How do you Roll?
A pre-made ring often dating back to the Victorian age or earlier. One of a kind antique rings feature unique styles and shapes from the past. New rings can also be "vintage" inspired. Antique rings range from cheap to very expensive.
A ring that has been tooled with designs or molded into shapes.
Many stores sell a ring band with setting, separately from the stone. Usually the store has a wide selection of rocks to choose from that will fit your setting. This can be a creative, economical way to purchase a ring.
A Celtic wedding design. Traditionally, Claddagh rings are Yellow GOLD, but there are many other options that include a variety of metals and stones.
A composite ring uses small stones put together in a PAVE setting to create a larger shape. Composite rings give the impression of a big rock, at less cost.
Cuff rings extend along a large portion of the finger, often covering the joints. They have recently come into vogue.
A stone that's been artificially colored through a process such as heat treatment. Some precious, colored gems are rarely found in nature. Enhancement creates a cost effective, brilliant effect on a natural stone.
A ring that has stones circling its entire band. Eternity rings can be pricey. Often ring designs will feature stones on half of the ring, and a solid band on the underside. This gives an impression of the eternity style at a lesser cost.
A ring of small PAVE stones surrounding a larger stone. The halo is often clear diamonds, creating an angelic look. Halo styles are popular among royalty.
Metal that has been indented to create a rustic, textured look.
A simulated rock resembling more expensive gems such as DIAMONDS, SAPPHIRES or RUBIES. CUBIC ZIRCONIA is one of the most well-known. Lab stones often look almost identical to natural stones. They are inexpensive.
A Japanese design technique that swirls a variety of metals for a marbled effect. Mokume Gane style is newer to the jewelry market and considered very modern taste.
The most popular type of engagement ring. A solitaire features a single stone, often a DIAMOND. Sizes, settings and shapes vary widely, as does price. Solitaire styles are timeless.
A split shank ring has separation in the band (traditionally symmetrical on either side of the stone.) Modern designs occasionally feature uneven, amorphous "splits."
A ring that features symbols or designs that represent religious beliefs.
A popular choice that showcases three stones. Usually the center stone is the larger focal point, and the side stones are complimentary. Trinity can also refer to a set of three rings, or rings made in the Celtic style.
A twist band curves in one or more directions, instead of following the basic ring circumference.
Wedding rings can be sold in sets. An engagement and wedding band will match thematically, or even fit together, creating a single piece. 3 ring sets include a wedding band for the other partner. Weddings sets are economical.