Last week it was reported Scarlett Johansson is now engaged to her boyfriend Romain Dauriac. Obviously this was a news item I read with great interest.
Do it like they do in Hollywood
I’m not one for following celebrity culture all that much and wouldn’t normally ever suggest someone look to celebs for advice. But it’s nice to see good taste still prevails, at least where engagement rings are concerned. If the most nerve racking question you’re ever likely to ask is something you can’t get off your mind, getting the right ring can go a long way to easing the jitters. No, it’s not because I was holding out hope she was saving herself for me (we’ve never met, though if we had...). The article was actually turned on to me by an eagle eyed member of the Walsh Bros team who spotted the unusual engagement ring. I had to give it a second look.
Vintage Engagement Rings
Scarlett JohanssonYou could clearly see the star proudly sporting a vintage Art Deco diamond ring. Looking a little closer reveals that Scarlett's engagement ring features one large diamond as the centrepiece with two slightly smaller diamonds flanking it on each side.The three precious rocks are then surrounded by many other smaller stones and the design appears to be set in either a white gold or platinum setting and band.It’s a lovely piece and I have to tip my hat to the lucky man for picking such a unique ring and going against the grain. Clearly these are traits she admires (excuse me whilst I grab my notebook).
Traditional Engagement Rings
Perrie EdwardsInspired by this recent star studded engagement I did a little research to see if they were following a recent celebrity trend. But it appears not. The first couple I came across when seeking out recent celeb engagements were One Directioner Zayn Malik and his bride to be, Little Mixes Perrie Edwards. The image is snapped from a distance but it appears Zayn is more of a traditionalist and has gone for a contemporary, albeit what appears to be very luxurious, diamond engagement ring.
But don’t fear, you needn’t have to be a superstar sportsman, performing keepy-uppies in the Bernabeau to earn the right to an eye catching watch. Pop in store at any given time and you’ll be sure to find a one-off watch or piece of vintage jewellery unavailable elsewhere that should do the trick.
Unique Engagement Rings
Alexis BledelAfter delving a bit deeper and rummaging through a few articles that didn’t even feature any ring images, (which was a shock given the apparent over zealous nature of the paparazzi these days). I found a really interesting example of an engagement ring on the finger of Alexis Bledel - whom I have to confess I’d never heard of before. Her fiancé (Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser) has picked out a really unusual, but rather beautiful diamond engagement ring that sees the large round cut stone set in an octagonal bauble on a thin platinum band.
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