Top 30 Simple Diamond Engagement Rings in 2023November 7, 2022 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog
Picking the perfect engagement ring can be challenging. You may feel tempted to choose a modern and unique design, but few styles beat traditional simple diamond engagement rings. They’re simple, timeless, and a statement piece your partner will show off for years.
In this article, we’ll review the top 30 simple diamond engagement rings to help you make an informed decision.
1. The Lewiston Ring
First on our list we have the Lewiston Ring. This simple vintage solitaire engagement ring centers a GIA-certified 0.65 carat old European cut diamond. Two tapered baguette cut diamonds flank the center stone set in handcrafted in platinum.
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2. The Fairmont Ring
If you’re looking for a simple women’s engagement ring that will leave your partner speechless, you can’t go wrong with the Fairmont Ring.
This stylish yet simple diamond solitaire ring features a 1.29 carat old European cut diamond set in prongs. This vintage ring was handcrafted in 18k white gold circa 1980, and bears French hallmarks
3. The Mulberry Ring
If your partner appreciates elegant jewelry, surprise them with the wonderful Mulberry Ring. This classic piece has a perfectly white vintage diamond (D color) prong set on a handcrafted platinum mounting. Baguette-cut diamonds adorn the sides of the center stone and this ring hails from the Art Deco Era, circa 1930.
4. The Cesena Ring
While some assume that simple engagement rings are boring, the Cesena Ring proves that’s not always the case. It centers on a dazzling prong-set 0.89 carat old European cut diamond. Moreover, the mounting forms a scallop-edged surface under the center stone giving this vintage ring a unique look. This ring hails from France and was handcrafted in platinum on gold, circa 1900.
5. Wellington Ring
Another of our favorite simple engagement rings is this Wellington ring centers a 1.50 carat old European cut diamond set in prongs. Three staggered baguette cut diamonds frame the center stone on either shoulder set in platinum. The ring evokes an art deco aesthetic with its clean lines and simple design.
6. Solsville Ring
A GIA certified 1.00-carat old European cut diamond sits at the center of this stunning vintage style solitaire ring. Old European cut pave-set diamonds sit along the shoulders and under-gallery. The Solsville Ring is hand-crafted in platinum.
7. The Elm Park Ring
This beautiful vintage diamond engagement ring is set with an old European cut diamond from the 1920s. The center diamond sits flanked by two tapered baguette cut diamonds on the shoulders of the handmade platinum setting. This vintage ring was handcrafted circa 1955.
8. The Dutchess Ring
If a larger stone is more your taste, take a look at the Dutchess Ring. This vintage diamond engagement ring features a 4.25 carat old European cut stone in the center, flanked by tapered baguette cut diamonds on either side. The center diamond is set in prongs and the ring was handcrafted in 14k white gold circa 1950.
9. The Scottsboro Ring
When thinking about engagements, most people associate the event with bezel-set rings. After all, they’re one of the most popular styles for a reason.
This bezel-set piece centers a dazzling European cut, K color gem weighing around 2.00 carats.
A row of smaller stones lines the shoulders, giving the mounting a sophisticated edge. A leaf-motif pattern with additional gems decorates the under-gallery, following the style of Edwardian-era jewelry.
10. The Lyndhurst Ring
Antique lovers will appreciate this antique French diamond solitaire engagement Lyndhurst ring. This engagement ring features a 1.48 carat old European cut diamond set in prongs. The simple and elegant platinum mounting bears French hallmarks and this ring was handcrafted in the Edwardian era, circa 1910.
11. Lons Ring
Platinum alloy rings are among the most sought-after engagement options because, unlike their white gold counterparts, they don’t require much upkeep to maintain their whiteness.
This delicate and low-profile diamond engagement ring features a GIA certified 1.14-carat old European cut diamond. Six baguette-cut diamonds flank the center diamond on each shoulder offering a unique geometric design.
12. The Cyprus Ring
Add a dash of brightness to your simple diamond engagement ring by going for a two-tone option. The Cyprus Ring combines the subtle features of classic jewelry with a pop of color, making it a timeless piece with a unique twist.
It features a 1.52-carat I color prong-set gem in the center. Two bezel-set rubies surround the center stone, accentuating its shine and clarity.
A yellow gold mounting houses the gemstones, perfectly matching the vibrant hue of the rubies.
13. The Worcester Ring
Another great option is this Art Deco era engagement ring, featuring a GIA-certified 0.65 carat old mine cut diamond. Pave-set in a bullet shaped bezel accenting each shoulder sit five single cut diamonds which beautify compliment the center stone. The platinum mounting is an original Art Deco piece, handcrafted circa 1920.
14. The Diamond Tiffany Ring
Another beautiful classic piece is this estate Tiffany ring that features a round brilliant cut diamond weighing approximately 0.44 carats. Along the shoulders sit round brilliant-cut diamonds in a micro-pave setting. Best of all, this ring is signed Tiffany&Co
15. The Covina Ring
If you decide to go for the Covina Ring, you can rest assured that your ring will stand the test of time. This simple engagement ring offers a classic and timeless style that can be passed from generation to generation. A GIA-certified 0.90 carat prong-set old European cut diamond sits at the center, with smaller diamonds embellishing the under-gallery. Along the shoulders, additional diamonds frame the center stone.
