How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

September 17 2019 | bijouxandbits
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How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

When it comes to picking out a piece of jewelry you'll likely wear daily, for years, maybe for the rest of your life(!), it pays to take some time to find out what styles work for you. Your lifestyle, your fashion choices, your personal interests, your family history, your relationship with your partner… all of these can help you determine what kind of unique engagement ring settings you'll want to wear (or buy for your partner!).

We scoped out a few of our very favorites from the amazing artisans at Brilliant Earth to give you some inspiration. Brilliant Earth specializes in ethical, Beyond Conflict Free™ fine jewelry that you can feel awesome about wearing.

They have a whole lotta gorgeous diamond options but also TONS of options for sapphires and unique colored gemstones, vintage rings, wedding bands, eco-friendly fine jewelry, and custom styles, too. Let's explore a few styles that we swooned over…

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

Unique engagement ring settings

A unique engagement ring setting is a wonderful way to display your personality and style, particularly in a piece you plan on wearing every day.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Nouveau Diamond Ring in platinum

Nouveau Diamond Ring

The unique chevron shape of the glittering Nouveau Diamond Ring makes it particularly suited for dramatic diamond shapes like pear and marquise diamonds. This artistic ring is reminiscent of the Art Nouveau Era, while still offering a unique and contemporary style.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Reina Diamond Ring in rose gold

Reina Diamond Ring

Inspired by crown jewels and classical architecture, this regal engagement ring features a stunning halo shimmering with diamonds and lustrous milgrain and metal beading. Elegant claw prongs make the center diamond or gemstone appear to float in the scalloped halo.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Horizontal Petite Comfort Fit Ring in yellow gold

Horizontal Petite Comfort Fit Ring

Petite and delicate, this contemporary ring turns the center diamond or gemstone horizontal for a sleek and interesting take on a classic solitaire. The inside of the band is also rounded for increased comfort and wearability.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Linnia Diamond Ring in rose gold

Linnia Diamond Ring

The harmonious symmetry of the two delicate bands of this ring symbolize partnership and unity, making it a perfect choice for an engagement ring. Already glittering with scalloped pavé-set diamond accents, setting this ring with a pear cut diamond adds to the overall beauty and brilliance of the geometric style.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Zinnia Diamond Ring in white gold

Zinnia Diamond Ring

The center diamond of this ring blooms out of nature-inspired petals of lustrous metal accented with round brilliant diamonds. The gentle taper of the band, also studded with brilliant diamond accents, makes for a beautiful and unique look.

Colored Gemstone Engagement Rings

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Morganite Luxe Willow Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Sapphire Willow Diamond Ring

Although many people associate sapphires with a deep royal blue color, sapphires can come in a whole rainbow of colors, from pink, teal, lavender, yellow, orange, and even white! The entwined vines of lustrous precious metal and delicate diamond buds of the Willow Diamond Ring are the perfect setting to show off a beautiful center colored gemstone.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
London Blue Topaz Reverie Ring in white gold

Reverie Ring

The graceful curves of the Reverie Ring’s split shank band elegantly highlight the center diamond or gemstone. Set with a vibrant teal cushion cut sapphire, this unique ring is simple yet stunning.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Morganite Cadenza Halo Diamond Ring in rose gold

Morganite Cadenza Halo Diamond Ring

The soft millennial pink or peach of morganite gemstones have risen in popularity in the past few years, and the trend is staying strong! The rosy hues of these gemstones looks particularly lovely set against the warm tones of rose gold engagement rings.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

Diamond engagement bands

A classic yet contemporary option is to not have a center diamond and all, opting instead for sparkling diamond bands. A look that has been favored by style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Queen Letizia of Spain, diamond bands and stacking rings are a beautifully modern way to wear an engagement ring.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Tres Diamond Ring Stack in white gold

Tres Diamond Ring Stack

This chic set of diamond rings offers the versatility of wearing the rings individually or together as a stack. Featuring the Petite Shared Prong Diamond Ring, Versailles Diamond Ring, and Wren Diamond Ring, the different sizes and shapes of the diamond accents complement each other for a contrasting yet cohesive look.

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth
Emerald Eternity Diamond Ring in yellow gold

Emerald Eternity Diamond Ring

With shining emerald cut diamonds encircling the band, this ring gives a totally dazzling and eye-catching effect. Sparkling from literally every angle, eternity bands are more traditionally given as wedding or anniversary bands but make extraordinary engagement rings as well.

Head over to Brilliant Earth to get started customizing your own unique engagement ring setting that you can feel awesome about wearing for life and passing along to anyone you love.

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