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Wedding Ring Trends in 2020
Since the beginning of the year 2020, we have seen various social media feeds flooding with wedding pictures. With celebrity influence getting stronger than ever, brides-to-be are looking for wedding rings that make them stand out from the crowd. As the younger millennial and the first of the Gen Zs are preparing to tie a knot for a lifetime, new trends play an immense role in choosing the perfect wedding rings and bands for women to match yours or your partner’s taste in style. From the types of rings to the shapes and settings that are on the rise or on the decline, Fascinating Diamonds will help you pick the perfect trend for your wedding day without any confusion or hustle.
Scroll further to learn everything that you need to know before choosing your wedding ring:
On The Decline: Pear Wedding Ring
Although Pears are simply magnificent, it is the most challenging of all shapes to produce. Longer or shorter proportions make pear-shaped diamonds less desirable. Teardrop diamonds gained popularity the year before as a wide number of celebrities chose to settle in for different kinds of pear-shaped engagement rings. Let’s just assume that brides had been looking for a shape that was a bit high profile and unique too. This year the trends for pear shapes shifted to ovals and antique diamonds.
On The Rise: Oval Engagement Ring
Whether you're searching for a minimal, timeless or vintage wedding ring, an oval diamond is a forever ongoing trend. An oval ring can easily match all your style needs and give you the desired look for every occasion. Oval-cut diamonds often give a “bigger look” than their carat size. Plus, they elongate your finger for an elegant and flattering effect. Vintage-inspired oval rings chip in a new vibe to the antique design. You could even choose to go super minimal by opting for a solitaire oval set on a thin metal band. Oval styles are a timeless trend for 2020 and hereon!
On The Decline: East-West Rings
The East-West rings had been in trend for years, thanks to the unique setting styles and the popularity it gained through celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Grace Kelly, and Elizabeth Taylor and many more. Although, recently, we have seen the East-West setting style being replaced by some more dainty two-stone and halo rings.
On The Rise: Halo Engagement Rings
Halo rings gained its popularity when Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Hudson, and many such celebrities tied a knot with this subtle ring style. Moving on to 2020, halos have landmarked themselves on the top of the list of diamond wedding rings for women with its sheer elegance and glamorous looks. The small diamonds encrusted design makes the center diamond appear larger than the traditional diamond in any halo wedding ring. Couples could be really creative by adding a unique twist with colored gemstones or additional detailing like different settings etc. on the wedding bands for couples or while designing wedding sets for women. Many are drawn to the beautiful symmetry and versatility of halo diamond rings.
On The Decline: Two Stone/ Signet
Two-Stone or signet rings have fascinated and charmed millions of women over the years, these rings were considered as style statements till the end of last decade and were worn by celebrities and influencers in major events. However, after ringing into the year 2020, most of the brides have shifted to new trends a whole lot more than before. With fancy trends like stackable bands and others, the signet rings have been taking quite a setback in the year 2020. Another reason why brides today resist wearing signet rings is that they often tone down the fancy attire of the brides with a faltered look.
On The Rise: Eternity Bands
Eternity rings and bands are designed to be the symbol or token of everlasting love and represent the loop of “eternity” that a couple plans to share. Moreover, these rings are meant to portray “the eternal circle of life”. Traditionally, the eternity wedding ring must be worn on the third finger of the right hand, but if you already have an engagement ring, it can be worn on the equivalent finger on the right hand. Eternity rings could be stacked for a snazzy look as well as used as a stand-alone ring for elegance & Sophistication.
On The Decline: Solitaire Wedding Ring
With new trends walking in and out every year, solitaires always held an elegant style statement. But with the new and unique designs like eternity rings and stacked bands making its way to the market of wedding bands, solitaires have received quite a setback in 2020. We see solitaires being replaced by stackable rings in the latest trends for women’s band rings.
On The Rise: Stacked Engagement Rings
When it comes to wedding rings, brides have a variety of choices. Most of the brides like the idea of wearing two wedding rings around their engagement ring for a symmetrical pattern. Meanwhile, others believe in the symbolism of the engagement ring being sealed within two bands. The 2020 trend has been favoring the “stacked” or “layered” look in jewelry for a while now. Hence, wearing several wedding rings at once can be seen as meaningful as well as fashionable.
On The Decline: Rose Gold Rings
Rose gold was one of the most popular metal requests for brides last year, but 2020 seems to be a year for yellow gold! Although rose gold rings are very durable, affordable and give a vintage/antique appeal complementing all skin tones. But, they do not suit all skin types.
On the rise: Yellow Gold Wedding Rings
Yellow gold wedding rings for women as well as platinum wedding bands for women have been the most trending ring styles for the year 2020. People are being inclined towards a more classic and timeless style along with a dainty and contemporary twist.
So, what do you think about our list of on the rise and decline for jewelry? Do you have more options on which designs would take the 2020 trend game to the notch and which would we definitely bid goodbye to? If yes, then DM us your favorite ones on firstname.lastname@example.org or on our social media handle. Cheers to 2020!
What's the purpose of an engagement or wedding ring?
