Decoding Halo Engagement Rings & Jewellery: Hidden, Wrapped, and More
You've surely heard of halo rings—a woman's go-to for an undeniably brilliant piece. Because when it comes to engagement rings, there's no such thing as too much sparkle. Modern halo engagement rings are designed in all sorts of creative ways, giving birth to new variations like a hidden halo, wrapped halo, etc. This article differentiates all that.
Halo Engagement Rings 101
1. Classic Halo
When you hear the words "halo engagement ring," this is the first image that comes into your mind: a line of tiny gemstones, surrounding the center stone to create a brilliant halo. This art deco-inspired setting brings more light to her brilliant piece and makes it seem even bigger.
Montevalle Pavé Lab Diamond with a 1CT E VS1 Id
2. Modern Double Halo
This next setting looks like a classic halo on top, but its side profile brings more sparkle and shine. A modern double halo has two rows of brilliant jewels that hug the center stone. The first row surrounds the round cut center like a classic halo, while the second row continues down the sides of the main gem. A modern take on the well-loved classic, this setting brings a halo's brilliance to greater heights.
Presa Lab Diamond with a 1ct D VVS2 in Platinum
3. Three-Row Halo
You guessed it—this tri-row halo has three rows of micro jewels that surround the center stone and extend to its sides. This lavish piece dresses you for the occasion without compromising the brilliance that can be seen from every angle.
Selah Earrings with a 3.80ctw (8mm) Forever ONE Round Brilliant
4. Hidden Halo
Up next comes a delicate take on the halo band. Instead of surrounding the brilliant center, a hidden halo hugs its sides. This forms a lovely shine and makes the main jewel seem bigger and brighter. This hidden accent is like a special surprise—a meaningful secret that she'll carry in her heart as she wears her brilliant piece as a symbol of your love and promise.
Biella Lab Diamond with a 1.50CT E VVS2 Id
5. One-of-a-kind Hidden Halo
Similar to the hidden halo, this unique accent delicately hugs the oval cut center's sides. Instead of a straight line of brilliant gemstones, this one-of-a-kind setting has an intricate chevron shape that flows across each side of the ring, as a testament that love is truly in the littlest of details.
Danielle Ring with a 1.52ct SUPERNOVA Moissanite
6. Wrapped Hidden Halo
Up next is another modern take on the classic halo ring. Compared to the hidden halo that hugs the center stone's sides, this wrapped hidden halo envelops the main jewel with an unending row of brilliant stones. This endless halo represents your lasting love that knows no bounds.
Madelyne Lab Diamond with a 1ct E VVS1 Ex Marquise Cut
7. Wrapped Halo
Instead of embracing the center stone or its sides, a wrapped halo sits on top of the band and lines the base of the ring where the prongs stem from. It adds a touch of brilliance while wrapping her heart in a sweet embrace, perfectly complementing the hidden petal and dazzling band.
Anna Pavé Lab Diamond with a 1.56CT D VVS2
8. Hidden Crown
Finally, like a wrapped halo, a hidden crown dazzles at the base of this ring's double prongs. But instead of sitting on top of its band, this setting seemingly binds the band together, forming a brilliant tiara for an engagement ring made for royalty.
Sarah Ring with a 1.70CT Cushion Cut Forever One with Lab Diamond accents
Which among these eight halo rings is your favorite? Feel free to save this guide as your reference when browsing engagement pieces with a halo setting!
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