Ah, you’re going to get married! What an exciting and monumental time in your life.
Once you’ve decided you’re ready to propose, the biggest decision becomes the ring. Some couples are quite open with discussing an impending engagement and preferred ring designs. And for others, they simply have to trust their heart to guide them. It helps to know what’s popular, and even what will be trending in the next year.
That’s why we’re giving you a sneak peek at the biggest, hottest wedding ring trends for 2020.
Engagement ring shopping is an exciting time but it can be quite daunting. There are so many choices out there and there is pressure to get the ring ‘just right’. There is that anticipation of opening the ring box and watching as her face lights up with bliss and joy.
There is the hope that the ring will be a perfect fit and she won’t be able to imagine any other ring on her finger.
So here’s a little secret. Many women in love begin to start browsing engagement rings. Generally, they’ll mostly see the rings that are fashionable and trending. So, as someone looking to purchase a ring, it is helpful to have an idea of what the upcoming trends will be.
From what celebrities and influencers are touting in photos, what is trending on social media feeds, to what is really standing out at the jewelry store, it’s hip to be up on the trends.
Brides want to show off their ring to their friends and family. To give her a ring that is in style, fashionable and trendy, you’ll want to see what the latest in design trends is.
Here are the Top 10 Engagement Ring Trends for 2020
Anything that is old is new again! Vintage rings are on trend for 2020 and they’re mainly taking their inspiration from the Georgian era. With a modern twist, these rings look anything but old-fashioned.
These rings have bolder designs, some will feature pearls or other gemstones beyond a diamond, and the cuts are geometric.
Filigree bands and leaf designs are making a come-back. They’re perfect for the bride who wants a unique, custom look with a classic touch. Delicate with a hint of old-world, brides-to-be are loving engagement rings with meaning.
Yellow diamonds, blue sapphires, black diamonds, pink diamonds and morganite are featured as the center and off-set stones. Colored stones catch the eye and provide a bold look. It’s the perfect choice for the woman who wants her ring to be noticed.
For emerald, pear and marquise cut stone lovers, in 2020 jewelry designers are giving these rings a flip. Traditionally, rectangle and long-shaped stones run North and South or up and down a finger. This sideways flip is stunning and modern. It’s a look brides will covet. Modern and trendy, this is a great ring setting for the fashion-forward.
Unique Solitaire Designs
There’s something to be said about a classic one-stone engagement ring. A solitaire engagement ring is simplicity at its finest. Today’s solitaire rings are coming in stand-out designs that go way beyond the ordinary. In 2020 expect to see some unique and modern solitaire settings. Twisted bands, double bands, and two-tone bands will add a 2020 style to a classic design. Or, look to stone shapes and settings that go beyond a round cut.
Emerald cuts are going to be a big hit in 2020. For brides that are looking for a stone that stands out, they will find this with an emerald cut.
It’s all in the details and the band detail beneath the main stone setting will be important as we move into the next decade. Filigree work, initials or unique and meaningful designs will top wish lists of brides-to-be. Rings with gallery detailing have a custom look that make brides feel one-of-a-kind.
Yellow & Rose Gold
Rose gold looks great with every skin tone so it’s expected to continue in popularity as a band choice. Soft and feminine, rose gold doesn’t appear to be going out of style any time soon.
White gold and platinum have been a popular choice for decades. Now yellow gold, perhaps thought a bit old-fashioned, is back with a vengeance. It’s rich and deep. A gold band is a perfect complement to diamonds and colored gemstones. Plus, they provide a vintage style that’s topping the trends.
Pear and Marquise
Pear and Marquise shaped stones will be popular in 2020. These stones add a stunning look to any band. They’re big and they’re bold and brides are loving them. Uniquely shaped stones are a showstopper.
Cluster rings are climbing in popularity and are expected to be a big hit as we start out the new decade. Going beyond the popular halo cluster, you will begin to see a variety of unique ways to cluster the stones, all resulting in a big ring with a lot of shine.
There are always ebbs and flows when it comes to what’s trending in the world of weddings. From dresses, to colors, to cakes and flowers it’s good to know what’s popular and what is going to become the next big trend. The same is true for engagement and wedding rings.
With the power of social media and celebrity influencers stronger than ever, many brides-to-be are looking for a truly special ring that will stand out from the crowds and be picture-perfect.
From bold cuts to an influx of color we’re seeing some stunning concepts as we move into the next decade.