Engagement Ring Styles 101

Engagement Ring Styles 101

Choosing an engagement ring is an exciting journey, laden with meaning and tradition. It’s more than just a piece of jewelry; it's a symbol of love and commitment, a piece that might be passed down for generations. At Martin Busch Jewelers, we're here to guide you through the various styles, helping you find a ring that resonates with your personality, taste, and the latest trends.

The Classics

Solitaire Rings                                                                                            

  • Timelessly elegant, solitaire rings focus on showcasing the brilliance of a single diamond.
  • Perfect for those who appreciate simplicity and elegance.

Halo Rings

  • Featuring a central stone surrounded by smaller diamonds, halo rings captivate with their sparkle.
  • Ideal for maximizing the appearance of the central diamond and for various diamond shapes.

Artistic Engagement Rings

Vintage Styles

Art Deco Rings: 

  • Inspired by the Roaring Twenties, Art Deco rings are for those who appreciate geometric designs and bold styles.
  • Each piece tells a historical tale, making it unique and charming.

Victorian Rings

  • Representing romance with intricate designs, Victorian rings are filled with the charm of the past.
  • A perfect pick for those who love pieces with character and history.

Modern Innovations

Tension Rings

  • Sleek and contemporary, tension rings give the appearance of a diamond floating in the setting.
  • They speak to a sense of modern style and innovation.

Bezel Set Rings

  • Bezel settings encircle the gemstone, providing a modern and secure way to showcase the diamond.
  • A blend of practicality with a dash of contemporary aesthetics.

Ethical and Sustainable Options

  • Lab-Grown Diamonds: As brilliant as natural diamonds, lab-grown options offer an ethical and affordable alternative.
  • Perfect for the eco-conscious and those looking to make a sustainable choice.
  • Vintage and Second-hand Rings: Choosing vintage is not only romantic but also a nod towards sustainability.
  • A great way to embrace the charm and history of a previously loved piece.

Customization and Personalization

At Martin Busch Jewelers, our expertise shines when creating custom designs.

  • Tailoring a ring to match personal tastes and stories.
  • Guiding you in choosing materials, gemstones, and settings to bring your vision to life.


Each ring style tells a different story. We’re here to help weave yours into a piece that speaks of love, commitment, and personal taste. Explore our website for inspiration, and don’t hesitate to contact us for a personalized experience.

Dive deeper into the world of engagement rings on our blog, and schedule an appointment for a personalized consultation.

At Martin Busch Jewelers, we pride ourselves in a long-standing tradition of excellence, offering personalized service and unparalleled craftsmanship in the heart of the Financial District. We look forward to guiding you through the enchanting process of choosing an engagement ring that forever captivates the heart.