2 Sneaky Hacks to Save Major Money on an Engagement Ring

We all have different preferences when it comes to personal style. This is everything from how you define your vibe (preppy, downtown, and so on) to more specifics in terms of the types of items you favor over others—a certain shoe silhouette, bag shape, and, for the purpose of this piece, style of engagement ring. If you’re one that dreams for a massive stunner but don’t want to spend everything you have (or your other half has) on the perfect 1- or 2-carat stunner, don’t fret. There are simple ways you can save on an engagement ring without completely sacrificing quality or the illusion that you’re carrying a big rock. To help us out, we tapped Kathryn Money, VP of strategy and merchandising at Brilliant Earth to spill the sneaky ways you can save huge amounts of money on your dream engagement ring.

Below, we’re highlighting two points to keep in mind to save up to 50% on your engagement ring. Just note that all of the factors coming your way will certainly vary depending on your priorities and budgets. Brilliant Earth’s approach is to work with every customer to help make an informed decision.

Keep scrolling for our guide on how to get your dream ring without the exorbitant price tag. Plus, go a bit further to shop some of our favorite rings of the moment if you're looking to send over inspiration to your S.O.

What are your tricks for saving money on an engagement ring? Let us know in the comments below!

Opening Image: Lindsay Goldenberg Jones via Woman Getting Married