Though many celebrities wear classic engagement rings, others seem to prefer unique styles.
Lady Gaga, for example, previously wore a heart-shaped diamond while engaged to actor Taylor Kinney.
Other stars including Katy Perry, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and more seemingly favor colorful gems in their jewelry.
Instead, some stars like Katy Perry and Leigh-Anne Pinnock have opted for rings that feature colorful gems. Others including Lady Gaga have celebrated their engagements by wearing diamonds and gems in unusual shapes.
Here are some of the most unique engagement rings celebrities have ever worn.
Danielle Jackson contributed to an earlier version of this article.
Jennifer Lopez briefly wore light-pink diamonds while engaged to Ben Affleck in the early 2000s.
Heidi Klum got engaged to Seal in 2004, and wore a canary-yellow diamond to celebrate the occasion.
The 10-carat ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz, and also included a band covered with smaller yellow diamonds. Klum and the "Kiss From a Rose" singer later separated, with their divorce being finalized in 2014.
Rebecca Romijn received a yellow engagement ring from Jerry O'Connell in September 2005.
Though the six-carat diamond and crisscross band looked great on the actress, she later told InStyle that they needed a major adjustment to fit her properly.
"Since I had to get my ring re-sized when I was pregnant, I decided to change my setting with the help of my friend Lorraine Schwartz," Romijn told the publication. "There's something sexy about a diamond dangling from your finger."
In 2007, Fergie began sporting a brilliant-cut diamond from her then-partner Josh Duhamel.
The H. Stern ring featured a four-carat, brilliant-cut stone surrounded by smaller cognac diamonds in a starburst pattern. It was reportedly worth $90,000.
The couple later separated in September 2017.
Anna Paquin ditched diamonds with her silver engagement ring from actor Stephen Moyer in 2009.
As Glamour reported at the time, her ring featured a circular moonstone gem instead, as well as a unique band.
Former NFL player Eric Johnson asked for Jessica Simpson's hand in marriage with a red Tiffany & Co. gemstone.
The unconventional Neil Lane ring features a center ruby — Simpson's birthstone — and surrounding diamonds. Johnson proposed to her on November 11, 2010, as previously reported by People.
"I've already done the traditional thing so I just wanted to do something that was different," Simpson told the publication about her ring. "It was all Eric's idea and he just wanted it to be special."
Not only is Kate Middleton's ring colorful, but it also once belonged to Princess Diana.
She received the sapphire-and-diamond ring upon getting engaged to Prince William on November 16, 2010. It consists of an 18-carat, oval-shaped sapphire surrounded by 14 small diamonds.
Elizabeth Hurley accepted a blue engagement ring in October 2011.
Australian cricket player Shane Warne proposed to the actress with a nine-carat, square-cut sapphire surrounded by two trillion-cut white diamonds. Hello! Magazine later reported on December 16, 2013, that the couple had split.
Blake Lively also rocked a light-pink stone after getting engaged to Ryan Reynolds.
Lively's ring was designed by jeweler Lorraine Schwartz with the help of Reynolds, and it reportedly cost around $2 million. It features a light-pink, oval-cut diamond with smaller stones across its band.
The couple never formally announced their engagement, though they married in 2012.
Halle Berry wore an emerald set in a thick gold band starting in 2012.
The green, square-cut stone was garnished with two smaller diamonds on each side. Berry later said she lost the ring during a January 2014 vacation, and the couple eventually filed for divorce around October 2015.
Jason Sudeikis proposed to Olivia Wilde in 2013 with a circular ring that had a green halo.
Wilde showed off her engagement ring on red carpets at the time, revealing that her yellow-gold band was adorned with a circular diamond and emerald halo.
In November 2020, however, the couple ended their seven-year engagement.
Scarlett Johansson wore an art-deco ring while engaged to French journalist Romain Dauriac that year.
The antique-looking ring featured three large diamonds surrounded by smaller stones in a rectangular setting. Johansson later filed for divorce around March 2017.
Also in 2013, Alexis Bledel debuted an engagement ring in a unique shape.
She received the octagon-shaped diamond from fellow actor Vincent Kartheiser after less than one year of dating. Speaking to US Weekly at the time, Bledel revealed that Kartheiser was the one who chose the design.
Ashlee Simpson's geometric engagement ring was created by Neil Lane.
Actor Evan Ross popped the question with a five-carat, marquise-cut ring in an elongated navette style. The ring was also accented with multiple rubies and 140 white diamonds.
