The Best Engagement Rings of 2021 – 40 Different Styles February 5, 2021 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog
Moving to the next stage in a relationship is thrilling, and picking an engagement ring shouldn’t be a burden. Even if you have decided on the stone cut and type of precious metal, the wide variety of options can easily bewilder you.
In this guide, we have narrowed down the selection, presenting you with the 40 best engagement rings of 2021. Classical, trendy, modest, or bold – no matter what your style, read on to find the perfect ring to fall in love with.
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1. Vintage Elm Park Ring
Price: $5,500. Shop for Vintage Elm Park Ring
A classical, yet contemporary vintage diamond ring from the 1950’s opens our selection. The center round cut stone of nearly a carat is paired with two baguette-cut diamonds. The three-stone ring style is a traditional choice, but different cuts give the ring a modern twist.
2. Deco Ring
Price: $11,000. Shop the Deco Ring
If you prefer something shiny, this ring inspired by the 1920’s is a great choice. The 1.38-carat center stone is surrounded by two rows of smaller diamonds on each side. The ring features a bezel setting, which was especially popular in the Art Deco era.
3. Cairns Ring
Price: $8,000. Shop the Cairns Ring
This is a ring for those, who adore unusual shapes and dainty designs. A classical Old European cut center diamond is framed by floral details. Six leaf-shaped elements feature additional diamonds with a total weight of 0.10 carats. The band is made of platinum. A modest and feminine, yet fun alternative to a traditional solitaire.
4. Worcester Ring
Price: $3,600. Shop the Worcester Ring
The setting of this Art Deco ring makes the old mine cut center stone appear square. A closer look reveals the beautiful, fine milgrain and openwork. More diamonds are located along the band, making the ring a vivid example of the Art Deco style.
5. Lagos Ring
Price: $21,000. Shop the Lagos Ring
This bold, Edwardian-style ring features an unusual shape and a 2.15-carat old European cut center diamond. A floral-shaped halo with smaller stones is set in platinum. This is a refreshing choice for brides, who don’t want to go for a traditional look. Halo-style rings are one of the main trends of 2021, and this setting makes the center stone appear bigger.
6. Capri Ring
Price: $16,000. Shop the Capri Ring
Another ring with halo style setting. The center cushion cut 2.07-carat diamond is surrounded by bright sapphires. The band is made of platinum and holds six additional smaller diamonds. A splendid ring that will add a dash of color to your life, it is anything but boring.
7. Albi Ring
Price: $32,000. Shop the Albi Ring
Back to the classics – this Art Deco ring features a notable 3.49-carat center diamond and a pave of smaller stones. The platinum band is elegantly decorated with ornamental filigree. The main stone is set in a high under-gallery, paying respect to the Art Deco era.
8. Albury Ring
Price: $9,800. Shop the Albury Ring
The unique shape of the Albury ring makes it truly outstanding. Bezel setting, French-cut emerald halo, diamond encased corners, under gallery featuring a filigree and shoulders with floral detail…
Each part of this ring is worth looking at it over and over again. It also incorporates multiple trends of 2021 – halo, colorful gemstones, and unusual shape.
9. Auburndale Ring
Price: $11,000. Shop the Auburndale Ring
If you fancy the bright halo of the Albury ring but prefer more minimalistic designs, the Auburndale ring is a great alternative. The 1.16 carat, old European cut center diamond, and French-cut emeralds are set in a floral openwork gallery. The main stone dates back to the 1920’s, while the mounting is modern, inspired by the Art Deco style.
10. Banbury Ring
Price: $53,000. Shop the Banbury Ring
A three-stone diamond ring – what could be more timeless? This style symbolizes the past, present, and the future. The center 2.05 carat stone is round cut and certified as D color grade, which are considered rare. It is paired with two marquise-cut diamonds, that add a modern touch to the ring.
11. Coatbridge Ring
Price: $220,000. Shop the Coatbridge Ring
For brides who love to turn heads, we present the Coatbridge ring. The center diamond weighs more than 8 carats, and will certainly draw attention. For a diamond this size, extra furnishings are unnecessary. The only additional detail are two small baguette-cut diamonds on the shoulders.
12. Deauville Ring
Price: $17,000. Shop the Deauville Ring
The rare yellow gold setting here is underestimated – diamonds contrast well with the warm tone, revealing bright, colorful rays. The ring features a nearly 2-carat old European cut diamond, crown detail on the under gallery, and a diamond pave on three sides of the band.
