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The 35 Best Gold Engagement Rings of 2020

If you're struggling to find the ring of your dreams, look no further.
Anna Hecht
by Anna Hecht
Updated May 20, 2020
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Shopping for an engagement ring involves making a lot of big decisions all at once. But if you're sure you want a gold ring, you must check out our list of the best gold engagement rings below. From budget-friendly gold engagement rings to vintage-inspired styles and beyond, we've rounded up 35 of the most gorgeous rings of every shape and style. Keep scrolling to find the ring of your dreams.

The Best Gold Engagement Rings 

When it comes to standout gold engagement rings, these are the picks we're loving right now.

Blue Nile petite micropavé diamond engagement ring

This ring style has been super popular in recent years and we can totally see why. With a pear-shaped center stone that's accompanied by a half circle of sparkling petite micropavé diamonds on an ultra-thin band, this piece is delicate, yet extravagant.

Blue Nile petite micropavé diamond engagement ring, from $790 for setting, BlueNile.com

Ritani solitaire diamond gallery engagement ring

Looking for a ring that's equal parts stylish and stunning? You've just landed on it. With Ritani's solitaire band, there is a row of dainty diamonds around the base of the center diamond for an added touch of sparkle and extravagance. 

Ritani solitaire diamond gallery engagement ring, from $1,285 for setting, Ritani.com

James Allen cushion cut halo diamond engagement ring

Available via James Allen, this 14K yellow gold ring is totally customizable, meaning you can choose which stone shape and gold finish you prefer. 

James Allen cushion cut halo diamond engagement ring, $5,400, JamesAllen.com

Blue Nile asscher diamond engagement ring

Who wouldn't want to wear this stunner? Cushion cuts and halo settings are both super trendy engagement ring features —combine them together and you've got yourself one stylish jewelry piece.

Blue Nile asscher diamond engagement ring, from $1,790 for setting, BlueNile.com

Budget-Friendly Gold Engagement Rings 

Buying a ring doesn't have to mean racking up a hefty credit card bill or spending your entire life's savings all at once. The rings in this category are still high quality, but they fall on the more affordable side.

AlyaPersonalized pearl engagement ring in 14K rose gold

This delicate engagement ring has peekaboo side stones framing the the center peal ring setting. Surely, it's a ring you'll want to wear for life.

AlyaPersonalized pearl engagement ring in 14K rose gold, $480, Etsy.com

Charles & Colvard round colorless moissanite four prong solitaire engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

A modern take on your traditional engagement ring, this four-prong engagement ring from Charles & Covard has a sleek look that's still timeless. 

Charles & Colvard round colorless moissanite four prong solitaire engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $679, CharlesandColvard.com

Kay diamond engagement ring in 10K yellow gold

This particular engagement ring, which has a solitaire-shaped center diamond, comes in white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold. For added elegance, it has cathedral shoulders holding up the center stone.

Kay diamond engagement ring in 10K yellow gold, from $900, Kay.com

Blue Nile petite cathedral solitaire engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

There's no denying that this petite cathedral solitaire ring is a classic. 

Blue Nile petite cathedral solitaire engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, from $410 for setting, BlueNile.com 

SolitaireRingJeweler round solitaire wedding ring in 14K white gold

The center diamond on this timeless solitaire engagement ring is a 1.5-carat moissanite. If you aren't feeling the round diamond shape or the yellow gold band, the Etsy seller can customize this piece to better suit your preferences. 

SolitaireRingJeweler round solitaire wedding ring in 14K white gold, $245, Etsy.co

Charles & Colvard cushion colorless moissanite split shank halo engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This halo ring from Charles & Colvard is one you'll gladly show off to friends and family once engaged. It has a classy split shank band that's available in white gold and rose gold. 

Charles & Colvard cushion colorless moissanite split shank halo engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $759, CharlesandColvard.com

James Allen gold two-tone comfort-fit cathedral solitaire engagement ring in 18K yellow gold

This solitaire ring looks classic, but it comes with a modern twist. On the inside of the band, there's a luxurious pop of color in the form of yellow gold lines. If you're also wanting to buy a wedding band at the same time, check out this matching wedding band from James Allen.

James Allen gold two-tone comfort-fit cathedral solitaire engagement ring in 18K yellow gold, from $590 for setting, JamesAllen.co

SolitaireRingJeweler oval solitaire moissanite diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This handmade 1.5-carat engagement ring has an oval-shaped main stone that's so timeless, you won't grow tired of wearing it for years to come.

SolitaireRingJeweler oval solitaire moissanite diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $259, Etsy.com

Charles & Colvard signature milgrain square moissanite ring in 14K yellow gold

If you've been loving the look of vintage engagement rings, you'll swoon over this star-shaped beauty. This art deco-inspired piece by Charles & Covard has a square accent stone that's enclosed by milgrain detail and round gemstones.

Charles & Colvard signature milgrain square moissanite ring in 14K yellow gold, $419, CharlesandColvard.com

SonyaJewelryShop marquise cut moissanite engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

The marquise cut featured on this ring is a classic and historic shape that doesn't go out of style. With this particular ring, you can decide whether you want 14K or 18K gold — and you can choose which type of gold finish you'd like.  

SonyaJewelryShop marquise cut moissanite engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $342, Etsy.com

Unique Gold Engagement Rings

When choosing an engagement ring, there are thankfully no rules about how it should look so long as you love it. Check out these unique styles for inspiration.

