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E L E G A NT E N G A G E ME NT S ra d i a n t r in g s ORGANIC FORM Pebble Bold engagement ring (shown with .5-carat center diamond), $995 plus cost of diamond, and band with .25-carat white diamonds ($2,025), both in oxidized cobalt chrome, by Sarah Graham Metalsmithing at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND Small Twig ring in 18K yellow, white or rose gold with a 6.03-carat yellow sapphire and .33-carat diamond baguettes, $14,100, by K. Brunini Jewels, at Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970.925.3833, meridianjewelers.com MIXED METALS Shadow Three Ring Set with one .5-carat cognac diamond bezel set in 18K yellow gold ($3,515) and two oxidized cobalt chrome lace wedding bands, each studded with .12-carat cognac diamonds ($890 each), by Sarah Graham Metalsmithing at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com Traditionally, a platinum solitaire diamond ring was the choice du jour when it came to marriage proposals. But times, they are a-changin’. Today’s bride is looking for something timeless with a twist—and that ranges from alternative-shaped or colored diamonds (especially center stones), nontraditional gemstones (such as sapphires in lieu of diamonds), mixed metals, unusual settings (antique, clustered, organic or bohemian) and stacked eternity bands. Here are some of our top picks. By Misty Milioto WELL-ROUNDED Vintage Fleurette diamond cluster ring, showcasing 13 round-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.16 total carats, mounted in 18K yellow gold, $8,000, by Van Cleef & Arpels, at Betteridge, 655 E. Durant Ave., 970.239.3600, betteridge.com FREE SPIRIT TRUE COLORS Medium Twig ring in 18K yellow, white or rose gold with 3.35 total carat weight in pear-shaped sapphires and a 5.40-carat gray salt and pepper diamond, $80,160, by K. Brunini Jewels, at Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970.925.3833, meridianjewelers.com BANDED TOGETHER Boho Chic Stack with natural green diamonds and white diamond rose cuts in 18K blackened gold, $7,710, by Sethi Couture at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com NATURE-INSPIRED Stargazer stack in 18K yellow gold with 1.24 total carat weight in diamonds, $11,003, by Jennifer Dawes Design at Covet Bright & Shiny Things, 306 S. Mill St., 970.920.0000, covetaspen.com 14 8 A SP E N W E D D ING S S U M M E R 2 0 1 6

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Misty Milioto

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Traditionally,a platinum solitaire diamond ring was the choice du jour when it came to marriage proposals. But times, they are a-changin’. Today’s bride is looking for something timeless with a twist—and that ranges from alternative-shaped or colored diamonds (especially center stones), nontraditional gemstones (such as sapphires in lieu of diamonds), mixed metals, unusual settings (antique, clustered, organic or bohemian) and stacked eternity bands. Here are some of our top picks

ORGANIC FORM Pebble Bold engagement ring (shown with .5-carat center diamond), $995 plus cost of diamond, and band with .25-carat white diamonds ($2,025), both in oxidized cobalt chrome, by Sarah Graham Metalsmithing at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com

WELL-ROUNDED Vintage Fleurette diamond cluster ring, showcasing 13 roundcut diamonds weighing approximately 1.16 total carats, mounted in 18K yellow gold, $8,000, by Van Cleef & Arpels, at Betteridge, 655 E. Durant Ave., 970. 239.3600, betteridge.com

NATURE-INSPIRED Stargazer stack in 18K yellow gold with 1.24 total carat weight in diamonds, $11,003, by Jennifer Dawes Design at Covet Bright & Shiny Things, 306 S. Mill St., 970.920.0000, covetaspen.com

TRUE COLORS Medium Twig ring in 18K yellow, white or rose gold with 3.35 total carat weight in pear-shaped sapphires and a 5.40-carat gray salt and pepper diamond, $80,160, by K. Brunini Jewels, at Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970.925.3833, meridianjewelers.com

BRIGHT LIKE A DIAMOND Small Twig ring in 18K yellow, white or rose gold with a 6.03-carat yellow sapphire and .33-carat diamond baguettes, $14,100, by K. Brunini Jewels, at Meridian Jewelers, 525 E. Cooper Ave., 970.925.3833, meridianjewelers.com

MIXED METALS Shadow Three Ring Set with one .5-carat cognac diamond bezel set in 18K yellow gold ($3,515) and two oxidized cobalt chrome lace wedding bands, each studded with .12-carat cognac diamonds ($890 each), by Sarah Graham Metalsmithing at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com

BANDED TOGETHER Boho Chic Stack with natural green diamonds and white diamond rose cuts in 18K blackened gold, $7,710, by Sethi Couture at Elliott Yeary Gallery, 419 E. Hyman Ave., Ste. 7, 970.429.1111, elliottyeary.com

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