When you're searching for a unique engagement ring, where should you start? It's a question we've heard from many a bride-to-be, as it's hard not to feel overwhelmed when there's so much around, and your mum is probably pressuring you to get a traditional gold band with a diamond ring.
But if you're tired of that look or just want something that's a little different to suit your own personal style, what should you go for? Well, our rule is there are no rules. Why should you feel restricted if you want to stand out from the crowd? While we're sure you already have your own Pinterest board going and have checked out our guide to the best engagement rings for every budget, we've hunted down some more unusual rings to give you some inspiration.
From classic styles with a twist to gobstopper-type pieces of jewellery that will always make a statement, there is a lot out there for the alternative bride. And if you want a diamond ring, we've still found plenty of those just in different shapes and interesting cuts that we guarantee few others have considered. Keep scrolling to click through our gallery of the most unusual and unique engagement rings.
A twist on the traditional diamond ring.
Want something really interesting? Try a more masculine-looking ring.
The rose gold band makes this an unusual (and gorgeous!) choice.
How pretty is this?
This definitely has the wow factor.
For the Bowie-loving bride.
Sleek and minimal, with a splash of diamonds.
Black diamonds are a chicer and bold choice.
While this isn't available yet (you'll have to contact the shop to find out), the open ring style with the diamond band really sets this one apart from other cookie-cutter versions.
This ring is such a cool way to say yes.
Such a unique engagement ring.
A contemporary approach to the diamond ring.
We'd marry anyone who gave us this ring (JK, but come on—look at it).
Who says you can only have one diamond? (Not us. Never us).