What's Your Engagement Ring Style

September 2019

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An engagement ring will be worn more than any another piece of jewellery in your collection. This sparkly symbol of commitment should represent your style, personality and identity as a couple, so we’ve dived into everything engagement rings to help you figure out your engagement ring style.

What's your style: classic, unique, vintage or sparkling?

Classic

Elegant and refined, you prefer elegant looks and opt for understated and timeless accessories. Think platinum solitaire engagement rings. These rings continue to be the most popular choice of engagement ring because of their simple elegance. The epitome of grace and beauty, this classic design makes your chosen diamond take centre stage.

Classic Engagement Rings - Wedding Photography Edinburgh
Classic Engagement Rings

Unique

As somebody who prefers to stand out from the crowd, you’re drawn to eye-catching and distinctive fashion. Look toward mixed metals, colourful gems and anything a little bit different. Most jewellers will recommend sapphires and rubies as the best alternative engagement ring gemstones due to their durability rating.

Unique Engagement Rings - Wedding Photography Edinburgh
Unique Engagement Rings

Vintage

Do you prefer the looks of the days gone by when it comes to fashion? Do you have a soft spot for retro red lipstick and art deco designs? A glittering vintage-inspired sparkler is your ideal style, featuring delicate intricacies of fine jewellery design and maximising the enhancement of your chosen stone.

vintage engagement rings - Wedding Photography Edinburgh
Vintage Engagement Rings

Sparkling

If you are you drawn to stunning statement necklaces, glittering cocktail rings and shimmering chandelier earrings, then dazzling and dramatic diamonds really are your best friend. Surrounding your centre diamond with a halo of supporting diamonds doesn’t only add that extra sparkle but is a beautiful way to augment the diamond size and appearance.

Sparkling Diamond Engagement Rings - Wedding Photography Edinburgh
Sparkling Engagement Rings

Planning on popping the question? Or simply looking to find out what your engagement ring style is? Check out find your perfect ring tool by Rox– just answer a few simple questions to narrow down your ideal engagement ring choices.

Where to go from here? 

Have you thought about hiring a photographer when you pop the question? Why not have a look at the surprise Edinburgh engagement photographs on my website. Especially the winter one is totally magic!!!

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Who is Nadin Dunnigan - Wedding Photographer in Edinburgh

Hey, I am Nadin! (same as "Nadine" - just without the "e"). I am a wedding photographer in Edinburgh, Scotland, specialising in big family weddings in Edinburgh, Scotland, and internationally. I have photographed so many weddings, and it is my mission to help couples with planning their dream wedding. Any questions I come across repeatedly - either in person or online, I will pop in here and provide more insight.

I hope you will find them useful :)

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