Calling all #BNBling Lovers! Find out what Ring Design Speaks to Your Personality

#BNBling stories are always so sweet and get us all up in our feelings. From the planning process to the moment when he finally goes on one knee and asks one of the most defining questions of a lifetime, proposals are very dear to our heart. However, we also recognise the hard work and thoughtfulness that goes into it.

Proposals are a huge deal and most often signifies the official beginning of the forever together journey. Whether you are proposing or waiting to be proposed to, getting the most suitable and grand engagement ring is a definite priority. You want to have an epic wow moment when you set your eyes on the ring.  Truly, the most exciting part of the engagement process and often times, the most overwhelming is the ring cut selection.

It is absolutely pertinent that your significant other falls in love with it after the grand purchase. The luxury jewellery world continually astonishes us with a wide range of designs. They constantly put together pieces of stones, elements, and bands to bring together an exquisite design for the glamorous couple. Ranging from precious jewels, jaw-dropping cuts, diamonds, emeralds, rose gold designs, there’s an endless list of rings just waiting to sweep you off your feet.

Now if you are planning to pop the big question or calmly waiting for the boo to ask (bookmark this link and send to him via Whatsapp, with hey babe, look what I saw online, trust us, he’ll get the message) Lol.

What kind of ring design are you hoping to give or to receive? While trying on different styles is a great way to get a feel for what you will like, it is highly advisable that you put into consideration your personal style and taste. This helps your fiancé make the right ring decision and also for you to love and feel most comfortable in, its a win for everyone!

Here, discover ten book-mark worthy rings cut designs and what each design says about the women who rock them.

Heart Cut

The heart-shaped design is perfect for the girly but bold bride. It is perhaps the sweetest design of all.  Think about it, what better way to show off your engagement than with a heart shape on your ring.  A heart to emphasize how love in you are.  This ring style would resonate with the bride who has a flair for all things cheeky and totally loves to stand out.  So if your girl loves girly things, then you just might have her wowed by asking her with a gorgeous ring with this cut design.


Emerald Cut

Emerald cut rings are extremely stylish. It makes a statement of elegance and refinement. Known specifically for its elongated rectangular shape cut, it gives the royalty a vintage-inspired look. It’s not just a way to look stylish but unique with the slimming feature that it adds to the finger. It is best rocked by a woman who has discerning taste, who can blend class and edge, sounds like your babe, make a purchase of one in this style, it’s okay you can thank us later.


Oval Shaped

The oval-shaped design rings are a match for the bride who wants to feel like a princess but not in a traditional way. It says that you are are not afraid of a little extra but also a romantic. If you love to stay ahead of the trend but also love a classic and elegant style, then you should be opting towards the oval shaped cut designs.


Baguette Cut

The baguette cut is also called the table-cut. It pictures a pyramid with the tops cut off, it is a pure picture of subtle sparkle, fully suitable for the lady who has a thing for excitement and is all about the buzz and happiness of life. So get her all giddy with any beauty in this beauty.



It’s blend of the heart shape and marquise cut, giving the finger an elongated look. They are feminine and unique for the bride and also has a vintage look to its taste. Perhaps you have noticed that your fiancee isn’t a trend follower but loves to set her own rules, that means she certainly won’t want a ring like everybody else, then you are sure she will be beaming with smiles when she sees this ring.


Princess Cut

The princess cut is usually squared shape with pointed cut corners. It is square on the top, with four angled sides and usually comes in at a point like an upside-down pyramid. It is everything traditional yet modern all weaved in one. If your woman is one who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to let you know, then she might tend towards the princess cut rings


Round Brilliant

This cut is a mix of beauty and fire with a bit of tradition. This classic is highly stylish and promotes an elegant look on the wearer’s hand. It is perfect for the bride who wants a traditional look that will last through the years and also with maximum sparkle. Simple look but will absolutely get you the ‘oh my goodness’ moment from her.


Cushion Cut

Cushion cuts are soft-cornered square-shaped rings. It is well known for its timeless sophisticated glow, with a bit of romance and vintage. The cushion cut is feminine and trendy, and for the woman searching for the soft look with plenty of sparkles. Just think sparkles, sparkles and even more sparkles.


Marquise Cut

If you are daring and do not really give in to the expectations of others, then try the marquise cut. It features a distinct shape with a pointed look on both ends and curved along.  Funny, it is also called the football-shaped ring or eye-shaped ring. You get the picture. It is perfect for the bride hoping to create an illusion of pointed hands.


Radiant Cut

The radiant cut speaks of plain yet sparkly beauty. It combines the beauty of the emerald and the astounding features of the round brilliant, giving off a shape like an octagon. Radiant cut promotes a bling yet simple look and is best suitable for women who happen to be bubbly and outgoing.


We love proposals just as much as you do, so when you decide which ring best suits you and he pops the big question, share with us this memorable experience and feel free to show off that ring finger as much as you can. Yes, it’s your ring and your man!

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    September 1, 2020 at 10:42 AM

    round brilliant is definetly my style

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    September 27, 2018 at 12:10 AM

    I was expecting to see photos of the rings on people’s hands not the rings by themselves. Couldn’t read like that, like that. Can you update with a few photos plus hands. You can even throw in a few celebrities with these types of rings. Thanks

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      September 27, 2018 at 8:52 AM

      Thanks @jade
      Such valuable feedback! We have lots of ring features coming up and we will be sure to do one that features bride and celeb bride rings.

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    September 26, 2018 at 6:15 PM

    Very insightful. Every guy should definitely read this before going off to buy something their partner wouldn’t like.

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