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A guide to buying contemporary engagement rings

If you are looking for a contemporary piece for 'the one', then this article will give you tips on where to pick up some gorgeous modern engagement rings which will guarantee that the woman of your dreams will accept your proposal. Whether your budget is £100 or even a few thousand, there is something for everyone.

Budget bargains

If you are looking for engagement rings in the UK, then High Street jewellers are always a good place to start when you're looking for engagement jewellery. As well as those classic, timeless pieces, you can find gorgeous modern designs. Names include H Samuel, Earnest Jones, Goldsmiths and F Hinds. Argos also stock diamond rings in the UK and have a number of different designers to appeal to all tastes. They have engagement rings in gold, platinum, silver and white gold, as well as wedding diamond rings or just plain bands. They also have men's wedding jewellery, hence you can get matching pieces.

Breaking the bank

If you want to splash out on buying an engagement or wedding ring in the UK, then Tiffany and co. is a well-renown stockist of gorgeous diamond, emerald, sapphire, ruby engagement rings to name but a few. They have an App for Smartphones which can help you to pick out the perfect engagement ring. Another famous name is Cartier, a designer worn by many celebrity brides. Rebeccas the Jewellers have pieces costing a cool five figures, but the modern solitaire cut diamond with platinum band is the epitome of the modern bride.

Original pieces

If you want unique rings or something a bit special, then there are a number of websites which allow you to make your own engagement ring or design your own wedding ring. Try sites such as Blue Nile, H K Jewellery and Engagement rings of London. For unique contemporary pieces, visit local independent jewellers and find handcraft pieces. Check out the quality of the materials to make sure that they are worth the money, and with independent stockists, you may be able to get some extra money off. Have trust in your taste and pick a piece you think your bride will love, however if you're lacking in faith, you can always buy the ring together once she has accepted your offer.

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