10 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings to Obsess Over
Think outside the box
When you think engagement rings you usually think diamonds. But why limit yourself to a single gemstone when there are so many other swoon-worthy alternatives? Here, ten non-diamond rings we’re currently drooling over.
The pink to orange-pink variety of the mineral beryl, morganite was named for J.P. Morgan, who collected gems in his spare time.
Anna Sheffield ($4,200)
Moissanite, which looks virtually indistinguishable from a diamond, is eco-friendly (it’s created in a lab with minimal environmental impact) and super durable.
Charles & Colvard ($1,179)
Honestly, this ring?s double band is what won us over.
Melissa Joy Manning ($750)
Ethereal and whimsical, this stone is perfect for the bride wearing a flower crown on her wedding day.
Satomi Kawakita ($1,080)
Emeralds have been having a moment for about a year now, and we’re not upset about it.
Judy Geib ($16,180)
Simple and feminine and lovely.
Irene Neuwirth ($1,170)
Fun fact: Despite being less expensive than diamonds, tanzanite is a thousand times more rare.
Pretty mesmerizing, no?
Dezso by Sara Beltran ($6,000)
Though on the smaller side, the bold combination of red and gold (and a hammered band) makes a major statement.
Malcolm Betts ($7,320)
Who knew sapphires came in so many shades?
Ruth Tomlinson ($2,550)