And if that's the case, this post is for you. We've picked through the virtual jewelry box that is the Internet and found the alternative engagement rings (yep, that means stones other than diamonds) that cash in under $500.
Now, since you're saving cash in a very serious way, perhaps it might be worth extending your honeymoon another week or so? Because, let's be honest, you're the kind of bride who know that that's the best thing about getting married, anyway (or at least one of 'em!).