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bridal

Style
Guide
the
Ring’s
the
thing

Although every diAmond is unique,


it’s the setting that sets your engagement ring
apart. Couples today are choosing styles that
are classic but distinguished by small details
that make large statements. With all the in-
novative new twists on classic designs, you’re
sure to find a ring that has enduring style.
In this “Bridal Style Guide,” you’ll see an
amazing array of all the top designer rings se-
lected for you by the leading jewelry specialty
Cover: Diamond engagement magazine. We made sure to include delicate
rings and band available in 18k vintage inspired designs, sleek contemporary
gold and platinum courtesy of
Rina LimoR for J.R. GoLD, (800)
styles, and everything in between so you can
999-0583, www.rinalimor.com. find the ring that’s just right for you.
Above: Semi-mounts in 14k white And don’t forget to select wedding bands that
gold with diamond accents, and perfectly harmonize to celebrate your union.
emerald cut and princess cut center You’ve done the hard part: You’ve found your
stones from UniqUe SettinGS,
suggested retail $3,700 and
one and only. Now you can relax and let your
$3,500, (800) 466-4900, jeweler help you find the unique ring which is
www.uniquesettings.com. the perfect symbol of your commitment.

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perfect
Simply

These classic engagement ring styles have a timeless appeal.

1. Hearts On Fire

1. “indisputable” engagement ring in platinum with 1.17 carats of accent diamonds for a 1.50 carat center (not included) by Hearts On
Fire, suggested retail $11,500, (800) 343-1224, www.heartsonfire.com. 2. Classic split engagement ring with baguette diamonds from Pa-
rade designs, suggested retail $1,530, (213) 627-4019, www.paradedesign.com. 3. “Mara” ring in 18k gold and diamonds by Penny
Preville, suggested retail $4,085 for the setting, (516) 466-8680, www.pennypreville.com. 4. “infinity” collection 18k white gold engage-
ment ring and band from Mark sCHneider design, suggested retail $2,100 and $400, (800) 452-5804, www.markschneiderdesign.
com. 5. setting in 18k white gold with 1 carat of diamonds from kiM internatiOnal ManuFaCturing, suggested retail $2,399, (800)
275-5555, www.kimint.com. 6. Platinum semi-mount bead set diamond engagement ring from MerCury ring COrP., suggested retail
$2,799, (800) 223-0930, www.mercuryring.com. 7. “endless diamond” 14k white gold engagement ring with a 0.75 carat center and
1.15 carats total diamond weight from Fantasy diaMOnd COrPOratiOn, (800) 621-4445, www.fantasydiamond.com. 8. Platinum
and diamond engagement ring, 1.35 carats total weight, from stardust, (888) 239-3999, www.stardustdiamonds.com. 9. Platinum en-
gagement ring setting for a one carat diamond from diana, suggested retail from $1,570 center stone not included, (800) 223-4262, www.
diana.com. 10. Prong set engagement ring in 18k gold and platinum from suPeriOr diaMOnd Cutters, suggested retail $11,035, (800)
342-0036. 11. engagement ring with round center, marquise, and baguette cut diamonds available in palladium, platinum, and 14k and
18k gold from artCarved, (800) 223-5364, www.artcarvedbridal.com. 12. Platinum semi-mount engagement ring, 1 carat total weight,
by MiCHael M., suggested retail $6,420, (888) 563-4910, www.michaelmcollection.com. 13. engagement ring with a 5.39 carat princess
cut from Odelia by av Jewelry ny, (212) 391-8076, www.odeliacollection.com.