13. Durham Ring
Price: $14,600. Shop the Durham Ring
Square-shaped cushion cut rings offer strong competition to round pieces – just as timeless, but less common. A 1.92-carat diamond is in the spotlight here, set in a halo of smaller stones. The under gallery is decorated in the best traditions of the Art Deco era.
14. Atlantic Ring
Price: $5,400. Shop the Atlantic Ring
Sapphires are an elegant alternative to diamonds and a choice of the Royal family. The Atlantic ring introduces a square cut, 1.5-carat genuine sapphire, with two baguette-cut diamonds on the shoulders.
Delicate and minimalistic, this ring is for brides who follow fashion but don’t want to look too flashy.
15. Ceylon Sapphire Ring
Price: $68,000. Shop the Ceylon Sapphire Ring
Another three-stone sapphire ring, but this time more remarkable. The pear-shaped center sapphire weighs nearly 10 carats. An incredibly deep, hypnotizing piece, it is paired with two diamonds of half a carat each. The platinum band is engraved, paying tribute to the 1930’s.
16. Castlebar Ring
Price: $160,000. Shop the Castlebar Ring
A vintage ring with a 4 carat diamond of exceptional clarity. The emerald cut is known for revealing stone inclusions, however, this diamond is perfect. The square shape makes the stone appear bigger and adds an Art Deco touch to your look. The band is encrusted with smaller diamonds.
17. Tiffany Ruby Ring
Price: $11,800. Shop the Tiffany Ruby Ring
This Tiffany three-stone ring embraces the colorful gemstone trend. A genuine, bright purplish-red ruby in the center is surrounded by two round cut diamonds. A ring with a temperament – for passionate, vivacious brides.
18. Warren Ring
Price: $11,000. Shop the Warren Ring
The ring’s oval cut diamond is positioned horizontally, standing out from the majority of similarly shaped rings, which feature a vertically oriented oval. The inner shoulder of the band has an engraving dating back to 1924.
If that’s not enough to fall in love with the Warren ring, the under gallery features an open-work, filigree, and small diamonds.
19. Dublin Gold Ring
Price: $3,800. Shop the Dublin Gold Ring
A ruby halo, a mix of metals, and rounded square shape – this ring is a fashion statement piece. The center half-carat diamond isn’t huge, but this doesn’t make the ring less noteworthy. The setting is handcrafted from platinum, while the band is made of gold.
20. Wellshire Ring
Price: $9,000. Shop the Wellshire Ring
Engagement rings with black detailing are gaining popularity this year. A cushion cut diamond in the center is set in onyx. Angular shapes, moderate detailing, and uncommon color make this ring a perfect choice for elegant and stylish brides.
21. Sardinia Ring
Price $2,800. Shop the Sardinia Ring
This celestial Asscher Cut Aquamarine Ring of a heavenly blue color evokes peace, hope, and deep, subtle feelings. The platinum band is engraved and features a diamond pave, resembling elvish treasure.
22. Hyde Ring
Price: $7,200. Shop the Hyde Ring
Rose gold is one of the main trends of 2021. This incredibly feminine ring features a 1.25 carat, round cut diamond surrounded by delicate leaf detailing. A high crown setting suggests the ring is inspired by the Edwardian Era.
23. Montmartre Ring
Price: $18,000. Shop the Montmartre Ring
If you believe that an engagement ring has to feature a diamond, but want to stand out from the crowd, the Montmartre ring is your go-to selection. A sunny, yellow 1.1-carat center diamond is surrounded by smaller, clear diamonds in a halo setting. The under-gallery exhibits beautiful filigree.
24. Berge Ring
Price: $6,200. Shop the Berge Ring
This Retro Era engagement ring is angular, solid, and minimalistic. If you are down-to-earth and consider extra detailing unnecessary, the Berge ring is a perfect choice. Additional elements aren’t required for such a unique solitaire – the 0.75-carat center diamond is set in a square bezel with decorated shoulders.
25. Atlanta Ring
Price: $4,800. Shop the Atlanta Ring
An extravagant double-halo diamond and emerald ring for the chicest brides. The Atlanta ring features a three-wire shank and decorated under-gallery. The ring is a perfect size for all the details to be distinct, but not excessive. The deep green color of the emerald halo brings harmony and dispels worries.
26. Barrington Ring
Price: $18,000. Shop the Barrington Ring
The Barrington ring is made of yellow gold and features a 1.63-carat diamond in a marvelous crown setting, encrusted with smaller stones. Simple when looking from above, this ring reveals its magic when being looked at side-on. A truly majestic piece, both intriguing and classical.
