The type of engagement ring fiancees' typically wear will vary depending
upon the particular culture.
Engagement rings are jewelry that illustrate that the person wearing it
is going to be married in the future. In the western cultures, engagement
rings are worn only by the bride-to-be, and these rings may feature diamonds
or other gemstones. In other cultures men and women wear matching rings.
In some cultures, engagement rings are doubled up as wedding rings and
no wedding band is used.
Naturally colored diamonds and even other stones are becoming an increasing
Clear Diamonds are most common and traditional in Western Societies
(Rings by Tiffany & Co.)