On Valentine’s Day happy hearts everywhere turn to thoughts of love. People shower affection on partners, parents, friends, children, teachers, and even pets! They spend over a billion dollars on candy confections and send millions of cards. Most of all, it is a favored time for popping the question. Since the ring has to be just right for that special person, here are some beautiful ideas for proposal or “I love you” Valentine’s Day rings:
M.S. Rau Asscher-Cut Golconda Diamond Ring ($4,950,000)
Known as the “Ultimate Diamond,” Golconda diamonds possess a level of clarity, purity, and transparency unrivaled by any other stone. Spectacular size and rarity distinguish this 22.11-carat diamond, which is accented by two trapezoid-cut diamonds totaling 1.68 carats. This exceptionally rare Asscher-cut stone is graded as being a clear D-color, type IIa jewel – a full two shades whiter than the whitest diamonds. This is truly a fine diamond of legendary beauty and perfection.
M.S. Rau Tiffany & Co. Spessartite Garnet Ring ($24,500)
A rare Spessartite garnet weighing approximately 3.25 carats radiates at the center of this classic ring by the legendary Tiffany & Co. The round cut gem is joined in its exquisite platinum setting by 24 round brilliant-cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.50 carat. Both dramatic and elegant, this breath-taking ring embodies the timeless sophistication of Tiffany’s finest designs. Its brilliant stone captivates and enthralls with an intense orange coloration and excellent refractive rating.
JFINE 3 Stone Ring (Price Upon Request)
JFINE, which specializes in the most rare and exotic natural color diamonds, offers this stunning 0.58 carat Argyle Emerald Cut Vivid Pink VS2 Diamond with 1.22 carat white diamonds, accented by platinum and 18K pink gold. Argyle pink diamonds come from the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia, where Mother Nature quietly harbors one of her greatest treasures one hundred miles beneath the Earth’s surface. Nothing compares to the color and brilliance of these diamonds.
JFINE Classic Halo Ring ($18,000)
This classic halo ring features 0.41 carat Argyle Round Pink Diamonds and 0.65 carat white diamonds, accented by platinum and 18K pink gold. Argyle Pinks represent an incredible spectrum of pink color – from the palest blush, through cherry blossom – soft rose, to raspberry and a dramatic red. JFINE takes pride in offering these Argyle pink diamonds, and features them as part of their “pioneering luxury jewelry collection.”
L’Armoire Emerald and Diamond Ring ($21,000)
L’Armoire, a destination boutique in New Canaan, CT is celebrating 32 years of making women look more beautiful one at a time. Owner Diane Roth and her loyal team have found the perfect Valentine’s Day gift with this 4.79 carat emerald ring with a total diamond weight of 1 carat set in 18kt white gold. Ideal for saying “I love you” and making others green with envy!
L’Armoire Platinum & Tanzanite Ring ($32,000)
Browse the latest in luxury accent and gift collections, from European and New York-based designers at L’Armoire. The store also holds an exquisite collection of estate jewelry, handbags, scarves, and hats including this 7.74 carat Gem Tanzanite Ring with total diamond weight of .80 carats of heart-shaped diamonds – the impeccable choice to bring a smile to her face and a “yes” to her lips.
Helen Yarmak Tourmaline, Diamond and Pearl Ring ($28,000)
Helen Yarmak, one of the top international brands in the world, combines precision and attention to detail with creative flair, exquisite design and dedication to the highest quality. Her spectacular jewelry designs and fabulous accessories have dressed the fashion elite for the last ten years. This exquisite example of her work features a 40 carat red tourmaline with .54 carat diamonds and baroque pearl set in 18K yellow gold – a sure head-turner and conversation-starter.
LJ Cross Mosaic Band Ring with Inset Diamonds ($4,800)
New York-based designer Lisa Jackson introduces LJ Cross, a fashion-forward line of gemstone crosses and fine jewelry. Her well-respected designer’s touch and refined sense of uniquely-styled amenities are fully on display in this understated and fanciful 14 carat rose gold mosaic medium band ring with 2.85 carats of diamonds. It appeals to the non-traditional sense of whimsy and style in all of us.
Whether it is a proposal, wedding, anniversary, or no special occasion at all, an eye-popping classic, elegant, or traditional ring with diamonds abound is always a very special way to let your feelings be known.