Marriage proposal aside, making a purchase as big as an engagement ring is a daunting decision—even more so if you’re doing it virtually. But in the last decade, fine jewelers have responded to the modern needs of the world and made it enjoyable (and efficient) to shop around for the best engagement rings online at a variety of price points, with peace of mind. Many have translated the in-store experience to online consultations, which is great when you’re in need of human help, and set new standards for price transparency and ethical labor and environmental practices. These e-retailers also provide comprehensive valuation reports to ensure your pieces are authentic so you can shop securely and easily.
Below, we’ve rounded up seven of the best places to shop for engagement rings online, including everything from affordable engagement rings to lab-grown diamond rings to antique and rare designs. Scroll ahead to learn why we like—and trust—these retailers when it comes to making this milestone purchase. And for more jewelry inspiration, read our guide to the best diamond jewelry online.
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