10 engagement ring designers you need to know
With engagement season almost upon us, we're sharing an edit of 10 engagement ring designers you need to know about. Whether you're looking for a classic diamond halo or an authentic antique gemstone ring; or perhaps you'd prefer to design your own custom engagement ring, be sure to check out these engagement ring designers who create exquisite designs for women with impeccable taste. You can thank us later!
Sarah O. Jewelry
From traditional to alternative, Sarah O. offers a selection of rough and fancy cut diamonds alongside the more widely recognized white diamonds and sapphires. Her signature designs can also be customized in almost any imaginable way to create your ultimate dream ring. Sarah O. is committed to ongoing environmental consciousness in sourcing and manufacturing, and works closely with suppliers and jewelers in order to ensure her engagement rings are produced in the most ethical way possible.
Marro Fine sources precious stones from all over the world to create pieces you can’t find anywhere else. Marrow Fine exclusively works with natural conflict-free earth-mined diamonds, both newly mined and upcycled antiques. The brand believes that fine jewelry isn’t just for special occasions and creates long-lasting designs to celebrate the everyday.
Grace Lee's exquisite designs strike a balance of elegance and bold design. Her modern classic aesthetic appeals to women who appreciate quality and who share her commitment to using ethical diamonds. All of Grace Lee rings are meant to be stacked and layered creating a modern canvas for a personalized wedding set.
Ashley Zhang Jewelry
Ashley Zhang Jewelry offers a collection of engagement rings and custom designs that value quality, design, individuality, and craftsmanship over fashion. Described as modern heirlooms to be worn daily, Ashley Zhang's unique designs mark special occasions in one's lifetime. Ashley only works with recycled gold and metals and is committed to only working with ethically sourced stones, many of which are repurposed — where a damaged antique stone is re-cut and repurposed into a modern cut.
Specialists in ethically-engineered lab grown diamonds, New York-based Grown Brilliance embodies a new wave of beautifully designed sustainable diamond jewelry. The brand produces six stylistically diverse collections a year, following a commitment to timeless jewels and conscious living.
Everett Fine Jewelry
Elegant sophistication with a touch of laid-back California charm sums up Everett Fine Jewelry. The brand is all about simple, clean designs that let the natural beauty of complex and brilliant stones take center stage. Founded by Alexandra Cole Nelson, Everett Fine Jewelry is inspired by her relaxed California roots paired with the timeless aesthetic of her new home, New York City.
Or & Elle
Luxury diamond atelier Or & Elle uses lab-grown diamonds and recycled gold to create timeless engagement rings. Born out of a fourth-generation family Atelier in Antwerp, the brand was founded to channel century-old craftmanship and expertise into a new era of sustainability and transparency.
Susie Saltzman makes beautiful keepsakes that celebrate unique and personal milestones. Each design is effortless, easy to wear and offers something unexpected while still feeling as though it could have spanned generations past and those yet to come. All materials used by Susie Saltzman are sourced through environmentally responsible procedures, and great care is taken with the custom fabrication of each piece.
The go-to brand for beautiful antique diamonds and other rare stones, Andria Barboné offers exquisite designs handmade in New York’s Diamond District. In addition to original designs, the brand has a large collection of authentic antique and vintage jewelry ranging from the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, Mid-Century and Retro eras.
Chupi Sweetman creates jewelry that celebrates every chapter of life’s perfectly imperfect journey. Her timeless designs are created with recycled solid gold, precious stones and consciously sourced diamonds. The brand takes a non-seasonal approach to designing the collections and deliberately keep them small to avoid overproduction and waste.