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Weddings are pricey enough between booking the perfect picturesque venue and finding a wedding dress that you can’t help but say yes to, but one unexpected place where you can save is with the engagement ring. We’ve rounded up eight designers who create beautiful, unique rings that will won’t break the bank — they're all priced under $1,000! — and shoppable in New York City
Jennie Kwon Painter’s Blue Sapphire ring, $675 at 540 Driggs Ave, Williamsburg; (646) 930-1994
Rosecut Red Triangle Diamond ring, $560 at 12 Wooster Street #1, Soho; (212) 219-2195
Tiny Marquise ring, $640 at 612 Degraw Street, Boerum Hill; (718) 797-3816
Carbon and Hyde Dahlia mini ring, $920 at 56 Crosby Street, Soho; (212) 219-1264
1920s Nine Diamond band, $985 at 388 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook; (718) 554-6147
Stacked Sapphire ring with Pavé white diamonds, $995 at 224 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg; (718) 387-3731
Art Deco Diamond ring, $585 at 412 West 13th Street, Chelsea; (212) 677-9991
Hexagon Diamond ring, $825; Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.