When you are shopping around for an engagement ring you may be surprised to find out that there are other options besides diamonds for engagement rings. Although diamonds are a very popular choice for an engagement ring and are usually loved by women, some brides-to-be are not fond of diamonds or may be looking for a unique non-traditional stone for their engagement ring.
Some women may prefer a more meaningful engagement ring that is has a coloured stone rather than having a more traditional colourless gem stone. An engagement ring that does not have a diamond in the center may give way to a variety of creativity and design that will give a more memorable engagement experience.
There are many reasons why couples may choose to get a non-traditional stone for an engagement ring. Many other precious stones may be more affordable than diamonds. There may be a sentimental value that has been attached to a ring that has been passed down through the generations. You also have birthstones which may simply be the personal preference of some women that are looking for alternatives to the more conventional diamond.
If you are looking for more affordable alternatives for engagement rings, some of the more popular choices include Cubic Zirconia engagement rings, diamonique engagement rings, moissanite engagement rings, and simulated diamond engagement rings. These are viable options for those who can’t afford the luxurious diamond engagement ring immediately.
The true beauty of buying a non-traditional engagement ring is that later on, if you decide to, you can always upgrade to a stunning diamond ring. This will give you a great chance to give a really luxurious anniversary gift down the road.
You also have the option of other precious stones for a non-traditional engagement ring. Some engagement rings you may choose to use are ruby engagement rings, emerald engagement rings, sapphire engagement rings, tanzanite engagement rings, opal engagement rings, and topaz engagement rings. There are many unusual non-traditional engagement rings that add colour and beauty and which will help add a personal touch to any engagement.
You may also find that there are some families who pass down engagement rings as a tradition and these rings may not be so traditional. Some of these non-traditional rings include Irish engagement rings, Celtic engagement rings, and Claddagh engagement rings. For whatever the reason, a non-traditional engagement ring can be just as intricate and breathtakingly beautiful as a more traditional diamond engagement ring.