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While there’s always a time and place for shimmering diamonds and colourful gemstones when it comes to engagement rings, sometimes a minimalist metal ring can have an impact that can’t be matched. Spencer star Kristen Stewart recently became engaged to her girlfriend Dylan Meyer, and we couldn’t be more in love with her chic engagement ring. Crafted in brushed platinum, the ring encapsulated Kristen’s alternative style perfectly.
We’re proud to present our second annual Trend Report. It’s our round-up of the designs and styles that emerged over the past year, plus our predictions on what to expect over the next 12 months. This year we helped over 3,200 people find their forever ring, including crafting 550 completely bespoke designs, giving us new insights into where the world of jewellery design is headed in 2022.
On Sunday, Lindsay Lohan announced her engagement to boyfriend Badar Shammas. After dating for about two years, the banker proposed in Dubai, where Lindsay lives. The engagement ring features a classic cushion cut diamond set on a platinum diamond pavé band. We estimate that the centre brilliant cushion cut diamond weighs in at around 5ct, worth an approximate £85,000.
They met on the streets of their hometown 21 years ago. Eloping four years later, they’ve been living as a married couple for 17 years, now with two children. The love story they share—a story of separation, defiance, and cultural intricacies—seems like it was torn from the pages of a novel. But what they’ve been through together is no fairy tale. This is real love.
Choosing a diamond that’s the perfect size for your engagement ring is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the ring design process. So we’ve made a simple comparison chart to help you get a better picture of what you can expect from your diamond. This is what a round brilliant diamond, ranging from 0.60ct to 3ct, looks like next to a standard sized pencil.