A perfect engagement ring can be hard to find. For many years, young men from different corners of the world are troubled about the ring that will make their beloved woman happy. What shape of a ring to choose? Should it be a diamond ring or other gems are acceptable, too? Is a modern, trendy ring better than an heirloom one? Let’s see what engagement ring designs were fashionable during the last 100 years. Maybe this will help you to choose the perfect ring for you or your beloved one.
Engagement rings became a widely accepted custom in the 1900s.
This era’s rings featured geometric designs.
A similar ring is worn by Scarlett Johansson.
Round stones set in platinum were preferred.
Actress Allison Williams has a ring in this style.
Floral-inspired designs began to appear.
Miley Cyrus has a 1940s-inspired yellow gold ring.
The “A diamond is forever” De Beers campaign launched in 1947.
Engraved, ornate settings in white gold appeared.
Colored gemstones came into fashion.
Princess Diana’s oval sapphire is now worn by Duchess Kate.
Emerald-cut diamonds set in white gold came into fashion.
Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, and Amal Clooney have this center stone.
Tear-shaped diamonds and yellow gold were all the rage.
Marquise-cut diamonds gained popularity.
Catherine Zeta-Jones wears a Marquise cut.
A tree-stone ring represents a couple’s past, present, and future.
Keith Urban proposed to Nicole Kidman with a vintage Cartier 3-stone ring.
Cushion-cut diamonds in halo settings were the top trend.
Amy Adams and Jessica Alba have halo settings.
This season, hexagonal engagement rings are in trend. They have a kind of retro vibe to them.