32 Unexpected Engagement Rings That Are Quirky, Not Cutesy

The term "basic" probably isn't one you want attributed to your engagement ring. While classic, solitaire diamond styles are lovely (and by no means boring), they are not everyone's first choice. Thankfully, they're also far from being the only choice. Alternative stones and symbols — like tourmalines and ouroboros — are also bathing in the ceremonial spotlight right now. It's not that brides today are collectively eschewing tradition, rather there's no precise formula for setting one's love in stone. To support keeping things creative, we've sourced 32 left-hand alternatives to try on for size. Keep reading and you may just find The One.