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Some might think they're status symbols, but we all know what a great engagement ring should be: a gorgeous find that reflects its wearer! Every lady wants something really special on her finger, something that captures how rare and great the love she feels is …even if she's still in the dreaming phase (don't worry, we're with you).
And, even if a trip down the aisle isn't in your near future, taking a gander at these alternative beauties is still a total treat and sure to keep the hopeless romantic in you still, well, hopeful.
Update: This story was first published on January 21, 2014, during the last big snowstorm in NYC. In honor of Blizzmaggedon 2015, we've decided to revisit our favorite WTF posts on Weather.com and share some more of it's strange, scary, and entirely un-related-to-weather content. Give yourself a break from storm updates read
When we approach the middle of winter, we tend to fall into a style rut: The novelty of piling on layers has worn off, and the first three sweaters at the top of our stack become the only three sweaters we wear. But, #becausewinter isn't an excuse for our outfits to fall flat. So, instead of grabbing that solid read