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5 2000s Engagement Ring Trends That Should Be More Popular

As seen on Kate Middleton, Hilary Duff, and more.

From halo settings on Kate Middleton to princess cuts on Hilary Duff, find the top 2000s engagement ...
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After a long period of minimalism in the ‘90s, engagement ring trends became more about the bling throughout the early-aughts. Stones were mounted on double shanks, pavé bands were everywhere, and Princess cuts upped the sparkle ante. Ahead, find the top 2000s engagement ring trends.

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Pavé Bands

The 2000s gave rise to a little extra bling, by way of pavé bands. They added that little bit of sparkle, while still making sure all eyes were on the center stone.