The world of engagement rings has evolved right along with the current fashion trends. Gone are the days where every engagement ring was a cookie cutter version of the one before. When it comes to the modern world of weddings, anything goes. People now feel free to use their engagement ring as an extension of their personal style. If you are a modern celebrity then that style extension means that you have yet another opportunity to get your fans talking and the world of social media ablaze with all the pressing details. There are some celebrities that have taken on this style challenge and rocked the non-traditional engagement ring with flair.
When Jessica Simpson got engaged to Eric Johnson, he opted to pay tribute to her by honoring her birthstone. Her engagement ring was a 5 carat ruby in honor of her July birthday. Simpson who has made a name for herself as a fashion icon really embraced the non-traditional ring and made it a hot new trend. The ring has been described as classic with a twist because the side stones are pear shaped. The Fashion Star mentor definitely hit the mark with this one.
Mariah Carey’s ring is a 10.2 emerald cut diamond that is in her preferred color: pink. This ring joins a long line of celebrities who have chosen to break tradition by choosing colored stones rather than the traditional diamond for their significant others.
Country superstar Carrie Underwood also joined Mariah Carey in sporting a colored diamond engagement ring. Her hockey player beau selected a yellow diamond ring when he asked for her hand in marriage.
The world of jewelry design often follows the world of fashion when it comes to styles that rise to popularity, and this instance is no different. More and more people are opting to go out on their own and demonstrate their own extension of their personal style.