27. Irving Ring
Price: $4,500. Shop the Irving Ring
This is a double-halo style, Art Deco era ring. A genuine 0.6-carat emerald is in the spotlight here, surrounded by numerous diamonds, continuing on the ring’s shoulders. If you want to shine brighter than all stars in the sky combined, the Irvin Ring will become your ideal companion.
28. Southwell Ring
Price: $3,200. Shop the Southwell Ring
The Southwell ring is one of the most modest options in our selection. However, it is loaded with unexpected details. The platinum band holds five diamonds – an old European cut center stone, two marquise cut, and two single cut stones on the shoulders. The setting of the center diamond is a beautiful, high crown, which makes the stone appear square.
29. Tenby Ring
Price: $12,800. Shop the Tenby Ring
For brides with dramatic style, marquise cut engagement rings are the most suitable option. This particular cut makes the stone appear larger. The Tenby ring features a 1.30-carat diamond, set in a halo of smaller diamonds. The halo setting is ideal for the marquise cut, as it protects the stone.
30. Westchester Ring
Price: $55,000. Shop the Westchester Ring
Three-stone rings are a traditional choice, but this doesn’t mean they have to be modest. If you agree that three large diamonds are better than one, you will like the Westchester ring. The main stones weigh over 4 carats in total. And if that’s not enough, the ring’s band is encrusted with more diamonds.
31. Arosa Ring
Price: $4,950. Shop the Arosa Ring
The Arosa ring introduces three emerald-cut aquamarines, weighing nearly 4 carats in total. The stones are exceptionally clear, and the blue color of each stone is mesmerizing and perfectly matched.
32. Fayetteville Ring
Price: $11,000. Shop the Fayetteville Ring
The 1.67 carat diamond in this gorgeous solitaire doesn’t need companions. The platinum band is finely engraved, and the round-cut diamond is set in a crown-style under-gallery.
33. Delaware Ring
Price: $4,800. Shop the Delaware Ring
A ring that will make your fingers look long and slender. An emerald-cut aquamarine in the center is surrounded by a diamond halo. The band is minimalistic, leaving the stones to bask in the limelight.
34. English Ring
Price: $21,000. Shop the English Ring
The three-stone yellow gold ring is unusual but simple. The 2-carat center diamond if featuring a high color grade is paired with two pear-shaped stones. The bezel setting will add a dash of Art Deco style to your look.
35. Tiffany Pear-Shape Accent Ring
Price: $16,000. Shop the Tiffany Pear-Shape Accent Ring
This one is for brides who respect eternal values and want a traditional ring. The minimalistic band and three moderately-sized diamonds are of high color and clarity grade. What else does a perfect engagement ring need?
36. Orsay Ring
Price: $6,500. Shop the Orsay Ring
Colored gemstones are fun, but not as strong as diamonds. Why not go for a champagne-colored diamond? The color of joy, this stone will cheer you up and give you a reason to celebrate each day. Besides that, the Orsay ring features a trendy halo setting.
37. Cald Ring
Price: $4,500. Shop the Cald Ring
For the most creative brides, one color may not be enough. The Cald ring features a 3.17 carat, refreshingly-green peridot, surrounded by a sapphire halo and diamonds on the shoulders.
38. Vintage Bulgari Ring
Price: $265,000. Shop the Vintage Bulgari Ring
The unique design of this Bulgari ring from the 60s’ has the true wow-factor. The center Asscher cut diamond weighs over 5 carats, with a large number of round and baguette-cut diamonds on the shoulders. With such an extravagant ring, you won’t remain unnoticed.
39. Ramsey Ring
Price: $2,500. Shop the Ramsey Ring
A feminine ring with cushion-cut garnet of muted, rosy tone with brownish-peach hue. Delicate, yet highly captivating.
40. Utopia Ring
Price: $6,800. Shop the Utopia Ring
The final star and the largest stone of our selection. The Utopia ring features a 16.4-carat pink kunzite, paired with tiny (especially compared to the center stone!) diamonds and rubies. The rose gold setting makes the ring even more trendy. A ring like this will certainly make you feel like you’re living in a paradise
Know the Trends, but Go Your Way
Hopefully, you have found the perfect ring in our selection. As fashion is cyclic, vintage rings incorporate a lot of the latest trends and manage to look both traditional and contemporary.
If you decide to go for a vintage piece, make sure to find a well-trusted retailer, such as Estate Diamond Jewelry.
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