21 Glamorous Teardrop Engagement Rings for Modern Brides
Engagement rings with teardrop-shaped stones offer an effortless balance between tradition and modernity many brides adore. And it’s easy to see why if you spend any time browsing the endless possibilities they offer!
From sleek and ultra-modern settings that are achingly crisp to vintage-inspired decadence, there’s something for everyone to love.
Today we’ve rounded up 21 spectacular teardrop engagement rings that shine from within like the first glow of true love- you’re sure to find a match as perfect as you and your special someone!
21 Teardrop-Shaped Engagement Rings
As far as versatility and uniqueness go, it’s tough to beat the teardrop cut. No matter what you love, there’s the perfect ring for you- let these beauties inspire you!
The Pave Alex Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Subtly hidden halo for added visual interest.
- Clean and crisp pave on the band.
- Elegant but eye-catching.
The Lexie Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Clean, simple setting with no frills allows the diamond to shine.
- Fantastic for modern or minimalist brides-to-be.
- Smooth band and soft lines for no-fuss femininity.
French Pave Platinum Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Unique incised pave band for visual interest.
- Crisp setting with minimal fuss.
- Wonderful balance between band and focus stone.
Bypass Colored Teardrop Engagement Ring with Sapphire
- Unique asymmetrical band design perfectly showcases the stone.
- Gorgeous sapphire central stone for something different.
- Effortless lines and understated elegance.
The Alice Solitaire Teardrop Engagement Ring
- The rope band design is subtle yet eye-catching.
- Beautiful frame for the solitaire diamond.
- Effortless balance of timeless and modern.
Petite Twist Solitaire Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Dual intertwined band.
- An interesting interplay of texture and sparkle.
- Balanced and elegant.
The Ellie Hidden Halo Teardrop Engagement Ring
- It’s a reinvention of the classic solitaire setting.
- The hidden halo provides an ingenious frame for the central stone.
- Crisp, no-frills band for simple elegance.
Novara Teardrop Cut Engagement Ring
- Excellent interplay between pave and central stone.
- Plenty of glamor and shine.
- Effortless balance and symmetry.
Opal White Gold Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Modern update of vintage looks.
- Unique stone that stands out from the crowd.
- Statement halo with intriguing curves.
Sicily Teardrop Halo Engagement Ring
- Statement halo with hypnotizing lines.
- Clean pave band.
- Dramatic without being over the top.
Three Stone Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Deceptively simple design.
- Beautiful symmetry.
- Powerful statement ring.
Call of the Ocean Double Band Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Spectacular use of the double band, with a seamless stacking wedding ring option available.
- Sea-inspired theme that’s perfectly rendered.
- Statement halo that’s beautifully balanced.
The Skyler Bypass Teardrop Engagement Ring
- A seamless blend of modern and classic.
- Sharp angularity to catch the eye.
- Bold and daring design that stays understated.
Sapphire and Diamond Halo Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Unique colored focus stone.
- Modern with an echo of the classics.
- Beautiful contrast between band metal, sapphire, and diamonds.
Rose Quartz Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Gorgeous symbolism.
- Spectacular pastel engagement ring.
- Soft, gentle elegance.
Toi et Moi Two Stone Engagement Ring
- Balanced two-stone setting.
- Simple yet bold.
- The unusual twist on the solitaire style.
Never Separate Halo Three Stone Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Attention-demanding and feisty.
- Bold and powerful design.
- The unusual take on the three-stone design.
Minimalist Rose Quartz Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Subtle but interesting, twisted band.
- Soft romanticism from stone to band.
- Available in 14K white gold/rose gold/yellow gold.
Classic Six-Prong Solitaire Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Sleek simplicity.
- Spectacular contrast.
- Ultra-modern and understated.
Riviera Pave Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Classic engagement ring with style.
- Perfectly balanced pave to enhance the stone.
- Easy to wear and elegant.
Twisting Solitaire Teardrop Engagement Ring
- Subtle band design enhances the focal stone.
- Simple yet elegant.
- Duality symbolism is perfect for an engagement ring.
A glittering sea of small pave diamonds on the band and a crystal-clear, gorgeous teardrop-shaped diamond… it’s simplicity itself, with added sparkle!
With just enough band decor to provide glitter and glamor without becoming overpowering, this ring offers a wonderful balance between eye-catching and subtle that’s sure to capture many hearts.
If you’re looking to marry (pun totally intended) sophisticated elegance with clean lines, this is a ring you’re sure to love as much as I do!
With a center stone as inherently sparkly and attention-grabbing as a teardrop diamond, sometimes you don’t want any other fuss or frills to steal the show. This ring perfectly captures the opulent elegance of the cut with an understated elegance that’s tough to beat.
