‘Tis the season for proposals and we’re sure that you’ll see a few newly decorated left hands appear on your Instagram feed between now and Valentine’s Day. Even if you’re not in the market for an engagement ring, it’s still fun to browse big, beautiful baubles….
Dark gray emerald-cut diamond ring, Martin Katz ($185,000). 9540 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills, 310-276-7200
This ring combines a traditional emerald cut with mix-and-match gems and metals. A dark gray diamond shines against a pink diamond halo and diamond band, set in rose gold and platinum, respectively. Plus, the gems are Gemological Institute of America-certified.
Schlumberger two bees ring, Tiffany & Co. ($68,900). Beverly Center, 8500 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-657-0016
A Tiffany engagement ring is a classic, but the bride-to-be who wants to take it up a notch will adore receiving this rock. The platinum-set, brilliant-cut round Tiffany diamond is flanked by bejeweled bees—a symbol for royalty.
DB classic trio ring, De Beers ($25,500). South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714-641-5820
The elegant bride-to-be who wants her ring to mean something but still stay traditional should wish for this stunner. Three diamonds traditionally reflect a balance between mind, body, and soul—not to mention that they all look absolutely gorgeous together.
Fancy Light Yellow Radiant Double Wire Micro-Pave Ring, Oscar Design Jewelry ($9,200 – center stone not included). 550 South Hill St., #725, 213-622-1200
The squared-off edges of this halo and the double band give this artfully appointed ring an heirloom feel. Plus, Oscar Design Jewelry only carries GIA- and EGL-certified stones, so you can rest assured that you're getting a high-quality rock.
Important precious color ring, Gregg Ruth ($68,730). 22809 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, 310-456-1888
This 3.5-carat emerald gemstone is classically set with a diamond halo and surrounding diamond band.
Free Bird Solitaire Ring, Jade Trau (price upon request). forevermark.com
This pear-shaped diamond ring turns typical design on its head—literally. Unique brides-to-be will love the abstractly set center stone juxtaposed with the traditional gold band.
We couldn’t resist throwing a standout wedding band in here. Tacori’s sculpted crescent design strays far from the usual wedding rings with alternating squares and circles that house delicate, bezel-set diamonds.