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With traditional, beautiful and timeless designs, classic engagement ring styles have always proved that they can stand the test of time. While classic engagement rings come in many styles, choosing the perfect ring can be both terrifying and exciting, especially if you have not shopped for an engagement ring before. The fact is, each person has a unique taste and jewellery styles persistently move in and out of fashion. However, two main types of engagement rings are Solitaire rings and 3-Stone rings. Whether you choose to buy second hand engagement rings or new, you may wonder:
‘What is the difference between a 3-stone ring and solitaire engagement ring?’ or, ‘Why should I choose one style over another?’
Here is a simple guide to three-stone versus solitaire engagement rings to help you in choosing the ideal engagement ring for your betrothed-to-be. Let’s take a look!
Although Three-stone ring settings are a little bit more unconventional choice for an engagement ring, they are becoming increasingly popular these days. As the name implies, a three-stone engagement ring traditionally comes with one large diamond in the centre, flanked by two smaller yet sparkling gemstones. Yes, three-stone engagement rings are indeed glamorous!
Often referred to as ‘Trilogy’ or ‘trinity’ rings, you can today find many variations on the diamond sizes of these engagement ring styles, including the ones where all the three gemstones are of the same size. For many people, the primary appeal of a 3-stone engagement ring is what they symbolise.
While each of the three stones represents the present, past and future of a relationship, they are also believed to express love, friendship and fidelity. However, one of the significant benefits of a trilogy ring is that you can customise each stone. For example, you can choose any other gemstone for the side stones instead of diamonds. Or, you can select diamonds for the sides and a gem for the centre. The ring will look just as beautiful as any other rings and also, maybe a better fit for one’s budget.
Solitaire diamond ring is a timeless ring that will never go out of style. While diamonds are known to be girls’ best friends, your partner may typically prefer an engagement ring with a diamond in the centre, and that is indeed the case in a solitaire engagement ring. Solitaire engagement rings come with one centre gemstone, usually a diamond. They are the most famous engagement ring styles that have been for decades.
Indeed, Solitaire rings always offer timeless grace and beauty. And, many women prefer solitaire engagement rings merely because the ring style complements the most casual as well as the dressiest outfits. The centre stone attracts all the attention, taking the spotlight. However, with a single diamond, you can make a unique ring design with a diamond and metal of your choice.
To put in simply, solitaire diamond rings can possess a unique setting and also, a variety of diamond cuts. Whether you choose to buy new or used engagement rings or ‘second hand diamond rings’, a solitaire ring is conventional yet graceful.
So, all that is left to do now is decide which one is right for your partner! Getting engaged is a significant milestone in both of your life. Whatever design you prefer, it is essential that you choose a ring that symbolises your love and commitment utmost to your spouse-to-be. However, the engagement ring you choose should not only suit the style and preferences of your partner but also, your budget.
At The Luxury Hut, we have a stunning range of high-end second hand engagement rings to choose from. While our pre-owned solitaire engagement rings are classic and elegant, diamond trilogy rings in our second hand collection are as beautiful as your partner. Explore our selection of second hand engagement rings online today. You are likely to find the perfect ring that you and your significant other will cherish for a lifetime and also, that fits your budget.
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