It seems that diamonds aren’t a girl’s only best friend. There are a growing number of unconventional ladies moving away from the traditional white diamond engagement rings, and into a dazzling array of alternative rocks to seal the deal. From multistone marvels to art deco overlays to stackable styles, these modern day counterparts prove that popping the question in glorious technicolor is a surefire way outshine tradition and stand out from the rest.
Channel your inner sea goddess with a set of stackable emerald rings, reminiscent of the colors of the ocean.
This starburst piece will put a twinkle in anyone's eye.
This black solitary sapphire is as anti-establishment pretty as you can get.
For the bride that captured her lone wolf.
Morganite, with its soft, feminine hue looks really beautiful set in rose gold.
The dreamy softness of the pearl pairs wonderfully with the array of diamonds.
Leather accents make these babies perf for chicks who rock hard.
Fancy flapper dames will love this art deco inspired beauty.
Too many stones to pick from? A lovely collation of your favorite gems such as this pretty ring is the solution to your dilemma.
Raw diamonds paired with delicate metal works can also be real pretty.
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