24 Gorgeous Engagement Rings You Can Buy From Your Favorite Department Stores

As if the buildup to The Question weren't stressful enough, finding the perfect engagement ring can be a task in and of itself — especially when the ring's future wearer (you, of course) has such excellent and exacting taste. However, we have good news. The ring of your dreams may be right under your nose — more specifically, sitting on the shelves of your favorite department store. That's right, among the wardrobe essentials, sensible shoes, and miscellaneous kitchen appliances, you'll find indie jewelers, vintage-inspired settings, and rocks that'll sparkle forever after. That trip to the mall just got a lot less ordinary.
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JCPenney

Vintage-inspired without the auction-house price, thanks to a plated-gold finish.
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The word "elegant" is an understatement when you're talking about baguette diamonds and white gold.
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A flower-like diamond cluster is forever (unlike those roses you got from the corner deli).
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Barneys New York

An emerald-cut sapphire combined with white pavé diamonds means business.
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A 14-karat-gold ring that's totally romantic.
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Bergdorf Goodman

While this ring appears at first glance to be one retro burst of grey pavé diamonds, it's actually two rings that can be worn three ways for maximum stacking options.
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A nod to vintage Spanish styles, this 18-karat-gold band proves that you don't need an oversized stone to make a statement.
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A Deco-inspired, 14-karat-gold ring that also is said to ward off evil spirits? Yes, please.
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Macy's

An oval-cut sapphire is proof that you and your S.O.'s love runs deep.
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A regal band that's fit for a queen (that's you).
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The split, white-gold band is a subtle detail we can get behind.
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Saks Fifth Avenue
Even though this band features colored gems, it is surprisingly versatile since the sapphires and topaz stones are subdued enough to match your everyday jewelry.
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Not a diamond girl? Try a black pearl instead.
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Double your diamonds with an 18-karat-gold shaped setting.
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Nordstrom

Whether you choose rose or yellow gold, this diamond band will sparkle forever.
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If you're going for a solitaire, might as well go big with a diamond band, too, right?
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White gold and round pavé settings are modern and made to last.
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Neiman Marcus

A double diamond and 18-karat-gold band inspired by Paris? Oui, oui, oui!
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The organic lines and bright, white pearl of this ring feel contemporary.
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Inspired by the 1930s, this diamond band features a mix of round-cup and baguette diamonds for a retro feel.
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Bloomingdale's

An alt choice at a moderate price point, this stunner features a diamond set in 18-karat-gold vermeil.
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For the girl who loves her sparkle on a budget, this cubic-zirconia-and-sterling-silver ring delivers on shine for less than $200.
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Don't be afraid to mix metals. The delicate diamond in this ring is set in 14-karat gold, which means you don't have to commit to just sterling silver.

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