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Emerald Engagement Rings

Honor your love in a colorful way by designing an engagement ring around the emerald gemstone. This captivating green stone is available in the same beautiful shapes as a traditional diamond. Use the emerald as the only stone in the engagement ring design for a simple, colorful look. If you want to feature diamonds, surround a central diamond with small emeralds in a halo or sidestone setting.

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Intro to Emerald Engagement Rings

Cleopatra is one of the most famous emerald connoisseurs, using the stone in many applications throughout her life. Elizabeth Taylor, who famously played Cleopatra in the 1963 film, also had a love of emeralds that culminated in her 18.6-carat emerald ring gifted by her husband Richard Burton. Emerald engagement rings have also been worn by celebrities such as Jackie O, Victoria Beckham, Halle Berry and Angelina Jolie.

When it comes to emeralds, clarity is regarded a little differently than traditional diamond clarity. Natural emeralds often have small inclusions but these inclusions are thought to add personality to the rich colors of the stone. In fact, inclusions can add to the overall natural beauty of an emerald.

Emerald is believed to symbolize truth, love, balance and good fortune. As an engagement ring, emerald’s symbolism is especially powerful and communicates the desire for a long, healthy marriage. As the May birthstone, emerald is also wonderful for couples getting married or engaged in May.

The stone’s green hues lend to impressive luster in many shapes. Popular emerald engagement ring cuts include round brilliant, oval, cushion and emerald cut engagement rings.

FAQs about Emerald Engagement Rings

There are five characteristics that determine both the quality and the price of any stone: Color, clarity, cut, size, and enhancements.

Because an emerald is 20 times rarer than a diamond, it is often more expensive than a diamond when you are talking about comparable stones.

A wedding ring is a lifelong investment, but it needs to fit within your budget. Blue Nile offers a handy guide on how to determine your ring budget and the financing options available.

A ring that fits properly will sit comfortably on the finger, but it won't fall off. Find the ideal fit with our ring size guide.

Diamonds are the hardest stones, clocking in at 10 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. By comparison, emeralds rank 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale—considerably softer than a diamond and more susceptible to chipping.

When buying an emerald engagement ring, look for a setting that fits the wearer’s personality. If you are looking to reduce the likelihood of inclusions in your emerald, consider choosing a smaller stone.

Yes, emerald rings are fit for daily wear. They are slightly softer than sapphires though, so they should not be worn when hiking, gardening or engaging in other potentially strenuous activities.

Emerald solitaire rings are increasingly popular for timeless engagement styles. The solitaire setting allows an emerald to sparkle and steal the show.

As a softer stone, emeralds should be cleaned with extra care. Gentle soap or jewelry cleaning solution can help keep emeralds sparkling.

Top Emerald Engagement Ring Reviews

Emerald Engagement Ring Review

Beautiful gemstone ring

Arrived extremely fast, good packaging. Ring looks just like the photos online, fit was accurate, we were very happy. Beautiful!
Bradly S. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars
Emerald Cut Emerald Ring
Diamond Halo 14k Yellow Gold

$2,590

now: $1,295

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Emerald Engagement Ring Review

Overall satisfying purchase

Excellent processing time, took much shorter than I imagined to obtain the ring from the US to Asia. Packaging was impressive, very well done. The ring design was simple yet classic, and my wife loves it. Personally, I feel that the emerald was a little too pale for my liking, and the weight of the ring seemed a tad light, however it was overall a satisfying purchase. I aim to make a bigger purchase in the future when I have the budget to do so.
Shawn T. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars
Petite Emerald Stacking Diamond Ring
14k White Gold (3.5mm)

$535

now: $267.50

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Emerald Engagement Ring Review

Beautiful Piece of Jewelry

I've been looking for an emerald ring for almost five years as it was my father's birthstone and I finally chose this piece and it is absolutely lovely!
Sasha S. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars
Staggered Emerald and Diamond Ring
14k White Gold

$1,950

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Emerald Engagement Ring Review

LOVE the Ring

This ring is stunning and you will not be disappointed. Note the quality of the diamonds in the description as well as 18K white gold. Also, medium-dark-green emerald. This piece sparkles and shines even more than the eternity band I bought from Blue Nile a few years ago (and that is saying something)! My wife loves it and sleeps with it on her hand 😊
James R. - Verified Buyer
Average Customer Rating $5 out of 5 stars
Emerald and Diamond Five-Stone Halo Ring
18k White Gold (4.5mm)

$6,600

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