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2. Parade designs 3. Penny Preville 4. Mark sCHneider design

5. kiM internatiOnal ManuFaCturing 6. MerCury ring COrP. 7. Fantasy diaMOnd COrPOratiOn

8. stardust 9. diana 10. suPeriOr diaMOnd Cutters

11. artCarved 12. MiCHael M. 13. Odelia by av Jewelry

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1. Parade designs 2. artCarved 3. dev valenCia

4. Fantasy diaMOnd COrPOratiOn 5. rina liMOr FOr J.r. gOld 6. eugene birO

7. PrisMa COlleCtiOn 8. rObertO COin 9. sasHa PriMak

1. engagement ring with round diamonds from the “lyria” collection from Parade designs, suggested retail $2,160, (213) 627-4019,
www.paradedesign.com. 2. diamond engagement ring with pavé set diamond collar and open sides from artCarved, (800) 223-5364,
www.artcarvedbridal.com. 3. Platinum semi-mount princess cut diamond engagement ring from dev valenCia, (888) 292-2197, www.
devvalencia.com. 4. “endless diamond” 14k white gold and diamond engagement ring from Fantasy diaMOnd COrPOratiOn, sug-
gested retail $3,695, (800) 621-4445, www.fantasydiamond.com. 5. diamond engagement ring with .63 carats total weight from rina
liMOr FOr J.r. gOld, (800) 999-0583, www.rinalimor.com. 6. ring in 18k white gold with 1.5 carats of diamonds and a laser-inscribed
biro88 diamond from eugene birO, suggested retail $22,000, (800) 223-3535, www.eugenebiro.com. 7. engagement ring from PrisMa
COlleCtiOn with 2.69 carats total diamond weight, available in platinum, 14k and 18k gold, (800) 982-8222, www.prisma-express.com.
8. Platinum engagement ring with Cento cut diamond center from rObertO COin, (800) 853-5958, www.robertocoin.com. 9. Platinum split-
shank engagement ring with pavé diamonds and a prong set petal center from sasHa PriMak, (800) 398-9209, www.sashaprimak.com.

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vintage
InspIratIon
The details and craftsmanship of the past
add elegance to these designs.

1. NormaN SilvermaN DiamoNDS

1. asscher cut diamond flanked by trapezoids with melee in platinum ring by NormaN SilvermaN DiamoNDS, (877) 687-3985, www.nor-
mansilvermandiamonds.com. 2. Princess cut diamond and 14k white gold engagement ring, 1.10 total carat weight, from UNiqUe SettiNgS,
suggested retail semi-mount $4,000, (800) 466-4900, www.uniquesettings.com. 3. ring from the “made to order” collection designed by Shant
Dakessian from CUt By tolkowSky, (212) 354-5705, www.tolkowsky.com. 4. invisible channel set filigree engagement ring in 18k white gold
from the “Duchess” collection by astrik Couture for SUPer Bell Jewelry, suggested retail $1,810, (213) 362-2773, www.sbjonline.com. 5. “vin-
tage” collection 18k gold and rose cut diamond ring from Barry kroNeN, suggested retail $11,400, (954) 746-7773, www.barrykronen.com.
6. engagement ring in 18k gold with 2 carat princess cut center and accent diamonds from the “Sylvie” collection by SPeCtrUm DiamoNDS, sug-
gested retail $2,710 not including center, (800) 992-3426, www.sylviecollection.com. 7. “Bryant Park” 18k white gold and diamond semi-mount
by gUmUChiaN, suggested retail $3,600, (212) 588-7087, www.gumuchian.com. 8. Semi-mount in 18k gold for cushion cut diamond, 0.54
carats total weight, from ChaD alliSoN, suggested retail $3,175, (212) 278-8669, www.chadallison.com. 9. engraved platinum and diamond
engagement ring from CoaSt DiamoND, (800) 523-5937, www.coastdiamond.com. 10. “romantique” platinum and princess cut diamond
semi-mount with micro-pavé and leaf motif from ritaNi, (888) 4-ritaNi, www.ritani.com. 11. “FlyerFit” platinum engraved split shank micro-pavé
diamond semi-mount with matching band from martiN Flyer, (800) 223-0330, www.martinflyer.com. 12. ring with 6.06 carat cushion cut dia-
mond surrounded by 216 bead set diamonds weighing a total of 1.5 carats by g.N. DiamoND, (800) 724-8810, www.gndiamond.com.
13. ring in 14k gold with 0.65 carats of diamonds from gaBriel & Co., suggested retail $2,547, (800) 886-5422, www.gabrielny.com.

