5 Engagement Ring Trends Jewelers Expect to See in 2024

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An engagement ring is forever so, of course, you want to get something timeless. However, you don’t want to be behind the trends either and end up with something outdated. Well, these 2024 engagement ring trends will be around for a while! After all, every great classic has to start somewhere.

Heirloom Stones

Heirloom stones are a great way to add sentimental value to an engagement ring. They can also step in if finances won’t allow you to buy a big stone, but you want your significant other to have some bling. And, as jewelry designer Katherine Kim points out, “Heirloom stones offer the opportunity for customization and personalization. Many of our clients enjoy the idea of taking a family heirloom and incorporating it into a new, personalized design, combining the sentimental value of the heirloom stone with their own individual flair.”

Solitaire Settings

Solitaire settings allow the spotlight to be where it belongs – on the stone. They also look like classic engagement rings, which means you don’t need to worry about any confusion as to whether it’s just a regular ring or not. As Kim says, “Solitaire settings have stood the test of time and continue to be timeless classics.”

Diamond Alternatives

If diamonds aren’t your thing, or you don’t like the ambiguity of how the diamond was obtained, opt for a different stone instead. Jewelry designer Ashley Zhang says, “Colored gemstones with diamond accents were very popular in 2023 and will continue in 2024. These gemstones can be just as high in value as diamonds depending on the quality, and can be a unique way to showcase your own personal style while still being set in a simple and clean design.”

Ring Stacks

Ring stacks are the gift that just keeps on giving! This style provides you with the option to continuously add to the look, and keep it updated with your partner’s evolving style.

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Kim explains, “Brides can curate their collection over time, allowing for flexibility in creating different combinations or looks, and each additional ring in a stack can symbolize significant milestones or memorable events.”

Unique Designs

A lot of engagement rings kind of look the same, so if your partner likes to stand out, you may want to get them a ring with a unique design. According to Kim, “A majority of our clients are seeking personalization in their forever pieces and a unique design makes it truly theirs.” Just keep in mind that it may not be obvious to everyone the ring is an engagement ring, and make sure you and your partner are okay with that.