If you’re like me and prefer to keep the lines simple and clean and let the stone speak for itself, this is a teardrop engagement ring you must add to your shortlist.
As you may realize by taking a glimpse at this list, I’m a sucker for a beautiful pave that perfectly compliments the central stone and the wearer alike.
With a gorgeous and well-balanced prong setting for the teardrop diamond, this ring brings just the right amount of visual interest with its unique, v-shaped pave scattering a starfield over the band.
It’s subtle but sparkly and perfect if you’re looking for a little more bling that stays understated and elegant.
Teardrop-cut engagement rings make a beautiful statement with a non-traditional colored stone. This ring doesn’t stop there, however! This is one of the simplest, yet most evocative, unique band designs I’ve seen in a while.
Sinuously wrapping around the finger with an asymmetrical, undulating band, it’s eye-catching without being fussy, different enough to stand out from the crowd, and carries an aura of classic elegance with a modern twist- can you say fabulous?
Here we have a teardrop-shaped engagement ring with a twist- quite literally! This funky take on the classic solitaire engagement ring has a roping intertwined band perfect to symbolize two becoming one.
I love how well it works with the stone without overpowering it and the elegant way it adds to the look without becoming fussy or over-the-top. I can easily see this being the perfect match for a bride-to-be who wants to balance timeless classics with modern trendiness in a simple, elegant mix!
Oh, how I do love novel band designs that perfectly complement the focus stone, and here we have another treat! Two entwined bands, one clear and effortless and one scattered with pave diamonds, create a luxurious nest for the teardrop stone.
It’s balanced and neat but has its own personality and classic charm. The complementary intertwined band design immediately makes me think of two-become-one, and what more perfect metaphor for your upcoming marriage could there be?
Low-key decadence is the name of the game for this subtle reinvention of the classic solitaire engagement ring- and I’m loving it. At first glance, this is an achingly simple solitaire setup that would perfectly suit a no-frills, no-fuss bride, but look a little closer, and there’s so much more to enjoy.
The focus stone nestles on a pave-set bridge, with a hidden halo just peeking out to provide an elusive frame that’s there, and then it’s gone. This is a ring that’s going to turn heads and cause many a double-take among those who celebrate with you.
It’s a ring with hidden depths and endless radiance, and perfect for a bride who's the same.
If you’ve thought that symmetrical balance and teardrop-shaped engagement rings can’t go hand in hand, it’s time to rethink!
Dotted with a pave of round-cut stones around the central stone, I find this ring a welcoming take on a classic look that radiates warmth and luxury in one elegant package. It’s juicy without being too flashy, impeccably balanced, and honest.
The opal is a stone believed to bring passion, desire, and a little seductive flair to the table. It’s an unusual pick for an engagement ring, and that’s part of the beauty of this thoroughly unique vintage-inspired engagement ring with a difference.
But let’s not forget that eye-catching halo, either! I’ve never quite seen a scalloped edge flair like this- and no one around you will have, either! If you’re looking for a thoroughly different, elegant engagement ring with a modern twist on vintage lines, you will fall in love with this exceptional ring.
I’ve always loved the marquis and teardrop fancy cut diamonds for their mesmeric shape and the way they lead the eye on a journey. This ring is like a key to a portal to another world somewhere, one filled with love and light and glorious sparkle.
If you adore a statement halo that works perfectly with the central stone as much as I do, you’re sure to love this one- just don’t get lost staring at its winking facets too long!
This impeccable three-stone setting evokes the fleur de lis, an age-old symbol of royalty. And wearing it will make you feel like a queen about to hold court!
The trifold design is effortlessly elegant and achingly simple, but it doesn’t need flash to make a statement- this ring radiates power and glamor in equal amounts.
Brides who love the look of stacked rings, take note! This double-band engagement ring takes the heady vibes of the most perfect beach vacation and wraps it up in one seamlessly elegant package.
Two undulating bands evoke placid waves crashing into a stunning aquamarine center any tropical island would die for. Finished perfectly with little flecks of seafoam in a diamond-encrusted halo, if you hold this ring up to your ear, you may just hear the waves for yourself!
Two hands gripping one heart. It’s the perfect message for an engagement ring, right? This sharply angular and audaciously modern take on the traditional bypass band encapsulates the center stone in a semi-pave hug that’s as brilliant as the shine from its diamonds.
It’s commanding and authoritative, with a little touch of elegance to soften it. Perfect for a bride looking for a fresh modern take on an old classic, with a beautiful message of love and romance for added appeal.
Are you dreaming of a ring encapsulating modernity with style and a playful dash of color? Then this is one you need to add to your shortlist! A subtle halo of glittering diamonds perfectly offsets the central sapphire's bold deep blue and the yellow gold band's warmth.
