2018 Is All About This Engagement Ring Trend

Lauren Eggertsen

Weddings are filled with traditions and even suspicions. The whole "something old, something new, something borrowed, some blue" saying is a tale as old as time. So how does this relate to spring engagement ring trends? Well, this season, the jewellery market has seen an influx of blue stone engagement rings. Consider this your "something blue". "Ever since Kate Middleton debuted her 12-carat oval blue sapphire engagement ring, blue gemstones have become an extremely popular option for brides-to-be," Olivia Landau, private jeweller and founder of The Clear Cut, tells us. While it definitely wasn't just yesterday that Kate Middleton got engaged, royal trends never die, and the jewellery world is reacting to the hype.

OK, so blue engagement rings—we're talking sapphires, right? Well, apparently there are multiple kinds of blue gemstones included in this spring 2018 engagement ring trend (who knew?!). Ahead, Olivia dives into the four main blue gemstones—sapphires, aquamarines, tanzanites, and blue diamonds—so you will be able to know and tell the difference between them. Should this blue engagement ring trend be right up your alley, you'll be fully informed and ready to start hinting at your significant other in no time.

Curious about which other engagement ring trends are bubbling up this spring? Educate yourself here

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