Diamonds are definitely very pretty indeed – but they’re not the only option when it comes to engagement rings. There are loads of non-traditional stone options, and right now we’re loving coloured stones. And what better way to add some extra meaning to your engagement ring than by wearing your birth stone! Here are 12 different stones to choose from – stick with your birth stone, or try one of the others…
Meaning: Symbolises friendship and trust.
Meaning: Helps the wearer keeps a balanced mindset.
Meaning: This is the stone of hope.
Meaning: This shiny stone is associated with love.
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Meaning: Emerald stands for love and rebirth.
Meaning: It symbolises truth and faith.
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Meaning: Wisdom and good fortune.
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Meaning: Believed to instil power and influence.
Meaning: Represents loyalty and trust.
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Meaning: Historically believed to protect the wearer from bad fortune.
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Meaning; A healing stone.
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Meaning: It’s said to hold spiritual powers.
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Would you consider having your birth stone in your engagement ring?
by Rebecca Hanley