Engagement rings are kind of a big deal in the grand scheme of this whole wedding thing, but big traditional diamonds aren’t for everyone. I’ve always been more attracted to the slightly whimsical, unique and understated engagement rings that are out there. These 13 rings would compliment any unique, quirky and fun bride looking for something delicate that’s a little bit off the beaten path.
Sapphire and Yellow Gold “Pale Blue Eyes Ring”
This fun and stylish Gillian Conroy design (available at Catbird), features a rose cut sapphire, set in 18k yellow gold, and is handmade in NYC.
Black Diamond Deco Ring
If you’re looking for a diamond ring that’s far off the beaten path, this black diamond is flanked by eight white diamonds and is available in 14k yellow, white or rose gold from designer Jennie Kwon.
Vintage Style Pearl and Diamond Ring
What makes this Neta Wolpe design unique isn’t necessarily the fact that pearl takes center stage here, but rather, the floral engraved pattern adorning the 14k gold band. Conflict-free diamonds finish the ring, for a classic touch.
Marquise Emerald Ring With Pave Diamonds
Emeralds classically belong to the goddess Venus and are thought to preserve love, so it’s no wonder they feel so right in an engagement ring! This Artemer design pairs a beautiful marquise cut emerald with pave diamonds in 18k yellow, white or rose gold.
Opal Spear Ring
Opals may not be the most popular choice, but they certainly make for a gorgeous ring. This geometric Jennie Kwon design has diamonds take a step back to let the faceted opal shine in 14k yellow, white or rose gold.
Champagne Diamond Hexagon Ring
Champagne diamonds have become a popular choice as of late for understated brides who want the sparkle of a diamond, with a little bit of edge. The hexagon setting with migraine detail makes this Satomi Kawakita ring feel like a family heirloom.
Astral Ring With Garnet
Opals, red garnet and conflict free super delicate diamonds combine to create a unique and whimsical ring from Claire Kinder Studios, perfect for winning the heart of any quirky bride.
Freshwater Pearl Trio
Pearls have long been a symbol of purity, perfection and love, and this trio of freshwater pearls from Saskia Diez certainly embodies those ideals. Fun factoid: Saskia was also the name of Rembrandt van Rijn’s wife!
Princess Cut and Pave Diamonds
This ring is ideal for brides looking for a unique diamond engagement ring. Delicate and classic with a modern twist, this MinimalVS ring is sure to stun.
Blue Zircon and Sapphire Eisblume
Eisblume means “ice flower” in German, and one look at this colorful and playful ring makes its namesake clear. Blue zircon and sapphire set in
white gold make for a unique engagement ring perfect for any season.
Watermelon Tourmaline Baguette And Diamond
There’s almost nothing traditional about this watermelon tourmaline baguette unique engagement ring, except perhaps the diamond! This asymmetrical MinimalVS ring is perfect for the offbeat bride!
Crown Bezel Ring
This stunning Grace Lee rose cut diamond ring retains the style of a classic ring, with a modern setting. The bezel setting adds a bit of weight to this otherwise delicate geometric engagement ring.
Indian Holiday Ring
Peach sapphires, diamond baguettes and princess cut diamonds compliment a rare bluish emerald cut sapphire in this fun and unexpected whimsical engagement ring from Polly Wales. What bride could resist this colorful beauty?