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Choosing a Ring Style, Setting, and Metal

There are many ring metal and setting options for diamond rings, not to mention different overall styles. Learn the pros and cons of different combinations of metals, settings, and styles.

ring styles and metals

Rings Style for Beginners

Engagement Ring Setting: What’s Your Style?
Engagement Ring Guide: Know Your Options
What Carat Diamond Should I Choose?
How Wide Should My Engagement Ring Band Be? 
How to Choose a Metal for Your Engagement Ring

More on the Matter

4 Tips to Pick an Engagement Ring Without Her Knowing
How to Match a Wedding Band and Engagement Ring
How to Try On Engagement Rings Before Buying Online
Vintage Engagement Rings: Guide to Four Eras
Best Diamond Color for Yellow Gold Rings
Best Diamond Color for White Gold Rings
Best Diamond Color for Rose Gold Rings
The Best Diamond Wedding Bands for Men for Every Budget
Top Engagement Ring Trends for 2022
High-Performance Diamonds: Worth the Money or Just Hype?
Old European-Cut Diamonds: the Complete Guide
Hearts and Arrows Diamond: Is it Worth it?

Recommendations for Various Shapes

The Best Engagement Ring Settings For Every Budget
The Best Cushion-Cut Engagement Rings For Every Budget
The Best Oval Diamond Engagement Rings for Every Budget
The Best Radiant Diamond Engagement Rings for Every Budget
Best Pear Engagement Rings For Every Budget
The Best Round Engagement Rings For Every Budget
The Best Asscher Cut Diamond Engagement Rings For Every Budget

Proposal Ideas

Proposing at Home: Seven Great Ideas
Outdoor Proposal Ideas: A Quick Guide
Six Simple Proposal Ideas
Romantic Proposal Ideas for Everyone
Vacation Proposal Guide
The 10 Best Places to Propose in the USA