The 6 Engagement Ring Trends You Need to Know for 2018

If you think an engagement ring is in your foreseeable future, then it’s never too early to start thinking about the kind of ring that speaks to you. We turned to jewelry house Brilliant Earth to get an inside look at the engagement ring trends we should expect come 2018, and don’t worry, the rose gold craze of 2017 isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

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Pear Diamonds

“2017 was all about rose gold, and 2018 is all about unique shape trends,” says Brilliant Earth. “We’re seeing an increase in popularity in oval and pear shapes, as well as upside down rings.”

Engagement Ring Trends 2018
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Oval Diamonds

While traditional stone shapes will always be in demand, more and more bride’s are choosing a different stone shape. “Fancy shaped diamonds, particularly oval and pear shapes, have increased in popularity because they are unique, yet still have timeless elegance,” says Brilliant Earth. “They also elongate your finger, creating a flattering look.”

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