• Kelley Jorgensen

Perfect Rings for the Nontraditional Bride

If your bride is anything but traditional, she's going to LOVE this list of the most beautiful wedding/engagement sets. The following are NOT your average Princess cut, 24 carat silver bands. These are opals, and pearls and infinity bands! If you don't want to go to Jared, you've come to the right place!


Here's a list of the most unique, handmade rings on Etsy and links to where to buy them!

Nothing like a hand made wedding ring!

AND these won't break the bank either, (Gotta save up for that honeymoon!)


$259Melrose 8mm 14k Rose Gold Round Blue Topaz Engagement Ring

This gorgeous, rope banded, giant topaz stone, hand made ring has over 600 raving reviews on Etsy!

This 8mm Topaz ring is made by ASweetPear in Los Angeles, California!

Click Here To Get This Ring!

$469

Green Emerald 14k Rose Gold Engagement Ring

Handmade by WillWork Available on Etsy (Here)

The main stone is a 6x8mm Pear cut Lab treated emerald. The accent stones are natural conflict free diamonds. The material is solid 14k gold (white, yellow, rose gold available)

$175

14k Gold Pearl Engagement Ring With Hidden Heart!

If your bride is a simple girl who enjoys the minimalist lifestyle this is totally her ring!

The crafter , ARPELC says of the handcrafted piece, "The band is narrow and delicate. It is approximately 1mm wide. I hand forged it from 14K gold wire to give it a different look. The head is also matte and not shiny- hammered surface."

Get this delicate ring here

$54

Multi Stone Crystal Ring - Electroformed Copper Engagement Ring

No relationship is perfect. Let the engagement ring reflect and embrace your imperfections!

This ring is handmade by Coastal Alchemly in Victoria, Canada

Get this Boho/ Hippie style ring here

$887

Damascus Steel Bridal Set Cobalt Chrome Engagement Ring

No ring forged the same! The use of Damascus Steel make each ring unique.

What you are getting:

4mm Cobalt Engagement Ring, 3mm Engagement Band, 14k Gold Prong Setting, 1/2 ct Swarovski Gemstone

Sold on Etsy by Renaissance Jewelry Here

$896

Alexandrite Moissanite Three Stone Engagement Ring

Wow, Wow, Wow! I'm texting this to my boyfriend right now! That stone is so beautiful.

Each ring is handmade and slightly one of a kind. The stone featured is unique and is color changing. Chatham alexandrite will change colors from purple to teal, with hints of blue and red in certain lightings. The stone is always changing colors, and it really extraordinary and unique!

Ring details:

Main stone is a 7x5mm Chatham made lab alexandrite, certification included.

Side stones are 3mm trillion forever one moissanite. Middle stone has 6 prongs, side stones have 3 prongs, settings have open sides to let the light shine through. Ring is cast in solid 14k yellow, white or rose gold.

Get it here from Oore in Tacoma, Washington!

$1,200

Australian Opal, Rose Gold, Unique Engagement Ring

A little more on the spendy side, but hey, it's Australian Opal and just look at that unique design! Loving the floating gem illusion!

The main stone is a Half Moon Australian Opal, about 6x4mm. The smaller stone is a .03carat diamond VS clarity at 2mm. The band is 14 carat gold. Get it handmade by Maya (Minimal VS) in Ljubljana, Slovenia

$75Natural Blue Sapphire, Alternative Engagement Ring

Choose your shape

These Rustic Blue Sapphire Rings are completely hand made using raw sterling silver materials and Natural Rose Cut Sapphires. The stones sit atop a 2mm wide, half round sterling silver ring band. Each ring will be patinated and then polished to add contrast. These Sapphires have absolutely gorgeous sparkle that is difficult to pick up on camera, they look even better in person. These rings would make a gorgeous Alternative Engagement Ring!

Get them here handmade by Jessica from Studio Ninety Four in Friendship, Maine

Also check out her other Sapphire ring options!

$351

Rose Gold and Silver Cornish Sea Glass Engagement Ring

Extra unusual design incorporating a solid 9 carat rose gold textured band (face width roughly 2mm) and a uniquely set piece of Cornish sea glass (face width roughly 6mm). This setting has a fine silver base that accentuates the color of the sea glass framed with a rose gold accent. This creates an unusual stripe effect down the side. If preferred you can have a totally rose gold setting however.


Get it here from Rough Seas Calm Souls on Etsy in Truro, United Kingdom

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