If you are in the market for an engagement ring or new piece of diamond jewelry, you’ll want to make sure you consider the latest diamond trends and most popular cuts. Just like other fashion items, the trends for diamonds and other gemstones change throughout the decades and determine different demands of settings, cuts, and colors that are preferred for such items as engagement rings, wedding bands, and earrings. We closely track these trends at Snow’s Jewelers and ensure we stock the very latest for our clients.
While it has enjoyed a solid run, the princess cut diamond has decreased in popularity in the past couple of years, and many are now shopping for a cushion cut diamond as their first choice. One reason for this popularity is that the cushion cut fits so well with the vintage looks and styles for settings. The vintage trend remains one of the more important elements of jewelry design, and the various cushion cut stones make for an astounding pairing.
Vintage and Celebrities
With the growing attention to towards antique designs, many celebrities are choosing this look which is another important factor in the popularity of the vintage trend. Instead of opting for a traditional round brilliant cut, pairing an antique setting with a cushion cut diamonds has increased popularity
We are also seeing a surge in the request for colored diamonds and other gemstones in engagement rings. Another celebrity-influenced trend is the popularity of the fancy yellow diamond. Some predict that more colors will be accepted in the coming year, specifically emerald and sapphire.
Just as celebrities are creating new demands, they and the general market continue to move away from certain styles. With the economic turnaround, will expect to see and have already seen customers interested in upgrading their existing bridal settings with a newer, more modern setting and fresher-looking diamond.
Come see us today at Snow’s Jewelers and we’ll help you find the perfect setting and diamond for your treasured bridal jewelry.