Choosing an engagement ring can be a daunting task, especially considering it is one of the few pieces of jewelry you will wear every day for the rest of your life. (No pressure or anything.) Settling in on your style—Classic? Modern? Elaborate? Simple?—is a solid place to start, and Pinterest is often a helpful tool, what with its plethora of pretty pins to peruse. The website can also help you keep tabs on what is trending and what is falling out of favor in the world of engagement rings, based on the number of pins a certain pic has racked up. And according to that methodology, classic engagement rings with a vintage twist are going to be all the rage this year, considering the site's most popular engagement ring of 2017 (so far, at least) is a simple solitaire with an Art Deco–style band.
The engagement ring features a brilliant round solitaire diamond set on a thin simple rose gold band. The wedding band joining it is also set in rose gold, featuring a vintage design with smaller diamonds surrounded by a mill-grain feature. The combination is delicate and dainty and proves that sometimes less can actually be more. Additionally, the traditional design (a classic solitaire) set in a more popular metal choice (rose gold) updates the look and adds an extra level of interest. In other words, the pairing is nothing short of gorgeous.
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Stunning, unique styles of engagement rings
Stunning, unique styles of engagement rings
Platinum iolite diamond ring, $4,100, Cathy Waterman available at Oak Gem
ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Kate Middleton during a visit to the University of St Andrews on February 25 2011 in St. Andrews, Scotland. Kate and William first met and graduated while students at St Andrews University. (Photo by David Cheskin - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Style gr210-4, pink sapphire etched bezel 18K gold ring with a satin finish, $3,500, Adel Chefridi
"Trinity de Cartier" aquamarine and diamond 18K white gold engagement ring, price upon request, Cartier.
Style TR3D259, "Embrace" platinum 4.3 carat rough diamond engagement ring, $39,000, James Allen
"Mosaic" ring set in 18K white gold ring with pear-shaped natural diamond and side diamonds, price upon request, Megan Thorne
"Annalise" platinum and diamond engagement ring, $13,000 (center stone not included), Erica Courtney
Round-cut engagement ring with pavé diamond band, price upon request, David Yurman
"Grace" 18k gold setting with white diamonds center three carat stone CTW 4.0., $8,500, KiraKira
Style R784, "Kelsey" 18 karat yellow gold rose-cut pink sapphire and diamond ring, $4,500, Donna Distefano
"Adonis Rose" diamond engagement ring with a platinum band and bezel-set marquise diamonds plus approximately 0.7 carat pavé diamonds, price upon request, De Beers
Style R00870003, 18k white gold slice diamond engagement ring, $6,900 (center stone not included), L'Dezen Jewellery
Style 28057S, Vintage Collection ring with 2.62 carats of blue sapphires and diamonds set in 18kt white gold, $10,700, Kwiat
Style 10048, "The Crest Ring" four prong-set round brilliant-cut diamond with pavé diamonds set in white gold, price upon request (center stone not included), De Beers
Style 104YC-C, "Dewdrop Cluster" ring in 18K yellow gold with brilliant and old mine-cut diamonds, $8,500, Megan Thorne
Style 35404, vintage hexagon-shaped engagement ring set in platinum, $3,125 (center stone not included), Monique Lhuillier Fine Jewelry available at Blue Nile
Style K150R65RWR, Pirouetta Collection hand-engraved rose and white gold engagement ring, $3,630 (center stone not included), Kirk Kara
Style FJB045, "Allison" bridal ring featuring a marquis flower halo with prong-set round diamonds and a round diamond pavé band set in 18K white gold, 28 round diamonds, 0.23 TCW, 1 round blue sapphire, 0.005 TCW, 1 carat center stone, $2,840 (center stone not included),JudeFrances
Style 10039, "The Stream Ring" four prong-set round brilliant-cut white gold engagement ring with pavé diamonds, price upon request, De Beers
Style 28000, Vintage Collection ring 1.29 carats of rose-cut diamonds set in 18kt white gold, $7,850, Kwiat
Style 149WC, "Trellis" studded engagement ring 18K white gold with brilliant diamonds, $4,000, Megan Thorne
Style 35413, floral diamond engagement ring set in platinum, $3,500 (center stone not included), Monique Lhuillier available at Blue Nile
Style MR2151, platinum engagement ring with .48ctw round white diamonds and a 1.12ctw mosaic center made up of 9 baguette-cut white diamonds, $9,570, Simon G
Style R3008, Hemera Collection 1.12 carat round-cut halo engagement ring feature eight marquise-cut diamonds, $6,225 (center stone not included), Parade Design
Style 138WC-S, "Wood Nymph" engagement ring, 18K white gold with rose cut diamonds and side brilliant diamonds, $3,200, Megan Thorne
"Lightdance" peach gold ring in 20k gold with oval diamond and full-cut side diamonds, price upon request, Reinstein/Ross
Style SS6955, Pirouetta Collection handcrafted engagement ring, $5,100 (center stone not included), Kirk Kara
Style MR2368, 18K white gold engagement ring with .83ctw round white diamonds, $4,400, Simon G
Style 51PR5, platinum with a 0.75 carat princess cut center diamond, $4,646, Tacori
Style TRDR550-53, 18k gold with a brown rose-cut diamond (.12ctw), $3,300, Todd Reed
Style R2954/R1, 1.25-1.5 carat round diamond in platinum, $3,550 (center stone not included), Parade Design
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Pinterest users apparently agree, as the ring—pinned by its owner, Sylvia Billone—has been pinned nearly 104,000 times, according to Daily Mail. Billone revealed to the British newspaper that she custom designed the rings herself, and that they were inspired by other Pinterest designs she had seen.
The simple design is quite a large departure from 2016's most popular engagement ring on Pinterest: an intricate white-gold Verragio ring. But one famous recent bride may be responsible for propelling this trend toward classic styles with vintage elements: Trendsetter and pseudo-royal Pippa Middleton, who recently wed James Matthews in May, paired her Art Deco–style engagement ring with a basic gold band.