These Engagement Rings Are So Unexpected


When it comes to engagement rings, eschewing tradition in favor of rare or unexpected styles is an increasingly popular trend (and a surefire way to stand out). Of course, the classics are timeless, but for certain brides-to-be, ornate settings, colorful stones or avant-garde gem cuts are needed to suit their equally unique personalities. Thus, we culled 43 unexpected rings guaranteed to wow, from delicate and demure to fanciful and flashy. Get inspired.

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Unconventional Engagement Rings

Square White Diamond Stacker


Vrai & Oro

Crown Bezel Ring Moonstone


Grace Lee

Double Diamond Stacking Ring


Ariel Gordon

Pave Diamond Doorstop Ring


Sydney Evan

6 Diamond Onyx Marquise Ring


Jacquie Aiche

Cirque Arrow Bypass Ring


Jane Taylor

Yellow Gold Diamond Eye Ring


Elisa Solomon

Diamond Cluster Ring


Jennie Kwon

18kt Gold Ring With Pink Topaz, White Diamonds And Pearl


Delfina Delettrez

Venetian Quatrefoil Ring With Ruby And Diamonds In 18K Gold


David Yurman

Baguette Knife Edge Bands


Lizzie Mandler

Many Sapphire Ring


Lori Mclean

Keynes Signature Medium Diamond Hexagon Ring


Walters Faith

Curved Shards Ring


Swati Dhanak

Wire Ring


Tiffany & Co.

Amulette De Cartier Ring



Pinch Ring


Jessica Biales

The Edwardian Navette Ring


The One I Love NYC

Luna Cluster Ring



Oval Engraved Bezel Ring


Adel Chefridi

14KT Rose Gold Diamond Lace Ring


Anne Sisteron

Trillion Ninian Ring


Digby & Iona

The Ophelia Ring X Band


Après Jewelry

Hazeline Suite No. 02


Anna Sheffield

Wave 18 Karat White Gold Diamond Ring


Ileana Makri

Zipper Ring


Anita Ko

Frost Band


De Beers

Emerald Sunset Pavé Ring


Kat Kim

The Prism Ring


Lauren Wolf

June Rose Cut Engagement Ring



Classic Cresent



Couture Solitaire Ring


Van Cleef & Arpels

Corona Ring In Platinum With Round Brilliant Cut Diamond And Pavé Diamonds



Free Bird Ring


Jade Trau

Asscher Cut Diamond Engagement Ring


Jemma Wynne

Linear Diamond Ring


Bario Neal

Sapphire and Diamond Ring


Harry Winston

3-Stone Marquise Diamond Ring


Martin Katz

Coco Crush Ring



Antique Old Mine Cut White Diamond Ring


Monique Pean



Spinelli Kilcollin

Antifer Bridal Ring



Essenza Collection Ring


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