42 Alternative Engagement Rings For The Non-Traditional Bride

For fashion-loving, design-driven, and unconventional fiancés-to-be, a simple solitaire rarely comes to mind when dreaming about a must-have engagement ring. Rather than debating the nuances of a cushion vs. a princess-cut stone, whether to opt for baguettes or stick to a simple stone or how large a pavé-set halo should be, you dream of emeralds, rubies, vintage cuts and rare pearls. Your style has never been ordinary and has few restrictions, but is always tasteful–and the token your fiancé proposes with should follow suit. Here are 42 (yes, 42) unconventional–yet undeniably stunning–engagement rings for you to consider subtly hinting to–or, in the spirit of being non-traditional, asking for outright