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diamond ring

We’ve written a lot about diamond rings over the years, including how to deal with jealousy and concerns about the ethics of diamond rings. Ooh, and if you want to go straight to the source, check out a few of our very favorite diamond engagement rings, vintage rings, wedding bands, eco-friendly fine jewelry, and custom styles right here.

2021 unique engagement ring trends for Offbeat Brides

Part of how Offbeat Bride is able to stay online is what’s known as affiliate sales. This means that when we feature a product on the site, if you click the link, we get a small percentage of products you buy. We can’t see who buys what, but we CAN see which products get purchased… and we LOVE seeing what’s trending with Offbeat Bride readers!

These are the 10 most popular engagement rings with Offbeat Bride readers in 2021. Do you see yours?

5 ways younger millennials & Gen Z are changing the wedding game

A few things we know about the next generations of couples: they’re getting married later in life, deeply fear divorce, are less apprehensive about prenups, and are changing the wedding game in a lot more ways than just adding social media tags to their photos. Millennials and Generation Z (those born between the mid-’80s and 2000) are shaking up traditions in mindful ways that make a lot of sense. From microweddings to lab-created diamonds, let’s see what changes we’ll see in the coming decade…

PEAK HALLOWEDDING: When you propose with a coffin ring at a pumpkin patch

Some of you may remember Laurie and Andrew’s moody halloween wedding which featured a ton of classy but macabre morbid details, complete with the bride and groom driving off in a hearse. But wait, did you notice that ring Laurie’s wearing? Did you think to yourself, hey wait a minute — is that a FREAKING COFFIN RING!?

These chic wooden wedding rings are our newest obsession & totally budget-friendly

These chic wooden wedding rings are our newest obsession & totally budget-friendly

If you’re into a natural, rustic, or boho look that fits both your style and especially your budget, you’re going to flip when you see these rings from Wooden Rings. They’ve got that gorgeous organic feel that we ADORE and you can make them totally your own. And that rainbow layered wood is calling someone’s name, I just know it. Let’s see a few of our favorites and learn how you can snag 10% off of their already super affordable pricing…

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings with Brilliant Earth

How to mix timeless style with unique engagement ring settings

When it comes to picking out a piece of jewelry you’ll likely wear daily, for years, maybe for the rest of your life(!), it pays to take some time to find out what styles work for you. Your lifestyle, your fashion choices, your personal interests, your family history, your relationship with your partner… all of these can help you determine what kind of engagement ring you’ll want to wear (or buy for your partner!).

Here's why thinking about your wedding band BEFORE buying an engagement ring pays off (& ideas from Joseph Jewelry!)

These custom wedding sets prove that thinking about wedding bands ahead of time pays off

If you’re thinking about what kind of engagement ring you want (or want to buy for someone else!), it might be worth it to think about your eventual wedding band, too. Why? Because you can create some truly gorgeous and unique wedding sets when you think ahead. We’ve partnered with Joseph Jewelry, maker of our most coveted rings, to share how you can custom create a wedding ring set that you’ll adore. Because, really, you’ll be wearing that set far longer than just that engagement ring.