Emerald Engagement Rings: 2014 Trend Alert

When Pantone announced the 2013 color of the year, it was only a short amount of time before emeralds became the most sought-after gem of the year. The emerald, also May's birthstone, is a vibrant play on a traditional engagement ring and quickly becoming the hottest trend around. Celebs like Halle Berry, Zoe Saldana and Olivia Wilde all feature emeralds on their engagement rings or wedding bands, and it is no wonderful this trend is catching on. The emerald holds more romantic connotations than the diamond. Revered for its connection with ancient Roman goddess of love and beauty Venus, the emerald is thought to preserve love and is a symbol of hope. In Eastern traditions, emerald green is the hue associated with the heart chakra. We love the vibrant green color. Do you? Check out some of our amazing emerald engagement rings and jewelry.