16. The Glenridge Ring
Those who love diamonds with a high level of fire and brilliance will adore this gorgeous engagement ring featuring a cushion cut gem in the center. The stone is set in prongs, weighs roughly 5.04 carats, and is GIA-certified. The certificate confirms the center stone has a K color and VS2 clarity rating. Pave-set European cut diamonds adorn the shoulders, and a platinum setting houses all the gems.
17. The Tiffany Ring
For the ultimate option in simplicity take a look at this platinum Tiffany ring. The simple band features a .22 carat round brilliant cut diamond and the platinum setting is signed Tiffany & Co. This ring makes the perfect everyday accessory that won’t distract or clash with other accessories.
18. Rochdale Ring
This simple engagement ring centers an old European cut diamond set in prongs. Two tapered baguette cut diamonds are set on the shoulders of the handmade platinum setting. This minimalistic ring offers a great option for those looking for a vintage diamond ring that offers a clean and simple aesthetic.
19. Elm Park Ring
The Morristown Ring offers a unique option for those who prefer minimalistic design. The geometric design features a 1.46 carat emerald-cut natural sapphire set in prongs with a graduating design of baguette cut diamonds on either side of the center stone. The platinum setting keeps the design from being too colorful.
20. The Westridge Ring
This engagement ring is an excellent option if your partner wants a solitaire setting that would perfectly show off the center stone.
The dainty platinum setting features knife-edge shoulders, while the round cut aquamarine stone sits in the center and weighs around 1.28 carats. The natural gemstone boasts impressive saturation, and your partner will receive compliments wherever they go.
21. The Venice Ring
This simple diamond engagement ring has all the hallmarks of the luxurious Art Deco style. It features a stunning old European cut gem in the center, which weighs 1.74 carats and has an I color rating and an SI2 clarity grade. Double prongs anchor the stone, while smaller gems accentuate the shoulders.
The platinum setting has an intricate under-gallery with a unique openwork crown motif.
22. The Norwell Ring
Simple yet dazzling, the Norwell Ring is a classy engagement piece with a 1.55-carat rose cut gem. Delicate prongs hold the center stone in place while rows of micro-pave brilliant cut diamonds line the shank and shoulders. Similarly, the prongs and the under-gallery are bedazzled with additional round gems.
The platinum setting compliments the fire and brilliance of the gems and boasts durability that will stand the test of time.
23. The Park End Ring
If you’re searching for a simple diamond engagement ring have a look at this European cut diamond engagement ring. The center stone is accented by two prominent baguette-cut diamonds and this ring features a hand-crafted platinum mounting from circa the 1950s.
24. The Lowville Ring
This is another platinum engagement ring that will leave your life partner speechless. The platinum setting centers a cushion-cut diamond sitting between accentuating baguette cut gems.
The center stone has a GIA certificate which confirms its K color rating and VS1 clarity grade. The shoulders feature bullet-shaped bezels containing smaller diamonds.
All the gems have a total weight of around 1.45 carats.
Customers can request to view a copy of the GIA certificate.
25. The Old Pond Ring
For those who prefer a yellow gold setting, this stunning vintage ring centers an old European cut diamond in 18k yellow gold mounting. Two baguette cut diamonds flank the center the and hand-engravings and milgrain decorate the band.
26. The Wheaton Ring
Another vintage-inspired option, the Wheaton Ring centers an old European cut gem weighing approximately 0.59 carats. The under-gallery and shoulders feature rows of smaller stones, accentuating the colorlessness and brilliance of the center diamond.
The dainty platinum mounting is the ideal choice for an engagement diamond, and we can help you resize it at no additional cost.
27. The Volos Ring
This gorgeous engagement ring features a GIA-certified 1.09-carat, K color stone, with two smaller gems and lovely engravings decorating the sides. The three diamonds have a combined weight of approximately 1.33 carats.
Handcrafted in platinum, the Volos Ring will appeal to those who appreciate statement pieces. Should you wish to resize the piece, we’ll provide the service at no additional cost.
Those interested in this ring can request to view a copy of the GIA certificate.
28. The Tiffany Three Stone Ring
For something off the beaten path, yet still simple and minimalistic in design, check out this stunning Tiffany three stone ring. Centering a lively natural sapphire gemstone, this ring also features two round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 0.25 carats each. In addition to the beautiful gemstones, this ring features a platinum setting and an authentic Tiffany & Co. signature.
29. The Deansgate Ring
This breathtaking ring features an emerald cut stone in the center. Two bullet-shape diamonds nicely compliment the center diamond and follow the same clean line aesthetic. The platinum setting keeps the design monochromatic and offers an overall minimalistic and simple look.
30. The Alperton Ring
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This attractive ring has enough sparkle to make any engagement unforgettable. The piece features a round 4-01-carat gem in the center, surrounded by 14 stones decorating the platinum setting. The round brilliant cut of the center diamond ensures optimal light distribution, highlighting its fire and brilliance.
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