The growing trend of engagement ring styles is moving away from diamonds and back to other jewels to sparkle on your finger. Sapphires, emeralds, quartz, and other gems are now showcased and desired from trendy brides for ethical reasons or to make a unique statement. Here are a few to drool over:

1. Pale green amethyst, 18k gold band, handmade in the UK

http://www.bhldn.com/the-shop-jewelry/woodland-sun-ring?ref=cj&cm_mmc=CJ-_-Affiliates-_-rewardStyle-_-11670184

Woodland Sun Ring

2. Oregon sunstone, 14k rose gold, diamond band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/112231758/oregon-sunstone-and-diamond-ring-deposit?utm_source=Pinterest&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

Oregon Sunstone

3. Black diamond center stone, diamond halo

https://www.etsy.com/listing/204025234/halo-diamond-black-spinel-engagement?ref=shop_home_active_1

Black Diamond

4. Moss agate, 14k rose gold band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/50096231/mystical-moss-agate-ring-14k-rose-pink

Moss Agate

5. Smokey quartz, black diamond band

http://everythingjustpurelovely.tumblr.com/post/36208601433

Smokey Quartz

6. Purple alexandrite, platinum band (fun fact: alexandrines slightly change color, ranging from purple to deep teal)

https://www.etsy.com/listing/110858846/platinum-alexandrite-ring-diamond-halo

Alexandrite, conflict-free diamonds

7. Ivory pearl, diamond clusters, 14k gold band

http://www.heavenlytreasures.com/334fa14r.html

Ivory Pearl

8. Blue sapphire, platinum band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/123046035/perfect-cornflower-blue-sapphire-in-a?utm_source=OpenGraph&utm_medium=PageTools&utm_campaign=Share

Blue Sapphire

9. Emerald, diamond clusters, circa 1900

http://farlang.com

Emerald

10. Peach champagne sapphire, rose gold diamond band

https://www.etsy.com/listing/180782325/139ct-peach-champagne-tear-drop-sapphire

Peach Champagne Sapphire

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