The Rise of Gemstone Engagement Rings

Every year approximately 2.4 million couples say 'I do' in the United States. However, a growing number of those couples have opted for alternative engagement rings. According to research, Sapphires, Emeralds, and Rubies are beginning to find their place as both accent and center stones in today's engagement rings.What are the biggest benefits of gemstone engagement rings?

  • More Affordable
  • Unique
  • Greater Selection of Styles

Affordable Engagement RingsWhile there is no denying the beauty of a brilliant diamond, gemstones have spent years in their shadow. Today, more and more couples are coming to appreciate the beauty of these gorgeous colored stones. Plus, they tend to be significantly more affordable to diamonds. Therefore, why not consider a stone that is affordable and beautiful!Unique Engagement RingsIn addition to second marriages, many young couples are also looking to break from the old fashion traditions of their parents, and diamond engagement rings can be one of them. A gemstone ring such as an emerald, ruby, or sapphire engagement ring is a great way to put your own spin on an engagement ring.Greater Selection of StylesWhen you open up to the idea of a gemstone engagement ring, suddenly the options are boundless! Not only can you buy a gemstone ring, but any of the beautiful engagement ring settings on the market today can all be set with a gemstone; this virtually doubles your options! Here are some of our favorite examples of alternative gemstone engagement rings:

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