With the high-stakes holidays behind us, chances are some of you ladies might currently be rocking a shiny new engagement ring on your left hand. And, if you didn't get a chance to do so pre-proposal, now's your chance to go ring shopping all by yourself and pick out the perfect wedding band to pair it with. Of course, with so many cool bauble designers out there, you needn't go the classic eternity band route. Instead, we're helping appease creative brides and locavore shoppers alike by bringing you this roundup of some of the coolest wedding rings out there. Like it? Then go ahead. Click through. And put a ring on it.
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Jennifer Dawes Hewn Oval .75ct Rose-Cut Diamond Solitaire in 18k Yellow Gold, $6280, Hewn Oval Rose-Cut Diamond Eternity Band in 18k Yellow Gold, $5340, Hewn Round Rose-Cut Diamond Eternity Band in 18k Yellow Gold, $3840, all available at Gallery of Jewels, 4089 24th Street (at Castro Street); 415-285-0626.
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Sarah Swell Ridgeback Rings, $117-$324, available at Sarah Swell.
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Jeanine Payer Arielle 18k Band With Custom Quote, starting at $1320, available at Jeanine Payer.
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Sethi Couture Deco Eternity Band with Multicolor Natural Fancy-Color Diamonds in 18k and Black Rhodium Accent, $2900, available at Gallery of Jewels, 427 Post Street (at Powell Street); 415-617-0007.
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Antique 1940's 14k and Diamond Half-Hoop Ring, $1067, available at Metier, 355 Sutter Street (between Stockton Street and Grant Avenue); 415-989-5395.
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Melissa Joy Manning White-Gold Wedding Band with 12 Black Diamonds, $750, available at Melissa Joy Manning, 827 5th Street (between Delaware Street and Hearst Avenue), Berkeley; 510-647-9409.
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Jessica Winzelberg 14k Rose-Gold Double-Peak Ring, $1125, available at Esqueleto, 482a 49th Street (at Telegraph Avenue), Oakland; 212-920-5666.
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Lauren Wolf Jewelry Silver Sea Urchin Stack Rings, $40 each, available at Esqueleto, 482a 49th Street (at Telegraph Avenue), Oakland; 212-920-5666.
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Cathy Waterman 22k Gold Hammered Ring with Princess-Cut Pink Sapphire, $1670, available at Metier, 355 Sutter Street (between Stockton Street and Grant Avenue); 415-989-5395.
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Daisy San Luis 18k Hammered Yellow-Gold Rings with Rose-Cut Champagne Dia Eternity Bands, $3800 for his, $2200 for hers, available at Fiat Lux, 218 Church Street (between Market and 15th streets); 415-312-8413.
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Philip Crangi Black Steel Twist with Gold Weld Ring, $334, available at Metier, 355 Sutter Street (between Stockton Street and Grant Avenue); 415-989-5395.
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Toby Pomeroy EcoSilver Ring, available at Manika, 11 Maiden Lane (at Kearny Street); 415-399-1990.