Cindy’s TrendTracker: Creative Wedding Jewelry

TrendsFeb 16, 2016

Cindy’s TrendTracker: Creative Wedding Jewelry

The holiday season is a great engagement season and love is definitely in the air.

Melissa Joy Manning blushes with this 18-karat gold, teardrop-shaped diamond ring ($1,325).
This 22-karat gold ring by Lika Behar features a gray diamond slice and round brilliant cut gray diamond ($1,430).
Hand-fabricated engagement ring by Emily Johnson in hammered 14-karat red gold with an 18-karat yellow gold bezel and a 0.25-carat pear-shaped champagne rose-cut diamond ($1,475)
Wing Yau nestled a rose-cut diamond in a 14-karat yellow gold ring and diamonds inside her open “Slice” ring with white diamond pavé accents ($2,091).
Two coming together as one: this look by Laurence Bruyninckx is called “Enrapture” and is composed of two stacked rings, both made in 18-karat yellow gold with one trillion-shaped diamond and a princess-cut diamond ($2,380 not including center stones).
Kieko Mita’s men’s ring in palladium with diamond accents (staring $2,400) and women’s ring in palladium with a center baguette and side diamonds (staring $2,900).
Dawes Designs’ “Vine” solitaire ring in 18-karat sculpted yellow gold with an oval rose-cut diamond accented with round full-cut diamonds, flush-set in a leaf motif band ($3,125)
Shahla Karimi’s “Honeycomb” engagement ring is made in platinum with a 1-carat white diamond center stone, a “floating halo” and honeycomb detailing inside band ($3,500).
Jamie Joseph loves to play with unusual gems in every color; here's her 18-karat gold ring with bezeled, sawn octahedron diamonds ($4,635).
Steven Kretchmer’s “Kira” platinum ring has a pavé split shank and round diamond center stone, and is part of the new Stellina Blue line ($4,800, center stone not included).
Sarah Graham’s “Bee Three Flower” ring in 18-karat yellow gold and oxidized cobalt chrome with white diamonds ($5,165)
Anouk Jewelry’s “Ornate Halo Cushion” ring is made in 14-karat rose gold with a .50-carat diamond and a halo of 12 round and four pear-shaped diamonds (from $5,200).
Todd Reed’s palladium ring is set with fancy diamonds, raw diamond cubes and white brilliant-cut diamonds ($5,280).
Polly Wales’ “Wide Pinched Gold” eternity ring is made in 18-karat gold with a brushed satin finish and 1.50 carats of old mine-cut diamonds cast in place ($6,600).
Lauren Sigman’s 18-karat “White Iris” ring is set with rose-cut and pavé diamonds ($6,700 for setting only).
“Moon Flower” ring in 18-karat satin-finished yellow gold with hand-set center diamond accented with diamond petals, by Adel Chefridi ($6,750)
Susan Wheeler’s rose-cut diamond ring is set in a rose gold plating ($6,758).
Efva Attling’s “Wedding & Stars” ring in 18-karat white gold with 16 brilliant-cut white diamonds ($6,835)
Catherine Angiel’s edgy ring is made in 14-karat white gold with 5.50 carats of black diamonds ($7,500).
Megan Thorne’s “Marina Garland” ring in 18-karat yellow gold with an oval rose-cut diamond center and diamond accent stones ($8,850)
Carelle’s “Florette” diamond pavé band in 18-white gold with diamonds ($9,300)
Jade Trau really makes a statement with her “Rae Wrap” ring in 18-karat white gold with 1.10 carats of round, brilliant diamonds ($9,450).
Just Jules’ 14-karat wide band with fancy yellow diamonds and white full cut diamond pavé ($9,460)
Todd Pownell set this pear-shaped diamond in a darkened 14-karat white bezel with three large 18-karat yellow prongs, each set with a yellow diamond ($9,960).
Jennie Kwon’s “Elevate” ring in 14-karat white gold with rose- and brilliant-cut white diamonds ($10,180)
The “In Our Hands” ring by Luana Coonen features two realistic hands holding a 1940s transitional-cut round diamond set in 14-karat white and yellow gold ($1,190).
Pamela Froman’s one-of-a-kind “Ellie” ring features a blue-green Lightning Ridge black opal set in 18-karat white gold and framed by a double halo of diamond pavé ($15,400).
Erica Courtney’s “Crossover” ring in platinum with diamond center and surrounding diamonds ($17,200)
“Bypass” ring by Norman Silverman in platinum and 18-karat yellow gold with a 3.78-carat yellow diamond, 3.01-carat white diamond and diamond pavé ($153,700)
Lauren Harper Collection’s ring is set with 4.03 carats of rose-cut diamonds in 18-karat white gold (price upon request).
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The holiday season is a great engagement season and love is definitely in the air.

Designers always are working on unique diamond wedding designs to add to their core bestsellers and entice the younger, more creative couples. Here are 30 new designs that will help your customers celebrate their love and commitment to each other.

Michelle Graffis the editor-in-chief at National Jeweler, directing the publication’s coverage both online and in print.

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