Black Diamond Engagement Rings are gaining popularity. They are mostly found in white gold giving you a black and white look but you can find them in some cases in other metals. These rings usually have 1/2 carat to a 1 carat center stone.
The cut of choice is a round diamond. The round diamond allows for good durability. You can also find these with a rose cut diamond. A rose cut diamond is similar to a round but has a pretty crown that really accents the beauty of a black diamond. You can find them with or without halos.
They are found in traditional, antique, and modern settings, with antique styles being the most popular. Designers like Romance have a few engagement rings devoted to this trend. With the gained popularity of all colored diamonds do not be afraid when you are looking at diamonds and engagement rings to ask for this beautiful dark and shiny black gemstone.
One other note about black diamonds. There are other gemstones out there that can give you a similar look like black onyx and jet. Just remember that these gemstones will not be as durable and with have less luster. Jet a popular gemstone from the past is not as popular now and most jewelers will not know about the gemstone. Jet is an organic gemstone originating from decaying wood under extreme pressure.
If you are looking for something new and trendy or just trying to connect with the jet jewelry of the past, a black diamond engagement ring might just be in your future.