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.

Angling for the most stunning geometric engagement rings we could find

Angling for the most stunning geometric engagement rings we could find

We posted a delicious geometric engagement ring set over on Instagram the other day and could not stop talking about it. It cast a spell on us all and I couldn’t stop myself from deep diving into looking up more like it. From hexagonal diamonds to kite-shaped gemstones to intricate and bold angular settings, there’s a ring here that will stop your heart.

From Bauhaus-inspired to Art Deco to the Mines of Moria, these geometric-inspired rings are angling to be on your finger…

Elegant goth wedding rings: black diamonds, skulls, sinister details

For those among us into dark and elegant chicness, goth styles, Halloween themes, and who wouldn’t be caught dead in anything but black, there ARE rings for you. Super elegant, creepily awesome goth wedding rings, engagement rings, and wedding bands to tickle your sinister senses.

These aren’t your mama’s wedding rings (unless your mama’s into skulls!). Let’s go shopping on the dark side…

moonstone wedding rings might be your new obsession

24 reasons why moonstone engagement rings might be your new obsession [Updated for 2021!]

Y’all know the diamonds are not the only stones that dominate the engagement ring market anymore. We’re seeing aaaaall kinds of gemstones infiltrating fingers on offbeat couples: morganite, sapphires, black diamonds, emeralds, and pretty much anything you can think of. But today I went down the gorgeous rabbit hole of MOONSTONE engagement rings. They’re rainbow-y, cloudy, pearly, and so so SO pretty. Plus, they’re majorly affordable and most of these rings make traditional rings look wildly expensive by comparison.

Shall we peek at some of the most gorgeous, most affordable, and most wanting-to-be-on-my-finger moonstone engagement rings ever? I say aye!

Totally non-boring & unique masculine wedding bands [Updated for 2021!]

We’ve shown you LOTS of men’s and masculine wedding bands before, but I’m bringing some new ideas to the table this time. I’m talking wood grains, rainbow-inlaid crystal, trillion-cut sapphires, animals sculpted into the metal, neon inner bands, brushed metal, the Bat Symbol, skulls, and DRAGON SCALE. It’s a whole new batch of weird, wild, and totally non-boring masculine wedding bands to fill your dapper heart (or your groom’s!) with pure, golden joy.

The most non-basic engagement rings you won't find at the mall

The most non-basic engagement rings you won’t find at the mall

We’re here today to talk about rings you’ll NEVER see at the mall or your chain jewelry store. These are the most non-basic rings y’all will ever see. From custom-cut gemstones to diamonds surrounded by black ceramic (WUT) to sandblasted gold, these are some of the most unique, most intriguing, and most gorgeous rings we’ve ever seen.

Let’s get to the bling!

The magic that makes handmade wedding rings become heirlooms

Looking at engagement rings and wedding bands can be an exercise in sameness. And if there’s anything we know about offbeat couples, it’s that they are into something different and something authentic to them. That’s why we get a little giddy when we find a jeweler that goes above and beyond to make customized handmade wedding rings and jewelry for couples who want something that isn’t the same old thing. And we’re extra giddy for our partner Hunt Country Jewelers.