Propose in timeless elegance with a gold engagement ring featuring glistening gemstones or shimmering diamonds. Our gold engagement rings for women are available in white, rose or yellow gold. These customizable rings will last a lifetime, bringing gleaming beauty in 14k or 18k.
The three types of gold we offer at Blue Nile are white gold, yellow gold and rose gold in 14k or 18k. 14k gold and 18k gold have different characteristics. 14k gold consists of 14 parts of pure gold mixed with 10 parts of other metals, and it’s more durable and affordable than 18k gold, which consists of 18 parts pure gold mixed with six parts of other metals. Both 14k and 18k gold engagement rings are suitable for daily wear.
What's the benefit of gold engagement rings?
Gold is a natural metal that's resistant to rust, tarnish, and corrosion. Yellow is its natural color, and it’s a traditional choice for bridal jewelry. It is also available with different durable alloy mixes to create white gold engagement rings and rose gold engagement rings.
What affects the price of gold engagement rings?
As with any engagement ring, the carat weight and quality of the center diamond make the biggest impact on a gold engagement ring’s price. Both yellow gold and white gold are more affordable alternatives to platinum.
What's the difference between white gold and platinum?
White gold is a cost-effective alternative to platinum. White gold is a strong and durable choice, but it will need occasional plating to maintain that bright look. Platinum, on the other hand, is naturally white and very durable. Over time, platinum develops a lovely patina resulting from fine scratches.
What is the best gold for engagement rings?
18k and 14k gold engagement rings are the best karat value for affordability and daily wear. In terms of style, yellow, white and rose gold all offer their own beauty for engagement styles. Choose the gold engagement ring color that best fits your partner’s personal style.
What karat gold is best for engagement rings?
When selecting a gemstone or diamond ring with a gold band, you want to be sure you're choosing a gold fineness that is durable. A 14k gold engagement ring is an affordable choice that is alloyed with additional metals to strengthen the gold. 18k gold engagement rings are also a popular choice, bringing a more luxurious feel.
Is a gold ring good for engagement?
For many people, a 14k gold diamond ring is the quintessential engagement style. Gold is a perfect fit for engagement pieces, both in 14k and 18k. These rings are built for daily wear and they provide timeless beauty.
How do I find the right ring size?
Whether you're shopping for yourself or someone you love, finding the right ring size is an important step. You can refer to our ring size chart to find the right fit.
Can I customize gold engagement rings?
Gold, diamond and gemstone styles are classics, but they can also be innovative. We offer customization options to create the perfect, truly unique yellow gold engagement ring for your partner. We also offer customization for our rose and white gold rings.
What is the best way to clean gold engagement rings?
Gold is surprisingly easy to clean and maintain. To clean gold engagement rings, simply wash with warm soapy water or use a jewelry cleaning solution.
Can gold and diamond rings be resized?
Yes, our Blue Nile expert jewelers can easily resize many of our gold engagement rings. Contact us to get started!