Online searches for the term "engagement ring" increase dramatically the week before Thanksgiving. (The theory: people like to pop the question over the holidays.)
And with news of Kate Middleton and Prince William's pending nuptuals, we can only imagine that the searches have jumped even more dramatically this season.
On the hunt and need some direction? We've rounded up the shiniest, prettiest, and the most unique engagement rings out there so that when it finally happens, it'll be just right.
Satomi Kawakita One-of-a-kind gray diamond ring, $1500. www.satomikawakita.com
Blanca Monros Gomez Tiny and slim rose cut white diamond set on a 14k rose gold band, $410. www.blancamonrosgomez.com
Anna Sheffield 14k rose gold band and cast gemstone with diamond accent, $795. www.shop.annasheffield.com
Mikimoto Conch pearl ring, with diamonds, and set in platinum, $65,000. www.mikimotoamerica.com
Eliza Page Sterling silver handmade ring with rose cut center diamond and three round diamonds on either side of large stone, $2,925. www.elizapage.com
Tiffany & Co. The Tiffany setting in 18k Yellow Gold, $7,900. www.tiffany.com
Karen Karch Double vine ring with center cognac diamond and hand textured 8k white gold with a natural, non-plated finish, $12,000. www.karenkarch.com
Katherine Bowman 18k yellow gold with blue sapphire, price upon request. www.egetal.com
Reinstein & Ross Lightdance Ring with Oval Blue Sapphire and Diamonds, price upon request. www.reinsteinross.com
Camilla Gough Cut diamond in central handmade six-claw crown sitting over a cloud of diamonds, price upon request. www.camillagough.com
CJ Recht Bead Ring in 14k yellow gold set with a faceted round citrine ball, price upon request. www.cjrecht.com