Color, clarity, cut, carat.
For almost anyone with a slight understanding of weddings and engagements, the four C’s are stored away in their vocabulary.
Aside from the four most well known C words in the wedding language, shape is another aspect of engagement ring consideration.
As seen above there are ten standard diamond shapes.
According to Diamond Duchess’ Principal Designer, Danielle Salisbury, the most popular trend of 2014 is a round diamond, with a cushion shaped halo.
However, many brides are opting for more unique rings.
As of June 2005, the website Etsy has opened a new world of engagement rings. Etsy is geared around vintage and handmade products that range from monogrammed key chains, to leather backpacks, to engagement rings.
Brides can now get one of a kind engagement rings and support small business owners.
Here is a glimpse of a few eye catching rings from the website.