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Celebrity Engagement Rings

Virtually unlimited budgets, constant pressure to look flawless, and unbridled access to all that the beauty and fashion industries can offer: the life of a celebrity requires being on top of all the latest trends, so it stands to reason that the rest of us look to celebs for everything from hairstyles to make up to clothing.

Likewise, when considering what type of engagement ring to buy, it can be helpful to take a peek at the fingers of celebrities for inspiration. Take a look at some of our favorite celebrity inspired Brilliant Earth engagement rings.

 

The “Eco-friendly” Engagement Ring

“Going green” is an oft-heard phrase these days, and while it may not conjure an image of a flashy celebrity engagement ring, eco-friendly rings are becoming quite popular with both celebrities and women in the know. As we become increasingly aware of the impact our choices and activities have on the environment, the options we have for living a “greener” life have expanded. It is now possible to proudly wear your commitment to both the love of your life and the preservation of the environment with a green engagement ring.

 

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Actress, activist, and vegan, Natalie Portman, does just that with her recycled platinum engagement ring. Her extraordinary ring features a 4-carat antique round center stone surrounded by a double halo of pavé diamonds.

 

Celebrity Trend: Antique Engagement Rings

Antique engagement rings are an up-and-coming trend and celebrities are naturally at the forefront. Antique rings offer one-of-a-kind beauty – each antique ring is unique and evokes the romance of a bygone era.

A decade after Michael Douglas gave Catherine Zeta-Jones her astonishing 1920s marquise diamond ring, it remains one of the most recognizable celebrity engagement rings. It features a 10-carat center diamond encircled by 28 smaller diamonds.

 

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Model and actress, Milla Jovivich’s, antique engagement ring is a true original. The 19th century ring combines yellow, pink, and white diamonds set in yellow gold for a vibrant, avant-garde display of color.

 

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Impressed by the unique yet timeless quality of antique engagement rings? Bookmark our one-of-a-kind antique ring collection to see the latest antique rings as they arrive.

 

Halo Engagement Rings

It comes as no surprise that halo rings are incredibly popular among celebrities. Their glamorous design – a center gemstone surrounded by a “halo” of smaller accent diamonds – packs an impressive visual impact.

Lotus Flower Diamond Halo Engagement Ring copy

Halo engagement rings can feature both diamonds and sapphires; in fact, the most widely recognizable halo ring has an elegant sapphire as its centerpiece. Have you guessed whose it is? Here’s a hint: it used to belong to Princess Diana. The halo ring that now graces Kate Middleton’s royal finger is a round 18-carat oval sapphire set in white gold.

 

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Jessica Biel’s engagement ring, a gorgeous emerald-cut diamond encircled with a halo of pavé diamonds, was carefully selected by her superstar husband, Justin Timberlake. It has both antique and modern elements, and even includes subtle touches of aquamarine, Jessica’s birthstone.

 

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For those inclined toward the elegant brilliance of a halo engagement ring, we recommend the dazzling styles in our Halo Collection.

 

Colored Diamond Engagement Rings

Celebrities like to stand out from the crowd, and a vibrantly colored diamond engagement ring is a popular choice for those who want to express their individual style.

Not one, but two American Idol alums have massive yellow canary diamond engagement rings, both custom designed by Johnathon Arndt. Kelly Clarkson’s yellow diamond is square and Carrie Underwood’s is round, but both are surrounded by a halo of diamonds, and set on a band with – you guessed it – more diamonds.

 

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Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings

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Did you know that having a diamond as the center gemstone in an engagement ring is a relatively recent tradition? Throughout history, different types of gemstones were commonly selected to be the centerpiece of engagement rings.

 

Both Jessica Simpson and Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan-Zuckerberg, were presented with beautiful ruby engagement rings. Jessica’s ring features a 4-carat, oval-shaped ruby flanked by two diamonds, and is a nod to her July birthstone. Priscilla’s custom designed three stone engagement ring features two diamonds on either side of a vibrant center ruby.

 

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Sapphire engagement rings are a popular and distinctive alternative to traditional diamond engagement rings, and actor Javier Bardem is wise to the trend. He presented Penelope Cruz with an alluring vintage ring featuring a 3-carat oval sapphire surrounded by diamonds.

 

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We take many style cues from celebrities, and you may not need to look any further than Hollywood for your perfect engagement ring inspiration. At Brilliant Earth, we offer a wide variety of beloved styles that achieve a timeless take on sought after celebrity engagement rings.

Final Thoughts

Which celebrity style is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below, or on our Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram!

COMMENTS

ANNIE THOMAS Says:
June 19th, 2016 at 5:12 pm

Very nice I won’t want one

Shannon Reed Says:
August 9th, 2016 at 2:55 pm

And those are not from WalMart. Gary’s Engagement ? ring to Amber Portwood

Fay Calbert Says:
August 22nd, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Wiuld luv to see rings similuar ti real diamond rings 1 to 1in a half Carats but simulated diamonds or cz’s which I can afford.
Thank You

B. Earth Says:
August 23rd, 2016 at 11:00 am

Hi Fay,

You can create your own gemstone ring on our website here: http://www.brilliantearth.com/colored-gemstones/. You may be interested in our selection of moissanites. You can also contact our jewelry specialists for more information about our selection at 1.800.691.0952 or by using the live chat on our website. Thanks for your interest!

