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List Love: 15 Engagement Rings You've Never Seen Before

List Love: 15 Engagement Rings You've Never Seen Before
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List Love: in which we present all manner of helpful tidbits and interesting diversions, strictly in list form. Because who doesn’t love lists?

In the wedding world, mid-November means one thing, and one thing only—engagement season is officially here!

A whopping one-third of couples get engaged between Thanksgiving and Christmas, turning big box jewelry stores into engagement stations this time of year. But what if a simple solitaire just isn't your style? Well, you've come to the right place, my friend. You see, we've gone off the beaten path to showcase fifteen one-of-a-kind engagement rings that are anything but ordinary. Let's jump in!

1. Gilded Romance

Part of Claire Pettibone's collaboration with Trumpet and Horn, this heavily adorned oval engagement ring is the perfect fit for lovers of all things vintage.

2. Rugged Delicacy

Hand-crafted by Bario Neal, this next piece features a rough cut diamond with asymmetrical yellow diamond side-stones, making it both classic and edgy at the same time.

3. Cluster Love

Catbird's double-banded cluster ring will leave her speechless in the best possible way.

4. Charming Minimalism

A wizard when it comes to crafting rings, Ash Hilton uses recycled metal and sustainably mined diamonds to create expressively minimalist masterpieces, like this brushed-metal band adorned with a single diamond fleck.

5. Regal Feature

Give your soon-to-be bride the royal treatment with this modern take on Princess Kate's iconic engagement ring from Tacori.

6. Solitaire Surprise

A rose gold cable band makes this simple solitaire from Julian Studio anything but ordinary. Throw in the fact that the center stone in this is not a diamond, but a lab-created stone called moissanite, and you've got yourself a uniquely classic engagement ring.

7. Hazy Allure

Featuring a smoky, olive-hued diamond, this ring from Digby & Iona is a straight up show-stopper.

8. Emerald City Elegance

With a white sapphire baguette center stone and lush green accents, this Sundance ring delivers a double dose of emerald.

9. Little Black Diamond

Anna Sheffield consistently delivers uniquely stunning rings—and this rosette cut black diamond halo is no exception.

10. Natural Brilliance

Featuring a conflict-free oval diamond secured with leaf-shaped prongs, an etched metal band, and a barely-there halo, this Ken & Dana creation will delight your nature-loving bride.

11. Modern Heft

This faux-tension set engagement ring by Node Form gives off a chic, androgynous vibe.

12. Yellow Diamond Delight

For a monochromatic look, try this New Stone Age style that combines a yellow rosette cut diamond and a yellow gold brushed band to create an engagement ring that is utterly unique.

13. Perfectly Peach

This morganite pear cut set in rose gold from samNsue Jewelry Design offers a peachy twist on the the classic halo.

14. Dainty Refinement

Catbird's delicate diamond and pearl sandwich overflows with graceful restraint.

15. Three-Sided Stunner

Dual trillion-cut sapphires take center stage in this Bario Neal creation.

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