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Affordable Engagement Rings — They Exist!

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    Your love is priceless. Your engagement ring? Not so much. If you can afford a serious rock, that's cool, but not everyone can drop Kardashian-style dollars on a cushion-cut sparkler. But that doesn't mean that a gorgeous piece of proposal bling isn't in the cards for you. A little creativity and some stealth searching can result in a ring fit for the most important bride ever — you. And we happen to have done all that legwork for you. Even better? Your unique gem will stand out in a sea of boring cookie-cutter rocks. So, without further ado, we're showing off 13 gorgeous symbols of affection that won't set you back more than $1,000. The perfect ring and a balanced budget? Talk about wedded bliss.

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