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2. UNiqUe SettiNgS 3. CUt By tolkowSky 4. SUPer Bell Jewelry

5. Barry kroNeN 6. SPeCtrUm DiamoNDS 7. gUmUChiaN

8. ChaD alliSoN 9. CoaSt DiamoND 10. ritaNi

11. martiN Flyer 12. g.N. DiamoND 13. gaBriel & Co.

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1. taCori 2. eriCa CoUrtNey 3. kwiat

4. miChael m. 5. timeleSS DeSigNS 6. yael DeSigNS

7. DUrNell 8. DoNNa DiSteFaNo 9. J. BirNBaCh

1. Platinum and diamond engagement ring accented with half-moon sapphires from taCori, suggested retail $3,050 to $4,910, (800) 421-9844,
www.tacori.com. 2. Diamond and platinum engagement ring from eriCa CoUrtNey, (323) 938-2373, www.ericacourtney.com. 3. Platinum
ring with 1.63 carat center with split band and pavé frame from kwiat, suggested retail $25,700, (212) 725-7777, www.kwiat.com. 4. Platinum
semi-mount engagement ring fits 1-plus carat emerald cut center by miChael m., suggested retail $8,740, (888) 563-4910, www.michaelmcol-
lection.com. 5. vintage inspired platinum and princess cut engagement ring with millgrain and bead set details and trapezoid sides from time-
leSS DeSigNS, (800) 657-9270, www.timelessdesigns.com. 6. “Novelique” collection 18k gold ring with white and yellow diamonds by yael
DeSigNS, suggested retail $6,278 for the setting, (415) 846-5134, www.yaeldesigns.com. 7. Platinum engagement ring with pear shaped and
round diamonds from DUrNell, suggested retail $7,500, (877) DUrNell, www.durnell.com. 8. “vanessa” ring in 18k white gold, sapphire, and
rose cut diamonds by DoNNa DiSteFaNo, suggested retail $3,595, (888) 594-4652, www.donnadistefanoltd.com. 9. Platinum engagement
ring with a 5.88 carat center diamond and diamond pavé by J. BirNBaCh, suggested retail $162,247, (212) 997-3205, www.jbidiamonds.com.

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made for Each othEr
These wedding sets have an engagement
ring and a band that are a perfect match.

1. I.B. Goodman

1. Bridal set in 14k gold from the “Eternally by Jill Ze” collection from I.B. Goodman, suggested retail $3,016, (800) 543-1945, www.
zejewelry.com. 2. Three-stone ring with 1 carat center and baguette side diamonds from the “Sylvie” collection by SpEcTrum dIamondS,
suggested retail $3,210 not including center, (800) 992-3426, www.sylviecollection.com. 3. “Valina” collection semi-mount in 14k white gold
with pink gold accents and matching band from c&a dIamondS, a division of SImon GoluB & SonS, suggested retail $3,300 and
$1,650, (800) 377-8896, www.simongolub.com. 4. Semi-mounts and bands in 14k white gold from oVErnIGhT, suggested retail $1,500
and $1,460 for the semi-mounts, $468 and $1,054 for the bands, (888) 731-1111, www.overnightmountings.com. 5. Semi-set 14k white gold
engagement ring with 14k yellow gold matching band, .75 carat princess center sold separately, from STullEr, suggested retail $1,452 and
$205, (800) 877-7777, www.stuller.com. 6. Bridal set in 18k white gold with round and pear shape diamonds from naTalIE K., suggested
retail $3,225, (800) 688-6101, www.nataliek.com. 7. Semi-mount diamond and sapphire engagement ring with matching band from chad
allISon, suggested retail $6,300, (212) 278-8669, www.chadallison.com. 8. platinum bridal set with engagement ring featuring a crisscut
cushion center from chrISTophEr dESIGnS, (800) 955-0970, www.christopherdesigns.com. 9. Bridal set in platinum from JyE’S InTErna-
TIonal, suggested retail $4,325 and $2,703, (866) 633-8880, www.jyescorp.com. 10. “Insignia” collection diamond bridal set available in
palladium, 18k gold, and platinum from VErraGIo, (800) 837-7244, www.verragio.com. 11. Bridal set in 18k white gold and .42 carats of
round diamonds, center not included, from a. JaffE, suggested retail $2,717, (800) 223-0553, www.ajaffe.com. 12. Bridal set in 14k white
gold with 1 carat center and a half carat total weight melee from oSTByE & andErSon, suggested retail $2,609 for semi-mount and band,
(888) 553-1515, www.ostbye.com. 13. diamond engagement ring from the “Victoria” collection, center stone not included, with matching
diamond wedding band from KIrK Kara, (800) 874-0181, www.kirkkara.com.

