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Buying engagement ring

Hey

Can people please recomed me the best places to buy engagement rings in London?

Thanks :)

Stanley, Falkland...
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Jewellers

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ha ha, had that coming :-)

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Garrard comes to mind.

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Hatton Garden will offer plenty of choice. www.hatton-garden.net

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If you give us some idea of budget...

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^^^^^^

Equivalent to three weeks pay, isn't it?

;-)

Edited: 05 January 2012, 13:34
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Traditionally a month, but who can afford a month's wages these days?

Hatton Garden is the dream place really, but just be aware it's all independent jewellers who make many pieces to order so it can work out expensive compared to the high street. They do have stock pieces and some of them are truly beautiful and different.

I think it's good value for what it is, you're getting something potentially unique made by some of the finest craftsmen around. And you only do it once after all.

If your budget is sort of £5-600 upwards, go there and you'll get something you'll treasure forever.

If your budget is less, Ernest Jones on Oxford Street isn't bad for a chain.

An antiques market is also an idea, pre-owned is all the rage. Gray's Antique Market on Davies Street do some really beautiful antique pieces (and some eye wateringly expensive pieces).

http://www.graysantiques.com/

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“Equivalent to three weeks pay, isn't it?”

Only if you work three weeks per month, I believe it's a month’s salary.

Alex as you only live in Bedford may I suggest that you jump on the Eurostar, day returns start off at £70, and purchase a ring in Belgium, (Antwerp) four weeks pay will go much further on the Continent, just pray for the Euro to fall the night before you depart.

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I have a feeling that the month 'tradition' was started via a marketing campaign some years ago. Very clever.

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10. Re: Buying engagement ring

According to DeBeers, it's 2 months salary and yes it definitely started as a marketing campaign!