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Engagement ring options for women and men. Find what suits you best!

In this article, we will cover some of the leading designs and discuss your needs for ring settings. This article will help explain and give you the best insights into options for what's on the market for women and men.

Bezel setting

Bezel setting

A bezel-set engagement ring is quite famous for rings and earnings. This setting is familiar and convenient wear to have on your finger. Suppose you live and work in a particular profession with an active lifestyle, where you use your hands quite often. You may find yourself getting your fingers caught on things now and then.

With this ring, the Bezel set diamonds or diamond works by surrounding the center gemstone with a slim metal rim band around the diamond. This ring allows for smooth edges that won't get caught up in things. And that is why this stylish ring is a popular option to consider for someone who uses their hands a lot. 

Halo setting

Halo setting

The Halo rings are quite a dazzling look. This feature has many small, medium, and larger diamonds within the setting. You can get it in all sizes from a circle, square, oval, and other adventurous shapes that suit your needs.

Three Stone Setting

Three stone ring setting

This type of setting will allow you to have three types of options of stones you can choose from. For instance, you can have one side of the ring be a birthstone, the other be a sapphire, and the middle one is a diamond. This gives you plenty of options to allow you to tailor it and make it uniquely your own.

Tension Setting

Tension setting

Tension engagement rings are quite beautiful. The name tension comes from the type of metal that holds the diamond in place-hints (Tension). The diamonds are tightly held while giving space between them to show their full beauty. This allows for a unique and stunningly stylish look that could be the perfect ring for you. Keep in mind these kinds of rings will need upkeep over time to keep the tension tight on the diamonds.

Bar Setting

Bar setting

The Bar setting is a great option for giving you a choice for setting up multiple smaller stones in a stylish band of a ring. You can add a larger center stone around smaller gemstones as a bar set holds the stones in place. This is a great look and can be tailored to your style.

Tiffany Setting

Tiffany setting

Let's now talk about a prong setting of a design. Tiffany settings were designed back in the 1800s by the company Tiffany. They wanted to create something that would genuinely give the stones the best look when the light hits the top of the diamond or gemstone.

That's when they designed the 6-prong approach that would make the ring a lot stronger compared to a 4-prong setting approach that if caught on something. The diamond could fall out easier, as having the 6 prongs would hold it tighter to keep it in place and give you time to take it to your nearest jeweler.


Shopping for Men's Wedding Bands?

So let's discuss the different types of metals for men's wedding bands and get into a bit more detail, so you know what to look for.


Titanium rings

Titanium is a popular metal for a ring. It has a low resistance to scratching, is lightweight, and is a strong metal. It is free of nickel, making it hypoallergenic and non-tarnish. You will see this ring quite often in the sporting industry.


Ceramic rings

Ceramic is one of the hardest materials known to man and is a modern alternative to traditional rings. There are only a few things in the world that can scratch this type of metal and diamonds are one of them. This metal is known to be glossy and will not fade over time. Ceramic can be comparable to Tungsten Carbide for not showing signs of wear. However, Ceramic can break if struck with a high impact against a hard surface but nonetheless. This ring is a great choice to have on your finger.


Cobalt rings

This type of metal is as white as platinum, unbreakable, hypoallergenic, and scratch-resistant. The band is a bit heavier than titanium but slightly lighter than tungsten. It is rounded on the inside making it a comfortable fit to wear for long periods.


Tungsten rings

This forged metal to choose from is very unique. Most of your men's watches you find are made out of this metal, making this an excellent choice for active people. Tungsten metal is 10X harder than 18Kt gold and is quite similar to platinum. This metal is strong, hypoallergenic, won't tarnish, and will stay polished forever.


Serinium rings

Serinium is a new high-tech metal, eco-friendly with a bright silver white that is ultra-strong, resistant to scratches and wear, and non-oxidizing. It won't change color over time even if exposed to detergents and soaps of such.


Tantalum rings

Tantalum is quite the new thing for wedding bands nowadays. Men are more likely to turn to this type of metal due to the durability of day-to-day wear. It's an ideal solution for guys with prone sensitivities to their skin and the quality of this ring is that it's very malleable, so you wouldn't have to worry about outgrowing your ring. There are many great designs to choose from.


18k, 14k Gold rings

Gold is one of the most common metals when searching for wedding rings. There are a few different kinds of gold, from yellow, white, or rose gold. Gold can be easily nicked, scratched, and bent to a certain extent, but gold rings' beauty will last forever. 

With 7 different types of ring settings to choose from. As well as most of the kinds of metals for men's rings. We hope this should give you a clear knowledge base on what to look for and what would suit you best. Here at Vernon Jewelers, we have some of the best Jewelers in the business who will treat you well and take care of your jewelry needs at a fair cost.

We have a plethora of diamond engagement rings in stock to choose from.

For more information, you can head over to our website and call in your order or set up an appointment in person with one of our jewelers. Thank you for visiting us and checking out our blog. We hope this information helps with your purchase of jewelry.

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