It’s a wonderfully updated twist on the classic halo engagement ring, rich in bold color and elegance.
Rose quartz is said to be the stone of unconditional love, both for yourself and your special someone. It’s soft, delicate, and romantic, like a smattering of cherry blossoms wrapped up in beauty and love and then pinned to your finger with care.
With a gentle, milky glimmer and subtle pastels, this is a pure and gentle ring rich in symbolism and beauty alike. I’d almost have liked to see this setting use a raw diamond, but this ring is so perfectly reminiscent of the haze of romantic love, and how it brings out the very best in us all, I can’t help but love it.
They say that opposites attract. If that’s you and your special someone, look no further for a ring that shows how seamlessly two thoroughly different souls can become one perfect pair.
With a dazzling round brilliant gem paired with a teardrop diamond, this is a showstopping ring that showcases how we’re better together and a unique twist on the classic solitaire all in one.
Teardrop engagement rings in white gold make a statement- and this one’s vibe is all about how perfectly you match, differences and all.
Do you make a statement wherever you go? If the crowd goes quiet and all heads turn to you when you step into the room, you need a ring to match your vibe. Bold, bright, and dazzling, this is a ring for brides-to-be who stand out from the crowd wherever they go.
Two audacious emerald-cut stones flank the central teardrop, while the warmth and feisty fearlessness of the yellow gold and dazzling halos brings all the attention to you all the time.
What can I say- I just can’t resist the inherent romance and compelling symbolism of rose quartz! This exceptional choice has all the beauty of a vintage teardrop engagement ring with a thoroughly modern twist.
And, of course, my favorite- an intriguing band beautifully rendered in soft rose gold for added luxury and romance. Wrap your love for each other up in a sweet and soft package and show the world how much you care.
You’re a simple, sophisticated bride-to-be with laid-back elegance. You can rock the consummate little black dress like it was made for you (of course it was!). You can go from curled up on the couch with a great book to looking like a million bucks in minutes. And you need a ring to match.
This is one of the sleekest, simplest rings on my list today- but oh, does that contrast between dreamy rose gold and the clear, clean brilliance of the solitaire diamond say oh-so-much so effortlessly!
Engagement rings in teardrop cuts don’t have to be loud to catch the eye- and this deceptively simple pave diamond design encapsulates that icy stylishness inherent to the design.
It’s clean and classic, with ‘wear anywhere’ vibes, perfect for a bride-to-be who wants to enjoy their engagement ring wherever life takes them. Seamless, classic, and tasteful, it’s crisp and elegant without going over the top, just like you!
I couldn’t resist just one more spectacular band! 14k gold is a fantastic choice for engagement rings, balancing worth and wearability with breezy ease. Here we have two sinuous bands impeccably intertwined together, just like the new life you’ll be starting with each other.
Nestled in the center is one gorgeous teardrop diamond, playful and joyous in one.
Now that you have seen for yourself how many teardrop engagement ring styles and options there are, we’re sure you have a few questions, too! Here are some of the most common questions the L&L team sees about these gorgeous statement pieces- if you have any more, you’re always welcome to reach out to us, too!
1. What does a teardrop ring signify?
The classic symbolism of the teardrop ring is the tears of joy a great romance will bring you. Of course, that needn’t be the only symbolism in your unique engagement ring- it’s up to you what the stone’s cut means!
2. How are teardrop rings supposed to be worn?
Most women choose to wear a teardrop ring with the point facing the fingertips and the round curve facing the wrist. However, there’s no wrong way to wear this versatile cut, so if you prefer to invert the stone, don’t let us stop you!
3. How big is too big for an engagement ring?
This is very much a matter of personal taste. Remember that the teardrop cut gives a lot of surface area, so larger stones could be vexatious if you’re very agile with your hands or do a lot of work with them. The setting also tends to be a little raised to accommodate the depth of the stone, so bear the practicalities in mind when choosing the perfect size for you.
4. Why are engagement rings tight in summer but loose in winter?
In the heat of summer, we tend to swell a little as our bodies rush to our extremities to balance the heat of the weather. In winter, we conserve heat by pulling blood away from surface tissue and into the depths of the body. So it’s perfectly normal to find your engagement ring is a little looser in winter.
Remember, you can always have your band resized to suit your unique anatomy, so don’t sweat this one too much!
A teardrop engagement ring brings beautiful symbolism and elegant lines to the table, and it’s hard to resist their unique, yet classic, allure.
If you’ve been dreaming of finding the perfect match to celebrate your union, we hope you’ve been thoroughly inspired by these spectacular teardrop engagement rings and the timeless elegance they bring to the table.
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