Hollywood Style Trend Report: Engagement Rings- Colored Gemstones, Platinum Settings

Posted by Azure on June 15th, 2010
Special to OneWed by Platinum Guild International

What do Mr. Big, Javier Bardem and Dax Shepard have in common? They all popped the question to their brides-to-be with non-traditional engagement rings featuring dazzling colored gemstones! I don't know about you, but this is one 2010 wedding trend that I am loving! I used to dream about having a canary diamond engagement ring rock on my finger... “Whether it’s a black, yellow or blue gemstone, colored engagement rings set in platinum are becoming increasingly popular since they are non-traditional, unique, and eye-catching,” says jewelry and style expert Michael O’Connor. O'Connor goes on to give a little inside scoop on the impending nuptials between Prince William and Kate Middleton. Apparently, Prince William will pop the question with Princess Diana's 18-karat blue sapphire and diamond engagement ring! That Kate Middleton is one lucky lady!

We already know that Platinum is the go-to engagement and wedding ring setting for Hollywood A-listers and royalty. But keep in mind, you don't need to be raking in $10 million a movie to afford a platinum ring. Designers have become privy to engaged couples' desire to sport platinum, creating affordable designs (under $5000) inspired by celebrity engagement ring bling! Are you sporting a non-traditional, colored gemstone engagement ring? Or would you like to be? We want to hear your thoughts on this wedding trend inspired by Hollywood! Helpful Links: Diamond Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands Platinum Jewelry scoop from PGI
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