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We Can't Stop Obsessing Over These Oval Engagement Rings

In a world of round-cut diamonds, be an oval.
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by Christin Perry
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Christin Perry
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Updated May 21, 2020
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When it's finally your turn to don a sparkly accessory on "that" finger, do you know what kind of ring you'll be looking for? Maybe you're a traditionalist who can't imagine anything other than a round diamond on your finger. Or maybe you'd like something a bit more avant garde. The perfect mixture of the two? An oval cut stone. 

A brilliant-cut oval stone, whether it's a diamond or a different gemstone, is close enough to a round cut to give that bridal look you're accustomed to, but it's ever so slightly unique and different, too, making it a great choice for an engagement ring. 

Oval Cut Engagement Rings

Oval Engagement Ring

Stunning pave leaf details create a beautiful background for this oval-shaped bauble from Blue Nile. A halo of diamonds surrounding the stone and a diamond-encrusted band add to the sparkle.

Blue Nile petite pave leaf halo diamond engagement ring, $1,950,

oval engagement ring,

This oval engagement ring from Charles and Colvard features a stunning oval-shaped moissanite gemstone surrounded by a halo of circular brilliant-cut stones. Together, the two elements create a seriously sparkly ring.

Charles and Colvard oval moissanite framed halo engagement ring, $2,249,

Oval Engagement Ring

What's not to love about this massive sparkler? The center stone rests among a frame of diamonds, while the band features several channel-cut diamonds to amp up the sparkle. A matching wedding band makes a picture-perfect set for your wedding day and beyond.

Neil Lane diamond bridal set, $6,800,

oval engagement ring

For a unique look, consider this flat diamond engagement ring. An oval-cut diamond solitaire is nestled deep in the brushed silver band for an understated yet surprisingly beautiful look.

Blue Nile flat solitaire platinum engagement ring, $1,290,

Oval Engagement Ring

For an alternative look, this salt-and-pepper diamond ring certainly checks the box. The partially occluded stone is artfully mixed with tonal stones for a unique look that's totally non-traditional.

Aurora Designer salt and pepper diamond with halo, $1,399,

This dainty oval engagement ring delivers just enough beautiful bling, with a center stone flanked by two circular diamonds on either side. Diamond detailing on the band adds an elegant flair.

Kay 3/4 total carat weight diamond engagement ring, $2,500,

Oval Engagement Ring ritani

A diamond-studded, split-shank band comes together to support the ample center stone on this oval engagement ring.  

Ritani double French-set diamond 'v' engagement ring with surprise diamonds, from $1,460,

Oval Engagement Ring monique lhuillier

Engagement rings with lots of different stones are totally having their moment right now, which is why we love this distinctive oval engagement ring from Monique Lhuillier. Artfully placed marquise-cut diamond side stones give a garden-like vibe on this springy sparkler. 

Monique Lhuillier Jardin diamond engagement ring, $1,950,

zales oval engagement ring

This stunning 2-carat total weight bauble is one of our favorite oval engagement rings. The center stone is accompanied by two smaller stones, each of them encircled by their own halo of diamonds. A diamond-studded band gracefully dips and twists on your finger. 

Zales 2-carat total weight oval diamond past present future, $8,129,

aquamarine oval engagement ring

This stunning aquamarine gemstone is totally wedding ready, placed atop a sparkly 18-carat white gold band, and flanked with two gleaming diamonds. 

Blue Nile aquamarine diamond ring, $1,280,

Oval Engagement Ring

This classic oval engagement ring is a bridal beauty. A halo of micropave stones is mirrored on the band, but the ample diamond solitaire takes center stage on this sparkler.

Ritani halo micropave engagement ring, from $2,690,

Oval Engagement Ring

This diamond lookalike is actually a moissanite gemstone, but we doubt anyone could tell the difference, since it's so gorgeous. On this oval engagement ring, the large center stone is mirrored by a smaller stone on either side for a multi-faceted look you'll love. 

Charles and Colvard oval moissanite solitaire with side accents, $2,999,

zales aquamarine engagement ring

This aquamarine bauble is both beautiful and distinctive, with a vintage flair. The ethereal blue stone is flanked by a flower frame, and a diamond-studded split-shank band. 

Zales oval aquamarine diamond flower frame vintage style ring, $1,400,

charles and colvard oval ring

The oval-shaped stone is turned sideways for an unexpected twist on this stunning oval engagement ring. A cluster of diamonds on either side, along with a diamond-studded band make this a total head-turner. 

Charles and Colvard Forever One oval moissanite ring, $2,169,

kay oval engagement ring

It's nothing but bling on this ring. Here, a center diamond is in good company with a halo of diamonds encircling it. A diamond-studded band twists and turns for added effect on this ¾ total carat weight oval engagement ring. 

Kay 3/4 carat total weight diamond engagement ring, $2,800,

halo oval engagement ring neil lane

This 1.5 carat total weight bauble delivers a serious wow factor, with a diamond-encrusted band and a beautiful oval-shaped center diamond studded by a halo of diamonds. 

