Beyond Diamonds: Custom Gemstone Engagement Rings

Beyond Diamonds: Custom Gemstone Engagement Rings

Posted by Lindsey Scoggins Studio on Jun 5th 2023

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custom gemstone engagement rings


Engagement rings are not merely a symbol of love and commitment; they also serve as a reflection of the wearer's unique style and personality. While diamonds have long been the traditional choice for engagement rings, there is a world of exquisite gemstones waiting to be discovered. In this feature, we will delve into the captivating realm of custom gemstone engagement rings, exploring alternative options like sapphires, emeralds, and rare colored diamonds. We will uncover their distinctive characteristics, symbolism, and how they can add a touch of luxury and exclusivity to your engagement ring.


gemstones for custom gemstone engagement rings


Custom gemstone engagement rings offer a captivating alternative to traditional diamond rings. These unique pieces showcase the beauty and allure of gemstones such as sapphires, emeralds, and colored diamonds. By choosing a rare gemstone for your engagement ring, you can create a one-of-a-kind symbol of love and commitment that is even more original and personal than traditional styles.



Sapphires, with their enchanting blue hues, have been treasured throughout history. These gemstones are known for their exceptional durability, second only to diamonds on the Mohs scale of hardness. Their remarkable brilliance and luster make them an excellent choice for engagement rings, ensuring longevity and resilience. Sapphires come in a range of colors, from classic blue to vibrant pink, yellow, or even colorless varieties. Each hue exudes a unique charm, allowing couples to select a gemstone that resonates with their personal style and symbolism.

sapphire and diamond toi et moi ring
sapphire and diamond three stone engagement ring

A few custom gemstone engagement rings that we've made with blue sapphires


Emeralds, with their captivating green tones, have long symbolized renewal and eternal love. These gemstones are celebrated for their striking beauty and intense color. While emeralds may not possess the same hardness as sapphires or diamonds, their unparalleled allure compensates for this rarity. To protect the gemstone, engagement rings featuring emeralds are often adorned with protective settings. The inclusion of emeralds in engagement rings not only adds a touch of regality but also stands as a unique statement of style and sophistication.

emerald and diamond engagement ring


Diamonds are renowned for their brilliance, but colored diamonds take the allure to a whole new level. These rare gems showcase a vibrant array of colors, from soft pinks and blues to intense yellows and greens. Colored diamonds are exceptionally rare and highly sought-after, making them an exclusive choice for those who desire a truly one-of-a-kind engagement ring. Their scarcity and uniqueness add a sense of luxury and prestige to the piece, making it a true heirloom for generations to come.

custom gemstone engagement ring
custom gemstone engagement rings
custom gemstone engagement ring
custom gemstone engagement ring

We also love working with a variety of other gemstones like tourmalines due to their beautiful range of color options. Rubies and rubellite are a stunning choice if a red or pink hue is your top choice.




The Symbolism and Meaning:

Every gemstone carries its own symbolism and meaning, allowing couples to infuse their engagement rings with a deeper significance. Sapphires are often associated with loyalty, honesty, and wisdom, making them an ideal choice for a lifelong commitment. Emeralds, on the other hand, represent harmony, growth, and fertility, evoking a sense of natural beauty and renewal. Colored diamonds can be imbued with personal significance, with each color conveying its own message. Pink diamonds, for example, are often associated with love and femininity, while blue diamonds evoke a sense of tranquility and stability.


The Luxury and Exclusivity Factor:

Choosing a rare gemstone for a custom engagement ring elevates its allure, offering a sense of luxury and exclusivity. While diamonds are undeniably beautiful, opting for a colorful gemstone like sapphires, emeralds, or colored diamonds adds a unique touch to the ring. These gemstones stand out from the crowd, making a statement that is both elegant and distinctive. Furthermore, rare gemstone engagement rings offer an opportunity to explore unconventional designs and settings, creating a truly customized piece that showcases personal taste and style.


blue sapphire three stone engagement ring
green sapphire engagement ring
green tourmaline engagement ring
emerald engagement ring

Just a few examples of custom gems oneengagement rings that we've made for clients with blue sapphire, green sapphire, green tourmaline and emerald.

As we step beyond the realm of traditional diamond engagement rings, a world of rare gemstones unfolds, offering endless possibilities for creating a truly remarkable and personalized symbol of love. Custom gemstone engagement rings, such as sapphires, emeralds, rubies and colored diamonds, not only possess exquisite beauty but also carry profound symbolism. They add a touch of luxury, exclusivity, and individuality to your engagement ring, making it a cherished heirloom for generations to come.


Oval Diamond Halo Engagement Ring
Oval Diamond Halo Engagement Ring

Contact us for more information on custom gemstone engagement rings or with any other inquiries on any of the jewelry shown here.