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10 Classic Engagement Ring Styles


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Engagement Ring and Wedding Band Sets
A modern trend is to wear two diamond bands sandwiched around your engagement ring.
A modern trend is to wear two diamond bands sandwiched around your engagement ring.
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Many a bride-to-be has skipped off to the jeweler's to pick out a wedding band, only to return frustrated at the lack of options that work with her engagement ring. Some engagement rings are difficult to match because they're constructed in such a way that it's impossible for a band to sit flush against it. Jewelry designers have caught wind of this dilemma and are creating more engagement ring/wedding band sets that are designed to fit together perfectly and that have a complementary style.

Many of these sets are crafted with interlocking grooves to help the rings sit flush. This engineering technique renders many wedding bands less than attractive when worn independently from the engagement ring. Women who plan on wearing their wedding band solo on occasion might want to steer clear of this option.