Category Archive

non-diamond ring

Sapphires rings, ruby rings, emerald rings… even rings without stones at all! This is our archive of non-diamond engagement rings and wedding bands. You may also want to check out these archives: custom rings, eco-wedding rings, non-ring alternatives, and ring tattoos! Oh and der: don’t forget about our Vendor Guide listing of alternative wedding rings and jewelry.

Gemvara’s customizable wedding jewelry is super addictive

Okay, here’s the thing about our sponsor Gemvara Jewelry: it doesn’t matter if you’re in the market for wedding rings or not — their website WILL suck you in and not let you go. So let’s dive into the pretty blingy goodness, and explore exactly WHY Gemvara is so highly addictive.

17 wedding bands to blow your dude’s mind (updated!)

Women’s wedding bands come in all shapes, sizes, colors and styles, and a lot of the time men’s choices are boiled down to “gold” or “white gold.” So, I thought I’d do a roundup to encourage the guys to live it up a little. Here are some of my favorite men’s wedding bands with some serious style and funky trends.

Ethically-sourced sapphires in every color imaginable from Brilliant Earth

Ariel and I are both the proud owners of Brilliant Earth sapphire rings. Ariel rocks one of their sapphire engagement rings and I have one of their sapphire bands that I like to mix and match with my wedding rings. But enough about us … let’s talk about pretty sparkly blue things…

Nature-inspired wedding jewelry from Turtle Love Co.

Whether you’re shopping for an engagement ring, wedding bands or a pair of funky earrings for your Maid of Honor — Turtle Love Co. has you covered, and this time they’ve taken their inspiration directly from nature.

Gorgeous and guilt-free antique engagement rings from Brilliant Earth

We’ve showed you a lot of fabulous jewelry from Brilliant Earth over the years. But I’m particularly excited about featuring their antique and vintage engagement rings. Here are just a few of the choices that are still available (for the moment) over at Brilliant Earth

19 alternative engagement rings perfect for proposing to your offbeat beloved

19 alternative engagement rings perfect for proposing to your offbeat beloved

While Offbeat Brides don’t always follow the wedding conventions, I do notice that lots of offbeat proposals happen during the traditional time, which is between Thanksgiving and New Years. So let’s look at some offbeat engagement rings!