Celebrity Engagement Ring Trends


The Huffington Post identified one trend that Hollywood stars are creating and that became very popular in 2013: the cushion cut diamond engagement ring in a pave halo setting. Yes, you read that right. About 6 celebrity couples have agreed to tie the knot with the 3rd most popular diamond cut after round and princess. The recent engagement of Rory McIlroy and Catherine Wozniacki, gave off a feeling of deja vu as yet another groom to be, pops the question with that cushion cut diamond. According to David Berkowitz, the marketing director of James Allen, round, princess, and cushion cut diamonds accounted for 60 percent, 21 percent, and 8 percent respectively of their sales over the last two months. On the Huff Post’s diamond education blog, they have actually seen interest in cushion cuts begin to increase and surpass that of princess cut diamonds.

Pairing the cushion cut with a halo setting is an excellent choice making the stone appear larger while adding a touch of flash and sparkle. All in all, it is a beautiful touch. Below are some of the celebrities that will be tying the knot with a cushion cut stone.

Sean Lowe and The Bachelor’s finalist Catherine Giudici, got engaged during the shows finale in March 2013. Lowe opted for a 3.15 carat cushion cut ring from Neil Lane with a platinum halo setting. Later that year, Ashley Tisdale, famous for her roles in Disney Channel’s phenomenon High School Musical, got engage to her then boyfriend Christopher French and was seen rocking alarge cushion cut halo set ring.

In September, just three months after they began dating, tennis star Ryan Sweeting popped the big question to The Big Bang Theory‘s actress Kaley Cuoco with this 2.30ct cushion cut halo set engagement ring. Kaley recently added a classy touch to her ring after the wedding by adding double wedding rings to wear on either side of the engagement ring creating a beautiful set of bands.

‘Big Bang Theory’s’  Kaley Cuoco shows off her wedding ring and bedazzled fingernail during an NBA game in Los Angeles.

Kelly Rowland, former Destiny’s Child singer and X-Factor judge, is another Hollywood star enjoying the stunning cut after her boyfriend and manager Tim Witherspoon popped the question over Skype while she was in Bulgaria. They weren’t the only musical couple to get engaged last year. Then, just last month in December Big Sean, rapper, proposed to Naya Rivera, start of the hit show Glee with a 4-5 ct. cushion-cut iceberg set in a platinum halo setting with pave band.