A Peek at Our Readers' Engagement Rings, Courtesy of Twitter

Engagement Rings, Real Weddings


In honor of National Proposal Day, we asked our beloved Twitter followers to send us a quick picture of the sparkler on their newly-engaged hand. The response was incredible, as were the comments!

1. @roxxi44
Kiesha's three brilliant round diamonds. Simply beautiful.

2. @Tayblew
Taylor's fiance, who is about to graduate from United States Air Force Academy, picked out this sparkly circle cut diamond all by himself. Taylor says, "I cannot stop staring at my ring... still after being engaged for almost 7 months!"

3. @kfoster4
We actually can't even really make out what is going on with the center stone, or stones, on Kat's stunning engagement ring because it is literally blinding us! She tells us a wedding in Cincinnati is coming up in June.

4. @ashleyhallwachs
Ashley sports this princess-cut diamond setting with a thick pave band.

5. @RuralLifeProbs
This princess cut diamond is nestled beside two square cut diamonds with pave band. Holly told @BRIDES: "My prince just happened to ride in on a bucking bull wearing a cowboy hat, and I'm looking forward to our beautiful country wedding on the farm!"

6. @WholeheartedVTG
We were totally intrigued by Vanessa's slightly-alternative engagement ring with antique gold is detail and rare-cut diamond (Check out her shop on @Etsy: Wholehearted Vintage)

7. @mairewilson
Marie's single princess-cut stone is set on a thick, double layer of pave across the band is simply stunning. She tells us she got engaged over cocktails at the Merchant Hotel in her hometown of Belfast, Ireland.

8. @KM0785
This seems to be a popular choice for brides-to-be these days! Katie M's brilliant round-cut stone is set on a pave frame and band.

9. @BlueyedEagle
Katy's round stone is nestled in a heart shaped pave setting on a thick platinum and pave double band.

10. @flair_huxtable
An oval solitaire on a thin pave band was chosen for Toya. According to the bride to be: "It's more than I would have ever asked for. I'm in love with it...and him :). We'd never tried on rings!" apparently her beau had her girlfriends do some investigative work. So sweet!

11. @carlyrobbins
Carly lucked out with a verrry shiny pear-shaped cut on a pave band.

12. @Jennyleidesign
Jenny is looking at the past, present future with these three round diamonds on a sparkly silver band. Jenny tells @BRIDES how he popped the question after 5 years: "Our first Christmas together + we open our presents by the tree, he went to reach under the tree but then pulled out the ring on one knee!"

13. @AlyssaassylA30
Alyssa's princess-cut diamond sits on a split shank that continues all the way around the band. She tells @BRIDES that her fiance proposed in the same spot where they will be getting married in July. Very exciting!

14. @DanielleEHale
We like the uniqueness of Danielle's marquis-cut tanzanite and pave setting. She and her fiance love the outdoors (he found her ring on a trip in Alaska!); They'll marry on a family farm this spring.

15. @smaddogmiller
Loving Madelynne's oval stone with pave diamond setting on a thin silver band. And get this: Her fiance proposed on a wedding blog! You've gotta check it out here.

16. @shana_audrey
Although Shana's ring is a bit hard to make out, we are loving the brilliant-cut shape of her diamond and the simplicity of the rest of the setting. Shana tells us she and her fiance were high-school sweethearts and reunited after 10 years of being apart.

Send us a picture of your own sparkler by tweeting us @BRIDES.

—Gray MacDonald

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