Celebrity trend: PEAR ENGAGEMENT RINGSPear shaped diamonds, or “teardrop diamonds”, are named for their unique shape, one that features both a rounded and pointed end. This distinctive combination of the classic round cut with the stylish marquise diamond shape gives it an elegant and elongated appearance that is sure to stand out—making a pear engagement ring perfect for the celebrity bride-to-be. Some noteworthy celebrities with pear engagement rings include Elizabeth Taylor, Margot Robbie, Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton, Cardi B, and Sophie Turner.
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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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Meghan Markle’s engagement ring is a beautiful three stone engagement ring, featuring two recycled heirloom diamonds from Princess Diana’s personal collection, and a center cushion diamond from Botswana.
Choosing a diamond from Botswana also reflects Prince Harry and Meghan’s shared commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Botswana diamond mining has contributed to transforming Botswana into one of Africa’s most prosperous countries, and Botswana diamond mines are dedicated to minimizing their environmental footprint. We are proud to offer Botswana Sort diamonds as part of our selection of Beyond Conflict Free DiamondsTM.
PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGES BIARD, DISTRIBUTED UNDER A CC-BY 2.0 LICENSE.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 RingsAntique 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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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 RingsIt 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.
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.
PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGES BIARD, DISTRIBUTED UNDER A CC-BY 2.0 LICENSE.For those inclined toward the elegant brilliance of a halo engagement ring, we recommend the dazzling styles in our Halo Collection.
Colored Diamond Engagement RingsCelebrities 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. Recently, gemstones and diamonds in pink and champagne hues have been spotted on the likes of Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Princess Eugenie. We’ve seen this trend translate into the engagement and wedding space, as Whether you are looking to add an eye-catching pop of color with a pink gemstone, or you want to add a subtle hint of warmth with rose gold, you can’t go wrong.
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Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings
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.