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12 best oval engagement rings for the modern bride-to-be

Oval cut engagement rings are an elegant and timeless choice

oval engagement rings
Georgia Brown
Senior Lifestyle & Fashion Writer
Updated: 9 November 2022
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Oval engagement rings are captivating in style and elegance, offering a sophisticated, yet timeless alternative to the classic round cut. An oval cut engagement ring is the go-to style for an elegant, yet classic bride-to-be.

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Celebrities who own an oval cut engagement ring

Celebrities and royals alike have been known to opt for oval engagement rings, from Ariana Grande to Blake Lively, Hailey Bieber and of course, the Duchess of Cambridge's stunning diamond and sapphire ring belonging to the late Princess Diana.

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Hailey Bieber's $500k engagement ring was inspired by Blake Lively

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If you want to channel the royal ladies, an oval cut engagement ring is the go-to style for an elegant, yet classic bride.

We've sourced the best places to shop oval engagement rings so you can stun your bride-to-be with a royal-inspired ring they'll want to say yes to.

Shop the top oval engagement rings

vrai engagement ring

Hover Diamond Solitaire oval engagement ring, from £1,094, Vrai


A modern take on the traditional oval ring, Vrai's Hover engagement ring features a stunning 1.5ct stone and can be created with a pave band or plain band in platinum, yellow gold, rose gold or white gold.

beaverbrooks oval ring

Oval Cut Halo Engagement Ring, £5,250, Beaverbrooks


Taking inspiration from timeless, vintage-inspired design and fusing with contemporary trends, this gorgeous platinum diamond oval cut halo ring is simply stunning and can be worn with one of our dazzling silhouette rings for the perfect sparkle.

purely diamonds oval ring

Rose Gold Oval Engagement Ring, from £1,526, Purely Diamonds


Widely regarded as the celebrity who started the trend, Blake Lively was proposed to by Ryan Reynolds in 2012 with a rose gold engagement ring estimated to be worth around two million dollars. If you're after a Hollywood-approved engagement ring, this stunning rose gold number from Beaverbrooks is a dazzling option.  

oval gold taylor and hart ring

Demure Diamond Ring, £570, Fraser Hart


If your bride-to-be loves the sophistication of an oval cut engagement ring, this stunning diamond set into a classic gold band is the perfect alternative. With a hidden ruby set inside the band, this ring bears a touching sentimental value.

grown brilliance oval engagement ring

2 1/3 ctw Oval Lab Grown Diamond Side Stone Solitaire Engagement Ring,$3,945, Grown Brilliance


This dazzling oval engagement ring with a near-colourless lab grown diamond centre and delicate stones encrusting the band is set in 14k white gold.

hsamuel oval ring

Emmy London Rose Gold Ring, £1299, H. Samuel


This elegant oval cut engagement ring is beautifully crafted in 18ct rose gold, presenting a single sensational oval morganite stone centrepiece, surrounded by sparkling round diamonds.

etsy oval diamond ring

Oval Diamond Ring, £2,767/$3,750, Etsy


If you want to stun your bridge with a real showstopper, take your loved one’s breath away with this stunning oval engagement ring, that looks like an uncanny dupe to Hayley Bieber's.

cwsellors oval engagement ring

Diamond Oval Cut Ring, £4,735, C. W. Sellors


Elegant and classic, this exquisite oval engagement ring features a central brilliant cut solitaire diamond, claw set in solid platinum and framed beautifully by sparkling pave set diamonds. One to be treasured forever.

net a porter oval ring

White Gold Diamond Ring, £11,290/$11,295, Net-A-Porter


Perfect for the bride who truly wants to stand out, this non-conventional statement oval engagement ring is cast from 18-karat white gold and topped with a spectacular salt and pepper diamond slice, framed by a halo of twinkling, brilliant-cut gems.

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