While there is something to be said for a timeless diamond solitaire engagement ring, sometimes a little variation from the norm can turn a few heads. If you yawn at the sight of that classic setting so many other ladies swoon over, then by all means go with a ring that showcases your individual sense of style and exemplifies your personality. For a little inspiration, we’ve compiled a few of our favorite engagement rings that could never blend into the background.
All Shapes and Sizes
If you’re like me, and you know Marilyn’s philosophy by heart, nothing can compare to a girl’s best friend. If you’ve always dreamed of having a sparkling diamond on that left finger, you can still showcase your own personal style by choosing a unique shape or design. These intricate settings will definitely give you that extra something.
Vintage Ballerina Emerald Ring with Diamond Halos in Platinum from EraGem
Duchess Floral Round Diamond Engagement Ring in 14k White Gold from Beautiful Petra
Marquise Diamond Halo Engagement Ring in 14k White Gold from EraGem
Chad Allison Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring from Platinum
Vintage Ballerina Engagement Ring in 14k White Gold from EraGem
Heart of Gold
While white gold and platinum have been the preferential choice for engagement rings for the better part of a decade, a lot of couples are considering both yellow and even rose gold for their settings. If you’re a nostalgic bride, keep in mind that choosing a more colorful metal for your setting can make your ring feel like a vintage heirloom.
Gatsby Diamond Engagement Ring in 14k Gold from Heidi Gibson
Brown and White Diamond Ring in 14k Rose Gold from Ben Bridge
Custom Halo Engagement Ring in 18k Rose Gold from Joseph Jewelry
Unique Flower Diamond Engagement Ring in 14k Rose Gold from Beautiful Petra
Compass Motif Diamond Ring in 18k Rose Gold from Alana Antique & Estate Jewelry
Show Your True Colors
Inspired by Kate Middleton’s blue sapphire halo engagement ring setting, there is a growing market for alternative gemstones to serve as the focal point in an engagement ring setting. If you’re looking for the bright pop of a vibrant sapphire or the subtly of a golden hued diamond, opting for a more colorful alternative will certainly do the trick.
Custom Diamond and Orange Sapphire Engagement Ring in Platinum from Joseph Jewelry
Custom Green Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring in 14k White Gold from Joseph Jewelry
Pink Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring in 18k White and Rose Gold from Joseph Jewelry
Fancy Yellow Euro Diamond Solitaire in 14k Gold from Alana Antique & Estate Jewelry
Green Tourmaline Engagement Ring with Diamond Halo in 18k White Gold from EraGem