Neil Lane 1 1/2 carat diamond engagement ring, $6,300,

ritani oval engagement ring

Simple, or simply beautiful? This oval solitaire makes a perfect engagement ring, with a 14-carat white gold band and a tiny bezel-cut circular diamond at the base of the setting for a unique surprise. 

Ritani solitaire diamond tapered engagement ring with surprise diamonds, from $770,

oval engagement ring

This diamond engagement ring features an oval diamond in a four-prong setting flanked by two sparkly baguettes. It's a beautiful ring that's just right for a bride-to-be.

Blue Nile tapered baguette diamond engagement ring, $4,990,

oval engagement ring set

This sparkling oval engagement ring and coordinating band make a beautiful bridal set. We love the thick band, which makes this set look particularly unique. The sizable center stone is flanked by clusters of diamonds on each side for an elegant look. 

Zales 1-carat total-weight oval diamond frame collar bridal set, $3,200,

opal engagement ring

A myriad of rainbow hues takes center stage on this stunning oval opal engagement ring. Channel-cut diamonds form a sparkly halo around the opal, and are mirrored on the band for a look of upscale elegance.

Blue Nile opal diamond 18k diamond ring, $1,560,

ritani halo oval engagement ring

On this beautiful bauble, an oval diamond gives way to a halo of pave diamonds for a multifaceted look. The French-set band is covered with diamonds as well, for an opulent look. 

Ritani French set halo diamond engagement ring, from $2,100,

bezel set oval engagement ring

This bezel-set moissanite gemstone ring is simply beautiful. The oval stone and 14-carat white gold band pair up for a perfectly modern aesthetic.

Charles and Colvard Forever One oval moissanite bezel set solitaire, $899,

lace diamond engagement ring

We can't get enough of this super feminine oval engagement ring. Intricate diamond detailing on the band resembles pretty lace, while the ample oval stone gives way to a halo of pave diamonds. 

Zales Celebration Ideal 3/4 total weight oval diamond frame engagement ring, $3,000,

1920s engagement ring

Channeling the 1920s! This vintage-inspired oval engagement ring is a beauty. A channel of diamonds surrounds the center stone, while the band is adorned with a sparkly fleur de lis on each side of the shank. 

Blue Nile vintage halo diamond engagement ring, $2,990,

ritani oval engagement ring

Three oval stones adorn this beautiful rose gold diamond engagement ring. A ring of channel cut diamonds and a diamond-encrusted band add elegant flair.

Ritani three-stone halo diamond engagement ring, from $3,220,

neil lane engagement ring

This nearly 2-carat set is a total show stopper. An oval diamond is set against a halo of shimmery round diamonds. But that's not all: the split shank band simply drips with diamonds as well, and an optional matching band pairs for an unbelievable amount of bling.

Neil Lane 1 7/8 total carat weight diamond bridal set, $9,400,

double halo engagement ring

Why settle for an oval engagement ring with one halo of diamonds when you can have one with a double halo? That's just what you'll get when you choose this beautiful ring, along with a diamond-studded band for maximum shimmer.

Zales 1 carat total weight oval diamond double frame engagement ring, $4,379,

oval engagement ring

It's rare to find a ring with a band as beautiful as the center setting, but this ring certainly checks the box. Antique detailing makes for a lovely band with just enough diamonds, while the center stone is framed in vintage style on this oval engagement ring.

Cunningham Custom antique-style halo engagement ring, $5,900,

blue sapphire ring

Cop Kate Middleton's elegant style when you opt for this lovely oval engagement ring. There's nothing saying you can't wear a stunning sapphire as a statement of your engaged status.

Zales oval blue sapphire diamond ring, $799,

oval solitaire ring

This oval-shaped diamond solitaire is simple yet elegant. The brilliant cut catches the light at any angle, and 14-carat white gold band is totally wedding ready.

Zales diamond solitaire engagement ring, $4,000,

victorian engagement ring

You won't be able to take your eyes off this stunning oval engagement ring. Steeped in Victorian style, the moissanite center stone is flanked by a floral-inspired band, and paired with a teardrop-shaped smaller stone for dramatic effect. 

Silly Shiny Diamonds unique Victorian moissanite engagement ring, $2,209,

art deco engagement ring

This antique-style oval engagement ring is the one everyone will ask questions about. It's a beautiful piece, with a center moissanite stone flanked by a dramatic frame of stones.

Charles and Colvard oval moissanite fashion ring, $959,

disney engagement ring

Tale as old as time. Inspired by Belle from Beauty and the Beast, this enchanting ring is full of beautiful details like scalloped edge framing, milgrain details, and of course, plenty of diamonds. 

Zales Enchanted Disney Belle oval diamond double-frame engagement ring, $3,800,

east west oval engagement ring

Why settle for one stone when you can have a cluster of stones? You get a little of everything on this pretty oval engagement ring, that combines a diamond with a shimmery opal and a lovely blue topaz. It's a unique look you're sure to love.

Minimal VS oval diamond engagement ring, $1,800,

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