Get That Glow: All You Need to Know About the Halo Ring Setting

May 13, 2021 | Engagement Rings

There’s nothing more charming than a glittering engagement ring that speaks to your personality. And, when it comes to sparkly settings, the halo ring setting is a popular one for ring-wearers all around the world. With its effervescent shine and timeless design, this setting is one that every bride should consider.

What Is the Halo Setting? 

A halo ring is a type of setting where a ring of accent stones (usually pavé claw set diamonds) encircles a larger centre stone. The halo setting can be the same shape as the centre stone, or it can be different, such as a cushion-cut halo around an princess-cut diamond. Because of the proximity and design of this setting, halos create an impressive and unmatched field of sparkle and shine.

Different types of halo engagement rings 

Once you decide on a halo setting for your engagement ring, there are many ways in which you can customise it further. For example, if you choose a diamond, your centre stone could be a classic brilliant or princess cut. Alternatively, you could opt for something more striking like an emerald-cut or pear-cut, or even choose a completely different stone like a sapphire or ruby! Of course, once you’ve decided on your centre stone, you then need to select your halo. Will it be round or squarish? Will your accompanying band be white, yellow or rose gold? The possibilities are endless.

Why Choose a Halo Setting 

The biggest pro of choosing a halo setting is the sparkle and shine that it will add to your ring. The halo setting is designed to accentuate the beauty of the centre stone and make your ring appear larger, while allowing you to stay within a reasonable budget.

Famous Halo Rings

Sophia Vergara: A reported 7-carat cushion-cut diamond with a micro-pavé halo.

Olivia Wilde: A round-cut diamond surrounded by an emerald-coloured halo of diamonds, set in a yellow gold band.

Heidi Klum: An emerald-cut teal sapphire in a halo setting, surrounded on either side by smaller cushion-cut diamonds

Cardi B: An oversized, pear-shaped eight-carat diamond in a halo setting is surrounded by smaller tapered diamonds.

Alison Brie: A round-cut diamond with a pavé double halo on a rose gold band.

Natalie Portman: A round-cut diamond ring encircled by a halo of pavé diamonds

Carrie Underwood: A flawless yellow round-cut diamond surrounded by a halo of smaller stones

Are you considering a halo engagement ring? To find out more, get in touch with the team at Max Diamonds today or visit us in-store.

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