Category Archive

non-diamond ring

Sapphires rings, ruby rings, emerald rings… even rings without stones at all! This is our archive of non-diamond engagement rings and wedding bands. You may also want to check out these archives: 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.

brilliant earth diamonds alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Brilliant Earth’s conflict-free diamond rings & ethically-sourced sapphires

If you’re magnetically drawn to the bling, but repulsed and nauseated by the horror of the diamond trade, then you should check out the conflict free diamonds from Brilliant Earth. In a sea of sketchy mall stores, these guys stand out as a socially responsible jeweler with their conflict-free Canadian diamonds, ethically sourced sapphires, and […]

2646235877 f7e6c13867 o alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Obsidian & Wayne’s Gothic Halloween-Themed Wedding!

The offbeat bride: Obsidian, Secretary Her offbeat partner: Wayne, Warehouse Location & date of wedding: Royal Canadian Legion Hall Maple Leaf Branch No. 66 on October 14th, 2006 in Toronto, Ontario What made our wedding offbeat: After knowing my hubby for about 13 years we finally up and decided to get hitched. So we got […]

Kelly Devoto 11 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Prom dresses make daring wedding gowns

I’m all for white dresses, red dresses, blue dresses, purple dresses, but ZOMG I actually gasped out loud when I saw this picture of Kelly Devoto‘s fantastical colorful peacock-y wedding dress — which it turns out was actually designed to be a prom dress.

masculine diamond engagement ring alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Non-sucky wedding bands

While my sweetie and I DO want to exchange rings, we DON’T want to spend a lot of money on them, and we have no interest in traditional, mainstream wedding rings.

We want something simple, and different.

We live in a town that doesn’t have anything like that, so online is our best bet.