Not everyone wants a simply basic engagement ring. That’s why we went out of our way to bring you cool diamond engagement rings that will make it impossible for your partner to say no.
Here is a list of the top 20 cool diamond engagement rings whose radiance is nothing short of elegant.
Top 20 Cool Diamond Engagement Rings
1. Norristown Ring
Starting off the list of cool diamond engagement rings is the exotic Norristown Ring. This gorgeous engagement bauble features a 6-carat rose-cut pear-shaped diamond that exudes beauty, luxury, and elegant femininity. The GIA certifies the center diamond as K color and VS1 clarity.
The under-gallery is dazzled with additional diamonds which extend down to the shoulders. The platinum shank perfectly holds the setting in place and complements the center stone. Indeed, the radiant glow of this ring is sure to turn heads.
2. Haydon Ring. Circa 1920
The Haydon Ring is an excellent choice from the Art Deco era for those looking for something simple yet radiant. Centering the ring is a 5.82 old European cut diamond in a perfect J color and VS1 clarity. The detailed crown-like under-gallery earns this ring a place in the top cool diamond engagement rings.
However, the only details that take attention from the center stone are the delicate hand engravings that dazzle the shoulders, the band, and the under-gallery.
3. Barrington Ring
The Haydon Ring was fantastic, but the Barrington Ring is an opulent take on engagement rings with crown-like under-galleries. Centering this handcrafted ring is a GIA-certified, F color, old European cut diamond weighing 1.63 carats. The under-gallery boasts an intricate crown that comes adorned with diamonds. Additional diamonds sit on each shoulder, making this already perfect piece extra special.
This ring is in 18K yellow gold, making it a go-to choice for those who love to step out in brighter colors.
4. Kent Ring. Circa 1925
The Kent Ring is among the top cool engagement rings and it is here to impress those who love the black-and-white combination of diamond and onyx. The center of the ring holds a K-color cushion cut diamond that weighs 4.30 carats. The center diamond is bezel-set in buffed onyx, giving the ring a shiny black outer frame. From afar, you would think that this is just another simple ring, but the detail is in the under-gallery that showcases stunning openwork. Stellar milgrain further decorates this beautiful accessory for added interest.
5. Rimini Ring
True beauty is timeless. This historical ring was designed to reflect the Art Deco era, and as the name suggests, it’s named after Rimini, a beautiful Italian city. The center stone is an antique old European cut diamond that weighs 1.39 carats and is certified as K color and VS2 clarity. The center diamond comes encircled with calibrated blue sapphires that extend down the shoulders.
The under-gallery showcases intricate openwork finished with delicate milgrain, further adding to the ring’s radiance.
6. Wharton Ring
The Wharton Ring is for those who love glamor and luxury and aren’t afraid to show it at every opportunity. Plus, who doesn’t love Princess Diana’s style? That’s right. The Wharton Ring resembles one of her accessories, and there’s a good reason why the People’s Princess chose this style. It features a natural heavy blue sapphire which radiates boldness and confidence. The sapphire is certified by the GIA to weigh 5.99 carats.
What makes this piece stand out, though, is the halo of brilliant-cut diamonds that surround the sapphire. They weigh around 2.09 carats in total.
This sapphire has its roots in Madagascar and the ring is handcrafted in a platinum mounting.
7. Albi Ring. Circa 1920
Price : $48,000
Minimalism can be cool, and the Albi Ring is here to prove that point. This antique engagement ring has a simple yet radiant design. But most importantly, it is elegant. Its center flaunts a cushion cut diamond that’s set in box prongs. Two old European cut diamonds adorn each shoulder, making this ring a feast for the eyes.
But the Albi Ring isn’t short of detail. Delicate hand engravings and stellar milgrain span the under-gallery, the prongs, and the shank. This ring is a beautiful example of skilled and timeless craftsmanship!
8. Cairns Ring
The Cairns Ring is as reserved as the city it’s named after. But don’t be fooled because it a beautiful display of elegance. The center stone is an old European cut diamond with a perfect K color and VS2 clarity. Each side of the stone is accentuated by leaf-shaped accents that extend down the shoulders. The leaves are finished with top-choice milgrain, making this already exquisite ring something special.
Let’s not forget the detailed mounting. It is made in platinum and engraved with bold curves near the upper gallery. This piece of jewelry is indeed deserving of accolades.
9. Bologna Ring
Next on the list of the top cool diamond engagement rings is the Bologna Ring. And truly, it is nothing short of exquisite. The ring features a 2.07- carat old European cut diamond haloed by old-cut diamonds. The design of the under-gallery is adorned with breathtaking openwork filigree mounted on a triple-wire shank. The ring is made in 18k gold making it a go-to choice for those who love to sport bright colors and aren’t afraid of the attention that comes with it.
10. Newnan Ring. Circa 1900
All diamond rings are cool, but if you’re looking for extra playfulness then the Newnan Ring is your go-to choice. This iconic piece comes from the Edwardian era and features an elongated open-work mounting holding three bezel-set diamonds. The center stone is an old European cut diamond weighing 0.15 carats and is accented with French-cut rubies in a curved setting.
The two side diamonds are laid out in a floral motif and are complemented with additional small rose cut diamonds. This ring is platinum on 18k yellow gold, which further adds to its tone and delicacy. This masterpiece is worthy of a place in a museum.
11. Rouen Ring
If you’re after some detailed work, then the Rouen Ring should satisfy your craving. This ring centers a round brilliant cut diamond that’s prong-set on a crown-like mounting. For the record, the center stone weighs 2.02 carats and boasts K color and VS1 clarity. Additional diamonds flank the shoulder and the under-gallery further illuminating the already brilliant center stone. The under-gallery and the band have sensational leaf motif engravings that are accentuated with fine milgrain.
12. Starrett Ring
The Starrett Ring certainly belongs on the list of the top cool diamond engagement rings and is perfect for those who don’t shy from flaunting a big engagement bauble. The center stone is an Asscher cut, bezel set diamond that weighs 0.50 carats. GIA certifies the diamond stone as I color and VS2 clarity. The center stone is haloed by beautiful baguette-cut diamonds. Flanking the shoulders are beautiful accent diamonds that add an extra sparkle to the setting.
The under-gallery showcases open work and is mounted in striking platinum.
13. Washington Ring. Circa 1950
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The Washington Ring is as vibrant and colossal as the city it’s named after.
This vintage ring is platinum and features an Emerald-cut diamond weighing 6.94 carats. The ring is classified as J color and S12 clarity. Each shoulder is graced with two tapered baguette-cut diamonds adding a radiant glow to the already perfectly illuminated center stone.
14. Nyons Ring
The Nyons Ring is the perfect choice for those who appreciate the attention that comes with flaunting fancy-colored engagement rings. The ring centers a 5.46-carat oval yellow sapphire set in prongs. The center stone is haloed by a cluster of round brilliant cut diamonds that weigh 1.36 carats in total.
Besides the center stone, the ring also benefits from the striking 18k white gold mounting. The floral design of the Nyons Ring, together with the radiant glow, makes it look like something out of a movie.
15. English Ring
No one would ever say no to the English Ring, and we made sure to list among the top cool diamond engagement rings. It is perfect for those looking for a simple yet elegant design. Centering this unique piece sits a 2.06-carat old European cut bezel-set diamond. The center diamond is classified as a J color with VS2 clarity. It has a pear-shaped diamond on each side, and the three diamonds work in perfect harmony to make this ring a masterpiece. The side diamonds amount to a combined weight of 0.36. The 18k gold perfectly complements the diamonds making this ring truly one of a kind.
16. Medway Ring. Circa 1890
If you think diamond rings can’t get any cooler, then you haven’t seen the exquisite Medway Ring, which is perfect for those looking for something flashy. The ring is from the Art Nouveau era and features a cluster of seven diamonds that form a simple floral pattern. The diamonds come set in prongs and together weigh 1.06 carats.
But the details of this unique peace are far from over. The shoulders swirl outwards from the center stones and feature an engraved gorgeous leaf motif. The 18k yellow gold perfectly suits this ring and makes for a sumptuous feast for the eyes.
17. Mildred Ring. Circa 1940
The Mildred Ring is quite minimalistic but its elegance earns it a place on the list of the top cool diamond engagement rings. This ring is from the Retro era, circa 1940, and it centers an elegant old European cut diamond classified as L color and VS1 clarity. The center diamond weighs 1.26 carats.
But the details of this beautiful ring are far from over. The shoulders come flanked with single cuts set in bezels for added visual appeal. The mounting is 14k white gold on 14k yellow gold and the band is adorned with delicate milgrain, further adding to the delicacy of this accessory. All the details combined give this vintage ring an extra whimsical effect.
18. 1.10ct Tiffany Ring
The Tiffany Ring speaks class, elegance, and glamor to whoever sets their eyes on it. This platinum engagement ring features a round brilliant cut diamond set in prongs. Additional pave-set diamonds flank the shoulders, causing the ring to emit a radiant glow.
The GIA certified this ring as G color and VS2 clarity. It also bears the Tiffany & Co signature, making it perfect for those who are building a Tiffany collection.
19. Sea Cliff Ring
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The Sea Cliff Ring is another exciting addition to the list of cool diamond engagement rings, showcasing intriguing details. Firstly, the center diamond is emerald-cut and weighs a whopping 5.31 carats. The stone also boasts a beautiful F color and VVS2 clarity.
Each shoulder comes dazzled with a baguette-cut diamond for added interest. The rest of the shank features handcrafted platinum and ensures a secure, comfortable fit.
We couldn’t forget the Sea Cliff Ring even if we wanted to.
20. Westchester Ring
Finishing the list of the top cool engagement rings is the Westchester Ring. This impressive piece features three stones. The ring has a 2.01-carat cushion cut diamond as the center stone that’s GIA certified as D color and VVS2 clarity. The other two stones perfectly complement the center stone and weigh 1.06 carats. Additional diamonds flank the under-gallery and extend along the shoulders, making this already perfect ring a spectacle.
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