Picking out an engagement ring is seriously tricky business. When there are so many stunning shapes, models, colours and finishings to choose from, it’s difficult to pick the one that will ultimately steal your heart for the rest of your life.
LUXE HIGH takes you through its top 10 pieces that will withstand the test of time.
10. DE BEERS, ADONIS ROSE YELLOW DIAMOND RING
Inspired by Aphrodite’s love for her Adonis, this spectacular ring features a platinum band with bezel-set marquis diamonds, pavé round sparklers and a magnificent yellow solitaire. Total carat weight: 1.00 to 1.49, plus approximately 0.7 carat pavé.
9. BVLGARI CORONA SOLITAIRE RING
Bvlgari's Corona solitaire ring showcases a round brilliant cut diamond, while both shoulders of the band are decorated with pavé diamonds. The ring was inspired by the crown and the flower, which symbolize glory and celebration since ancient times.
8. CARTIER, SOLITAIRE 1895
Cartier’s Solitaire ring has been a Cartier classic since 1895. The 18 carat yellow gold ring is complimented with a brilliant cut diamond from 0.50 to 1.99ct. Prices range from €8,000 to €90,000 (according to its weight)
7. ASPREY, THREE STONE SAPPHIRE & DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING
If you love sapphires, you will definitely fall in love with this trilogy ring. Featuring a central sapphire and two Asprey cut diamonds set in platinum, the ring is what princess fairytales are made of.
6. TIFFANY, SOLESTE
Tiffany’s Soleste engagement ring is an elegant yet dramatic piece. Featuring a classical and chic design, it holds a brilliant diamond encircled by a double row of bead-set diamonds while both shoulders of the band are laden with flawless sparklers. Prices start from € 12.180
5. VAN CLEEF & ARPELS, PERLÉE SOLITAIRE
The prestigious French jewellery, watch and perfume company is renowned for its expertise in precious stones. Its Perlée Solitaire engagement is perhaps the most unusual of our selection featuring a dazzling diamond available in up to 4-carat weights placed on a pink gold ringed band.
Prices start from €3,200
4. HARRY WINSTON, BELLE Perhaps the most coveted name of all, Harry Winston’s Belle engagement ring features a magnificent round diamond in 2.03 carats laid out in a a micropavé platinum setting.
Prices start from €11,000
3.TACORI, SAPPHIRES & DIAMONDS RING
Vivid half-moon sapphires and brilliant diamonds highlight its stunning round centre stone while two rows of hand-selected, pave-set diamonds embellish each shoulder of the ring. Prices starting from €5,000 (excluding the price of the center stone)
2. NEIL LANE, PINK COLORED CUSHION SHAPE DIAMOND RING
Renowned for his stunning jewels, Neil Lane, over the years, has acquired a huge cult following in Hollywood. His engagement ring collection offers spectacular pieces but the natural pink cushion shape diamond stands out in particular.
Prices start from €12,000
1. TIFFANY TWO BEES RING
Priced from €46,000,Tiffany’s stunning bee ring is set in platinum with 18k gold accents while a round brilliant Tiffany diamond is framed by magnificent stones crafted to resemble bees, a traditional symbol of royalty.