24 Yellow Diamond Engagement Rings That Are Anything But Boring

Dare for a rare diamond

Updated 06/06/19

Courtesy of Ken & Dana Design

White diamonds will always have out heart, but when it comes to rarer stones, yellow diamonds have them beat. Not only are they exceptional, but incredibly standout in a sea of colorless diamonds galore.

First things first if you’re considering a yellow diamond is understanding the spectrum of hues. The range goes from light to dark: Fancy light, fancy yellow, fancy intense, and fancy vivid being the most common classifications (all of which sound super fancy, right?). We know you’re probably wondering, ‘what about canary yellow diamonds’? Simply put, a canary yellow diamond simply refers to more saturated yellow stones that are the most pure and natural (aka they don’t have secondary hues like orange or brown) within the spectrum like fancy intense and fancy vivid.

Because of their rareness, yellow diamonds come at a greater cost. However, the way we look at it is that the rarer a stone, the more opportunity for a truly one-of-a-kind ring. And what bride-to-be doesn’t want that? Clever, aren’t we?

Now you’re probably wondering why splurge on a rare yellow diamond when you can go for a similar looking gemstone for less? Well, we hear you and totally suggest sticking to a practical budget. Well, the thing to consider here is that diamonds have more brilliance than gemstones, so if you’re fanatic for yellow, think about how much shinier your ring will be if you spring for the yellow diamond? So sparkly!

Whether set in yellow, white, rose gold, or platinum, yellow diamonds are stunning in an array of stone shapes and settings. From solitaire cuts to diamond halos to side baguettes, you can go all-yellow for a bolder look or veer more traditional with colorless diamonds as part of the equation. A subtle pop, if you will.

Love the idea of rocking a yellow diamond engagement ring? Click through to see all of our favorite designs ahead!

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Kataoka Diamond Iceberg Ring-Sunrise

Courtesy of Kataoka

SHOP NOW: Kataoka, $2,280

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Simon Ardem Fancy Yellow 1.12 Carat Oval Cut Diamond Engagement Platinum Ring

Courtesy of 1stdibs

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $4,500

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Xiao Wang Galaxy Light Yellow Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Xiao Wang

SHOP NOW: Xiao Wang, $5,306

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Doyle & Doyle Estate Engagement Ring, Oval Diamond 0.68ct

Courtesy of Doyle & Doyle

SHOP NOW: Doyle & Doyle, $5,400

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Disa Allsopp Yellow Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Twist

SHOP NOW: Twist, $5,852

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Tiffany & Co. Tiffany True Engagement Ring with a Cushion-cut Yellow Diamond in 18k Yellow Gold Style #38746

Courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

SHOP NOW: Tiffany & Co., Priced from $6,050

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De Beers Yellow Aura Cushion Cut Ring

Courtesy of De Beers

SHOP NOW: De Beers, Priced from $8,000

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Ken & Dana Design Bixton 3 Stone Radiant Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Ken & Dana Design

SHOP NOW: Ken & Dana Design, $10,120

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GIA Fancy Yellow Diamond Cushion and White Diamond 3 Stone Ring in 18k Gold

Courtesy of Istdibs

SHOP NOW: Istdibs, $12,650

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Anna Sheffield Bea Three Stone Yellow Gold & Yellow Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Anna Sheffield

SHOP NOW: Anna Sheffield, Priced from $14,300

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Mark Broumand 3.46ct Fancy Yellow Radiant Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Mark Broumand

SHOP NOW: Mark Broumand, $20,995

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McTeigue & McClelland Ref. No. M2704 Fancy Yellow Diamond Aqueduct Ring, 18Kt & Platinum

Courtesy of McTeigue & McClelland

SHOP NOW: McTeigue & McClelland, Priced from $28,500

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Novel Collection GIA Certified 3 Carat Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring in 18K White and Yellow Gold

Courtesy of 1stdibs

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $59,600

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GIA 5.01 Carat Natural Fancy Yellow Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Platinum

Courtesy of 1stdibs

SHOP NOW: 1stdibs, $145,000

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Jemma Wynne Bespoke Radiant Canary and Double Diamond Pear Open Ring

Courtesy of Jemma Wynne

SHOP NOW: Jemma Wynne, Price Upon Request

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Harry Winston Classic Winston Oval-Shaped Yellow Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Harry Winston

SHOP NOW: Harry Winston, Price Upon Request

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Bario Neal Custom Avens Symmetrical .55ct Yellow Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Bario Neal

SHOP NOW: Bario Neal, Price Upon Request

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Kwiat Oval Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Kwiat

SHOP NOW: Kwiat, Price Upon Request

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Monique Péan MNRACD521P Rose Cut Light Yellow Rectangular Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Monique Péan

SHOP NOW: Monique Péan, Price Upon Request

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Leo Ingwer Fancy Yellow Oval

Courtesy of Leo Ingwer

SHOP NOW: Leo Ingwer, Price Upon Request

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Material Good Fancy Yellow Radiant Cut Ring with Tapered Baguettes

Courtesy of Material Good

SHOP NOW: Material Good, Price Upon Request

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David Yurman Capri Pavé Engagement Ring in Platinum with Yellow Diamond, Cushion

Courtesy of David Yurman

SHOP NOW: David Yurman, Price Upon Request

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Jacob & Co. Ref. 90503205 Platinum and 18K Yellow Gold Ring set with a 2.24 carat Fancy Yellow Cushion Cut Diamond

Courtesy of Jacob & Co.

SHOP NOW: Jacob & Co., Price Upon Request

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Ashoka Diamond Fancy Yellow Anastasia Ring

Courtesy of Ashoka

SHOP NOW: Ashoka, Price Upon Request

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