30 Mind-Blowing Engagement Rings Made In NYC

Forget clothes, makeup, and shoes — we all know that diamonds are a girl's best friend. Really, who doesn't want a little sparkle on their finger every now and then? That's why, just in time for Valentine's Day (listen up, significant others!), we've rounded up 30 of the most gorgeous baubles made right here in the city. From square-cut to pear-shaped to the simplest of bands, there's something here for every New York bride-to-be (and those aspiring future brides, too).
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Photo: Courtesy of Barneys New York.
Ana Khouri
Haute couture (and limited-number) pieces inspired by the designer's worldly background — she's a New Yorker by way of Brazil and London.
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Photo: Courtesy of Andy Lifschutz.
Andy Lifschutz
Andy Lifschutz creates artisanal designs that emphasize the importance of the stones in their rarest, most natural form. Rocks for your fingers, in the most literal sense.
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Photo: Courtesy of The One I Love.
The One I Love
Why get a new ring when you can score an antique, recycled one?
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Photo: Courtesy of Bliss Lau.
Bliss Lau
Pieces inspired by the Brooklyn Bridge and the poetry of Anaïs Nin, crafted by a Parsons School of Design graduate.
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Photo: Courtesy of Anna Sheffield.
Anna Sheffield
These are rings that are timeless without being too traditional and conventional — high-quality art.
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Photo: Courtesy of Jelena Behrend Studio.
Jelena Behrend Studio
Rings that are handmade, hand-forged, and hand-polished, all crafted at Behrend's Lower East Side studio.
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Photo: Courtesy of Catbird.
Elisa Solomon
Gems with a '60s sensibility: They're crafted with the fundamentals of love, freedom, and kindness.
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Photo: Courtesy of Jennifer Fisher.
Jennifer Fisher
A chic go-to and fashion-industry favorite for sleek, custom designs.
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Photo: Courtesy of Doyle & Doyle.
Doyle & Doyle
The sister-run business (born from the founders' love of rummaging through their grandmother's jewelry) sells a highly curated selection of vintage and antique gems.
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Photo: Courtesy of Mociun.
Mociun
A quaint haven for all things craft and artisan, including gems and baubles.
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Photo: Courtesy of Digby & Iona.
Digby & Iona
Get lost for hours amid the vintage jewels (and other treasures) at this Cobble Hill studio.
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Photo: Courtesy of Lillot.
Lillot
Freshwater pearls for the diamond-shy.
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Photo: Courtesy of Macha.
Macha
Self-described as part rough, part warmhearted, this London transplant delivers Brooklyn brides the right amount of rock and roll, in ring form.
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Photo: Courtesy of Marisa Perry.
Marisa Perry
A Soho shop filled to the brim with luxurious diamonds.
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Photo: Courtesy of Blanca Monrós Gómez.
Blanca Monrós Gómez
Here, find sophisticated yet simple pieces that pull inspiration from "the fallen seeds of Prospect Park, the antique trinkets in local flea markets, and 19th century novels."
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Photo: Courtesy of Bittersweets New York.
Bittersweets New York
Jewelry style names include the "Heart n Dagger," "The Maggots," "Earthworm," and "Twigs." Enough said.
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Photo: Courtesy of Michele Varian.
Michele Varian
Nothing too chunky or wild here, just a bunch of simple rings done right.
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Photo: Courtesy of Selin Kent.
Selin Kent
Minimalist, architectural wares that are also impossibly cool.
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Photo: Courtesy of Satomi Kawakita.
Satomi Kawakita
If you can't trust a "professional diamond setter," who can you trust?
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Photo: Courtesy of Vena Yekarah.
Vena Yekarah
Stunning, avant-garde metalwork with equally breathtaking stones.
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Photo: Courtesy of In God We Trust.
In God We Trust
Is there anything more New York than a ring purchased from a downtown shopping staple?
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Weiner.
Erica Weiner
Born in Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey, Weiner has crafted a line with a little something for every type of bride: recycled wedding bands, antique jewels, and engagements rings of all designs and price points.
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Photo: Courtesy of Vale Jewelry.
Vale Jewelry
Loved by celebrities, Vale's unique items scream glamour and sophistication.
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Photo: Courtesy of WWake.
WWake
Designer Wing Yau focuses on heirloom jewelry utilizing "contour shapes" and "other-worldly stones."
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Photo: Courtesy of Gillian Conroy.
Gillian Conroy
Conroy's background in goldsmithing and gemology is apparent in her carefully crafted (and aesthetically pleasing) rings.
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Photo: Courtesy of Catbird.
Catbird
There's anything and everything the indie bride could want, and more, right here.
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Photo: Courtesy of Nora Kogan.
Nora Kogan
Meant for the bride-to-be and her best friends: The mix includes bold gems, Japanese Shibari knots, and even a set of breasts, if that's what you're into.
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Photo: Courtesy of Adel Chefridi.
Adel Chefridi
A family-run business that focuses on simplicity and wearability.
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Photo: Courtesy of Finn.
Finn
Not a conventional bride? Find edgy fine jewelry with Finn.
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Photo: Courtesy of Alexis Bittar.
Alexis Bittar
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Bittar gives women exactly what they want: modern, stylish gems that don't take themselves too seriously.

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