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You can have anything you want in New York City: a loaded hotdog at 5am, the chance to attend the premiere to a Kanye West fashion show, or a truly unique engagement ring from a wealth of indie-leaning designers whose studios are just a subway ride away. Because your engagement ring is no small purchase, allow us to aid your hunt: We found ten one-of-a-kind rings at varying price points — but none that venture into ruining-your-life-savings territory.
Click through the gallery above for photos of a few indie designer engagements rings from New York-based brands like Catbird, Doyle & Doyle, and more that all ring in under six grand, leaving more funds available for the wedding dress.