16 Unique Engagement Rings That'll Make You Say, "I Do"
Even though engagement rings are traditionally centered around a diamond, there’s no rule about what your engagement ring should look like. If you go with a diamond, there are still countless cuts and settings to make your ring an original. But who says you must wear a diamond? These unusual styles are anything but plain. While there are some unique rings on this list, we went outside the box to find unusual rings with unthinkable stones like opals, blue topaz, rubies, emerlads, and more. There are also engagement ring settings with intricate patterns or even engravings. Even the simplest band can make a big statement, and there’s no limit on color. Every bride has a different style and her ring should should embrace her personality. Take a look at a few of our favorites.
An opal stone is an interesting and beautiful replacement for a diamond.
With a nestled engagement ring and wedding band set, your rings fit together just as perfectly as you and your husband.
This white sapphire ring includes diamonds placed in a beautifully etched band.
For a completely personalized touch, have the inside or outside of your rings engraved with your initials, your wedding date or the coordinates of a special place.
A blue topaz ring is sure to turn heads, especially when contrasted with a rose gold band.
Why have just one diamond? A clustered look with different sized stones is unique, and you can mix in different colors and cuts.
The grass is greener on the married side with a gorgeous emerald engagement ring.
If you’re not a traditionalist, a raw, uncut diamond could be the natural engagement ring of your dreams.
For the girl who loves pink, a morganite engagement ring has a dusty pink stone that’s not too much color. Take the soft pink look a step further with a rose gold band.
Instead of having a single engagement ring, stack multiple bands for a different look. Start with an engagement and wedding band and add one each decade or big milestone. A stacked look gives more room for creativity and individuality with colors and stone cuts.
If you’re style isn’t loud and you’re not one for bling, be loyal to your look with a simple, delicate engagement band or ring.
This art deco engagement ring has us wishing we were from a different era.
Take a cue from Princess Diana (and now Kate Middleton) and go with a sapphire ring.
Is there a more appropriate ring style for tying the knot?
If you’re a pearl girl, don’t feel obligated to want a diamond engagement ring. Stay true to your style with a pearl ring.
If you want a ring that’s as fiery as your personality, go red with a ruby stone for your engagement ring.