In this guide, you will find everything you know to about ring styles and settings to help you discover your dream engagement ring.
A beautiful sparkling diamond says more than words: it’s the strongest expression of your love and commitment for the special person in your life. All Wallace Bishop’s diamond engagement rings are made with the highest quality diamonds and precious metals. We can create a design to suit every your desires.
Engagement Ring Styles
Solitaire Engagement Rings
Solitaire Engagement Rings with Shoulder Diamonds for extra SPARKLE
If you like the aesthetic of solitaire rings but want a little more sparkle, we have a wonderful selection of solitaire rings with shoulder diamonds.
Halo Engagement Rings
The Halo engagement style features a magnificent centre stone surrounded by a dazzling cluster of smaller stones. This style is popular for engagements as the halo gives the appearance of a larger diamond.
Trilogy Engagement Rings
The Trilogy engagement ring is set with a stunning trio of diamonds. Each diamond represents your love's history. The dazzling centre stone is complimented with two side stones. Representing the past, present, and future of your relationship. A trilogy engagement ring is a dazzling sentiment of your love.
Five Stone Engagement Rings
5 Stone engagement rings feature five dazzling diamonds of equal or graduating size. This style can be a symbolic expression of history, qualities and eternal love. The 5 stone style signifies the five qualities of true love - love, commitment, trust, communication and empathy.
A Bridal Set is a pair of wedding and engagement rings that are designed to be worn together. Our Bridal Sets come in many different styles, shapes and precious metals including; white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold. Set with sparkling, natural diamonds in various different diamond cuts.
Design Your Own
Can’t find a ring that’s quite your style? Come into your nearest Wallace Bishop store to discuss design the design process. Our workshop team are highly skilled master jewellers who can create your dream engagement ring.
Now that you are aware of the different engagement ring styles, it is important that you understand the various engagement ring settings. We have listed all of the different settings you will need to know to select your ideal ring.
Engagement Ring Settings
This is a traditional setting that emphasises the centre stone. The stone is held in place by intricate prongs. The simplicity of this setting makes it a popular choice for engagement rings.
This setting is where the stone's perimeter is enclosed by a metal casing. This setting has a vintage feel to it, which makes it perfect for the bride who wants something unique or nostalgic.
Channel setting features diamonds set in a row crowded between the band's two metal edges.
Pave setting features a band that's encrusted with small diamonds around the band of a ring.
The Cathedral setting uses prongs and features arches of metal which holds up the diamond.
The negative space down the side of the diamond in this setting creates a subtly unusual design that is nevertheless classic. It also gives your centre stone greater support.
The Cluster setting is a mass arrangement of stones on a ring. This feature is dazzling and spectacular, making it a fantastic engagement choice.
You'll be able to determine your aesthetic preferences now that you've learned about the many types and cuts of engagement rings. We have a wide selection of engagement rings at Wallace Bishop that are sure to satisfy your needs.