Perhaps you’ve already noticed, but unconventional engagement rings and wedding bands seem to be gaining serious traction. From unexpected updates on classic styles to nontraditional stones, there’s a ring for every modern bride—including those who consider themselves minimalists. And if you find yourself among them, the chic pearl engagement rings we’re discussing today are for you.
If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional diamonds—or if you want to steer clear of gemstones altogether—a pearl engagement ring feels unique, unconventional, and timeless. Whether they’re the classic round type or the uneven freshwater style, pearls have a way of transcending any jewelry trends you might come across today. (And the options are plentiful, given pearls’ popularity in the jewelry world at large.)
Ready to start shopping? Scroll down to see the prettiest pearl engagement rings on offer.
Shop the trend:
Andrea Fohrman Mini Galaxy Mother of Pearl Ring ($2250)
We love how the prongs surround this.
Anne Sisteron 14k Diamond Pearl Pillar Ring ($880)
This is sure to stand out.
Ashley Zhang Vintage Amboise Pearl and Diamond Ring ($600)
We can't get over this Art Deco–style ring.
Aurate Open Pearl ring with White Diamonds ($450)
An open engagement ring feels so modern and cool.
Barbela Pearl Mara Ring ($190)
Perfect for donning on your finger every day.
Edward Avedis 18k Yellow Gold, 12mm Natural Tahitian Pearl with Diamonds ($0)
Price upon request.
If you want something that feels both timeless and unexpected, opt for this.
You won't go wrong with something as simple and classic as this pick.
J. Hannah Demi Signet ($298)
J. Hannah has the best minimalist jewelry pieces, and this ring is no exception.
Jemma Wynne Prive White Pearl and Pave Diamond Ring ($2385)
Yes. Just yes.
Katkim Pearl Oasis Ring ($1800)
Katkim always has beautiful and architecturally driven pieces like this pearl ring.
Kinn Studio Pearl Signet Ring ($325)
Low-key brides, this ring is for you.
Maya Brenner for Sarah Hendler Estate Collection Tres Pearl Ring ($650)
This has a cool vintage quality about it.
Meadowlark Clio Gold Pearl Ring ($299)
Now this is a cool ring.
Mindi Mond South Sea Baroque Pearl Diamond Ring ($9700)
For those who want a pearl engagement ring meant to stand out, this is it.
Renna Pearls and Pebbles Sapphire Ring ($2600)
The sapphires really make the pearl and gold stand out.
Sofia Zakia 14k Pearl Winter Waltz Ring ($720)
So delicate and pretty.
Zoë Chicco 14k Prong Set Diamond Pearl Ring ($475)
Simple, chic, and absolutely timeless.
Kavant & Sharart Talay Akoya Pearl Silhouette Ring ($1650)
A ring like this is bound to be a conversation starter.
Laura Lee Baroque Pearl Ring ($572)
We've never seen a baroque pearl look so elegant and classic.
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This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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