These moissanite engagement rings are the affordable, ethical alternative to earth-mined diamonds
We trawled some of our fave indie jewelers to get the scoop on diamond alternatives such as lab created diamonds and moissanite engagement rings. It was illuminating and awesome — you can avoid hurting the environment and still get a truly unique and gorgeous ring..
We are making serious eyes at these swank & colorful engagement rings
Sure, diamond engagement rings are classic and timeless, but maybe not totally you? That’s where gemstones come in. The world is truly your rainbow when it comes to colorful engagement rings. Our partners at BBBGem specialize in custom jewelry and a massive selection of engagement rings and wedding bands. The best part? It’s all seriously affordable.
Remember when pear-shaped engagement rings were controversial? They’re not anymore…
Remember WAY back in 2001 when Carrie Bradshaw wigged TF out when Aidan planned to propose with a pear-shaped diamond on Sex and the City? The even weirder part was that she balked at yellow gold, which of course is back with a vengeance now. It seems like a very long time ago.
I wanted to see what was going on in the world of the pear and how weird and gorgeous and HUGE they could get. So I went a-hunting. I’m totally going to cheat by including some non-diamonds in here, too. Fight me. Let’s shop!
Angling for the most stunning geometric engagement rings we could find
We posted a delicious geometric engagement ring set over on Instagram the other day and could not stop talking about it. It cast a spell on us all and I couldn’t stop myself from deep diving into looking up more like it. From hexagonal diamonds to kite-shaped gemstones to intricate and bold angular settings, there’s a ring here that will stop your heart.
From Bauhaus-inspired to Art Deco to the Mines of Moria, these geometric-inspired rings are angling to be on your finger…
There’s a nerdy engagement ring style here to tickle EVERYONE’s Spidey senses
We’ve already schemed with our partners at Joseph Jewelry in the past about fandom-inspired rings and they’ve taken it up another notch to bring us these ideas for nerdy engagement ring styles. If you’ve got a nerd style that you want infused into a custom engagement ring (Star Wars! Disney! LotR! Music! Harry Potter!), bring some ideas to Joseph Jewelry and they will create it for you — made to order, to your specifications (seriously!), and beyond all your geektastic dreams.
That golden snitch ring? Done. A Labyrinth owl wing ring? Owned. Jack Skellington? Ring of Barahir? Cthulhu? Yep yep and yep…
How to rock nested & stackable rings in your wedding set
Are you considering stacking your rings into nested sets? You know, taking your engagement ring and accenting it with your wedding band or multiple bands to add new layers of dimension to the look.
We went down the rabbit hole of beautiful shinies at one of our favorite jewelry partners, Brilliant Earth, to peek at what they can do with stackable ring sets, how to mix and match them, and how to craft up stackable rings that totally represent who you are. Let’s give in to temptation and peruse the gold, the diamonds, the gemstones, and the many metals from which to choose…