Out of all the current engagement ring trends, we think that three-stone engagement rings have the most staying power and will actually continue to gain popularity for years to come. A three-stone engagement ring represents the past, present, and future of your relationship, which is a sentimental notion that a lot of couples can get behind—and if nothing else, three diamonds are simply more fun to look at. Whether you're planning to propose soon and need to pick out a ring or you're curating a wish list to send hints to your partner, these three-stone diamond engagement rings are just some of the options we'd add to cart.
For a three-stone diamond engagement ring that truly embodies timeless style, choose a ring with an old mine cut center stone flanked by two smaller diamonds. The old mine cut is the original version of the modern-day cushion cut, featuring large facets that will create an understated sparkle.
Ring Concierge old mine cut with bullet side stones engagement ring, from $12,000, Ring Concierge
The round brilliant diamond is one of the most classic shapes of all time. This yellow gold three-stone engagement ring is a dainty option for anyone who appreciates sophistication with a twist—and bonus: it has a matching wedding band to complete the set.
With Clarity petite three-stone engagement ring in 14k yellow gold, from $960, With Clarity
Oval-cut diamonds started out as a trend a few years ago, but they're here to stay for the long haul (and worn by celebrities like Blake Lively and Hailey Bieber). This platinum ring features three oval stones, giving you plenty of sparkle from all sides.
Blue Nile oval-cut three-stone engagement ring in platinum, $5,225, Blue Nile
Set in 18-karat yellow gold, this princess-cut center diamond is bordered by two half-moon stones, which gives the ring a vintage, Art Deco-inspired look.
James Allen half moon three-stone engagement ring in 18k yellow gold, from $2,550, James Allen
If you're looking for a three-stone engagement ring that's unlike all the rest, opt for a trio of marquise diamonds. This unique gemstone shape is an instant attention-grabber, especially when paired with a trendy rose gold setting.
Vrai three-stone marquise engagement ring in 14k rose gold, from $1,155, Vrai
Two prong-set diamonds and a micro-pavé band complement the cathedral-set diamond in the center of this ring, adding even more glimmer and glitz.
Blue Nile petite micro-pavé trio diamond engagement ring in 14k white gold, $1,290, Blue Nile
The wearer of this three-stone engagement ring should brace themselves for endless attention and compliments. An eye-catching gray diamond sits at the center of the ring, accented by tapered baguette diamonds and pavé stones that complete the unique bauble.
Blanca Monrós Gómez Dorian ring, $4,170, Catbird
A low prong setting like the one on this Asscher-cut engagement ring is ideal for jewelry minimalists and anyone with an active lifestyle, since the ring sits more closely to the finger and is less likely to get snagged or caught on objects.
Vrai three-stone Asscher engagement ring in platinum, $1,440, Vrai
One thing we love about gray diamonds is their raw, one-of-a-kind character. Two trillion diamonds balance out the eclectic boho vibes of this three-stone engagement ring.
Anna Sheffield Bea three-stone engagement ring, from $15,660, YLANG23
This three-stone emerald-cut engagement ring exudes understated elegance and classic romance. If you want a little extra bling, pair it with a pavé wedding ring or stack multiple bands together for a one-of-a-kind collection.
Zales emerald-cut three-stone engagement ring in platinum, $9,299, Zales
For a stylish, no-frills look, we love this three-stone engagement ring featuring a center princess-cut diamond accented by two round side stones.
ILA trilogy diamond ring, $4,378, Catbird
Go big or go home with this extra-sparkly oval-cut engagement ring, complete with a halo setting, pavé band, and round side diamonds.
Après Jewelry the Lilou ring, from $2,710, Après Jewelry
If a colorful gemstone is more your speed, a bright green emerald is a worthy choice. This gorgeous Asscher-cut engagement ring looks like something you'd see at a fabulous cocktail party in the 1920s.
DY three-stone engagement ring in platinum emerald, price upon request, David Yurman
The oval diamond on this ring would be a show-stopper even as a solitaire stone, but two epaulettes (trapezoid-shaped diamonds) blend seamlessly into the sleek band to give it even more oomph.
Ring Concierge oval with epaulette side stones engagement ring, from $12,000, Ring Concierge
Your three-stone engagement ring doesn't have to feature a trio of large stones. This bezel-set engagement ring is an excellent choice if you love simple, barely-there jewelry.
Aurate three-stone diamond bezel ring, $580, Aurate
Inspired by antique heirloom jewelry, this modern-day stunner features three lab-grown diamonds that are beautifully showcased on a thin pavé band.
Catbird Wedding Violette the Swan engagement ring, $4,700, Catbird
For a design that embodies classic sophistication, we love this yellow gold three-stone engagement ring, which you can customize by choosing any metal and diamond shape to match your style.
Blue Nile tapered baguette diamond engagement ring in 18k yellow gold, $1,590, Blue Nile
Maximize sparkle with a radiant-cut engagement ring. The elongated table (the flat top of the gemstone) on this center diamond makes it look larger than it actually is—a win-win!
Ring Concierge radiant-cut three-stone engagement ring, from $12,000, Ring Concierge
Love the pear-shaped engagement ring trend? Two rubies add even more flair to this unique statement piece. Rubies are the July birthstone and symbolize passion, prosperity, and love.
Catbird Wedding Leda the Swan engagement ring, $3,200, Catbird