The Engagement Ring Pics That Blew Up on Instagram

Welcome to the digital age, where it’s not exaggerating to describe your social media feeds as “bursting” with news of friends’ engagement announcements, wedding shots, and baby videos—all worthy of a double tap. But every once in a while, an announcement comes along that garners a whole lot of attention.

Even if you’re not an avid Instagram user, chances are you’ve spotted one or two of these glittering rings in your feed (or at least Discover section) before. With like counts ranging from the tens of thousands into the millions (yes, really), these are the engagement ring photos we’ve all swooned over—honestly, more than once.

Whether you’re married, engaged, or single, you’ll want to check out the sparkly shots below from models, style stars, and celebs alike. Then—because why not?—shop (or just peruse) a few of our favorite rings out there right now.

Scroll for a look at the engagement rings that are Instagram gold!

The best kind of surprise.

A romantic vacation plus an eye-catching ring make for one magical photo.

The ultimate surprise proposal.

Cheers to one seriously pretty ring.

Simple, sophisticated, and oh so pretty.

Pretty and polished.

A stunning ring with a manicure to match.

Now that’s one serious ring.

A “marry me” moment that went down in history.

An adorable shot, with a stunning ring to match.

The happiest proposal on earth.

That’s some serious sparkle.

A unique alternative to traditional rings.

A pretty, vintage-inspired ring we’re totally swooning over.

Diamonds and pearls are a girl’s best friends.

Small diamonds accentuate the sparkler in the center.

A cool, fashion-forward take on an engagement ring.

A more traditional and seriously stunning choice.

Rose gold is always a good idea.

We love how precious this simple ring feels.

An off-kilter band that feels extra special.

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