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15 Alternative Engagement Rings

sparkle and shine.

While a classic, princess-cut engagement ring is certainly stunning, it isn't for everyone. And since you shouldn't settle for something that symbolizes what may possibly be the most important relationship of your life, it's worth shopping around for a ring that reflects your personality and interests. In that spirit, we've rounded up 15 beautiful alternative engagement rings, starting at a little over $100. Click through the gallery and you may just have your own virtual Tiffany's moment.

Maniamania, sacred band, $3,598, available at Catbird NYC.

Lauren Wolf, mauve pearl claw ring, $110, available at Of A Kind.

Loren Stewart, emerald opal and diamond ring, $295, available at Barney's New York.

Maison Margiela Fine Jewelry, pompadour 18-karat white gold, available at Net-A-Porter.

Katie Rowland, java mini ring, $160, available at Shopbop.

Anita Ko, 18-karat gold diamond ring, $3,650, available at Net-A-Porter.

Pamela Love, solar ring in brass, $135, available at Pamela Love.

Alison Lou, 14-karat gold, diamond and enamel ring, $2,290, available at Net-A-Porter.

Monique Pean, black diamond spectrality & white gold ring, $5,240, available at Barney's New York.

David Yurman, pave ring with black diamonds, $695, available at David Yurman.

Ginette_NY, antiqued ring, $645, available at Shopbop.

Jennifer Meyer, turquoise and ruby circle inlay ring, $725, available at Ylang23.

Ariel Gordon, egg ring, $920, available at Ariel Gordon.

Bianca Monros Gomez, dianty stacking diamond ring, $410, available at Shopbop.

Zhiya Diamonds, raw diamond ring, $110, available at Zhiyadiamonds.