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The Meaning of Past, Present, Future Rings

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Past, Present, and Future rings, also known as three stone rings are an ever popular choice when it comes to engagement ring styles. Apart from their aesthetic appeal, three stone engagement rings are rich with symbolism.

As the name implies, three stone rings boast a center gem accented by two diamonds or colorful gemstones on either side. From modern to antique-inspired, Brilliant Earth’s collection of three stone engagement rings includes something for any taste.

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Past, Present, Future: The Symbolism of Three Stone Engagement Rings

 

Three stone engagement rings’ meaning tells a story. The three main stones featured on these engagement rings symbolize a couple’s past, present, and future. While every engagement ring is imbued with its own special meaning, this beautiful representation makes three stone engagement rings an especially romantic choice. When proposing with a three stone engagement ring, one can reflect with their partner on the love they have shared, the love they share now, and the unique love they will always have for each other.

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Three Stone Diamond Rings

 

Past, Present, Future diamond engagement rings often feature round brilliant diamonds, princess cut diamonds, or a mixture of a variety of fancy shaped diamonds. Styles range from simple to intricate, and can include halos or pavé diamond accents and engravings around the band.

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A nature-inspired twist on the classic Past, Present, Future ring, the Three Stone Petite Twisted Vine Diamond Ring features entwined vines shimmering with pavé diamonds.

 

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Captivating tapered baguette diamonds are bar channel-set in this elegant ring, brilliantly framing the center emerald cut gem.

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This exquisite antique style three stone trellis setting features interwoven prongs sweeping upward to embrace two brilliant round diamond side stones. The band is adorned with an engraved scroll pattern on the top and sides, with each side accented by a single dazzling diamond.

Three Stone Colorful Gemstone Rings

 

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As with diamond three stone rings, three stone engagement rings featuring colorful gemstones can also be found in a variety of styles and shapes. Including sapphires, aquamarines, or morganites in your engagement ring offers a gorgeous pop of color, for a look that’s unique to yours! .You may choose to have your three stone engagement ring feature one colored gemstone exclusively, or you might want to mix and match. Accenting a center diamond with two colored gemstones makes for a beautiful look, and vice versa!

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Fiery trillion shaped diamonds brilliantly frame a center teal sapphire, putting a unique twist on in this classic ring.

 

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This setting features a stunning center oval morganite with a glistening diamond accent on each side.

Three Stone Custom Engagement Rings

 

If you have a specific look in mind, opting for a custom designed three stone ring might be the way to go. Share your unique vision with our designers and they will bring your one-of-a-kind ring to life.

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A bezel-set rose cut diamond adorns this ring with rose quartz stones on either side. The rose gold band has a brushed matte finish which perfectly complements the lovely stones.

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Three oval-shaped sapphires are surrounded by a halo of round brilliant diamond accents in this incredible ring.

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This stunning three stone engagement ring features a round brilliant diamond flanked by two pear-shaped diamond accents. Serene hand engravings down the tapered band adds to the elegantly classic look of this piece.

Three Stone Vintage Engagement Rings

 

Another option when shopping for the perfect three stone engagement ring is to look through our selection of vintage engagement rings. Originating from romantic eras of the past, these rings are embedded with a history of their own, making the symbolic meaning of three stone rings all the richer. The distinctive beauty of vintage rings adds to their appeal.

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Two bullet-shaped diamond accents embellish the shoulders of this exquisite three stone cushion cut diamond engagement ring for a truly stunning look.

A classic three stone ring, this Retro era engagement ring features three brilliant cut diamonds on a white gold band.

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A true vintage treasure, this uniquely sculpted Victorian-era ring features a stunning oval-shaped diamond accented by two synthetic rubies.

Final Thoughts

Do you love the meaning behind three stone rings? What style is your favorite? Share with us in the comments below, or on our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

COMMENTS

Angela Bigelow Says:
July 23rd, 2017 at 12:51 am

I love them

quiltqueen Says:
August 7th, 2017 at 10:10 pm

I prefer “Today, Tomorrow and Always”

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