32 Unique Raw, Rustic and Rough Diamond Engagement Rings

These will rock your world.

Courtesy of Alexis Russel

We’re going to say something groundbreaking: Not every woman wants a giant, super sparkly diamond ring on her finger for her engagement ring. Who’s shook? If you’re not, then you’ve come to the right place, likely in search of an engagement ring that defies tradition and feels more unique to your personality. Raw diamond rings are a stunning option for you, especially if you’re completely uninterested in a blingy, cookie-cutter ring. Not only are they distinctive, but they’re perfect if you’re on the search for a diamond ring but want one that feels one of a kind and perhaps even organic looking.

Raw diamonds are extremely gorgeous for an engagement ring, but if you’re not quite sure what sets them apart, let us explain. First off, raw and rough-cut diamonds are essentially the same in that they are uncut stones that have not been shaped or polished in any way. The effect highlights the natural shape of a diamond to appear as though it’s a regular stone and not a precious gem (so subtle and chic) and comes in every color imaginable from white, yellow, and grey diamonds to rarer shades of brown, blue, and red. As these stones are in their most natural form, they are cloudy in appearance or, in other words, have inclusions which give each stone a lot more personality than a traditionally cut and polished white diamond. That’s not to say that these stones don’t shine. While raw or rough-cut diamonds don’t twinkle in the traditional sense, many have a more subdued shimmer that catches the light at various angles of the stone's uneven surface. The ultimate effect for low-key brides craving a one-of-a-kind diamond.

If this sounds like your ideal ring but you’d prefer something slightly more polished, a rustic diamond is undoubtedly for you. These stones are heavily included and still have a natural look to them, but they’ve undergone a bit of shaping, often as a rose cut.

Since raw and rough-cut diamonds are inherently unique, their one-off shapes make setting them a major task for jewelry designers. Whether you go for a sleek solitaire or vintage-style cluster, this means your ring requires a lot of technique to make it extraordinary. Can’t argue with an incredibly well-made ring, right? While a lot of work goes into setting a raw or rough-cut diamond, they tend to cost much less than their polished and cut counterparts since those steps are not part of the equation. So if you’re a girl on a budget who’s seeking a diamond ring, raw and rough-cut diamonds just might be the answer.

If you think a raw or rough-cut diamond is right for you, we’ve compiled an edit of 32 different styles for every taste and budget. Scroll through for one-of-a-kind inspiration.

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A Second Time 14K Yellow Gold Raw Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of A Second Time

Raw diamond solitaire in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Etsy, $795

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Doron Merav Raw 14K Gold and Rough Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Doron Merav

Raw diamond with 14k yellow gold bezel and 14k white gold band.

SHOP NOW: Etsy, from $850

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Mary MacGill 14K Rectangular Diamond Ring

14K Rectangular Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Mary MacGill 

Light rustic diamond set in 14k gold.

SHOP NOW: Mary MacGill, $925

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Variance Objects Octahedron Diamond Ring

Octahedron Rough .25 ct Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Variance Objects 

Octahedron diamond embedded in 14k to 24k yellow, rose, and white gold, on palladium band.

SHOP NOW: Variance Objects, $1,100

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Ken & Dana Design Daymis Rough Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Ken & Dana Design

Rough diamond solitaire in gold.

SHOP NOW: Ken & Dana Design, from $1,250

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Dawn Vertrees Jewelry Rose Gold Twig Bridal Set With Raw Uncut White Diamond

Handmade Twig Bridal Set with Rough Uncut Diamond in 14k or 18k Gold, Engagement Ring, Hand Sculpted by Dawn Vertrees

Courtesy of Dawn Vertrees Jewelry

Rough diamond in gold twig setting.

SHOP NOW: Etsy, from $1,275

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Jewelry by Johan Rough Diamond Engagement Ring in White Gold With Meteorite Inlay

Rough Diamond Engagement Ring in White Gold with Meteorite Inlay, Custom Branch Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Jewelry by Johan 

Rough cut diamond in 14k white gold, with meteorite inlay.

SHOP NOW: Etsy, from $1,289

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By Angeline Raw Rough Diamond Gold Engagement Multi-Stone Rough 14k Gold Wedding Ring

Raw Rough Diamond gold Engagement Multi stone Rough 14k Gold Wedding Ring

Courtesy of by Angeline 

Three stone raw diamond ring, set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: by Angeline, $1,395

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De Beers Talisman Yellow Gold Rough Diamond Ring

TALISMAN YELLOW GOLD ROUGH DIAMOND RING

Courtesy of De Beers

Brown rough diamond set in 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: De Beers, $1,450

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Yuliya Chorna Jewellery Canadian Raw Diamond Gold Solitaire

Canadian Raw Diamond Gold Solitaire

Courtesy of Yuliya Chorna Jewellery

Ethically sourced raw diamond solitaire set in 14k gold diamond band.

