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5 Tips for Building the Perfect Engagement Ring Stack

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Jewelry shopping can be intimidating. That’s why we started Ask Holden, our blog where we answer your FAQs, break down scary industry lingo, and guide you in finding the perfect piece of jewelry.

Stacking your engagement ring with your wedding band, anniversary band, or just because? We've gathered 5 tips and tricks to give you some stack-spo.

The Center Half Bezel (Asscher), The Open Baguette, The Column Baguette rings by Holden in white gold

1. An open band is your best friend

Some low-set engagement ring styles can be tricky to pair with flat wedding bands. Meet The Open bands, designed with a gap to be your stacking solution.

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The Round 3-Stone (Round), The Domed rings by Holden

2. Classic doesn’t always equal boring

Went flashy with your engagement ring? A simpler wedding band like The Domed can serve as its perfect complement.

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The Frame Eternity, The Square Bezel Solitaire, The Column Mixed Stone rings by Holden in rose gold

3. Same, same but different

Try isolating a single element to play with in your stack. Here, we just switched up the orientations and shapes of the diamonds in the bottom ring, but all three have a rose gold bezel.

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The Angled Marquise, The Square Bezel Solitaire, The Column Baguette, The Eternity rings by Holden

4. Switch up your widths

There’s no pressure to get a uniform stack. Different diamond shapes and sizes can lend themselves to a certain je ne sais quoi.

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The Frame Eternity, The Column Baguette, The Row Oval rings by Holden in rose gold

5. Experiment with setting style

A professional stacker knows it’s all in the details, right down to setting type. Show you’re a jewelry pro by combining a bezel, split prong, and shared prong setting in your stack.

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Want more stacking tips? Check out seven tips for building the perfect wedding ring stack here.

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