When it comes to wedding jewels, engagement rings get most of the glory. There鈥檚 nary a piece of jewelry you鈥檒l own in your life that will get more attention. But the band that solidifies the official union deserves some of that hoopla as well, don鈥檛 ya think? After all, today鈥檚 options aren鈥檛 necessarily the simple, supporting act to the engagement ring that they used to be. Intricate designs, unexpected stones, and other details mean you can wear these babies sans engagement ring. Below, check out eight unique bands that snag the spotlight all on their own.

1.Wwake鈥檚 Four Step Opal and Diamond Ring ($525) is sparkly, special, and a subtle pop of color. Plus, the opals add a bit of a magical vibe to your ring finger.

2. Rose gold plus a double band of pave diamonds equals not-your-average adornment. Monica Vinader鈥檚 Stellar Skinny Diamond Double Band Ring ($550) is minimalist without being mundane.

3. It-girls are opting for simple bands that speak volumes. Love Rings Design Infinity Wedding Band ($429) is traditional with a twist. Literally.

4. Fitting for the queen that you are, the Bony Levy Yellow Gold Pave Diamond Scallop Ring ($545) is like a tiara for your finger. The perfect takeaway from your own royal wedding!

5.Grace Lee鈥檚 Gold Lace Band Ring ($385) is so intricate, it commands attention without the help of any sparkly stones. Totally swoon-worthy.

6. The individual prong settings on the Loren Stewart Five Diamond Prong Ring ($420) make for a classic, standout style. No stacking required.

7. The Dana Rebecca Designs Yellow Gold Aria Selene Ring With Diamonds ($493) is stunning and totally unique. Yellow gold gives the modern shape a vintage vibe.

8. Just because you鈥檙e saying sayonara to the engagement ring doesn鈥檛 mean you have to give up the bling. Ice TDW Diamond 10K White Gold Ring ($447) packs a punch for brides who want a wide-width band without going over the top. Give us allll the diamonds!

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