Where to start? Engagement bling is the one piece of bling that you will be wearing until you’re old and grey so it’s crucial to get it right (no pressure boys).
Of course everyone is different but I count myself lucky to have been able to choose my own ring. Selecting, gasping and watching the bartering between a rather jolly Sri Lankan and my handsome husband in a gorgeously hot and sticky Sri Lanka is one of my most treasured memories. The glee of watching the man unfold tiny weathered pieces of papers to reveal a plethora of sparkling sapphire jewels, whilst sharing uncontrollable beams of delight with my now husband quite simply surpassed all my engagement expectations.
But like I say, everyone is different. For some, it’s tradition and timelessness of the diamond that outweighs any other stone. Whilst for others, it’s the perfect chance to indulge in an expression of uniqueness.
So, for those who need some inspiration for their perfect engagement ring bling (or if like me, you’re already designing the eternity ring), here are some ideas: