10 Engagement Ring Trends
A strange phenomenon surrounding the recent winter storms and COVID-19 occurred at Diamond Exchange Dallas. We had some of our busiest days selling engagement rings and earrings in particular. Tennis bracelets and Rolex watches were a very close second. Love certainly trumps all the unforeseen circumstances in our lives. Proposals are on the rise even if the wedding dates are being planned well in advance.
At Diamond Exchange Dallas we have noticed a change in the buying patterns of some of our customers. Black diamonds and yellow diamonds have been requested in more trendy shapes such as cushion and oval cuts. Not to be outdone, many customers are comparing natural diamond prices to lab-created diamonds and saving 65% on the price. Lab-created diamonds seem to have more brilliance when doing a comparison which is why more people are now choosing lab-created diamonds over natural diamonds.
Diamond Exchange Dallas always advocates keeping it simple by investing in a larger center on a Halo setting and keeping the accent diamonds to a minimum or smaller carat weight. Your investment is always on the center diamond which holds its true value if it is GIA certified. Should the need ever arise where you would like to upgrade to a larger diamond or sell your engagement ring, you would get the greatest cash payout.
Meghan Markle's engagement ring, a three-stone diamond set in yellow gold includes a center stone sourced from Botswana. Prince Harry used the side stones from his late mother Princess Diana's personal collection. As a result, many requests have been made for three-stone rings in yellow gold. At Diamond Exchange Dallas we have a few exotic choices including but not limited to Emerald Cut natural diamonds.