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Top 10 Most Expensive Engagement Rings for 2014

January 20, 2015 5 min read

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With our morganite sale in full swing, I thought I’d take a look at the styles we currently offer in our collection and make a list of my top five picks.  It was actually really difficult to decide since we’ve added various different sweet designs into the section, which are all viable in their own way.  The five below are just the five I feel I like the most out of the section.

1) Morganite Diamond Cluster Art Deco Engagement Ring

I’m a pretty simple person as anyone who follows our blog regularly would know, so something like this is probably toward the limit of my extravagance.  It has a really fascinating design though, which is why I have it in my top 5.  The round diamonds beside the center morganite form a triangle in mini clusters.  The band itself is pretty standard pave with milgrain, but matched with the lines formed by the clusters and along the side, it just seems like a perfect combination.  The side of the band has a kind of art deco motif with vaulted similar to architecture with a bezel diamond set right into the side.

2) Morganite Twisted Solitaire Engagement Ring

This solitaire engagement ring is definitely one of my favorite designs.  I have a thing for designs that have asymmetrical twists such as this one as it’s a refreshing take on metal working and general design.  I just love the play on shapes and with the pink gold and morganite, it just seems so comforting.  The prongs rise up from the twists of the band and hug the center stone and just cradle it.  It’s so sweet and affectionate.  This piece is pictured with a 0.90 ct stone, but like most of our morganite rings, it can be set for a 2.50 ct stone for not that much more which allows you to get a ring that makes a big impression without much additional cost.

3) Morganite Looped Shank Oval Halo Engagement Ring

I’ve really always loved our looped shank oval halo engagement ring, so I was super excited when it got added to the site in a morganite version with an oval morganite.  The style is charming and sweet with soft loops that seem to hold the center oval halo in place.  The style has always struck me as being like the bow of a ribbon making it similar to a string on the finger in a promise or other kinds of sweetly decorative accessories.

4) Morganite Twisted Double Shank Engagement Ring

This is a list of our most expensive engagement rings sold in 2014 and is a follow up to ourprevious installation of this listicle. It represents the 10 most expensive engagement rings appearing in our recently purchased section, which are photos that originate from our Instagram account. Not all our clients’ purchases make it to Instagram or our recently purchased page, but this list does provide a nice snapshot of the year and some serious engagement ring eye candy.

1. Three Diamond Engagement Ring (custom) – $36,000
This classic three stone diamond ring is similar to the No. 1 ring from the previous installment of this listicle. It features a 3 ct. radiant diamond flanked by two trapezoids (1.08 cttw.) set in 14kt white gold.

2. Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring (custom) – $29,759
Featuring a 2.64 ct. emerald cut diamond with a thin diamond pave band with 0.60 cttw in diamonds, set in platinum.

3. Radiant Cut Double Halo Engagement Ring (style # HE272) – $22,696
This two tone platinum and 18kt rose gold double halo engagement ring features a 2.22 ct. radiant cut diamond, surrounded by a halo of fancy pink diamonds (0.16 cttw.) and 1.10 cttw. in white accent diamonds.

4. Round Diamond Halo Engagement Ring (style # HE247) – $22,280
This classic round halo engagement ring features a 1.90 ct. round brilliant cut diamond and 0.92 cttw. in accenting white diamonds. It is an upgraded version of our style # HE236 with diamonds set on the gallery.

5. Heart Halo Engagement Ring (style # HE232) – $21,298
A 2.20 ct. heart shaped diamond is set beautifully in this halo engagement ring with a double shank with pave set diamonds (1.10 cttw.). It differs very slightly from the original design by employing single prongs to hold the center diamond in place.

6. Custom Solitaire Engagement Ring (custom) – $20,827
This two tone solitaire features a 18kt yellow gold shank and platinum prongs, securely holding the 2.11 ct. round brilliant cut diamond. The No. 6 spot on our last list also went to a solitaire engagement ring.

7. 2 Carat Diamond Engagement Ring (style # HE255) – $18,545
Clawed platinum prongs hold this 2.15 ct. round brilliant cut diamond, set on a skinny band pave set with diamonds totaling 0.35 cttw.

8. Princess Cut Double Halo Engagement Ring (style # HE155) – $17,077
This double halo engagement ring features a wide split shank and truncated corners on the halo. This client opted for palladium and a 2.03 ct. princess cut diamond, accented by 1.00 cttw in pave set diamonds.

9. Cushion Cut Pave Engagement Ring (style # HE187) – $16,927
A 2.01 ct. cushion cut diamond is accompanied by a 3mm pave diamond band, featuring three rows of pave diamonds (1.00 cttw.).

10. Emerald Cut Five Stone Engagement Ring (style # HE263) – $16,213
This unique five stone engagement ring setting features two trapezoid diamonds and two bullet diamonds (1.29 cttw.) accenting the center 1.41 ct. emerald cut diamond.

It’s interesting to note that no yellow diamonds made the list this year, but fancy pink diamonds appeared instead (No. 3). The most popular center diamond was the round, followed by radiant and emerald cuts, which tied for second place. Only one cushion cut diamond made this current list, whereas last time, the list was dominated with cushion cut diamonds (5 total). While the No. 1 ring was less expensive than the previous year’s No. 1 ring, the overall cutoff point was higher at $16k vs. $15k.

There are a lot of gorgeous rings here. I hope you see something you like

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This engagement ring totally emphasizes the two-become-one idea as it has a double shank that twists to combine and wrap around the center stone.  It is a sentimental depiction of how the lives of two lovers join together in love, which is just a sweet concept for an engagement ring.

5) Celtic Knot Morganite Engagement Ring

This Celtic knot morganite engagement ring is one of our latest designs that we added to the site.  The knotted portion is supposed to be akin to the knotted roots of an oak tree which depicts the idea of eternity.  Coupled with the rose gold and peachy pink morganite, it just makes a romantic message everlasting love love.  The morganite stone sits atop the system of knots held in place by four prongs in a way that seems like it is cradled in a nook.

I hope you liked taking a look at some of my favorite morganite rings.  I could really go on and make this a top 10 because so many of our designs are so delightfully affectionate.  They’re really great for the price as well since a for morganite, going from a 0.90 ct stone to a 2.50 ct is only a difference of $100!  If you tried to do the same thing with a diamond, you’d be paying thousands, so there’s a whole lot of savings to be had by going the non-traditional route with morganite gemstones.

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