84 Yellow Gold Engagement Rings For Every Budget & Style

From classic to contemporary

Courtesy of Ileana Makri

Yellow gold engagement rings are having a renaissance of sorts from shiny styles to matte finishes—this is likely a result of gold jewelry trending in the jewelry market from pendants to stackable rings and hoop earrings. While platinum and white-gold rings are certainly still a popular choice, a lot of modern brides prefer for their engagement ring to feel cohesive with the rest of their everyday jewelry, which for many, tends to be yellow gold. There’s nothing wrong with a mixed-metal look—in fact, we’re for it in engagement ring form, too. If you think a proposal is coming your way and feel yourself in need of some inspiration, yellow gold engagement rings are impeccable whether your taste skews classic or contemporary.

The yellow gold trend kicked off in the engagement ring market thanks to the resurgence of unique vintage and retro-inspired styles. Whether you want an artfully etched band with micro-pavé accents, a classic round-cut diamond set on a slim gold band, or an elegant emerald-cut ring festooned with side baguettes, any stone looks good with the Midas touch.

For classic tastes, pear, oval, emerald-cut and cushion-cut diamonds are gorgeous in a yellow-gold setting. Pearls are a gorgeous diamond alternative that is equally classic in a yellow-gold setting, too.

You can take the yellow gold engagement ring look a step further and opt for a colorful stone—another big trend in the engagement ring market. In a yellow-gold setting, the effect is full-on vintage—you can even consider a raw, rustic, or rough-cut diamond if an antique look suits your taste. For a royal-inspired look á la Kate Middleton, why not go for a sapphire stone in yellow gold? So regal.

If a contemporary ring is up your alley, consider a super-modern style like an East-West setting, two-stone ring, hexagon shape, or trillion-cut diamond. Each of these styles is perfect for modern brides who want a less-than-cookie-cutter engagement ring.

Whatever your taste—or budget!—we found 84 stunning yellow-gold engagement rings to inspire you from glamorous and diamond-dusted styles to sleek solitaires and vintage-style silhouettes. We’re confident we scouted the perfect yellow-gold engagement ring for every kind of bride-to-be.

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CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane Cushion Royal Engagement Ring

Courtesy of CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane

SHOP NOW: CZ by Kenneth Jay Lane, $75

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Shane Co. Vintage Cathedral Knife Edge Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Shane Co.

SHOP NOW: Shane Co., Priced from $425

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Barbela Diamond Nico Ring

Courtesy of Barbela Design

SHOP NOW: Barbela Design, $670

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J.Hannah Demi Signet (Diamond)

Courtesy of J. Hannah

SHOP NOW: J. Hannah, $965

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Effy Bouquet 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Cluster Ring, 0.51 TCW

Courtesy of Effy

SHOP NOW: Effy, $995

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Diamond Nexus Bali Classic Pear Cut Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Diamond Nexus

SHOP NOW: Diamond Nexus, was $1,077, now $915.45

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Ariel Gordon Marquis Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Ariel Gordon

SHOP NOW: Ariel Gordon, $1,195

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Wwake Nestled Rose Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Wwake

SHOP NOW: Wwake, $1,242

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A.Jaffe Half Bezel East West Emerald Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of A. Jaffe

SHOP NOW: A.Jaffe, Priced from $1,280

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Lori McLean Fine Jewelry Old European Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring

Courtesy of Lori McLean

SHOP NOW: Lori McLean, $1,328

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Kavant & Sharart Talay Silhouette Wave Ring

Courtesy of Kavant & Sharart

SHOP NOW: Kavant & Sharart, $1,540

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Luca Jouel Patine Diamant Aster Ring

Courtesy of Luca Jouel

SHOP NOW: Luca Jouel, $1,583.56

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Roman Malakov Round Cut Diamond Gold Cluster Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Roman Malakov

SHOP NOW: Roman Malakov, $1,650

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Après Jewelry The Stella Ring Cushion

Courtesy of Après

SHOP NOW: Après, $1,700

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ILA Pietro Marquise-Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of ILA

SHOP NOW: ILA, $1,760

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La Kaiser 14kt Gold Diamond Angels Drop Ring

Courtesy of La Kaiser

SHOP NOW: La Kaiser, $2,100

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Michelle Oh Shard Ring

Courtesy of Michelle Oh

SHOP NOW: Michelle Oh, approximately $3,000

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Christy Natsumi Diamond Peak Ring

Courtesy of Christy Natsumi

SHOP NOW: Christy Natsumi, $2,375

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Maria Canale Agate Ring

Courtesy of Maria Canale

SHOP NOW: Maria Canale, $2,375

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Tacori Simply Tacori Ring in 18kt Gold

