Is it just us, or are emeralds having a major moment in jewelry right now? Sure, rubies, sapphires, and other gemstones are on our fashion radar, but there’s something about the rich green shade of this particular gem that has us doing double-takes—specifically when they’re featured on engagement rings. While nontraditional rings have been gaining in popularity, an emerald-and-diamond engagement ring feels both unexpected and timeless.
If you’re a bride who wants to go the unconventional route for her bridal style, yet wants a ring that’ll transcend the trends of today, an emerald ring is your best bet. Take it as an updated version of Kate Middleton’s sapphire engagement ring, worn by the Duchess of Cambridge and the iconic Princess Diana. Ready to refresh your inspiration board? Scroll down below to see the emerald engagement rings on the market that we’re loving right now. By the time you get to the end, you’ll be ready to drop a few hints to your S.O.