7 Unique Hawai‘i-Made Rings That Will Have You Hearing Bells
These glitzy numbers are numero uno for our digits.
Photo: June Cochran Photography
Sure, marriage is really about the beautiful union between you and your fiancé, but, um, can you blame a girl for getting slightly giddy about the bling-able extras? Rocking a rock (or band) on your finger is a symbol of everlasting love, and, with all the stylish options blowing up your Pinterest feed, it’s hard not to catch the bauble bug, as well.
What rings true with us are creations crafted by Hawai‘i jewelry designers. These talented tastemakers have gems for every taste, from unconventional boho beauty to classic, contemporary princess. Check out some of our favorite engagement- and wedding-band-worthy local rings that will have you hearing bells.
Photo: Courtesy of Jason Dow
Don’t want to stay subtle? Go bold with a stone in a striking shade. This deep green tourmaline number from Jason Dow has a fierce hue and a sophisticated setting that goes beyond your typical bridal offerings.
Photo: Courtesy of Bliss Lau
Bliss Lau’s edgy-meets-elegant look has gained a following that goes far beyond Island-dwellers. What better way to commemorate your vows than with one of her legendary pieces? The sleek, architectural Acute Centered Bliss ring is a ready-to-wear masterpiece, but Lau also accepts requests for custom-made creations.
Photo: Courtesy of Misa Jewelry
Hey, statement-makers, have we got the ring for you. Misa Jewelry’s stunners are chunky and earthy with a unique, rough-edged look that offers a new take on the go-to engagement ring aesthetic.
Photo: Courtesy of Tiffany Chou
Talk about on-trend weddings: Tiffany Chou’s pineapple diamond ring will help you rep your Island origins, no matter where life takes you. And, psst: She also makes a cat-shaped setting purr-fect for feline-lovers.
Photo: Courtesy of ByChari
ByChari’s understated bands get a posh finish from pave-style diamonds lining the edges. We love the idea of foregoing one big stunner in favor of an army of little, stackable sparklers that will take your everyday ring to the next level.
Photo: Courtesy of Salty Girl Jewelry
How perfectly tropical are these subtle Salty Girl Jewelry diamond rings? The seaweed-inspired sensations come with the option of adding a delicate, teeny little gem, ideal for the boho brides whose individualistic style speaks louder than the sizes of their stones.
Photo: Courtesy of Vanessa Pack
Vanessa Pack’s stackable bands have garnered quite the following with her active North Shore clientele. A simple and streamlined design with a Hawai‘i-centric twist (think waves or palm trees adorning your digits) make these ideal for surfer gals on the go.
$38–$198, V Boutique, 66-165 Kamehameha Highway, Hale‘iwa, (808) 637-1597, vanessapack.com.