything vintage and romantic, then a ring setting that highlights scrollwork patterns, milgrain details, delicate bands, filigree or elaborate galleries. You might want to look at a genuine antique engagement ring as one of your ring choices, if unique antique items are what your partner likes.
The Modern Design
If your partner is one who appreciates current trends and styles, then consider rings styles that dabble in non-traditional patterns or sculptural designs. Look at a bezel setting whereby a thin metal band cradles the center diamond all around the girdle. She can also refrain from the classical center diamond and consider a ring with a wide band and lovely details. Gemstone accents or diamond accents might add a bit of sparkle to the ring design as well.
If the lady is still not sure then you could go with a diamond setting that’s temporary, so that she can choose a setting that is ideal for her.