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2. SpEcTrum dIamondS 3. c&a dIamondS 4. oVErnIGhT

5. STullEr 6. naTalIE K. 7. chad allISon

8. chrISTophEr dESIGnS 9. JyE’S InTErnaTIonal 10. VErraGIo

11. a. JaffE 12. oSTByE & andErSon 13. KIrK Kara

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curves
Graceful

Arcs and twists give these rings a feminine feeling.

1. Kama SchachTer

1. One carat “Tulip” engagement ring with 3/4 carat center in 14k gold from Kama SchachTer, suggested retail $3,999, (91) (22)
28293901, www.kamajewellery.com. 2. Platinum engagement ring with pavé diamond swirl from SimOn G., (800) 627-2661, www.
simongjewelry.com. 3. Trellis “Bouquet” ring in platinum by KaTharine JameS, suggested retail $5,350, (213) 489-9700, www.katha-
rinejames.com. 4. “Gossamer” collection 18k gold and marquise diamond engagement ring from marK SilverSTein, suggested retail
$3,300 center not included, (800) 993-5900, www.msimagines.com. 5. engagement ring with round diamonds and a textured twist
from Parade deSiGnS, suggested retail $2,310, (213) 627-4019, www.paradedesign.com. 6. engagement ring in 18k white gold
with a 1 carat round 105-facet Gabrielle diamond center by GaBrielle diamOnd, suggested retail $19,470, (800) 223-0100, www.
gabriellediamonds.com. 7. “victoria” diamond engagement ring accented with .58 carats of diamonds, center stone not included, from
KirK Kara, (800) 874-0181, www.kirkkara.com. 8. diamond engagement ring with pavé set diamond scroll from arTcarved, (800)
223-5364, www.artcarvedbridal.com. 9. engagement ring with a twist in 18k white gold, center not included, from a. Jaffe, suggested
retail $2,134, (800) 223-0553, www.ajaffe.com. 10. Platinum and diamond “deco Knot” semi-mount by Gumuchian, suggested retail
$5,400, (212) 588-7087, www.gumuchian.com. 11. Semi-mount for emerald cut center in 18k white gold with 224 round diamonds,
1.79 total carat weight, from SuPreme Jewelry, suggested retail $8,800, (800) 827-7464, www.supremejewelry.net. 12. Platinum
semi-mount engagement ring fits 2-plus carat round center by michael m., suggested retail $6,800, (888) 563-4910, www.michaelmc-
ollection.com. 13. engagement ring with diamond accents from fine Jewellery, (212) 265-3707, www.fine-jewellery.com.

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2. SimOn G. 3. KaTharine JameS 4. marK SilverSTein

5. Parade deSiGnS 6. GaBrielle diamOnd 7. KirK Kara

8. arTcarved 9. a. Jaffe 10. Gumuchian

11. SuPreme Jewelry 12. michael m. 13. fine Jewellery

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modern Masterpieces
Clean lines and pure forms give these rings a sleek style.

