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Our Favorite Customer Engagement Rings of 2017

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Minimalist rings topped the charts in 2017. We loved seeing so many beautiful solitaires with both plain and diamond bands, and also how people are tweaking this classic look with a few unique twists. While round cut diamonds were overwhelmingly the number one choice for shape, we did start to see some fancy shape diamonds making a splash like cushion, oval and pear. Rose gold seems to be standing strong as the alternative metal of choice even though platinum and white gold are still holding their number one spot. Halos also look like they’re here to stay. We particularly loved a cushion halo paired with a round stone.

Thank you to all our brides and grooms for sharing your beautiful rings and proposal stories! Here are a few of our favorites from 2017!

  1. 1. Abby & Stephen

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    Featured ring: Round cut diamond set in a platinum with a diamond halo

  1. 2. Kerry & Anthony

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    Featured ring: Round cut diamond set in a double band with 20 smaller diamonds

  1. 3. Sharmeen & Benjamin

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    Featured ring: Princess cut diamond in a platinum halo setting

 

  1. 4. Megan & Joe

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    Featured ring: Cushion cut solitaire with a thin, diamond band

 

  1. 5. Malaisha & Jay

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    Featured ring: A round brilliant cut diamond set in a platinum with a diamond halo and diamonds halfway down the shank of each side

 

  1. 6. Erin & Matthew

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    Featured ring: Round solitaire set in a 4 prong platinum band

 

  1. 7. Lisa & Peter

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    Featured ring: Round cut diamond set in rose gold with a diamond halo and diamond shank

 

  1. 8. Briana & Drew

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    Featured ring: Ritani round cut diamond with a square halo and 3 diamond bands

 

  1. 9. Lauren & Matt

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    Featured ring: Pear shaped diamond with a halo in a rose gold setting

 

  1. 10. Elizabeth & Ryan

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    Featured ring: Three stone round cut diamond ring with pave diamonds on the band

 

  1. 11. Amanda & Tim

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    Featured ring: Cushion cut solitaire with a plain band

 

  1. 12. Molly & Justin

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    Featured ring: Round cut diamond set in a platinum diamond band with a cushion shape halo

 

  1. 13. Sam & Tad

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    Featured ring: Round cut solitaire with diamonds in the band

 

  1. 14. Sarah & Justin

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    Featured ring: Cushion cut diamond with a halo and diamond band

 

  1. 15. Laura & Toby

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    Featured ring: Artcarved 18k white gold round cut diamond ring with a twist design

 

Thinking about popping the question? Join the Long’s family! Meet with a diamond expert at any of our five New England retail locations, or browse rings online. 

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