This New Site Has the Prettiest Affordable Engagement Rings


(Image credit: Carried Jewels)

Listen up: There's no need to spend three months' salary on your engagement ring. You can find a stunning version for less than the cost of the new iPhone 8—and you can find plenty of options all in one place to boot. As Refinery29 reportsCarried Jewels is a new direct-to-consumer e-commerce site that only stocks engagement rings under $1000, with most of them clocking in at under $650. 

Who is Carried Jewels catering to, exactly? "The girl who doesn't feel the need to conform to conventional norms and who seeks out originality and practicality in her day to day life," the site's co-founder, Cindy Kaiser, told Refinery29. Translation: Anyone who wants a stunning piece of jewelry on her left hand for a reasonable price. Count us in. 

Scroll down to shop our favorite engagement rings from Carried Jewels.

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Erin got her start as a Who What Wear intern over 12 years ago—back when the site only published a single story per day. (Who What Wear has since increased that number twentyfold.) She graduated magna cum laude from USC, which is how she ended up moving to Los Angeles from her hometown of San Diego. In college, she also interned at Refinery29, where she was promoted to editorial assistant and then assistant editor. After nearly three years at R29, she came back to WWW in 2016, where she currently holds the title of senior news editor (as well as the unofficial title of resident royal expert—in case you haven't noticed her numerous Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton stories). She spends her days trying to incorporate her idols, Anna Wintour and Roger Federer, into as many stories as possible. Outside of work, she loves tennis, classic rock, traveling, and smothering her dog with affection.