Engagement Rings With a Conscience

They're gorgeous, stylish and above all, eco-friendly. What's not to love about engagement rings made with fair-trade diamonds, responsibly sourced gems and reclaimed metals? Check out our top seven styles.
  1. Responsibly Sourced Diamond Engagement Ring

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    A delicate pave halo ups the wow-factor of any simple solitaire.

    Ring: Forevermark

  2. Vintage-Style Conflict-Free Engagement Ring

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    It's obvious that this wide-banded style will be a standout on any ring finger, but what you can't see just by looking at it: your purchase will support a contribution to communities that have suffered from unethical jewelry practices.

    Ring: Brilliant Earth

  3. Aquamarine Engagement Ring

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    Sapphires continue to be an engagement ring favorite, but right now, we love the look of a center stone in light blue.

    Ring: Christian Cheesman for Cred Jewellery

  4. Recycled Metal Engagement Ring

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    This conflict-free diamond ring has a contemporary touch.

    Ring: GreenWeddingRings.com

  5. White Sapphire Engagement Ring

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    This tri-stone ring with a split shank (made of recycled white gold) is the perfect combination of trendy and traditional.

    Ring: GreenKarat.com

  6. Conflict-Free Diamond Engagement Ring

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    Go big on glitz without an over-the-top center stone. Start with a solitaire, then add a pave diamond halo and sprinkle a few sparklers down the sides of the band.

    Ring: Leber Jeweler Inc

  7. Man-made Diamond Engagement Ring

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    Princess cut diamonds have a modern edge but with a totally timeless appeal.

    Ring: MiaDonna & Co.


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