Courtesy of Tacori

SHOP NOW: Tacori, Priced from $2,490

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Ceremony Dahlia Ring

Courtesy of Ceremony

SHOP NOW: Ceremony, $2,540

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Selin Kent Luna Ring

Courtesy of Selin Kent

SHOP NOW: Selin Kent, $2,550

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Charles & Colvard Forever One 2.90CTW Radiant Colorless Moissanite East-West with Side Accents Engagement Ring in 14K Yellow Gold

Courtesy of Charles & Colvard

SHOP NOW: Charles& Colvard, $2,619

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IO Collective Stella Ring

Courtesy of IO Collective

SHOP NOW: IO Collective, $2,640

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Nora Kogan Misia Ring

Courtesy of Nora Kogan

SHOP NOW: Nora Kogan, $2,700

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David Yurman DY Delaunay Petite Engagement Ring in 18K Gold

Courtesy of David Yurman

SHOP NOW: David Yurman, Priced From $2,900

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Heirloom by Doyle & Doyle Rose Cut Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Heirloom by Doyle & Doyle

SHOP NOW: Doyle & Doyle, $2,950

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Alexis Russel Natural Round Rose-Cut Ice Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Alexis Russel

SHOP NOW: Alexis Russel, $2,995

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Jessie V E Femme Fatale 'Siren' Ring

Courtesy of Jessie V E

SHOP NOW: Jessie V E, $3,101

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Vrai & Oro The Emerald Bezel

Courtesy of Vrai & Oro

SHOP NOW: Vrai & Oro, Priced From $3,304

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Digby & Iona Trillion Ninian 18k Yellow Recycled Gold Ring

Courtesy of Digby & Iona

SHOP NOW: Digby & Iona, $3,420

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Adel Chefridi Oval Beaded Horizon Ring

Courtesy of Adel Chefridi

SHOP NOW: Adel Chefridi, $3,450

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Hearts On Fire Camilla Split Shank Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Hearts On Fire

SHOP NOW: Hearts On Fire, $3,600

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Luna Skye 14kt Gold and Diamond Solitaire Oval White Sapphire Eternity Ring

Courtesy of Luna Skye

SHOP NOW: Luna Skye, $3,650

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Jacquie Aiche Trillion Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Jacquie Aiche

SHOP NOW: Jacquie Aiche, $3,750

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De Beers DB Classic Yellow Gold CUshion

Courtesy of De Beers

SHOP NOW: De Beers, from $3,750

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JamesAllen.com Round Cut Solitaire Engagement Ring in 18K Yellow Gold

Courtesy of JamesAllen.com

SHOP NOW: JamesAllen.com, $3,950

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Anita Ko Sideways Pear Diamond Pave Ring

Courtesy of Anita Ko

SHOP NOW: Anita Ko, $4,200

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Erstwhile .54 Carat Victorian Diamond Solitaire Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Erstwhile

SHOP NOW: Erstwhile, $4,500

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Allurez Diagonal Diamond Halo East West Bridal Set 14k Yellow Gold

Courtesy of Allurez

SHOP NOW: Allurez, $5,102

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Zoë Chicco 14k Pave and Pear Shaped Diamond Wide Flat Band Ring

Courtesy of Zoë Chicco

SHOP NOW: Zoë Chicco, $5,150

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Ashley Zhang Petite Margaret Ring

Courtesy of Ashley Zhang

SHOP NOW: Ashley Zhang, $5,200

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Marrow The Jillian Round Brilliant Ring

Courtesy of Marrow

SHOP NOW: Marrow, $5,400

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Tate Union Emerald-Cut White Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Tate Union

SHOP NOW: Barneys, $5,280

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Sofia Kaman Etoile Signet Ring

Courtesy of Sofia Kaman

SHOP NOW: Sofia Kaman, $5,500

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Waant Horizon: V131 Ring

Courtesy of Waant

SHOP NOW: Waant $5,550

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Spinelli Kilcollin Atria Gold Aquamarine in 18K Yellow Gold Ring

Courtesy of Spinelli Kilcollin

SHOP NOW: Spinelli Kilcollin, $5,600

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Moritz Glik 1.10CT of Diamonds Set and Enclosed in Between a Double White Sapphire Crystal Kaleidoscope Shaker in 18k Gold Featuring an Inverted Diamond

Courtesy of Moritz Glik

SHOP NOW: Moritz Glik, $5,580

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The One I Love NYC The Renaissance Table Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of The One I Love NYC

SHOP NOW: The One I Love NYC, $6,000

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Shahla Karimi Pear Pave V Ring

Courtesy of Shahla

SHOP NOW: Shahla, $6,900

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Forevermark Rahaminov Diamonds Two-Stone Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Forevermark

SHOP NOW: Forevermark, $6,560

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Jade Trau Free Bird No. 1

Courtesy of Jade Trau

SHOP NOW: Jade Trau, $8,000

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Gillian Conroy 0.70ct Oval White Diamond & Yellow Gold Ring

