Two Tone Engagement Rings - Classy and Fabulous
One of the criterion for a appropriately styled engagement ring is, it should be evergreen and fresh as ever, and the wearer must never get bored of it. An engagement ring must be evident with raw energy with life brimming out of it. Now let me tell you, a 2 tone engagement ring perfectly fulfills this criterion.
How to define a 2 Tone Engagement Ring?
In a two tone ER, two metals with different color tones are combined. For example, it can be a marriage of rose gold - white gold or white gold - yellow gold or yellow gold - platinum etc.
Just remember, two-tone look is brought about by use of two different colored metals, and NOT by two different colored stones. However, there is no restriction to use dissimilar colored stones in a two tone jewelry.You can very well find use of colored stones in 2 tone engagement rings, but 2 tone effect is not determined by colored stones, rather it's the color of metal.
Meaning of Two Tone Engagement Ring
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies, and an engagement ring is the token of love. So, wouldn't it be apt to say, a 2 tone ER articulates - soul of love residing in two bodies! It perfectly wraps up the essence of an engagement ring.
For Him and Her
Two tone engagement ring is equally popular among males and females. In fact, in male engagement rings two tone effect is infused to add a little bit of style in otherwise simple-looking male rings.
Two Tone Men's Engagement Rings
Solitaire v/s Small Diamonds
Size of diamond does not matter to get a two tone appearance. If you want to soak a designer mood to solitaire engagement ring without overpowering the core diamond, there is always an option of weaving it with a two tone impression.
Two Tone Solitaire Engagement Rings - (clock-wise from top-left) round, halo and princess diamonds
Two tone round diamond engagement rings are the all-time favorite. But, if you are looking to have something different while staying closer to round, choose a two tone oval diamond engagement ring.
If you have no reservations towards a modern and contemporary look, then a two tone princess cut diamond engagement ring or a two tone marquise diamond engagement ring can inject mod aroma to your overall style.
Two Tone Engagement Ring Settings
It will not be an understatement to say, a perfect setting can produce a stunning two tone engagement ring out of thin air. Below are the few examples of how a 2 tone effect can be created with different settings:
2 Tone Engagement Ring Settings - channel (top), bezel (bottom left), pave and halo
Two Tone Antique Style Engagement Rings
If you think, two tone style has been in trend in recent times only, then sorry to say - you are wrong. You may not find dearth of two tone vintage diamond engagement rings. In my opinion, two tone ring style is the confluence of old and modern world.
Two Tone Vintage Engagement Rings - Victorian (left) and Art Deco (right)
Victorian style engagement rings with yellow gold and rose gold combine were not so uncommon. However, you may not find white and yellow color tones' engagement rings from Victorian era, because white metals like platinum and sterling silver were yet appear on scene, and white gold was commercially not available during those days.
If we talk about Art Deco period, then let me tell you, two tone style was quite popular during that era. As such, art deco jewelry is known for bold contrast of colors. So, the two tone effect seamlessly blends with the theme of art deco jewelry. If searched well, one can readily find exquisite two tone art deco jewelry.
Two Tone Engagement Rings popular forms - (clock-wise from top) Celtic, 3 Stone and Split-shank
In these tough days of slowing economy, people are increasingly going for affordable engagement rings. Keeping this in mind, trends which are popular in real diamond jewelry, are being re-created in imitation jewelry to address price factor.
So, two tone moissanite engagement rings and two tone CZ engagement rings are created with designs similar to real diamonds. At times, quality of finishing and overall designing is so clean that it becomes really hard to differentiate between diamonds and simulants.
2 Tone Engagement Rings - Moissanite (left) and CZ (right)
Finally, beyond any doubt two tone engagement rings have been popular since vintage times, making it a strong contender for an all time blockbuster engagement ring style. And, with multitude of choices available in rings with two tone elements, you may not find yourself short of options in 2 tone engagement rings.
Return from Two Tone Engagement Rings to Engagement Ring Articles page
Return from Two Tone Engagement Rings to Diamond Jewelry Homepage
I hope you'll not mind sharing this on Twitter, Facebook and with everyone else :)
Feel free to share if something is in your mind and want it to be covered on this site.
Did you liked this article? Sign-up my FREE weekly newsletter and I'll send you more awesome new additions on this website along with latest jewelry happenings around the world, and download my Jewelry Design Album for FREE!