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engagement ring

So you’re thinking of proposing with a ring? We’ve got tons of ideas and inspiration including custom rings, eco-wedding rings, non-ring alternatives, and ring tattoos! Oh and der: don’t forget about our Vendor Guide listing of alternative wedding rings and jewelry.

5 sneaky ways to find out your partners ring size alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

5 sneaky ways to find out your partner’s ring size

Mary of Glitter and Gold Studios is sharing her pro tips on how to find out your partner’s ring size while keeping it a secret! If you’re planning a surprise proposal, you’re going to want to read these 5 tips and tricks. There’s even a mysterious use of a…candlestick? Plus, don’t miss the two things you should absolutely avoid when it comes to finding out your partner’s ring size.

Cobalt Wedding Ring alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Which metal is right for your stone-less engagement ring?

If you’re into stone-less engagement rings but still want a pretty bling thing you can flaunt, then check out this round-up of the best metals for stone-free engagement rings. Plus, if you’re someone who tends to be rough with your hands, we’ll go over important info you’ll need to know, like the durability (resistance to breaking) and hardness (resistance to scratching).

Alexandrite Black Gold Ring 2.00 Carat Princess Cut Alexandrite Ring 14k or 18k Black Gold alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

10 black wedding rings for women (and the men who love them)

Black wedding bands are definitely on-trend these days. They bring a darkly gothic vibe to your wedding jewelry, which makes them perfect for couples who lean towards the more grim end of the nontraditional spectrum. Ready to take a look at some of this year’s hottest black wedding bands? Some of are cheap AF (like $200) and some of them are almost more art pieces than jewelry, up in the $30k range. 

opal pear shaped unique engagement ring on offbeat bride alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Unique engagement ring trends for offbeat soonlyweds

Part of how Offbeat Wed is able to stay online is what’s known as affiliate sales. This means that when we feature a product on the site, if you click the link, we get a small percentage of products you buy. We can’t see who buys what, but we CAN see which products get purchased… and we LOVE seeing what’s trending with Offbeat Bride readers!

These are the most popular engagement rings with Offbeat Bride readers this. Do you see yours?

no stone engagement ring without stone alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

14 gorgeous NO-STONE engagement rings [Updated!]

There are lots of reasons for wanting an engagement ring without a gemstone. Maybe you want a stone-free engagement ring because you’re hard on jewelry. Maybe you want a no-stone engagement ring because you’re just not into bling. Maybe you’re a more understated, or minimal person.. Whatever the reason, we’ve rounded up 13 unique engagement rings without stones

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Not your average celebrity rings: imagining the engagement rings of our favorite fictional characters

Let’s just have some fun today, imagining the engagement rings of a few of our favorite fictional characters. We’re talking about everyone from the all-grown-up versions of Harry Potter characters like Luna Lovegood or Hermione Granger, to Star Wars characters, to movie faves like Lydia Dietz from Beetlejuice to Princess Buttercup from The Princess Bride, to comic book bad-asses like Wonder Woman, and Gamora…