There are so many beautiful engagement rings out there from diamond rings, to gemstone rings, to simple metal rings. So keep an open mind, see what's out there, explore all the options.
Don't get caught in the trap of thinking that an engagement ring needs to look a certain way because the truth is, that any ring can hold that title and it's beauty comes from the fact that it symbolizes the union between two people who love each other.
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder is not only about people, it's also about jewelry.
Take this Monique Pean pink tourmaline and diamond piece. Yes, it's an engagement ring—and for some people, one of the most unique and beautiful one's they've ever seen. While others would never give it a second glance.
So what's your style? What do you like? Favorite color? An engagement ring should reflect who you are. Your taste. Your sense of style. Your beauty. It can be any one of these beautiful pieces but it doesn't have to be.
In different parts of the world what we consider to be average looking is thought of as exotic, making it beautiful for those cultures. Many cultures use birthstones instead of diamonds for engagement rings to celebrate the birth month, or the month in which a couple marries, or even the month the couple first met.
We happen to think that a ring becomes even more beautiful if there is a romantic story that goes along with it. This Aquamarine beauty from Gemvara was chosen by a friend of ours for his bride because their first date was in March and he felt that it really was the first day of the rest of their lives and that's what he wanted the ring to symbolize. How sweet!
Beautiful engagement rings, like people, come in all colors, shapes, and sizes.
Here are just a few of the different types of beautiful engagement rings available today. Some are classics, some have a story to tell and carry deep symbolism, some are designer pieces. That's the whole point, beautiful engagement rings come in all sizes and packages.
Some people think that pave rings are the most beautiful because of the series or diamonds or other gemstones that literally pave the metal setting.
You can go for a 'full pave' which means that the diamonds run around the entire band or, a 'half pave' which means that the diamonds stop about halfway down the band.
Unusual engagement ringsare often considered beautiful because they're so different from what we normally see, and like unique pieces are appreciated for their individuality.
These rings are for the bride who really knows her personal style and is confident in her choices.
Diamond and platinum engagement rings are what many consider the ultimate symbol of love.
They are definitely beautiful and the ones we found are no exception but with so many amazing styles and options out there don't limit yourself to just one type of ring.
Princess cut diamond engagement rings are second in popularity after the round brilliant.
The square shape has an undeniable modern appeal that's always beautiful and works so well in both traditional and contemporary settings .
Rose gold rings are becoming more popular and many designers are now using the pinky copper toned gold to create some really beautiful and interesting pieces.
Rose gold engagement rings began making a comeback in 2010 and they are still going strong... it looks like they are here to stay.
If you thing platinum rings are the most beautiful but aren't happy with the cost, then white gold engagement rings are definitely the way to go.
Get the same look, the same style, and nearly the same strength as platinum for so much less.
Gothic engagement rings have a style all their own which is both beautiful and dramatic. They're a reminder of times gone by and are often incredibly intricate and beautifully worked pieces of art.
Their beauty often comes from the extensive metal-work more than from the stones.
Claddagh jewelry represents everything that marriage is supposed to be about and symbolize true love, friendship, and loyalty. How beautiful is that?
They are often considered family heirlooms and are passed down from one generation to the next.
Two tone pieces are quite popular these days and bring a beautiful modern twist to bridal jewelry.
White gold, yellow gold, rose gold and platinum are all being used in interesting combinations to add a special and often contemporary touch.
Cubic Zirconia engagement rings have come a long way in recent years.
The traditional solitaire CZ ring is still around and always a good deal. But the new designer ones are breathtakingly beautiful costing thousands and way more than the average spent on a diamond.
Moissanite engagement rings are not very common although they are very beautiful.
Moissanite shares many qualities with a diamond but instead of being born from the earth it is made in a lab. It's the most expensive of all the diamond simulant options.
Diamonique is a type of Cubic Zirconia. The Diamonique trademark and name are owned by QVC who have sold millions of dollars worth of jewelry.
Top designers from all over the world contribute to the beautiful collections of Diamonique pieces that are sold exclusively though QVC.
Be sure to check out our designer section because finding beautiful engagement rings is all about seeing what's out there and we have so much to show you.