These Chunky Rings Have Us Channeling Our Inner Real Housewife

We may not condone violence, but we do fully support watching The Real Housewives throw shade (and wine) at each other. For fans of the series — whether that be Beverly Hills, New York, Atlanta, Potomac, or the others — you’ve become accustomed to the flashy jewelry worn by the casts. At any given moment, they’re decked out in flamboyant engagement rings or decadent cocktail rings.

For those who also oppose dainty jewelry in favor of more substantial pieces, you’re in luck because chunky jewelry is trending. So whether you’re in the market for a dome ring, a big ol’ band, or a hefty gemstone, we’ve rounded up the best chunky rings that won’t break the bank here.

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Melinda Maria Thick Ass Pave Ring

This dome ring’s name says it all. It’s thick and chunky and fabulous. And the white diamondettes add a sweet touch.

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Melinda Maria Thick Ass Pave Ring, $, available at Melinda Maria

Wolf and Badger Green Amethyst Cocktail Ring Pietra

This vintage-looking ring has a strikingly large gemstone on a raised setting. The unique interwoven bands also create one perfectly chunky band.

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Wolf and Badger Green Amethyst Cocktail Ring Pietra, $, available at wolf and badger

Gorjana Lexi Pear Cocktail Ring

If you want the look of fine jewelry without fine jewelry prices, look no further than this black diamond crystal ring. The pear-shaped gemstone is bold and beautiful.

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Gorjana Lexi Pear Cocktail Ring, $, available at Gorjana

Jennifer Fisher Brass Globe Ring

A silver-plated brass dome ring may suit you if you want a chunky minimal shape free of ornate crystal details. The oversized ring is also lightweight for all-day wear.

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Jennifer Fisher Brass Globe Ring, $, available at Jennifer Fisher

Monica Vinader Gemstone Power Cocktail Ring

Choose from green, blue, red, and gold hand-cut stones in this Recycled 18k-gold signet ring for a royal feel.

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Monica Vinader Gemstone Power Cocktail Ring, $, available at Nordstrom

BaubleBar Anya Ring

This thick puffy ring is a modern take on a cigar band. Cubic zirconia stripes are also subtle enough that you can wear this ring from day to night.

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BaubleBar Anya Ring, $, available at BaubleBar

Dean Davidson Plaza Ring

For those who like to make a statement, Dean Davidson’s best-selling ring is perfect. There are 10 cushion-cut gemstones to pick from to perfectly suit your style.

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Dean Davidson Plaza Ring, $, available at Dean Davidson

Aureus + Argent Waves Ring

Take on the chunky ring trend with a sculptural and fluid style. This hand-cut brass ring is both sophisticated and playful.

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AUREUS + ARGENT Waves Ring, $, available at Banana Republic

Soko Twisted Dash Ring

If you want something even more unique, consider a chunky open-cut ring. This puffy twisted ring would look darling with any cocktail dress.

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Soko Twisted Dash Ring, $, available at Revolve

Swarovski Dulcis Cocktail Ring

This pop art-inspired piece has funky colors and a dramatic cushion-cut for the ultimate playful ring. Plus, if pink doesn’t suit you, choose from similar green or gold Swarovski cocktail rings.

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Swarovski Dulcis Cocktail Ring, $, available at Swarovski

Alexis Bittar Lucite Block Ring

Alexis Bittar’s signature Lucite ring is wonderfully chunky, textured, and luminous. Thick all around, it brings extra comfort.

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Alexis Bittar Lucite Block Ring, $, available at Alexis Bittar

Italo Jewelry Three Stone White Sapphire Engagement Ring

If you, too, want a Real Housewives-inspired engagement ring, this one rings in under $200. The band is fairly thick, but wow, that stone is the real showstopper.

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Italo Jewelry Three Stone White Sapphire Engagement Ring, $, available at Italo Jewelry

Kendra Scott Cass Vintage Gold Cocktail Ring

For Kendra Scott’s ode to the Southwest, the brand created a black agate diamond-shaped ring. The statement cocktail ring can be dressed up or dressed down.

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Kendra Scott Cass Vintage Gold Cocktail Ring, $, available at Kendra Scott

Mejuri Croissant Dôme Ring

Who doesn’t love a croissant? And who wouldn’t love a sterling silver one? Stack this quirky ring for an even chunkier look.

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Mejuri Croissant Dôme Ring, $, available at Mejuri

Jewellery Villa Peridot Gemstone Sterling Silver Ring

This novelty ring is the perfect balance with a dainty band and a chunky peridot quartz gemstone. Plus, the bright green looks like a heritage stone.

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Jewellery Villa Peridot Gemstone Sterling Silver Ring, $, available at Etsy

Harris Reed Janus Locket Signet Ring

Wearing a chunky signet ring is a power move. Wearing a chunky, ornate one from designer powerhouse Harris Reed is an even bigger one.  

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Harris Reed Janus Locket Signet Ring, $, available at Missoma

Nadri Superstack Pave CZ Signet Ring

While signet rings are typically more subtle when it comes to crystals, this thicker version covered in dazzling pavé diamonds is a fresh take on the style. 


Nadri Superstack Pave CZ Signet Ring, $, available at NADRI

In Gold We Trust Silver Curb Chain Ring

Alright, maybe a Housewife wouldn’t wear an ultra-chunky chain ring, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t, right?

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In Gold We Trust Paris Silver Curb Chain Ring, $, available at SSENSE

Bracha Balance Ring

If you’re looking to bring balance to your life, channel it with a yin-yang-designed ring. This one has plenty of interest with its textured metal and crystals.

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Bracha Balance Ring, $, available at Revolve

Aurate Infinity Ring

One of the more subtler pieces in this roundup, this rose gold band is an easy way to wear the chunky ring trend. While semi-dainty, the ribbing adds some oomph to it.

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Aurate Infinity Ring, $, available at Aurate

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