If you are a lover of blush tones then you’ll be happy to know that rose gold jewellery and champagne diamonds are here to stay in 2017. In fact, we’re looking forward dubbed, ‘rose’ everything – from subtleties in hue to the way that the diamond is cut. With an antique aesthetic stemming from the Victorian era, rose cut diamonds are making a comeback this year and look stunning when paired with a rose gold setting and an accent band. Go all out with your love of rose gold with The Brisbane Morganite from Trumpet and Horn. Or for something with a touch of contrast, browse through Grew and Co’s range of rose gold stackable rings.
As timeless as it is unique, the black diamond engagement ring is a stunning style that we are excited to see more of this year. The stormy, subdued tones of a black diamond originate from way back in the Victorian era, but are becoming increasingly popular as contemporary brides pursue a more unconventional aesthetic. The sultry look of a darker diamond pairs nicely with a yellow or rose gold setting, capturing a crisp, minimal vibe that may be enhanced with the addition of geometric band. Top it off with lighter diamond accents and you’ve got yourself a beauty.
It’s a good idea to have a wedding band in mind when you’re choosing which style of engagement ring to go for. Aussie designers like Natalie Marie and Anna Sheffield have you sorted, with a range of delicate diamond crowns and accent stoned wedding bands. These features are on the rise in 2017 and can be customised to your preference for a softer or edgier silhouette. Or why not incorporate the crown into the engagement ring itself, then opt for a simple and fine engagement band to complement the bold features of the ring.
Halo settings make up one of the many signature styles of the modern engagement ring. In 2017 you can expect to see this look in abundance – just not as you know it. Designers are dabbling in unique variations of the traditional diamond clad halo, opting for alternative materials and designs. A Tahquitz Canyon is a non-conventional stunner for all those women out there who prefer their diamonds to have a rather matte and understated halo.
2017 holds a mixed bag of engagement ring design. Whilst some trends yearn for signature solitaires and simplistic designs, like that of Vrai and Oro, others are beaconing the resurgence of Edwardian jewellery. Iconic to this era was a love of elegant lines and muted tones, with rings often featuring opals and lighter hued stones like amber and citrine. This look can be topped off with intricate metalwork and symmetrical features, creating a mystical and antique allure. Opal engagement rings are popping up more and more this year – people can’t seem to get enough of an opal’s colourful and majestic illumination of colour.