The Trend Report: Unique and Modern Engagement Rings

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The Trend Report: Unique and Modern Engagement Rings
What's a better way to symbolize your permanent romantic entanglement than with an actual knot? Better yet, this one has diamonds. 
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We love the twisted accent on this rose gold band.
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This ethereal sparkler is cast from a real twig!
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Who says you need a real diamond to get hitched? This druzy piece is just as sparkly, without the hefty price tag. 
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This artsy vintage ring is anything but traditional, but the design is one of a kind. 
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This simple ring resembles a vine with diamond flowers. Perfect for someone who is looking for a little unique bling.
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Diamonds may not be every girl's best friend, and if your preferred stone is sapphire, we couldn't think of a more gorgeous engagement ring. 
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For the girls who love gold, this beauty will blend seamlessly with the rest of your jewelry. 
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The inspiration for this sparkler came from watching fireworks over Paris. Très romantic! 
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It may seem hard to believe, but when it comes to picking out an engagement ring, it's no longer about picking out the biggest sparkler in stock at Tiffany & Co.

Modern brides are getting super-selective about their most treasured piece of jewelry. After all, you're going to be wearing it for the rest of your life, so why not make sure no one else has the same one?

Indie artistans, vintage sellers and even major jewelry designers are hopping on the bandwagon, designing and selling rings meant to evoke the feel of an engagement ring without the hefty stone (and often times, price tag).

Click through the gallery to see our picks for the most unique, non-traditional engagement rings.
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