4 coloured gemstones for engagement rings

While diamonds have been the dominant choice of gemstones for engagement rings, there are many more options out there for your perfect piece. Where do you start with your research? Here are 4 coloured gemstone that make great choices for engagement rings.

1. Coloured Diamond.

White diamonds are the most well known of all diamonds, but they aren’t the only colour available as gemstones. Coloured diamonds are just as strong and durable as their white counterparts, and are an excellent choice for a coloured engagement ring.

Radiant cut Yellow Diamond.

Radiant cut Yellow Diamond.

Radiant cut Pink Diamond.

Radiant cut Pink Diamond.

2. Sapphire.

One of the most famous types of coloured gemstones for good reason, Sapphires make for beautiful features in engagement rings. They’re one of the strongest coloured gemstone varieties, making them sensible and stunning choices for an engagement ring that will be worn every day. Plus, they’re found in almost every colour you can imagine.

An Oval Blue Sapphire makes for a beautiful feature in an engagement ring.

An Oval Blue Sapphire makes for a beautiful feature in an engagement ring.

3. Spinel.

If you haven’t heard of Spinel (pronounced spi-NEL), get ready to be in awe. It’s a lesser known, yet exquisite gemstone that’s perfect for a unique engagement ring. Spinels are especially beautiful in big bold colours that make an incredible statement in a coloured engagement ring.

Blue spinel.

Blue spinel.

Cushion cut Red Spinel.

Cushion cut Red Spinel.

4. Morganite.

It’s no surprise that Morganite has taken the jewellery world by storm in recent years, to become a popular alternative to diamonds in engagement rings. With it’s beautiful pastel pink to peachy pink hues, this beautiful gemstone oozes romance. Hot tip: they look magnificent set in rose gold rings.

Morganite, like this beautiful marquise cut, looks incredible when set in rose gold.

Morganite, like this beautiful marquise cut, looks incredible when set in rose gold.

Looking for more options for your coloured gemstone engagement ring? Book your complimentary appointment online to chat through your ideas directly with a jeweller.