4 Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring
Posted on June 22 2015
Though diamonds are the most popular choices of center stones for engagement ring settings, many women prefer diamond alternatives for a number of different reasons. These reasons may include a personal preference, affordability, or the love of a particular gemstone. deBebians specializes in many different types of engagement rings aside from diamond engagement rings.
We offer Forever Brilliant ® Moissanite by Charles & Colvard on many of our engagement ring settings. This beautiful, lab created stone scores a 9.25 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness, is 10% more brilliant than a diamond, and will be near colorless (equivalent to an H-I colored diamond). Moissanite is an affordable alternative to a diamond and provides immeasurable sparkle. Choose a Forever Brilliant ® Moissanite as the center stone option by using the provided drop-down menu on the product page.
Update September 29, 2015: deBebians now offers Forever One™ Moissanite by Charles & Colvard®. Learn more here.
deBebians carries an array of morganite engagement rings. Morganite is a peachy pink gemstone that scores a 7.5-8 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness. This gemstone looks beautiful when set into a rose gold setting or a white precious metal setting. These gemstones are romantic and are a stunning addition to any engagement ring setting.
Princess Diana initially made blue sapphire engagement rings a popular choice and now Duchess Kate Middleton continues her legacy. Sapphires score a 9 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness, making them an ideal option for an engagement ring or other piece of fine jewelry that will be worn every day. We carry a variety of sapphire engagement rings as well as engagement rings that feature blue and pink sapphire accents.
Our collection of ruby engagement rings features a genuine AA quality ruby. A ruby scores a 9 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness and is among the rarest of gemstones. We offer round and oval ruby engagement rings that will surely take her breath away.
Do you want a diamond engagement ring or do you prefer one of these diamond alternative engagement rings? Which one is your favorite? Share your opinion with us in the comments.