Day: <span>November 27, 2023</span>
Day: November 27, 2023

3 things to avoid when choosing an engagement ring, according to jewelers

  • Even in the fine jewelry world, trends come and go.

  • Business Insider spoke to jewelers about which engagement ring trends to avoid.

  • They said it’s important to prioritize your personal style over trends.

When it comes to fashion and beauty trends, they fade as fast as they go viral.

In the case of an engagement ring, it should last the test of time.

Business Insider previously covered the engagement ring trends of 2024;elm:context_link;itc:0″ class=”link “top engagement ring trends of 2024, and two jewelers have also weighed in on trends to avoid.

They said trending styles are pointless if they don’t fit with your lifestyle or personal aesthetic. After all, your engagement ring might be the most personal fashion accessory you ever carry.

Stacking rings are expensive, and aren’t future-proof if they need to be sold or redesigned

A stack of three silver rings with different shaped stones in the center.

Stacking smaller rings isn’t the best decision for an engagement ring.JIE XIAO / Getty Images

Beanie Major, a jewelry consultant and founder of engagement ring consultancy service In Detail, told BI that a popular trend in the last five years was multiple rings worn in place of one large engagement ring.

“It was very small stones that weren’t necessarily of huge value, but collectively, the rings would be quite expensive,” Major added.

She told BI redesigning engagement rings is also becoming a popular trend. The reason for this surge in popularity is that people are getting braver and bolder with their choices.

Major said people who are likely to do this in the future should consider one large stone over multiple small stones. This will hold its value better, and give jewelry designers more to work with.

Don’t prioritize trends over your personal style

Both jewelers agreed buyers should be aware of the trends, but this shouldn’t

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