Richter & Phillips Magazine 2020

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Setting by Martin Flyer, platinum.

Setting by Henri Daussi, 14k yellow gold.

NEW LOOKS Engaging

Setting by Art Carved, 14k yellow gold.

Setting by Art Carved, 14k rose gold.

NEW Setting by Michael M, Tiny round diamonds dazzle just below your center stone, forming a hidden halo of sparkle set in 18k gold or platinum. Starting at $1,900.

Setting by Classique Creations, 14 sparkling ovals dance along the sides of this 14k white gold setting. $3,150.

Setting by Christopher Designs, platinum.


hen it comes to designing the perfect ring, it is common to start with the center stone. After all, it’s the first thing people will notice when you show

speak to the modern bride — not only in an engagement ring, but incorporated into the band, as well.

SOLITAIRES 2021 will also be the year of the solitaire. Savvy brides-to-be are opting to go with a simpler style for their engagement ring setting, which offers the opportunity to opt for a larger diamond. Especially popular when completed with an oval or fancy shaped diamond, a solitaire setting allows your diamond to have its shining moment in the spotlight.

off your ring, so why not make it unique? From vintage asscher cut to dramatic marquise, fancy stones are taking center stage, literally. In 2020, we saw a rise in pear-shaped diamonds, an interesting shape that offers great value. In 2021, however, we expect to see a continued rise in ovals. Oval-shaped diamonds are amazing because they show their carat weight well and are flattering on the finger. Overall, fancy shapes are very trendy and

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