What Does Your Engagement Ring Mean?

Image: French Cut Basket Setting Diamonds 3/4 down at Adiamor


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but did you know that the same thing can be said about engagement rings? That’s right, not all engagement rings mean the same thing which is why we’re going to bring you a round of, “What does that engagement ring mean?” right after the jump.


Round Cut


Tacori Simply Tacori solitaire ring set in 18K yellow gold at Whiteflash



It does not get any more classic than this. Round engagement rings are the number one engagement ring for a reason. The cut oozes tradition, country club weddings and the perfect ball gown wedding dress to pair with that ring. Want real inspiration for this style, then look no further than Ms. All-American herself, Brooke Shields.


Oval Cut

Sleek oval pave halo engagement ring set in 14K white gold at James Allen



If you’re a classic girl at heart, but love modern conveniences, then the oval cut is made for you. You know what you like and even though you may partake in a few fashion trends, you know what works for you and are determined to stick with it. Your real inspiration for this look will take you all the way to the UK, as the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton’s engagement ring is an oval cut.



Cushion Cut

Cushion-cut halo diamond engagement ring set in 14K white gold at Blue Nile


Trendy ladies gravitate towards the cushion cut. It is the ideal cut for women who embrace their femininity as well as remain on the cutting edge of fashion. However, that doesn’t always equal an attention-seeker personality for this cut offsets it’s significant amount of sparkle with pairing well with “quieter” settings. Your real inspiration for this cut is Gabrielle Union.


Asscher Cut

Asscher cut royal halo diamond engagement ring set in platinum at Blue Nile


Worldly is how one can describe fans of this engagement ring cut. A woman who loves an Asscher cut would have traveled on a great ocean liner to cross the Atlantic Ocean and head straight to the Champs-Élysées to watch Josephine Baker star in her show. Feeling really inspired, then you’ll love Gwyneth Paltrow’s engagement ring.

Wow, my condolences for those of you that have to pick one engagement ring from so many beautiful cuts. However, if you stay true to your style and what you love about yourself, you’ll find out the one is right there sparkling in front of you.

So what kind do you have and what does it mean to you? Come let us know in the forums at PriceScope!


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