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Engagement rings avaA 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.


1910

Engagement rings became a widely accepted custom in the 1900s.

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1925

This era’s rings featured geometric designs.

A similar ring is worn by Scarlett Johansson.

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1933

Round stones set in platinum were preferred.

Actress Allison Williams has a ring in this style.

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1940

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.

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1950

Engraved, ornate settings in white gold appeared.

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1960

Colored gemstones came into fashion.

Princess Diana’s oval sapphire is now worn by Duchess Kate.

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1970

Emerald-cut diamonds set in white gold came into fashion.

Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, and Amal Clooney have this center stone.

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1980

Tear-shaped diamonds and yellow gold were all the rage.

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1990

Marquise-cut diamonds gained popularity.

Catherine Zeta-Jones wears a Marquise cut.

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2000

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.

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2016

Cushion-cut diamonds in halo settings were the top trend.

Amy Adams and Jessica Alba have halo settings.

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2019

This season, hexagonal engagement rings are in trend. They have a kind of retro vibe to them.

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