Engagement rings come in all different sizes, settings and colors but lately we at The Heart Bandits have been seeing a lot of rose gold colored bands on our client’s fingers. It seems that rose gold is trending again with proposals all over the world. Neil Lane (a famous jewelry designer who has designed rings for Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron) was quoted in the Huffington Post with this statement about the newest trend in engagement rings, “I think we are seeing a beginning trend. The yellow gold adds a softness and touch which brings it back to the 19th century, which was a more romantic era.” As most trends do, this trend is causing an rift between traditionalists who believe that engagement rings should continue to stay platinum and white gold and people who believe that every ring should be as unique as the person it belongs to. Pros and cons can be found in both sides of the spectrum, so this week we have complied all you need to know about rose gold engagement rings.
Trending Now…But Later?
A trend is called a trend for a reason. It means that everyone is all about it for an uncertain amount of time before something bigger and better comes along. You might think that jumping on the rose gold engagement ring bandwagon is a smart choice now, but down the line will you think that the ring looks too dated compared to a more traditional choice?
Durability and Cost
Compared to the traditional white gold and platinum bands, rose gold holds its own against the competition. Depending on the types of gold alloys to make the band, rose gold bands usually cost less than it’s white gold counterpart and carries a high resistance to scratching if properly taken care of.
Colors and Styles
To achieve a classic rose gold look, alloys of yellow gold are mixed with copper until the desired lightness or darkness is found. This makes the ring completely customizable and even more unique! As these rings become more popular, the selection of styles continues to grow as well.
What do you think about rose gold engagement rings? Do you think they are a timeless treasure coming back to take it’s place among the traditional bands, or do you see it fading out of style within the next few years? Let us know by leaving a comment today! If you are looking for marriage proposal planning that will never go out of style, contact The Heart Bandits today. Searching for a thin alternative to your bulky engagement ring box? Check out www.ringstash.com for your ultimate solution!Beth Beeson