Blue Nile peridot engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This engagement ring offers a pop of color with a gemstone center stone that's made from a gorgeous green peridot. Eight delicate diamonds and eight light-filled peridot gemstones surround the center for an added touch of sparkle.

Blue Nile peridot engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $550, BlueNile.com 

NyFineJewelry opal engagement ring in 14K rose gold

Finally, we found an engagement ring that perfectly encompasses creativity and timelessness all-in-one. Its opal center stone appears dreamy among rose gold leaves and diamond clusters.

NyFineJewelry opal engagement ring in 14K rose gold, $706, Etsy.co

Kay diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

With this standout ring, you'll be sure to turn heads. The unique shape of this piece showcases the marquise center diamond, which is accompanied by a whole row of round diamonds along the band. In total, the diamond weight of this ring comes to 5/8 carat. 

Kay diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $2,199, Kay.co

Blue Nile petite round green chalcedony cabochon ring in 14K yellow gold

To say this green chalcedony engagement ring is "dreamy" would be an understatement. We're loving the lustrous color of the center stone, which is surrounded by 22 dainty diamonds.

Blue Nile petite round green chalcedony cabochon ring in 14K yellow gold, $425, BlueNile.com 

Charles & Colvard round colorless moissanite petal ring in 14K yellow gold

This floral halo ring will serve as a statement for brides who want their ring to stand out. The round cut of the center stone is surrounded by a halo of 14K gold petals and moissanite accents for an added touch of shimmer.

Charles & Colvard round colorless moissanite petal ring in 14K yellow gold, $839, CharlesandColvard.co

Kay diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

As Kay puts it, the triangular shape of this classy ring acts as "a gorgeously modern expression of your love." We couldn't agree more. 

Kay diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $849, Kay.com

Arosha yellow gold engagement ring with pearl in 14K yellow gold

If you're after an engagement ring that's equal parts artsy, cool, and sophisticated, you've just found it. This unique pearl ring design offers a modern geometric twist that brides will love.

Arosha yellow gold engagement ring with pearl in 14K yellow gold, $850, Etsy.com

Vintage-Inspired Gold Engagement Rings

Got an eye for classic pieces? Check out these vintage-inspired engagement rings.

James Allen antique bezel and pavé set engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This vintage-inspired ring offers a gorgeous display of both bezel and pavé settings that show off the center stone in the most beautiful way. 

James Allen antique bezel and pavé set engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1,140 for setting, JamesAllen.com

Zales diamond infinity vintage-style engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This ring has that 'cool girl' feel that we all love. Rather than going with a more traditional diamond ring with a center stone, this option has a diamond-encrusted band that's equally extravagant.

Zales diamond infinity vintage-style engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $2,400, Zales.com

Blue Nile hand-engraved diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

Classic and luxurious, this engagement ring's stunning center stone is held up by six scalloped prongs in 14k yellow gold. Along the band, there are 26 round-cut diamonds, which bring an element of added sparkle to the piece.

Blue Nile hand-engraved diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1,290 for setting, BlueNile.com

Zales diamond zig-zag vintage-style engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

We're obsessed with this vintage-inspired diamond band, which features beautifully designed borders and zigzags of intricate milgrain detailing.

Zales diamond zig-zag vintage-style engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1,000, Zales.com

Kay aquamarine gold engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This 3/4-carat ring has an aquamarine center stone that is surrounded by round diamonds, which trace the center and curve along the band for added sparkle and shine.

Kay aquamarine gold engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $3,500, Kay.com

WRMetalarts the minimalist oval ring in 14K yellow gold

Minimalist brides are going to love this vintage-inspired ring, which has a classic six-prong setting.

WRMetalarts the minimalist oval ring in 14K yellow gold, $4,500, Etsy.com 

Understated Gold Engagement Rings

Brides who want something on the simpler side will love these stylish (but understated) gold engagement rings.

Ringonly diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

The word 'delicate' takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to this dainty — and yet, super beautiful — diamond ring.

Ringonly diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $756, Etsy.com

Kay princess cut diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

This stunning engagement ring features three princess-cut diamonds for the ultimate vocal point. In total, this ring's diamond weight comes to half a carat. 

Kay princess cut diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1399, Kay.com

LoveringsDesign cluster diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

With this cluster diamond engagement ring, you've found an engagement piece that just oozes subtle sophistication.

LoveringsDesign cluster diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $489, Etsy.com

Kay marquise diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

As Kay puts it, this is the perfect ring for the "modern minimalist." It's delicate and simple, but it still makes as statement with a parade of small round diamonds running along the slim 14K yellow gold band. 

Kay marquise diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1,349, Kay.com

JewelringDesign moonstone diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

Allow us to introduce the most perfectly executed moonstone engagement ring we've seen. For such a delicate piece, it sure makes a statement. 

JewelringDesign moonstone diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $298, Etsy.com

Zales three stone diamond engagement ring in 10K yellow gold

Traditional brides who don't want an overly show-y ring are going to love this three-stone diamond ring in yellow gold.

Zales three stone diamond engagement ring in 10K yellow gold, $359, Zales.com

Hotcrown baguette diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold

Minimalist and modern, this baguette diamond engagement ring is equal parts preppy and elegant. 

Hotcrown baguette diamond engagement ring in 14K yellow gold, $1,080, Etsy.com

BravermanOren emerald baguette raw salt and pepper diamond gold engagement ring

I don't know about you, but to us, this Art Deco-inspired ring with its emerald-cut stone feels like sophistication at its finest. 

BravermanOren emerald baguette raw salt and pepper diamond gold engagement ring, $1,050, Etsy.com

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