1. fineSSe 2. yael deSignS 3. abe Mor diaMond cutterS

4. parade deSignS 5. StarduSt 6. royal aSScher of aMerica

7. MeMoire 8. Judith ripka 9. anne Sportun

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1. ring with 2.55 carats of diamonds featuring the eighty-
eight cut by fineSSe, suggested retail $25,000, (212)
391-5445, www.finessediamonds.com. 2. “novelique”
collection 18k gold ring with 0.82 carats of diamonds by
yael deSignS, suggested retail $5,880 for the setting,
(415) 846-5134, www.yaeldesigns.com. 3. platinum
and 20k gold ring with 1.07 carat radiant fancy yellow
diamond and 0.83 carats of diamond pavé from abe
Mor diaMond cutterS, suggested retail $15,300,
(800) 999-7835, www.abemor.com. 4. engagement
ring with .22 carats of diamonds and a textured fin-
ish from parade deSignS, suggested retail $2,055,
(213) 627-4019, www.paradedesign.com. 5. invisible
set diamond and platinum engagement ring featuring
a 1.50 carat emerald cut center from StarduSt, (888)
239-3999, www.stardustdiamonds.com. 6. “avant” en-
gagement ring with royal asscher cut diamond available
in platinum and gold from royal aSScher of aMer-
ica, suggested retail from $5,600, (212) 922-1908,
www.royalasscher.com. 7. platinum engagement ring
with diamond accents and round center from MeMoire,
suggested retail $2,475, (800) 527-6227, www.mem-
oire.com. 8. engagement ring in platinum and diamonds
with 18 carat center by Judith ripka, (212) 244-1230,
www.judithripka.com. 9. Spinning daisy ring in 14k white
gold with center .28 carat diamond from anne Spor-
tun, suggested retail $3,690, (800) 788-1247, www.
annesportun.com. 10. platinum and lazare diamond ring
from the “Simply lazare” collection by Michael bondanza
from lazare kaplan, suggested retail $11,000, (212)
857-7610, www.lazarediamonds.com.
10. lazare kaplan
bands
wedding

No longer just a simple circle, men’s wedding bands in a


variety of metals, textures, and patterns echo your unique style.

1. MeMoire

1. “Memory Fit” collection band from MeMoire, (800) 527-6227, www.memoire.com. 2. Platinum band from Furrer-Jacot, (41) (52)
6330733, www.furrer-jacot.com. 3. Bands in 18k white gold and diamonds by christian Bauer, suggested retail $2,950 and $1,650,
(800) 245-1079, www.christianbauer.com. 4. openwork platinum and diamond band from nikos Jewels, (800) 458-4300, www.
nikosjewels.com. 5. Platinum band from novell, suggested retail $2,200, (888) 668-3551, www.novelldesignstudio.com. 6. Men’s half
carat diamond and 14k white gold 8mm band from BenchMark, suggested retail $2,196, (800) 633-5950, www.benchmarkrings.
com. 7. three-stone band in platinum from ritani, (888) 4-ritani, www.ritani.com. 8. triangle band in 950 palladium by karin
JacoBson Design, suggested retail $1,780, (612) 875-5788, www.superkarin.com. 9. textured tungsten carbide band by Diana,
suggested retail $360, (800) 223-4262, www.diana.com. 10. Palladium band from lieBerFarB, (973) 676-9090, www.lieberfarb.com.
11. Platinum band from true knots, (800) 667-1515, www.trueknots.com. 12. “in-gauge” collection men’s 7mm palladium wedding
band with a black enamel filler by verragio, suggested retail $1,250, (800) 837-7244, www.verragio.com. 13. hammered, satin fin-
ished, and millegrain 14k white gold band from guertin Brothers, suggested retail $575, (800) 225-3141, www.guertinbrothers.com.

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2. Furrer-Jacot 3. christian Bauer 4. nikos Jewels

5. novell 6. BenchMark 7. ritani

8. karin JacoBson Design 9. Diana 10. lieBerFarB

11. true knots 12. verragio 13. guertin Brothers

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