Andrea Says:
November 5th, 2016 at 5:49 am

Very nice vut i dont need one yet.

Andrea Says:
November 5th, 2016 at 5:49 am

Love them.

Dawn Underwood Says:
November 23rd, 2016 at 12:18 am

I had a vintage 1960s emerald cut diamond that was passed down from my mother. I had it put in A simple but unique setting
20 yrs later it is now my daughter’s but her setting is “busy” and the classic emerald needs no help getting attention. I wish I had it back. Appraised at 6,000.00. But it was its beauty that mattered. Do stunning things with it as it is an amazing stone!

Xaxier Says:
January 20th, 2017 at 4:22 pm

Nice

Rose Says:
February 15th, 2017 at 12:21 am

Nice

El Says:
February 27th, 2017 at 1:16 pm

I have my grandmother’s rings from 1931. I’ve been asked to have them appraised by a jewelry store that my husband has done business with but I won’t take them off. They don’t understand that they can’t put a price on them, it’s the fact that they were on my grandma’s fingers for so long and the connection that I feel from them that gives them their greatest worth!

mike Says:
March 14th, 2017 at 11:58 am

Who cares ?????

Suzie Says:
April 13th, 2017 at 11:35 am

I love all of them but… my favorite is Catherine Zeta-Jones. This ring is antique but resembles a very modern look as well; so refreshingly lovely!.

John Kirkup Says:
May 9th, 2017 at 12:14 pm

In this 21st century, I can’t actually believe that
women still care about engagement rings!
Stuck in the 50s and 60s I guess! I mean, who cares?

Ruqayyah Kareem Says:
June 21st, 2017 at 2:06 pm

I would love to see some pearleen shape diamond engagement rings

Ruqayyah Kareem Says:
June 21st, 2017 at 2:08 pm

I want to see some pare shape engagement rings

Signy Says:
June 22nd, 2017 at 4:27 pm

I have a $25,000 diamond ring which I received in 1960 from my beloved husband of 57 years!

Tiffany Pollard Says:
June 26th, 2017 at 4:23 pm

This site is wonderful and it has the best ring

Jimmy Carson Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 4:23 am

If I was the Wynn the money I would buy all the rings that you got stored in that store and close up your shop

Jimmy Carson Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 4:25 am

Party time

Chiquella Rusk Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 2:14 pm

The rings or nice but I need the money!!!!!

Chiquella Rusk Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 2:16 pm

The rings or nice but I need the money more than anything else.

Chiquella Rusk Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 2:20 pm

I do not need the rings but I do need the money very very very much more!!!!#!

Chiquella Rusk Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 2:20 pm

I do not need the rings but I do need the money very very very much more!!!!

Juliet Says:
July 11th, 2017 at 4:36 pm

Send a pic

Myeisha monique edwards Says:
July 12th, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Really pretty

Rashonda Green Says:
July 14th, 2017 at 4:58 pm

Interesting and useful games and jewelry looking toward to win?

Jonathon hudelson Says:
July 14th, 2017 at 4:58 pm

I’m ready to win the Publishers Clearing House finally

Jonathon hudelson Says:
July 14th, 2017 at 4:59 pm

I’m a winner of PCH

Meko Mowl Says:
July 22nd, 2017 at 3:36 pm

Get an. Ed

Karina Bowman Says:
July 27th, 2017 at 3:45 pm

The Bel Air ring is beautiful

lorise marsh Says:
August 26th, 2017 at 2:11 pm

I love ypur rings

Jona Strahla Says:
September 1st, 2017 at 12:42 pm

Beautiful rings for sure!

Lisa Starzi Says:
September 6th, 2017 at 2:52 pm

I never had an engagement ring given to me…i would luv luv luv anyone of them!

Lillian Ortiz Says:
September 7th, 2017 at 7:56 am

My First Engagement make it
Real , One of Millions,Lord Make
it REAL

Shehs Says:
October 12th, 2017 at 8:18 pm

Oops

Tammy Says:
October 17th, 2017 at 5:29 am

I did the quiz

Ann Marie Horgan Says:
October 18th, 2017 at 1:32 am

Magical and Mystical. Jewelry.Dreamy and Spellbinding.Forever.Symbolic. Cherished. Worshipped. Somethings can last forever till the end of time.

Makayla Says:
October 23rd, 2017 at 10:22 pm

easy but hard

Makayla Says:
October 23rd, 2017 at 10:23 pm

i tuink u should make then more noticible alittle

Bruh Says:
October 26th, 2017 at 7:34 pm

Quiz time in the cityyyy

Lendy Sevick Says:
October 30th, 2017 at 11:43 pm

My personality?

Lendy Sevick Says:
October 30th, 2017 at 11:43 pm

Personality?

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