Ross and Simpson married months after their January 2014 engagement in August of that year.
The following month, Christina Aguilera received a massive ring from Hollywood production assistant Matt Rutler.
According to US Weekly, Rutler designed the engagement ring for Aguilera, taking inspiration from two of her favorite ring designs and merging them together.
The result was a large circular stone surrounded by two diamond halos. Underneath the dazzlers are reportedly nine multicolored gemstones meant to sit against her finger. He proposed on Valentine's Day in 2014, as previously reported by People.
Nikki Reed received a flower-shaped ring from the "Vampire Diaries" actor Ian Somerhalder in 2015.
The stunning ring features a large circular diamond surrounded by 10 smaller stones. Its band, on the other hand, is seemingly made from gold.
In 2018, Reed revealed to The Knot that she was planning on redesigning her engagement ring so that she could incorporate a cultivated diamond.
Lady Gaga wore a heart-shaped diamond after Taylor Kinney proposed to her on Valentine's Day in 2015.
The musician revealed the news of her engagement on Instagram and wrote at the time: "He gave me his heart on Valentine's Day, and I said YES!" Shortly after Lady Gaga shared the post, Lorraine Schwartz confirmed to E! News that she designed the likely six-carat ring.
By July 2016, after five years of dating, the couple confirmed that they had ended their engagement.
In December 2015, Eva Longoria was proposed to with a giant ruby.
Businessman José Antonio Bastón gave her the ring, which features a deep-red ruby surrounded by a diamond halo atop a white-gold band. According to The Knot, the gemstone is likely between six and eight carats.
Lady Gaga showed off another engagement ring in October 2018.
After wearing the pink-tinted diamond for months, Lady Gaga finally called her agent Christian Carino her fiancé while accepting an award at Elle's annual Women in Hollywood event.
Gemologist and diamond expert Grant Mobley previously told Insider that Gaga's "timeless design" featured a rare, high-quality sapphire — as well as a diamond halo — and could have cost more than $300,000.
The musician and Carino eventually split around the start of 2019, as People reported.
Emily Ratajkowski received two giant diamonds as part of her engagement ring in July 2018.
The model first shared a photo of the ring — which has both a pear-shaped and square-shaped diamond atop a gold band — to Instagram on July 11, 2018.
The jewelry was given to her by filmmaker Sebastian Bear-McClard and reportedly could have cost between $50,000 and $90,000.
Katy Perry's standout engagement ring features a sweet nod to Orlando Bloom.
Mobley previously told Insider that Perry's flower-shaped ring seemingly features a two-carat ruby surrounded by white diamonds. As a result, the ring could have cost more than $20,000.
When Perry shared an Instagram photo of the ring, she captioned it "full bloom," pointing out that her ring is shaped like a flower, and her fiancé's last name is Bloom.
Scarlett Johansson also debuted a one-of-a-kind ring in July 2019.
She wore the ring in public approximately two months after announcing her engagement to "Saturday Night Live" star Colin Jost. It features a dark, pear-shaped diamond and a matching brown band.
Previously speaking with Insider, representatives for Rare Carat said the diamond is likely more than 10 carats, making the ring worth approximately $450,000
Leigh-Anne Pinnock showed off her colorful square-shaped ring in May 2020.
Soccer player Andre Gray gave the ring to the "Little Mix" singer. It features a cushion-cut gem, which appears to be emerald or black, with a surrounding diamond halo.
Lily Collins couldn't get enough of her see-through ring after her May 2020 proposal.
According to Apeksha Kothari, the chief operating officer of diamond search engine Rare Carat, a ring like Collins' could have cost between $75,000 and $100,000, as it likely features a diamond between three and four carats.
Elle King's flower-shaped dazzler is unlike any other worn by a celebrity.
The ring, which is shaped like two flowers and has small diamonds sprouting from larger, circular stones, likely cost around $20,000, according to Brides.
In an Instagram post on October 9, 2020, King revealed that she also planned on proposing that day, and was even carrying a ring in her pocket.
Ariana Grande's engagement ring from Dalton Gomez features a giant diamond and an adjacent pearl.
She announced her engagement to the real estate agent in an Instagram post on December 20. As Insider's Debanjali Bose previously reported, the ring could have cost $750,000, as it seemingly features an eight-carat diamond and a yellow-gold band.
The ring's pearl, on the other hand, could have been a gift from Grande's grandparents, according to many of the singer's fans.
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