Courtesy of Gillian Conroy

SHOP NOW: Gillian Conroy, $7,200

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Anna Sheffield Attelage Ring Yellow Gold & White Diamond

Courtesy of Anna Sheffield

SHOP NOW: Anna Sheffield, $7,750

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Mociun Peruzzi & French Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Mociun

SHOP NOW: Mociun, $8,100

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Jennie Kwon Diamond Oval Slice Elevate Ring

Courtesy of Jennie Kwon

SHOP NOW: Jennie Kwon, $9,875

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Grace Lee Asscher with Trapezoids Diamond Triple Ring

Courtesy of Grace Lee

SHOP NOW: Grace Lee, $9,880

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Rachel Boston Eridanus Ring

Courtesy of Rachel Boston

SHOP NOW: Rachel Boston, $10,059.82

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Ileana Makri Diamond End Ring

Courtesy of Ileana Makri

SHOP NOW: Ileana Makri, $11,732.57

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Kathryn Bentley Rose Cut Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Kathryn Bentley

SHOP NOW: Of a Kind, $12,000

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Tiffany & Co. The Tiffany Setting 18K Yellow Gold

Courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

SHOP NOW: Tiffany & Co., Priced from $12,400

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KatKim Emerald Sunset Pavé Ring

Courtesy of KatKim

SHOP NOW: KatKim, $14,000

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Bario Neal Avens Radiant Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Bario Neal

SHOP NOW: Bario Neal, Priced From $14,961

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Lauren Wolf Lauren The Prism Ring

Courtesy of Lauren Wolf

SHOP NOW: Lauren Wolf, $15,000

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Carbon & Hyde Twin Ring

Courtesy of Carbon & Hyde

SHOP NOW: Carbon & Hyde, $16,000

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Rebecca Overmann Triple Shield Ring

Courtesy of Rebecca Overmann

SHOP NOW: Rebecca Overmann, $16,575

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Abby Sparks Jewelry The Sandy Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring in Matte Gold

Courtesy of Abby Sparks Jewelry

SHOP NOW: Abby Sparks Jewelry, Priced from $20,000

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Single Stone Wyler Lozenge Cut Diamond in 18k Yellow Gold Ring

Courtesy of Single Stone

SHOP NOW: Single Stone, $32,000

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Marisa Perry East West Emerald Cut Engagement Ring Designed by Douglas Elliott

Courtesy of Marisa Perry

SHOP NOW: Marisa Perry, $35,500

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Bulgari Griffe Solitaire Ring in 18k Yellow Gold with Round Brilliant Cut Diamond

Courtesy of Bulgari

SHOP NOW: Bulgari, Price Upon Request

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Azlee Shield Diamond Ring with Tapered Baguette Diamonds

Courtesy of Azlee

SHOP NOW: Azlee, Price Upon Request

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Bea Bongiasca Gloriosa Spiral Ring

Courtesy of Bea Bongiasca

SHOP NOW: Bea Bongiasca, Price Upon Request

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Cartier 1895 Solitaire Ring in Yellow Gold

Courtesy of Cartier

SHOP NOW: Cartier, Price Upon Request

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Eli Halili Four-Prong Round White Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Eli Halili

SHOP NOW: Eli Halili, Price Upon Request

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Jemma Wynne Bespoke Asscher Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Jemma Wynne

SHOP NOW: Jemma Wynne, Price Upon Request

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Kwiat Asscher Cut Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Kwiat

SHOP NOW: Kwiat, Price Upon Request

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Lauren B. 2.25 Ct Cushion Cut Diamond Yellow Gold Engagement Ring

Courtesy of Lauren B.

SHOP NOW: Lauren B., Price Upon Request

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Lizzie Mandler Bespoke Diamond and Yellow Gold Ring

Courtesy of Lizzie Mandler

SHOP NOW: Lizzie Mandler, Price Upon request

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Malcolm Betts 18ct Cushion Diamond Ring

Courtesy of Malcolm Betts

SHOP NOW: Malcolm Betts, Price Upon Request

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McTeigue & McClelland Diamond Teacup Ring, 18Kt

Courtesy of McTeigue & McClelland

SHOP NOW: McTeigue & McClelland, Price Upon Request

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Monique Péan MNRACD587Y Antique Old Mine Cut White Diamond in 18 Carat Recycled Yellow Gold

Courtesy of Monique Péan

SHOP NOW: Monique Péan, Price Upon Request

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Nikos Koulis Yellow and Black Gold Ring with Yellow Sapphire and White Diamond

Courtesy of Nikos Koulis

SHOP NOW: Nikos Koulis, Price Upon Request

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Repossi Serti sur Vide ring

Courtesy of Repossi

SHOP NOW: Repossi, Price Upon Request

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Tap by Todd Pownell 3-Stone Ring

Courtesy of Tap by Todd Pownell

SHOP NOW: Tap by Todd Pownell, Price Upon Request

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