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Knife Edge Diamond Engagement Rings

September 20th, 2022 | by Editorial Team

Top Knife Edge Diamond Engagement Rings

Getting engaged is something that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. It’s such an important milestone, and it deserves an equally worthwhile ring. There are so many styles to choose from, we know how overwhelming it can get. In this article, we’ll focus on knife edge diamond engagement rings. They have a unique appeal that makes them extremely sought-after. 

We’ll discuss everything you need to know about knife edge engagement rings, along with some great examples of them if you’re on the lookout. 

What is a Knife Edge Ring?

A knife edge ring refers to a specific style of band where there’s a sharp edge raised out of the center of the band. This creates an angle on each side of the ring, giving the ring a distinct appearance that you don’t get with other bands. It provides a modern look, even though the knife edge was created in the late 1800s by Tiffany & Co.  

The protruding raised center of the band allows more light to be reflected off the metal. This creates an overall shinier ring with a sharp look.   

The knife edge ring is the only type of ring where you will find this raised center in the band, making it very unique. 
If you’re looking for some of the top knife edge diamond engagement rings, we’ve got you covered. Below is a list of some of the best options available on With Clarity.

Tapered Knife Edge Hidden Halo Engagement Ring

Tapered Knife Edge Hidden Halo Engagement Ring

This is a modern and elegant knife edge engagement ring. The knife edge has a soft appearance to it, which comes from the double row of pave diamonds on each side. The central stone has hidden halo swirls around it. Overall it’s a beautiful engagement ring that will celebrate your love.

Vintage Knife Edge Fancy Diamond Engagement Ring

Vintage Knife Edge Fancy Diamond Engagement Ring

This vintage-style engagement ring will make the wearer feel like royalty. The center diamond is set in a four-prong setting. It is showcased with incredible detail from the cathedral-style ring shank. The knife edge on this ring features two rows of pave diamonds and also detailed milgrain embellishment. It gives the ring an overall more sparkling appearance. This is the ideal knife edge engagement ring for those who love added detail and milgrain.

Pave Knife Edge Halo Engagement Ring

Pave Knife Edge Halo Engagement Ring

If you’re looking for an impressive knife edge engagement ring, this halo one is sure to turn heads. It features a classic halo cut with a modern update – a channel diamond halo. Any cut looks stunning with these diamonds surrounding the center stone. The knife edge features a double row of diamonds.

Fine Line 6 Claw Knife Edge Fancy Diamond Engagement Ring

Fine Line 6 Claw Knife Edge Fancy Diamond Engagement Ring

This is an elegant and minimalist knife edge engagement ring. The 6-claw setting frames the center diamond in a modern way. It’s a classic style with a contemporary presentation. If you don’t want something too extravagant but still breathtaking, consider this fine-line engagement ring. The soft knife edge has 2 rows of pave diamonds.


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Points to Keep in Mind When Buying an Engagement Ring

So much goes into buying an engagement ring that it can be hard to remember everything. Here are the most important points.

When choosing a metal, pick one that suits both your style and budget. Platinum and gold are popular metal choices since they’re both durable and strong. Platinum is especially great if you have sensitive skin due to it being a hypoallergenic metal. 

If you have a tight budget, consider opting for an engagement ring with lab diamonds. They are more affordable than earth-mined diamonds while looking the same and being of the same quality. The only difference is they are created in a lab, mimicking the same process that would happen in nature. 

Always consider your personal style when picking a design for your engagement ring. You want something that you will be able to wear day in and day out without ever getting tired of it. That’s why choosing something you like is always the most important thing. 

Our final tip is to only buy your engagement ring from a reputable brand. Returns and exchanges should always be easy to do if the ring isn’t what you expected. Our brand, With Clarity, does all of the above and more. With Clarity even offers at-home previews

FAQs

  • What is a knife edge ring?

A knife edge ring is a ring that has an edge that sticks out of the center of the band. The edge is sharp enough to be noticeably protruding, which is what makes this ring so unique. The knife edge gives the ring an angled shape on each side. The knife edge goes around the entire band of the ring. Sometimes there are diamonds and/or milgrain on either side of the edge. 

  • Should engagement rings have diamonds on the band?

There is no rule on whether or not engagement rings should have diamonds on the band. This is completely optional and up to the personal preference of the wearer. Some love the added diamonds, while others prefer having only a solitaire diamond as the focus. Whatever you like the look of more is what you should always go with. 

  • What type of engagement ring band is the most comfortable to wear?

The level of comfort you feel while wearing a ring is ultimately something only you can decide. However, many people find that comfort fit rings are most comfortable. This is where the interior is domed rather than flat like a standard fit. 

  • Is a knife edge ring good for everyday wear?

Yes, a knife edge ring is good for everyday wear. However, if you’re worried about the non-rounded design, then it’s advisable to go for a comfort-fit ring that typically have a smooth and curved band. 

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