clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

10 Gorgeous Indie Engagement Rings Under $6,000

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

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.