The term “placeholder ring” couldn’t be less romantic. But the trend has gained traction the last few years with couples who want to pick out their “forever ring” together, yet don’t want to miss out on that once-in-a-lifetime moment when she says yes, and he slides a pretty ring onto her finger to seal the deal. (Also: So guys can avoid that stricken look on their bride-to-be’s face when he proposes with a ring that’s the absolute opposite of her style.)

So would you want your guy to propose with a placeholder ring? Once you picked out the perfect real-deal ring together, you could move the placeholder to your right hand, or swap it in on vacations when you’d rather leave the other at home. Check out these 10 gorgeous options, all under $500.

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Simple Raw Diamond Solitaire in Rose Gold, $295, clay-pot.com

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Heart Jewel Ring With Thai Garnet and Gold Plate, $305, meadowlarkjewellery.com

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Deco Point Ring, $430, twistonline.com

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Threadbare Ring in Rose Gold, $44, catbirdnyc.com

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White Enamel “Mrs.” Ring, $270, twistonline.com

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Twig Ring With Scattered Diamonds, $390, etsy.com

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Hexagon Solitaire Ring With Morganite and Sterling Silver, $249, meadowlarkjewellery.com

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Fine Studded Stacking Band in Red Gold, $479, meadowlarkjewellery.com

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Pas de Deux Ring, $410, catbirdnyc.com

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Crescent Moon Ring, $480, etsy.com

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Double Love Knot Ring, $280, etsy.com

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Three Diamond Ring, $260, twistonline.com

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