By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. They ensure the proper functioning of our services and display relevant ads. Learn more about cookies and act

Not yet registered? Create a OverBlog!

Create my blog

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.

Same category articles Jewellery & watches

Alternative ideas for wedding jewelry sets

Alternative ideas for wedding jewelry sets

There are many alternatives to the traditional wedding jewelry set. A traditional set usually includes a gold wedding band and diamond engagement ring for the bride and a plain golden band for the groom. Instead of following tradition, contemporary couples may opt for trendy alternatives, matching his and hers wedding rings. Others may prefer family heirlooms or antique style wedding sets. Wedding jewelry sets are not restricted to diamonds. Many couples choose a sapphire, emerald or other favourite precious stone for their wedding sets. The article below suggests alternative ideas for wedding jewelry sets.
Where to buy white gold bands

Where to buy white gold bands

Buying those white gold bands is a major decision, and one which simply has to be perfectly right. It's advisable not to pick up the first engagement ring on sale which one sees in a store. There are so many choices, from titanium rings and gold eternity rings to tungsten wedding bands and a silver engagement ring. Where and how to buy an engagement ring is explained in detail below.
A guide to unique rings

A guide to unique rings

Your engagement date has been decided and the countdown has begun. As the D-day approaches, you get nervous. The nervousness is not just about facing your family members; it is also about wearing the right clothes and choosing the right jewellery.This article provides you with information about unique rings.
Where to buy wholesale body jewellery

Where to buy wholesale body jewellery

Tattoo parlours, body jewellery shops and stalls all need to buy body rings and jewellery in bulk. There are different sources for buying high-quality piercing jewellery and gold wholesale without having to pay a high price. It can, of course, be bought from jewellery shops or online shopping sites. Piercing jewellery can also be imported cheaply from distributors.