Three Stone engagement rings
Celebrate your past, present, and future with our Three Stone engagement ring.
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How to buy a Three Stone engagement ring
Our guide to finding the Three Stone engagement ring that’s right for you.
A Three Stone engagement ring is a setting created to feature three diamonds instead of one. There is a larger center stone surrounded on either side by two ½ carat or ¼ carat diamonds for most styles. For tapered baguette side stones, each side diamond is 1⁄10 carat.
A Three Stone engagement ring can feature three diamonds of the same shape, such as three Emerald in a row — this style is sometimes referred to as a trio. Or it can feature one diamond shape at its center with side stones of a different shape, such as a Pear-shaped diamond center with two side Trillion-shaped diamonds.
When it’s time to buy an engagement ring, choosing the best diamond shapes for your Three Stone setting is simply a matter of personal taste. However, there are certain shapes that are sought after again and again.Three Stone Oval engagement rings
Emerald-shaped diamonds are highly sought after for their linear elegance and intriguing step-cut facets.Three Stone Princess cut rings
The equilateral edges of a Princess-cut diamond are highlighted by your choice of side stones for a look that is modern yet timeless.
Speak with VRAI’s design experts for a custom-designed engagement ring. Tell them your ideas for a custom Three Stone setting — whether it’s adding a bezel setting around each diamond, or featuring unique diamond shapes, for example. They’ll help you understand which custom details are possible, then guide you through the white-glove design process.
A Three Stone ring is perfect for an anniversary gift, as the three stones often represent the past, present, and future of your relationship. They also make great gifts for new parents as the three stones can represent parents and child.
Popular Three Stone anniversary rings often feature a center stone in the same shape as the original engagement ring, with either the same or different shapes for the side stones.
By selecting a Three Stone engagement ring featuring diamonds sustainably created in our zero-emission foundry, as well as platinum or recycled solid gold, you are celebrating your values alongside your love. The lab created diamond featured in your setting is free from human or environmental toll — which means you can enjoy its beauty, guilt-free.
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Three stone engagement ring FAQ
Often, the three stones represent the past, present, and future of a relationship. But the meaning attributed to a Three Stone ring is personal. Some consider the side stones representative of the two separate individuals, and the center stone as them coming together as one. Others choose this setting to represent their growing family or the number of children they already have.
Three-stone diamond rings have a rich history. They gained popularity in the Georgian Era (1830-1837), thrived during the Victorian Era (1820-1914), and experienced a resurgence from the 1930s to the 1950s. Notable examples include Grace Kelly and Meghan Markle's iconic three-stone engagement rings.
The best way to find the wedding band that pairs perfectly with your Three Stone ring is to book an appointment with our diamond experts who can guide you through the styles that will fit most comfortably with this engagement ring setting. They advise starting with a Round or Flat band, a petite Eternity band, or the Infinity bands.
Looking down at a Three Stone ring, the diamonds will appear quite large. Depending on carat weight, the diamonds will cover most of the top of your finger and you’ll see less of the band. From the side, the diamonds will look slightly elevated, but not nearly as much as a Cathedral setting. You will likely not be able to see the contoured cusps and a signature low-set sling that hold your diamonds in place.
A Three Stone engagement ring can sometimes be referred to as a Trio or Trinity ring. But most often, a Trinity ring refers to three platinum or solid gold bands interlocked with one another, not a ring featuring three diamonds.
Engagement rings and wedding rings should be cleaned once a week to keep them shining bright and germ-free.
A simple weekly cleaning routine involves soaking your ring in a small bowl filled with warm water and a few drops of liquid dishwashing soap. After thirty to forty five minutes, remove the ring and brush it gently with a soft-bristle toothbrush, then rinse and pat dry with a soft towel. VRAI engagement rings are also eligible for a complimentary annual cleaning through our Lifetime Care Package.
While your Three Stone engagement ring can be worn throughout most of the day, it’s best to remove it for manual work like gardening, or for exercise that involves your hands, like weight-lifting or yoga. For comfort, you should also remove your ring while sleeping.
A three-stone engagement ring carries a meaningful message. Traditionally, the trio of stones symbolizes a couple's past, present, and future. The central stone, often the largest, signifies the present, while the flanking stones represent the past and future of a couple's journey together. This classic design carries a beautiful narrative of love and commitment.
A three-stone ring is chosen for its profound symbolism. It embodies the past, present, and future of your love story, making it a meaningful and stylish choice for engagement or anniversaries.