SHOP NOW: Yuliya Chorna Jewellery, $1,760.34

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Point No Point .47 Carat Clear Rough Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Engagement Ring

.47 CARAT CLEAR ROUGH DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

Courtesy of Point No Point Studio 

Clear uncut diamond bezel set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Point No Point Studio, from $2,214

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Bario Neal Avens Raw Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Bario Neal

Raw diamond solitaire in 14k yellow gold with matte finish.

SHOP NOW: Bario Neal, from $2,442

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Wallis Reid Large Raw Diamond Engagement Ring With 18K Gold Claws on Black and Gold Band

Courtesy of Wallis Reid

Uncut white diamond set in oxidized silver and 18k gold band.

SHOP NOW: Wallis Reid, $2,495

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By Angeline Raw Diamond Multi-Stone Halo Engagement Ring Rough 18k Yellow Gold Wedding Ring

Raw Diamond Multi stone Halo Engagement Ring Rough 18k Yellow Gold Wedding Ring diamond Stacking Ring Rough Diamond Ring 0039

Courtesy of by Angeline 

Raw diamond halo ring with rough-cut diamond center stone, set in 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: by Angeline, $2,495

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Specimental Transparent Raw Diamond on Wide Recycled Gold Band

Courtesy of Specimental

Transparent raw diamond set in 14k and 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Etsy, from $3,125

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Olivia Ewing Jewelry Naples Solitaire Ring Rough-Cut Diamond

Courtesy of Olivia Ewing

Rough-cut diamond solitaire ring.

SHOP NOW: Olivia Ewing, $3,200

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H&H 0.64 Carat Natural Rough Diamond Engagement Ring

H & H 0.64 Carat Natural Rough Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of 1stdibs 

Rough diamond with diamond pavé halo, set in 18k palladium.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $3,500

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Malpani Jewels Gift Wrapped Rough Diamond Cocktail Ring

Gift Wrapped Rough Diamond Cocktail Ring

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Brown rough diamond wrapped in white diamonds, set in 18k white gold.

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $3,600

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Todd Pownell Uncut Diamond Eternity Ring

Courtesy of Todd Pownell

Uncut diamond set on palladium diamond band.

SHOP NOW: Twist, $3,680

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Alexis Russel Natural Geometric Diamond Ring With Double Band

Alexis Russel Natural Geometric Diamond Ring With Double Band

Courtesy of Alexis Russel

Silvery-grey diamond set on 14k recycled rose gold double shank.

SHOP NOW: Alexis Russel, $3,995

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Melanie Casey Silver Lining Ring

Courtesy Melanie Casey

Silvery-grey diamond cluster set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Melanie Casey, $4,410 from $4,900

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Sarah O. White Rough Cushion Diamond With Scalloped Diamond Halo

White Rough Cushion Diamond with Scalloped Diamond Halo

Courtesy of Sarah O. 

White rough diamond with scalloped halo, set in 14k rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Sarah O., $4,984

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Sarah Perlis Rough Diamond Ring | Prong

Courtesy of Sarah Perlis

Rough diamond in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Sarah Perlis, $5,800

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Stone Fox Bride Raw Grey Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Stone Fox Bride

Raw grey diamond center stone with diamond pavé halo and band, set in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Stone Fox Bride, $6,500

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Anna Sheffield Stardust Bea Ring Yellow Gold & Grey Diamond

Courtesy of Anna Sheffield

Grey diamond center stone flanked by champagne diamond side stones, set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Anna Sheffield, from $6,800

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Diamond in the Rough Classic Ring With Yellow Natural Rough Diamond

Courtesy of Diamond In The Rough

Yellow rough diamond with micro pavé diamond halo and band, set in platinum.

SHOP NOW: Diamond in the Rough, $7,200

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Sylva & Cie 18K Yellow Gold Rough Diamond Ring

SYLVA & CIE 18K Yellow Gold Rough Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Mitchells 

Rough diamond with diamond halo and band, set in 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Mitchells, $13,500

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Abby Sparks The Ellen Natural Grey Diamond Mixed Metal Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Abby Sparks

Light grey rough diamond with diamond melee, set in 14k rose and white gold.

SHOP NOW: Abby Sparks, from $25,000

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Kathryn Rebecca Rough Diamond Leaf and Branch Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Kathryn Rebecca

Ring featuring rough diamond, pink and yellow topaz, and green sapphire stones set in 14k white and rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Kathryn Rebecca, (price upon request)

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Rough Diamonds Jewellery 1.34 ct. Natural Yellow Triangle Rough Diamonds in 14K Handcrafted Gold Ring

Courtesy of Rough Diamonds Jewellery

Yellow rough diamond set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Rough Diamonds Jewellery, (price upon request)

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Langerman Diamonds Chocolate Rough Diamond Ring

Chocolate rough diamond

Courtesy of Langerman Diamonds

Chocolate rough diamond set in 18k rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Langerman Diamonds, (price upon request)

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Malcolm Betts Natural Grey Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Malcom Betts

Grey diamond set on platinum split band.

SHOP NOW: Malcom Betts, (price upon request)

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