18 Alternative Engagement Rings You'll Want To Consider Before Choosing Yours

For those of you who want something a little different.

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Diamonds are fab and all, but not everyone wants to shell out the price of a small farm for a piece of jewellery. 

Before you sign up for the usual whopper diamond ring, why not consider a coloured stone, something in rose gold, a cool contemporary pieces or a ring that's been handmade just for you?

 We've picked out a few of our favourite alternative engagement gems for the bride  (and groom!) who wants something different... 

1. This Sprig ring with Cognac diamond

€1,380 at Design Yard.

Cognac Diamond

2. This Aurélie Bidermann Chivor ring

€1,520 at net-a-porter.

Ring 8

3. This Watermelon cocktail ring 

€500 at The Real Real

Ring 5

4. Chupi's Sparkle In The Wild in Prasiolite 

€929 at Chupi

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5. This very cool X ring in Black Rhodium with White Diamonds

€886 by Assya London.

Oriental Ornr2 X Ring In Black Rhodium With White Diamonds

6. Zoe and Morgan's White Saphire cluster ring 

€999 at Loulerie


7. Monica Vinader's Naida ring

€340 at Brown Thomas.

Ring 3

8. Etsy's White Moonstone ring

€527.89 at Etsy.

Yellow Ring

9. This handmade Lemon Quartz ring 

€1,065.76 by SlowackJewelry.

Ring 9

10. Gucci's stud and crystal-embellished ring

€490 at matchesfashion.com.


11. This Conflict-Free ring in rose gold 

€494.33 at Ash Hilton

Ring 11

12. This arrow Kira ring

€1,100 at Digby & Iona.


13. This Roble ring 

€900 at BHLDN

Roble Diamond Ring

14. Vrai & Oro's Trillion ring

€350 at Vrai & Oro

Ring 14

15. This Ginette NY Mini Straw ring

€750 at Eliza Page

Ring 15

16. Sydney Evan's Scripted Love ring

€969.47 at Intermix

Sydney Evan Gold 14K Rose Gold Diamond Love Script Ring Product 1 8429498 748983349

17. This pearl and gold Chloé ring 

€240 at Ssense


18. Carat's Pear Canary ring

€300 at Selfridges


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Written By

Jo Linehan

Jo is a writer, stylist and explorer. She loves fashion, knows great style and is interested in people and great stories. She lives in Phibsborough and is in love with Dublin.