You’ll be heading down the aisle before you know it.
To coincide with Country Life’s special wedding issue – out this week – our luxury editor Hetty Chidwick picks out the top ten engagement rings and designers.
Country Life Top 10: Engagement rings
With beautiful movement in the design and the diamond infinity band woven through, De Beers have created a classic showstopper. Infinity pink gold solitaire ring, from £7,250.
Named after John Byron, the leading figure in the Romantic movement, you can make romantic moves of your own with this sparkler from the Trilogy Collection. Bryon Ring, from £1,270.
Make a statement with Sapphire. Double vintage oval sapphire ring, from £11,500 at Boodles.
Bentley & Skinner
For those who want something a little quirkier, this sweet Art Deco style diamond cluster ring would tick the box. £4,950 at Bentley & Skinner.
Go bespoke with something designed from scratch by the fabulous Tessa Packard.
For the jewellery aficionado you could choose something a little more edgy, like this piece from Cassandra Goad. She can also take old inherited stones and turn them into something new and fresh for a modern bride.
Designed and crafted at the Pragnell workshop, this ruby comes to life with the twelve brilliant cut, and two Carré-cut diamonds in the surrounding setting. A magnificent piece.
Reflect the intimate personality and style of the recipient with a truly original, bespoke piece crafted by Hattie Rickards. This one was designed for a bride using influences from her Greek heritage.
A solitaire from Tiffany is ‘The world’s favourite engagement ring’. Designed over a century ago, The Tiffany Setting – here with a yellow gold band – is designed to show off the exceptional stone. From £11,100.
Emma Clarkson Webb
My new favourite discovery is gorgeous jeweller Emma Clarkson Webb who can work miracles with any budget. She can use old stones – if you have some – or source new, and either way create something wonderfully sentimental. It’s hard to choose a favourite, but I’m enjoying the smooth setting of this one-off piece using vibrant yellow gold to set off the impressive diamond.
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