Commitment is a bond that you create with somebody, you think you can spend your life with. An idealistic commitment can be in two ways, engagement and wedding. These two are the most important event in one's life. People want it to be dreamy and extremely amazing.
Engagement is the first step toward commitment. When you find that one person, that you think, fits well will with you. you find the perfect another half you have been looking for, and you decide to stay with them.
This commitment of engagement has a significance of the ring. You finally decide to be with that one particular person, you get on your knees and propose them with a ring. At this point, you want everything to be perfect. And most of all, you want the ring to be the best, that you can find.
The next big step of your life is the wedding. It is a whole new chapter in one's life. Where a person enters a roller coaster ride with their other half and enjoys the perks of life. At this stage, on a wedding day, the happy couple exchanges ring. These couple rings are significant and show commitment, love, and affection.
The couple holds a vital place in a relationship. And each couple wants them to be beautiful and exquisite. The main purpose of a couple of rings set on engagement and wedding is to show the commitment, promise, obligation, vow and respect of their relationship.
Here are some of the couple rings, that is best to use of such fortunate occasions.
Stainless Steel/Titanium Steel Cz Rings Couple Rings Set
This is a dream and a comfortable ring. It is a beautiful ring. The width of it is 5mm and that makes this couple ring set perfect for both men and women. It is an elegant ring set, that is not too heavy on the studs or the detailing. And that simplicity of this ring, along with minor details and a stud in the mid, makes it decent and amazing.
It is a titanium-based gold ring. You do not have to worry if it needs any adjustments. We provide you a lifetime warranty for the rings.
6mm Simple Promise Rings for Couples in Stainless/Titanium Steel
This is another promise rings from the section of couple rings. It is an elegant and deluxe design. It is a titanium steel ring. We make sure the quality of the ring is amazing. The 6mm Simple Promise Rings for Couples in Stainless/Titanium Steel is gold plated. The main and the elaborative feature of it is the cube of zirconic studs on one ring. This ring is perfect for your perfect girl.
The design of the couple ring set is eye-catching and people love is for being comfortable and good quality. You will like this incredible set of rings for your big day. You can easily shop them at the shop, find your rings.
Silver&Gold Tungsten Couple Rings his and hers
This tungsten couple ring set has a combination of silver and gold both. You will find this couple ring set not only attractive but decent, simple and comfortable. The design of this couple ring is perfect for the couples, who do not want anything flashy.
You can surprise her with these rings. She will love this sophisticated, decent and beautiful ring by you. The great quality and the lifetime warranty is a promising factor in buying the couple ring set from here. You can shop it at the link given below.
Matte Finish with Gold Polished Edge Stainless/Titanium Steel Couple Rings
This silver and golden couple ring set will have your heart. This titanium steel set has a matte finish and also has some detailing on the edges. The edges are glowy and polished. This is another piece from the couple ring collection. And this one is the most sophisticated and exquisite.
You will want this wonderful ring set for yourself and your loved one. On the auspicious occasion of your life, make sure you have the best of everything.
These are some of the couple rings that you can wear and exchange with your other half, on engagement and wedding. These occasions hold an important place in one's life. And to make it even better and more memorable, you want your rings to reflect how committed and happy you are. When you take the wedding vows, of staying together, all your life, this ring will remind you of all the beautiful memories you had; and the vows of staying together.
Miaomi is a fashion lover interested in romantic weddings and jewelry. Also a blogger of FindURings. Find U Rings is a reliable online jewelry supplier designing unique wedding rings for men and women. They have been exploring the ring industry for more than ten years.
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6 Must-Have Summer Accessories
Oh, is it summer yet? If so, the perpetual hunt for the perfect accessories can officially start. I’m sure you’re all searching for the things you will recklessly spend your cash on, but who are we to judge. Forget about bags this time, because I know you have plenty of them, and get ready to splurge on some hot pieces of accessories. Here are some of the lust-worthy items for the upcoming season, and trust me, you will end up craving for more.
The bigger the hoop, the bigger the... Oh no, we won't say that out loud. They were once considered trashy and unattractive to be seen on a woman, but look how times have changed since then. Golden or silver, large or small, matte or glossy, these ear candies should never leave once they enter your jewellery box. Whatever colour you choose, they go perfectly with any hairstyle, especially with a tousled ponytail and loose waves. These circular stunners are easy to pair with any outfit as well, and you can also wear them with your favourite bathing suit. Beach goddess alert! Whether you match them with sneakers or a fancy dress, you can’t go wrong. If you haven't got a pair of them yet, it's time for a mini addition.
Skinny Frames Are The New Stunna Shades!
The 90's are back, people, and the teeny-tiny frames are taking center stage! From street style fashionistas to runway models, these retro pieces made a huge comeback. It seems like Kourtney Kardashian, Bella Hadid and Rihanna can literally put their trademark on them, since they barely take them off. After all, It's not about protecting your eyes from the sun, but it's all for the aesthetics. Although these types of sunnies don't flatter everybody's face shape, you can always choose sunglasses you won't get mocked for, such as round or square-shaped ones. But if you are determined and don’t care about what everybody else think, then there is no shape you can't pull off. Besides, everything is ugly until Rihanna decides it's not!
