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Jewelry expert Michael O’Connor discusses the most recent styles and how to get a similar platinum ring starting from $1,500.
Throughout the 60′s/70′s it was much more common to have two platinum eternity bands, one on either side of the engagement ring. This style was more retro. The collar of diamonds created by the bands on either side of the engagement ring showcases the center diamond, and being et in platinum will enhance the sparkle. Natalie Portman chose platinum for her wedding bands because her engagement ring was set in platinum, and the durability of the rings all being worn together like this is enhanced by using the same materials. Gabriel & Co. carries a platinum ring similar to Natalie’s starting at $1,500.
Jessica Biel is wearing a vintage-inspired ring set in blackened platinum with an approximately 6 carat center diamond that is radiant or princess cut. The scrolling rope style side provide a vintage element, but has a modern twist with the blackened platinum. North American Jewelers carries a similar vintage style platinum ring starting at $1,500. (center diamond not included)
Drew Barrymore’s 4 carat radiant cut diamond solitaire engagement ring set in platinum is the ultimate in classic and timeless design. The micro pave diamonds on the band provide a delicate touch. Kwiat has a similar classic style platinum ring. Price available upon request.