We have tremendous confidence in our diamonds, which is why we can offer a lifetime diamond upgrade.

The Wedding Ring Shop will give you full credit for the original purchase price of your center diamond at any time that you wish to trade it in towards the purchase of any diamond merchandise, provided the price of the new item or items is at least twice the original purchase price. Used settings or mountings will not be accepted as trade-ins.

With 10x the selection of diamonds, we’ll help you the perfect diamond for your style and budget.



Occasionally, the perfect piece of jewelry is outside of your immediate budget. The Wedding Ring Shop offers affordable and easy financing through three third-party vendors. Each of these vendors offers financing plans that can be tailored to your individual needs.

Applying for financing takes only five minutes, with just a driver’s license. All our vendors offer low interest rates, convenient monthly installments, and quick online payments.

12-month 0% financing. Offer subject to credit approval.

Contact The Wedding Ring Shop today to discuss financing options for the jewelry of your dreams.

Direct diamond importers

Direct diamond importers

The Wedding Ring Shop can offer exceptional diamond prices because of our reputation with the public, our standing with diamond manufacturers, and our discerning criteria.

With over 25 years in the diamond business and a longstanding tradition of excellence in Hawaii, The Wedding Ring Shop is known for our wide selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, and diamonds. Diamond manufacturers are equally aware of our reputation, bringing us the best quality diamonds at the best price for our astute customers.

Finally, our standards are higher than anyone else. We reject over 90% of the diamonds presented to us. Each diamond is personally inspected and assessed by our diamond buyers. This allows us to offer the best diamonds at the best price, with the service you deserve.



We will replace any diamond, which, through normal wear and tear separates from its mounting and is lost, with a diamond of equal retail value for your lifetime, provided the diamond and mounting have been cleaned and inspected at least every six months. The Wedding Ring shop will keep an electronic file of your clean and inspect record.

The Lifetime Warranty will be considered invalid should the purchaser have the ring worked on by any jeweler other than The Wedding Ring Shop. We may recommend replacing a prong and/or other parts of the mounting in order to eliminate the possibility of a loss of any diamond. In the event that such a repair of replacement is required, a nominal fee may be charged. The Lifetime Warranty does not cover accidental damage, loss, or theft of the diamond and mounting.

30-Day Returns

30-Day Returns

At The Wedding Ring Shop, we also have a generous refund and exchange policy. Merchandise in original condition may be returned for refund or exchange within 30 days of purchase with original receipt, unless marked otherwise. Any merchandise ordered, custom made, or altered at the customer's request is not returnable.

We take pride that our jewelry is produced with the highest standards of quality and excellence! We want to make sure that your purchase is just right for you.

Request an appointment

Request an appointment

Come visit us at The Wedding Ring Shop today! Make an appointment with our premier diamond consultants here! A client specialist will contact you within 24 hours. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call at 808-945-7766. We look forward to serving you!

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The History of Engagement and Wedding Rings

Engagement and wedding rings have a long and storied history, dating back to the days of Egypt and reflecting the changing styles of the times since. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of engagement rings and the popular styles that marked certain decades.

Engagement and wedding rings have a long and storied history, dating back to the days of Egypt and reflecting the changing styles of the times since. Here’s everything you need to know about the history of engagement rings and the popular styles that marked certain decades.

Long before the custom of wearing wedding rings as a sign of marital commitment, the Egyptian pharaohs deemed the circle a symbol of eternity. The Romans recognized this shape, with no beginning and no end, to be the perfect representation to honor the marriage contract.

Wedding Rings

Wearing a wedding ring on the fourth finger of the left hand is also traced to the Egyptians. They believed in the vein of love, or the vena amoris, running from the top of the fourth finger to the heart. Egyptian wedding rings were made of hemp. Although the sentiment was there, the radiance and durability factors were nonexistent. Aside from the constant wear of the hemp, it lacked the sparkle feature of the rings to come.

The Romans began using iron for their matrimony rings, and then later used gold. The concept of adding diamonds to wedding bands was introduced by the Italians. Ever the romantics, the Italians believed diamonds were the product of plain stones forged by the flames and heat of love.

Wedding bands for grooms, used during a dual ring ceremony, were started by the Greek Orthodox Church in the 1300s. At the beginning of World War II, the dual ring custom became popular in the United States. Dual ring ceremonies are the majority of the weddings today.

Engagement Rings

In 1477, Archduke Maximillian of Austria started the tradition of giving a diamond ring as a sign of commitment when proposing engagement. Mary of Burgundy received a gold ring with small diamonds forming the letter M from the archduke.

Shakespeare referred to engagement and wedding rings in his plays written in the late 1500s. In the 1600s and 1700s, European lovers exchanged silver rings with a message engraved inside. The silver engagement ring would then be exchanged for a gold ring at the wedding.

In the late 1800s, a large deposit of diamonds was found in South Africa. From this point on, diamonds became the most common feature for engagement rings. Shortly thereafter, Tiffany & Co. created the Tiffany Setting by raising the diamond above the band, making it the centerpiece of the ring.

Engagement and Wedding Ring Styles Change by the Decade

Years later, engagement and wedding rings are still the classic and most popular tradition associated with engagement and marriage. Although the tradition has stood the test of time, the styles of the rings has continued to change over the years.

  • 1900s: The early 1900s was a time of expansion and affluence, thanks to the industrial revolution. Engagement and wedding rings reflected the newfound wealth, with ornate diamond rings in platinum.
  • 1920s-30s-ArtDeco1920s and 1930s: Art Deco was the theme of the 1920s and 1930s. Styles were more geometric and accented with rubies and sapphires in a move toward something more modern than the more feminine styles of the prior decade.

  • 1940s: World War II brought many hardships, making platinum, the previous metal of choice for engagement rings, scarce. Even with financial difficulties, engagement ring designs were bold in size. Instead of the choice gemstone of a diamond, many couples used simulated sapphires and rubies for their engagement rings.
  • 1950s-StackableBands1950s: A popular movie star of the times, Audrey Hepburn, chose stackable diamond band rings. Each was in a different color of gold, and she could choose white gold, yellow gold or rose gold to match her outfit. This multicolor stackable ring design was popular during this decade.

  • 1960s: Two popular women in the 1960s changed engagement ring styles. Elizabeth Taylor made headlines in 1963 with a 33-carat Asscher-cut diamond ring from Richard Burton. This was the biggest headline about a celebrity engagement since John F. Kennedy presented Jacqueline with a stunning emerald and diamond ring several years prior.
  • 1970s-Princess1970s: This generation of couples wanted something new and different, and the princess and radiant cuts were choice picks. The square shapes became and remained a popular selection for brides to be.

  • 1980s: A celebrity in the world of royals, Princess Diana, set off a trend in engagement rings when Prince Charles gave her an oval sapphire surrounded by The sapphire and diamond setting was replicated and sold for years.
  • 1990s and 2010s: During these two decades, no one style ruled. Year by year, new creations would rise and fall, but the most chosen engagement ring was the simple solitaire diamond ring. The cut, color, clarity and carat became key factors to consider, since the single stone was the focal point of the ring.
  • Today-CustomToday: The trend for today is all about unique custom designs that reflect the personal style of the couple. Couples are seeking an intimate journey designing and creating an engagement ring and wedding bands that are theirs alone. The Wedding Ring Shop has everything today’s couples are looking for, and even offers clients the unique opportunity to work with award-winning designers like Noam Carver to create their own custom wedding bands!


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