Less Is More, Always
Statement necklaces will get you noticed, but subtle necklaces even more. There's something about these accessories that will effortlessly complete your whole look. For ladies who adore the minimalistic charm, golden chain necklaces and subtle, layered chokers are the way to go. Perfect for any occasion, these discreet pieces bring out your feminine and classy side.
Straw Hats Are Amazingly Stylish
Straw hats with a contrasting ribbon never went out of style. You can wear them during the day, but most importantly, they keep your head safe at the beach. If you are one of those girls who aren't ashamed to speak their minds but you'd rather have your hat speak instead, then embroidered slogan hats should be your staple head accessories for this season. Oversized hats are trending too, and they are all over Instagram.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend? I'd rather say it's a nice watch. These are the most common and the most wearable hand accessories ever, and if you don't own at least one, then we're calling the fashion cops. It's 2018, which means you can wear the same watch with a baggy tracksuit and a glamorous dress. Stylish Daniel Wellington watches made their way into fashion, and Instagram influencers went crazy over them. Who wouldn't? Cuff and anchor bracelets are a perfect addition to this watch and trust me, no one really cares whether they are gold or silver because rules don't apply anymore.
Bandana Oh Na Na
Bandanas are the easiest hair accessories ever and they look super cute too. You can wear them with different hairstyles, such as voluminous ponytails and messy buns. Since it's summer and our wardrobes are getting more colorful, opt for the floral, red, yellow or white ones. For the beauties who’d like to bring the 60's back, these are super cheap and light-weight too. So make your hair big, and show the world your inner Brigitte Bardot.
So, ready for a little shopping spree therapy? If the answer is yes, look through this list again and spoil yourself with some new fashion updates.
Written by guest blogger Scarlet Gratton
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Photo courtesy of DM Jewelry Designs
It's not a secret that women love jewellery. Receiving it makes them feel and look special. ELENA Earrings by DM Jewellery Designs will make an unforgettable gift for someone who appreciates high quality, artisan products and timeless chic. Made with imported Black Onyx which beautifully accents the sterling silver filigree beads and finished with sterling silver earring findings, this beautiful piece of jewellery is an accessory staple in every woman's wardrobe like the LBD. "The best part of gifting jewellery is that whatever it costs, once gifted it becomes a piece on which you simply can’t put a price tag. It works like a photograph, the memory associated with the gift will carry through with the person for life," says Urban Cocktail and we couldn't agree more.
Based out of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, DM Jewellery Designs was established as a result of a life-long enchantment of manifesting visions of radiant jewellery including custom bridal designs. Their mission is to create exquisite pieces of jewellery that celebrates every aspect of a woman. Debora Ann Malouf, owner and creative designer of DM Jewellery Designs, explains, “I will design and re-design a piece until it perfectly captures not only my vision, but also the vision of the client who is involved in the entire custom design process. I refuse to finalize a piece until each one of us experiences what I term as the “WOW” factor.” She continues to state, “Nothing excites me more than manifesting the visions of designs that capture the essence of a woman.”
Photo courtesy of Claycult Cambodia
Bring back those holiday memories and a carefree beach mood with a limited edition of Rudraksha Seed and Ceramic necklace. This stunning long, slightly chunky style necklace, uses three silver capped Nepali seed beads in combination with the specialty ceramic beads. This unique item of jewellery, featuring a beautiful palette of earthy colours, makes a memorable gift which will be treasured for years.
Claycult Cambodia brings the culture of the Khmer people and the colours of Cambodia into their designs. The brand offers a range of exquisite necklaces, bracelets and earrings in addition to ceramic beads. All items are handcrafted at their studio / workshop in Siem Reap, home to Angkor Wat and the great Angkor temples.
They employ mostly women and adapt the workplace to their lives as much as possible, outsourcing to those who are unable to come to the workshop because of family commitments. Claycult Cambodia encourages education and their staff is paid a fair wage, many of them being the sole supporter of an extended family.
Photo courtesy of LaBante London
Red is officially l y the hot test colour for Fall /Winter 2017. This gorgeous handbag by LaBante London, a Peta-Approved Vegan Brand, will brighten up gloomy winter days and add a touch of glamour to even the most simple outfit.
This elegant and compact bag is perfect for a day (wear it with a casual jacket or coat) or evening out (as a striking addition to an all-black ensemble). Finished with a bow detail to give an extra twist of femininity, it comes with two handy inner compartments to help you stay organised. The shoulder strap can be detached so that the bag can be used as a hand held clutch. Two in one, how smart!
Established in 2009, LaBante London designs and produces accessories with an ethos of 'Fashion With Respect.' What do they mean by that? Their bags and jewellery are not only covetable but also vegan, environmentally friendly, and ethically produced. The brands want to give consumers the experience of luxury, of the finest craftsmanship, of a timeless aesthetic, while respecting the world we live in.
Happy holidays! :)