29 Incredible Engagement Rings for Every Budget
Whether you’re dropping hints to a significant other, already happily betrothed, or as far from getting married as you are from running a marathon on your lunch break, ogling the best engagement rings never gets old.
Maybe it’s because after finding The One, an engagement ring becomes as permanent a part of someone as their partner, a hugely notable love token that practically embeds itself on the body. Fleeting, impulsive, momentary—none of these terms applies to an emblem of eternity.
Then there’s the backstory of a ring. Where engagements are concerned, budgets get blown, heirlooms are passed down and proposals are painstakingly prepared (followed by gasps of “Didn’t they choose well?!”).
Having said that, you don’t always need a real-life proposal for a story. Is there anything more fun than window-shopping, where hours of amusement can be had from making up the fantasy lifestyle you’d need to pull off a rock that costs more than the average mortgage? We think not.
So whether you’re in the latter camp or you need to steer that special someone towards a decision, sit back, and scroll through some of the most beautiful rings you’ll ever set eyes on.
Cartier Destinée Solitaire Platinum Diamond Ring
We're starting with a classic—this beautiful, elegant design is paved with brilliant-cut diamonds for a vintage-style finish. Price on request.
Carrie Elizabeth 14k Gold Vermeil Hexagon Moonstone and Diamond Ring (£160)
Small budget needn’t equal a small ring.
The London Victorian Ring Co. Aquamarine and Diamond Cluster Ring in Platinum and Yellow Gold (£1700)
This statement style will no doubt attract plenty of admiring glances.