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    32 Stunning Engagement Rings Under $500

    Because you knew they were the one when they ~proposed~ you both spend a little less on a ring.

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    1. A baguette ring in an East-West setting, because you know getting married is the right ~direction~ for you and your S.O.

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    Get it from Hello Ring on Etsy for $339+ (available in 6 colors and sizes 3–8).

    2. A sterling silver and diamond twig ring that'll be adored by nature-loving couples who know they'll ~stick~ together forever.

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    Get it from Praxis Jewelry on Etsy for $160 (available in two styles and sizes 4–10).

    3. A volcanic rock and coral band β€” it'll make your boo ~erupt~ in happy tears when they see this in your hand as you get down on one knee.

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    Get it from Wood Life Jewelry on Etsy for $211 (available in seven widths and sizes 4–16).

    4. A pavΓ© diamond set ring sure to keep you two as close as the dainty diamonds in this piece.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $395 (available in sizes 4.5–7.5).

    5. A sterling silver aquamarine ring that'll add some color to their finger, like the color they've added to your life since you first started dating.

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    Get it from Ringcrush on Amazon Handmade for $47.90 (customized size available).

    6. A pearl ring in an orbit setting β€” a gorgeous way to uniquely show that your love is outta this world.

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    Get it from Takk for $145.

    7. A personalized initial ring for couples who never got over the "M+C=Love" stage of their high school sweetheart romance.

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    Get it from GLDN for $53 (available in four materials and 3–9).

    8. Or a custom fingerprint band β€” the kind of ring just made for a person who knows how to read between the lines.

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    Get it from Danique Jewelry on Amazon Handmade for $27.

    9. A rose gold morganite ring meant to be worn by the person who is morganright for you.

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    Get it from Love Rings Design on Etsy for $475.15+ (available in three metals and sizes 4–10).

    10. A practical silicon ring for someone who will have a weight lifted off their shoulders knowing they don't need to worry about their ring at the gym... while they're lifting weights.

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    Get it on Amazon for $5.95+ (available in sizes 3.5–9).

    11. A silver split band ring you can give to the one person who made the ~cut~ in your life.

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    Get it from Spring for $248 (available in six colors and sizes 5–8).

    12. A regal square ring sure to be the ~right angle~ when it comes to your fashionable fiancΓ©.

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    Get it from Anthropologie for $98 (available in two colors and sizes 6–7).

    13. A modernist pearl signet ring sporting a mother-of-pearl circle and rectangles that's sure to help you ~shape up~ while you get yourself pumped for the proposal.

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    Get it from Of A Kind for $275 (available in sizes 5–8).

    14. A sterling sliver teardrop ring to be as on-trend as your shared love of cold brew coffee and avocado toast.

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    Get it from Rose & Choc on Etsy for $23 (available in sizes 4–10).

    15. A quartz and copper ring set that'll mix metals as flawlessly as you two have mixed your lives together.

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    Get it from Rose Anvil for $325 (also available customized).

    16. A solid brass band with unique indented detail for the couple who want to celebrate their relationship through ~holy~ matrimony.

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    Get it from Azalea for $100 (available in sizes 7–10.5).

    17. A Markle-esque three-stone engagement ring that'll add something royally sweet to your wedding.

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    Get it from NyFineJewelry on Etsy for $463.50+ (available in six materials and sizes 3–9).

    18. A rustic signet ring perfect for a rugged edge to your tender-loving care.

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    Get it from Carpe Diem Jewelry on Amazon Handmade for $79 (available in sizes 5–14.5).

    19. A gold pear opal ring that'll make your S.O. say "opalease pick this one!"

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    Get it from Fondeur on Etsy for $152 (available in three materials and sizes 2–12).

    20. A delicate, three-stone gold band for every minimalist who knows you don't need a big ring to represent your big commitment to each other.

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    Get it from JVS Concept on Etsy for $95+ (available in 15 colors and sizes 2–10).

    21. A separated gem ring sure to make a sophisticated statement true to your boo's fashion sense.

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    Get it from Anthropologie for $48 (available in three colors and sizes 6–7).

    22. A carbon fiber ring with wood inlay that'll prove no matter how great your relationship looks on the outside, what you two share on the inside is even better.

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    Get it from Wood Wedding Bands on Etsy for $235 (available in sizes 5–13 and four widths).

    23. A stunning gold floating ring, because your future spouse makes you feel like you're walking on air.

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    Get it from Spring for $185 (available in sizes 5.5–8).

    24. A platinum plated solitaire ring that's gonna give you that sparkle and shine while also giving you the freedom to still have money in the bank.

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    Promising review: "I bought this ring as a temporary wedding replacement set while in my third trimester of pregnancy. Let's just say, I have received more compliments with this ring than with my $10k ring!! Lol. So many people have said 'Oh my god you have a new ring set!' Or 'Wow! I never noticed your ring before!' I'm a nurse and even my patients are constantly commenting on this ring. Very much worth the price and you really cannot tell it isn't real." β€”Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $32.68 (available in sizes 5–9).

    25. A diamond eternity band for people who don't want to hit a snag in their relationship, or their ring.

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    Get it from Nordstrom for $350+ (available in five colors and sizes 4.5–7.5).

    26. A mother-of-pearl graduated stone ring that'll look fantastic on its own, or with a collection of bands that grows as your relationship does.

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    Get it from Catbird for $324 (available in three metals with custom sizing).

    27. A bold exposed crystal ring, because it was ~crystal~ clear when you met your boo that you were going to be together forever.

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    Get it from LexLuxe on Etsy for $148 (available in sizes 4–8).

    28. A mixed metal ring for everyone who wants the best of both worlds as you meld your two worlds together.

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    Get it from Of A Kind for $70.

    29. An oval moonstone ring to let them know they are forever your light in the dark.

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    Get it from Azalea for $390 (available in sizes 6–7).

    30. A stunning gold infinity ring that'll be a fun ~twist~ on a traditional band.

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    Get it from Anthropologie for $98 (available in sizes S–L).

    31. A perfect uncut opal engagement ring you're gonna want to ~plant~ on their finger the minute you have it in your hands.

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    Get it from Gemologies on Etsy for $365+ (available in three band widths and sizes 3–10).

    32. And finally, a handmade rose gold and aquamarine ring you know will be a one-of-a-kind ring for your one and only.

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    Get it from NyFineJewelry on Etsy for $463.50 (available in six materials and sizes 3–9).

    These rings prove you don't have to spend a lot of money to get a reaction that'll be priceless.

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