At Knox Jewelers, we take great pride in designing our premium engagement rings and wedding bands. We incorporate our signature design elements, including hand engraving, hand-formed filigree, and milgrain detailing in addition to our outstanding hand-cut stone settings. Our brilliant and talented jewelers take great pride in putting tender, loving care into each and every one of the pieces we produce, and we guarantee that you will find nothing in our inventory but the highest quality jewelry. As the year draws to a close we like to look back on the rings that were most admired and most requested. Without further ado, here are Knox Jewelers’ top ten most beautiful rings of 2014:
10. Winter Water Band – Etched
Starting with number 10, we have our beautiful Winter Water Etched Bands. Our jewelers use the traditional Japanese techniques of Mokume Gane to create the distinctive curves and patterns of this exquisite band. It is truly a stunning work of art and one of the most unique rings we offer. If you are looking for a ring that bridges the gap between the traditional and the modern, the Winter Water band is for you.
Here are some variations of this artistic Mokume Gane design:
Our talented artists crafted our Motion rings to evoke a sense of spiraling movement. The focus point of this movement is its center gemstone, thus giving our Motion rings an absolutely exquisite aesthetic. Your eyes will be drawn from the beautiful spiraling contours all the way to the center stone.
Here are some variations of our elegant Motion design:
For those individuals searching for a precision-crafted, elegant wedding band which calls to mind the grace and sophistication of its namesake, our Centurion rings are the perfect match. A round band of 14k rose gold circumnavigates an outer layer of 14k white gold, thus giving our Centurion band a unique and stylish design.
If you are seeking a remarkable ring which incorporates a highly complex, fractal design, then look no further than our beautiful Caledonia. This ring uses intricate filigree curls and diamonds to weave a beautifully elaborate design that is sure to impress anyone who has the honor of catching a glimpse of it.
Our stunning Caledonia has inspired some wonderful variations:
Is there Amor in the air, Señor? If so, you ought to know that our Bonita ring will perfectly capture it with its vintage-inspired design. Hand formed filigree curls and hand engraving make this piece one of our most lovely and intricate rings. We think you will agree that it is truly “Bonita!”
This elegant design has lovely variations:
5. North Star
Antique inspired patterns and engravings are intertwined in our North Star band with micro pavé diamonds all oriented about a .50 carat round center gemstone set in a delicate, exquisite eight prong setting. To add additional sparkle, the design is framed with a fine milgrain detail.
Here are some variations of this sparkling beauty:
Passers by won’t be able to resist sneaking a glance at our head-turning Jolie. With a a 1.25 carat round center diamond and diamonds wrapped almost all the way around the circumference of the ring, our Jolie band is stunning and absolutely certain to turn heads. Like many of our other band designs, our Jolie rings can be made for any type, shape, or size of center stone.
Small changes can create unique variations of any design:
Venita takes some of the ideas of Jolie and goes all out with a 1.50 carat cushion cut diamond. This ring is available exclusively in platinum, and we think you will agree with us that it is simply extraordinary. The double claw prongs in each corner add a sophisticated detail to the halo, and we hand carve the V-cut setting of micro pavé diamonds to fit each diamond and the area around it, thereby creating a seemingly endless row of diamonds.
The Venita has inspired beautiful custom variations:
2. Rachel Lily
The centerpiece of our Rachel Lily design is its stunning 1.50 carat oval cut diamond. Combined with its hand engraved sides and the diamonds and filigree in its basket, the Rachel Lily band is one of our most exquisite and beautiful pieces. Best of all, our Rachel Lily design can be made for any type, shape, or size of center stone.
The Rachel Lily was actually created as a custom version of our Marseille Design:
Some other variations of these two antique inspired designs are:
1. Rebecca Kristine
And, finally, coming in at number 1 on our list is our lovely Rebecca Kristine. The beauty of this antique inspired band is beyond words. Each part of this gorgeous ring is crafted with tender, loving care and intimate attention to detail. Scrolling filigree adorns the circumference of the band, and beautifully faceted diamonds decorate each and every angle of the platinum metal elements. The yellow 18k gold elements have been detailed with astonishing and intricate relief hand engraving to make Rebecca Kirstine one of the most beautiful and stunning pieces in our entire collection.
Two variations of this gorgeous ring are: