Category Archive

ring

Wedding rings for women? Oh yes, we’ve got them here — ranging from alternative engagement rings to non-diamond rings. Wedding rings for men? We’ve got posts about that, too! What about if you’re not wearing a ring? What about wedding tattoos? Yep! Sapphires rings, ruby rings, emerald rings… even rings without stones at all! 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.

Rainbows, matching, & gender unicorns: how LGBTQ couples are customizing their wedding rings

Rainbows & gender unicorns: how LGBTQ wedding rings change the rules

When it comes to buying rings for weddings, LGBTQ couples are throwing out the traditions that bind them to form their own paths in ringdom. Whether you propose to each other, have matching bands, eschew rings altogether in favor of another kind of jewelry, the options for rings that represent your identity are quite literally endless. I spoke with one of our favorite custom ring creators, Joseph Jewelry, to see what trends and ideas they’ve been seeing in wedding jewelry that allows for more expression of who you love, what your gender is, and how you want to communicate that to world.

five carat moissanite engagement ring alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

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

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.

From chic to geek: these wedding ring boxes will make it WAY harder to say no

Geek to chic: proposal ring boxes will make it WAY harder to say no

Whether you’re planning to propose to your partner who loves D&D, Harry Potter, and Star Wars or your partner who loves rustic wood details and geometric designs, there’s a proposal ring box here for you. And the best part? You can shift this proposal box into a ring box for your ceremony! It’s a two-fer.

Don’t miss the capybara(!) ring box, the blooming flower pop-up box, the seashell box, the acorn box, and the DRAGON EGG box…

Halloween wedding fashion and details

Tons of macabre Hallowedding details to inspire your bewitching wedding

We called upon our beloved wedding vendors to give us as many blood-curdling, goth glam, and wickedly fab Hallowedding details as they could find so that we could round up a spectacular array of terrorizing trickery. Your own Halloween wedding will be BOMB with these ideas (or just lurk for fun!).

PBM 45232 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Which of these stunning types of wedding bands would your partner rock? (pun intended)

When choosing your wedding bands, there are a TON of choices, and you don’t at all have to choose something traditional. Whether you’re shopping for your partner, for all of your rings, or for yourself, there’s a wedding band to fit your personality.

We did some deep-diving and found three of our favorite types of rings and exactly who could ROCK them, pun intended…