In today’s world of “the bigger the better” jewels, large (and subsequently tacky) seems to be the fashion. People are going for huge, multi-carat rocks with a smattering of smaller ones surrounding them – then adding more bling through their wedding and eternity bands.
Often, down the track, many wives also update their rings with even more diamonds as a “present” for a major anniversary. I can’t help but roll my eyes at this modern trend as seriously, “when is enough, enough”?
Fortunately for me (and my fiancé’s bank account) I have never been one to follow trends. My style has always been classic, understated and feminine – so it is no surprise my engagement ring matches this.
I chose to design my ring, as it has always been my dream to create an heirloom piece. My beautiful, art-deco style ring has the highest quality centre diamond I could find and an elegant filigree design on the shoulders. It is everything I have dreamed of and more – tasteful, classy, timeless (and not OTT like modern trends).
I encourage any fiancé-to-be to consider their engagement ring properly, and to choose one that suits them as a person, not one that is on-trend. Because trends come and go, but an engagement ring will stay in your life forever.