12 Brilliant Engagement Rings With Prices That Won't Blind You

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    There's a little myth that engagement rings should cost a small fortune. But, when it comes to committing to that glittering gem, no one should have to fork over their life savings. In fact, we scoured some of our favorite jewelry boutiques and tracked down a dozen dream rings — all with price tags under $500.

    Featuring marquise, circle, and pear-cut stones paired with silver, gold, and rose-gold bands, the beautiful baubles ahead make taking the next step a no-brainer. So, grab your significant other, and click through to get some serious inspiration. And, rest assured — these pretty jewels will be kind to you and your wallet.

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