41 Mixed-Metal Engagement Rings to Break the Rules

Mix it up.

Courtesy of Spinelli Kilcollin

There was a time when mixing metals was a total no-no. But as engagement rings defy tradition more and more, we’re all about breaking the rules. These days, picking a mixed metal engagement ring feels super fresh. Plus, it affords the opportunity to switch things up more often if you’re looking to mix up your wedding band and engagement ring combo, as well as with your everyday jewelry—let’s hear it for versatility. If you’re a fan of ring stacks, incorporating a mixed metal engagement ring or wedding ring into the mix feels incredibly modern, too.

Mixed-metal rings run the gamut from subtle to majorly contrasted. Combined yellow gold and white gold designs are pretty and a bit more traditional in feel, especially if you go for a timeless cut stone like a pear, oval, round, or marquise. Selin Kent, Single Stone, and Kian Design have impressive takes. Rose gold mixed into a design with yellow gold, white gold, or platinum has more of a fashion-forward look—a halo, prongs, stone setting, or band makes for a subtle accent in rose gold, yet appear totally eye-catching. Love Adorned and Hearts On Fire have stunning options.

Oxidized metals or various metal finishes in combination make for a unique mixed-metal look, too. Sparkling diamonds and gemstones offset with such metals take on a raw aesthetic that’s perfect for alternative or edgier brides-to-be. Anna Sheffield and Todd Pownell have the coolest versions to offer from double bands to multi-stone creations.

One for more vivacity? Consider a ring with more than one stone such as Tiffany & Co.’s round brilliant diamond platinum ring offset with a pink diamond halo set in rose gold. Or, a colored center stone like Yael Designs yellow sapphire in a yellow gold setting joined with colorless diamond side stones set in white gold.

For the epitome of modern metal mixing, think beyond two-tone rings with Spinelli Kilcollin’s Anath ring. Composed of four linked rings in mixed 18K rose, yellow, and white gold with pavé-set cognac, champagne, and white diamonds and a one carat solitaire white diamond, it’s truly breathtaking.

Ready to mix things up? Keep reading to see all of our favorite mixed-metal engagement ring styles, ahead.

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Lori McLean Fine Jewelry Petite Paisley Diamond Cluster Ring

Courtesy of Lori McLean Fine Jewelry

A cluster of re-purposed diamonds set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Lori Mclean Fine Jewelry, $2,498

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1stibs 0.90 Carat Marquise Diamond Ring

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Marquise diamond solitaire set in 14k yellow and white gold.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $2,500

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Truly™ Zac Posen 1 Ct Diamond Engagement Ring

Truly Zac Posen Ring

Courtesy of Helzberg Diamonds

Diamond center stone with diamond double halo and entwined band, set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Helzberg Diamonds, $3,699

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Zales 1/2 CT. T.W. Diamond Double Frame Ribbon Shank Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Zales

Diamond center stone with double diamond halos and ribbon-style diamond-accented shank, set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Zales, $1,399

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Mark Broumand 2.15ct Old European Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Mark Broumand

Diamond center stone framed by pavé diamonds, set in 18k yellow and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Mark Broumand, $21,995

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Spinelli Kilcollin Anath Ring

Courtesy of Spinelli Kilcollin

Diamond solitaire with four linked rings of various 18k golds and pavé settings.

SHOP NOW: Spinelli Kilcollin, (price upon request)

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Yael Designs Concert 18k Two Tone Ring Featuring 4.24 Carat Yellow Sapphire

Courtesy of Yael Designs

Yellow sapphire flanked by white diamonds, set in 18k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Yael Designs, $28,421

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Anna Sheffield Attelage Emerald Cut Ring Yellow Gold & Grey Diamond

Courtesy of Anna Sheffield

Dark gray diamond framed by white diamond halo on split shank, set in black rhodium and 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Anna Sheffield, $5,500

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Adel Chefridi Crown Set Ring

Courtesy of Adel Chefridi

Diamond center stone with diamond halo and accents, set in 18k yellow gold and platinum.

SHOP NOW: Adel Chefridi, from $5,140

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Selin Kent Defne Pavé Ring With Diamond Marquise

Courtesy of Selin Kent

Marquise diamond set atop a pavé diamond band, in white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Selin Kent, $2,250

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Ken & Dana Design Devon Vintage Inspired Mixed Gold Setting

Courtesy of Ken & Dana Design

Diamond center stone set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Ken & Dana Design, from $2,350

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Zales 3/4 CT. T.W. Quad Princess-Cut Diamond Octagon Frame Vintage-Style Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Zales

Four princess-cut diamonds framed by two octagonal halos on a diamond and milgrain split shank, set in 10k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Zales, $1,499

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Kay Jewelers Diamond Bridal Ring 1/2 ct T.W.

Diamond Bridal Ring 1/2 ct tw 10K Rose and White Gold

Courtesy of Kay Jewelers 

Diamond center stone with pavé halo and accented band, set in 10k white and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Kay Jewelers, from $1,898.28

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1stdibs Sapphire Diamond Gold Openwork Ring

Sapphire Diamond Gold Openwork Ring

Courtesy of 1stdibs 

Blue sapphire center stone with diamond halo and band, set in 18k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $2,898.47

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Nikolle Radi Diamond Solitaire Flow Ring

Courtesy of Nikolle Radi

Diamond solitaire on woven 18k yellow gold and platinum band.

SHOP NOW: Twist, $4,900

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Jared Diamond Bridal Set 1 ct T.W. Princess-Cut 14K Two-Tone Gold

Courtesy of Jared

Diamond center stone with halo and diamond accented band paired with matching pavé wedding band, set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Jared, $3,499.99

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Harry Kotlar Dynasty Platinum & 18K Yellow Gold Ring

Dynasty Ring

Courtesy of Harry Kotlar

Yellow and white diamonds set in platinum and 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Harry Kotlar, $14,270

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Gemvara Emerald-Cut Carrie Ring

Carrie Ring

Courtesy of Gemvara

Diamond center stone on pavé band, set in platinum and 14k rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Gemvara, $6,535

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Megan Thorne Ribbon Crown Ring

TWO TONE RIBBON CROWN RING

Courtesy of Ylang 23

Diamond center stone in 18k yellow and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Ylang 23, $8,900

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Vera Wang Love Collection 1 CT. T.W. Oval Diamond Three Stone Engagement Ring

Vera Wang Collection Ring

Courtesy of Zales

Vera Wang three stone diamond ring with diamond halos and twisting shank, set in 14k rose and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Zales, $2,999.99

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Bibi van der Velden Fine Jewellery Polky Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Bibi van der Velden

White diamond framed by halo of gray diamonds, set in 18k rose gold and sterling silver.

SHOP NOW: Auverture, $2,030

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Blue Nile Floating Halo Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Blue Nile

Diamond center stone framed by micropavé halo and band, set in 14k white and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Blue Nile, was $1,490, now $1,118

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Xiao Wang Galaxy 2 Stone Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Xiao Wang

Colored and white diamonds set in 18k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Broken English, $4,170

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Kataoka Japanese Apricot Ring Supreme

Courtesy of Kataoka

Diamond solitaire on pavé band, set in 18k rose gold and platinum.

SHOP NOW: Catbird, $5,780

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Devotion Diamonds Bianca Solitaire Engagement Ring

Bianca Solitaire Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Devotion Diamonds 

Diamond solitaire set in 18k yellow and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Devotion Diamonds, from $985

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Hearts On Fire Integrity Three Stone Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Hearst on Fire

Three round diamonds framed by diamond halos and band, set in 18k rose and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Hearts On Fire, from $6,490

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Sholdt Design Half Bezel Set Center Stone With Bezel Set Side Stones

Courtesy of Sholdt Design

Accent-flanked center stone set in mixed metals.

SHOP NOW: Sholdt, (price upon request)

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Brilliant Earth Mixed Metal Star Halo Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Brilliant Earth

Diamond center stone set in star shape, accented by diamonds in mixed metals.

SHOP NOW: Brilliant Earth, (price upon request)

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Kian Design Bianca & Oro Vintage Ring

Curtesy of Kian Design

Diamond center stone in cupped setting with pink accent diamond, in platinum and 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Kian Design, $6,440

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Malcolm Betts Platinum Diamond Ring

Platinum Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Malcolm Betts 

Diamond set in platinum and 22k gold.

SHOP NOW: Malcolm Betts, (price upon request)

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Todd Pownell R080 Ring

Courtesy of Todd Pownell

Three stone ring with pavé band in mixed metals.

SHOP NOW: TAP by Todd Pownell, (price upon request)

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Rony Tennenbaum Fusion 14K White and Rose Gold Diamond Solitaire

Fusion 14K White and Rose Gold Diamond Solitaire

Courtesy of Rony Tennenbaum 

Diamond solitaire in 14k white and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Rony Tennenbaum, $3,200

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Tiffany & Co. Soleste® Round Brilliant Double Halo Engagement Ring With Pink Diamonds

Tiffany & Co. Soleste® Round Brilliant Double Halo Engagement Ring with Pink Diamonds

Courtesy of Tiffany & Co. 

Diamond center stone framed by two halos of pink and white diamonds on pavé band, set in platinum and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Tiffany & Co., from $9,700

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Single Stone Savannah Rose Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Single Stone

Light yellow diamond center stone framed by diamond halo and accent stones, set in platinum and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Single Stone, $9,000

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Danhov Unito Double Shank Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Danhov

Halo framed center stone on diamond double shank, set in platinum and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Danhov, from $5,400

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1stdibs Edwardian Ruby and Diamond Gold Cluster Ring

Edwardian Ruby and Diamond 18 Carat Gold Cluster Ring

Courtesy of 1stdibs

Ruby center stone surrounded by diamond halo, set in platinum and 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $1,246.52

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Zales 1/2 CT. T.W. Emerald-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Zales

Diamond center stone flanked by graduated diamonds, set in 14k white and yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Zales, $1,899

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ILA Farley Diamond Ring

Farley Ring

Courtesy of ILA 

Trillion diamond set in 18k yellow and white gold.

SHOP NOW: ILA, $3,245

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Rony Tennenbaum Fusion 14K White and Yellow Gold Diamond Band

FUSION 14K White and Yellow Gold Diamond Band

Courtesy of Rony Tennenbaum 

Diamonds set in 14k white and yellow gold with matte finish.

SHOP NOW: Rony Tennenbaum, $1,850

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Megan Thorne Lottie Marquise Diamond Stacking Ring

LOTTIE MARQUISE DIAMOND STACKING RING - ROSE GOLD

Courtesy of Ylang 23

White diamond on thin band, set in 18k rose and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Ylang 23, $902

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1stdibs 5.04 Carat Diamond Halo Two-Color Gold Ring

5.04 Carat Diamond Halo Two-Color Gold Ring

Courtesy of 1stdibs

Diamond center stone with pavé halo and shank, set in 18k white and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $31,500

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