engagement ring

How do you find the perfect engagement ring for your partner?

Here's how to navigate engagement ring conversations

It’s one of the most important pieces of jewellery many people buy in their lifetime, but without asking what they want directly, how do you find the perfect engagement ring for your partner?

One of the most popular TikTok videos on the topic, a humorous video suggesting that you should manipulate your partners targeted ads by saying ‘engagement ring’ related keywords into their...

A couple holding hands with female wearing an engagement ring

Top tips for putting a ring on it

Jewellery experts at Abelini have teamed up with Megan Smith, a Leeds-based bride married in 2023, to share tips on how to drop hints on your dream engagement ring, as well as how to subtly find out your partner’s preferences if you’re the one proposing.

Megan said: “Alongside your wedding ring, your engagement ring will be one of the most sentimental and significant pieces of...

The favourite proposal spot is on holiday

Research reveals just 1% of Brits want to get engaged in a public place

Proposals are more popular than ever right now, with engagement ring sales increasing by 50% in the last 12 months, and thousands of couples committing to their love during lockdown.

To find out how Brits attitudes towards proposals have evolved, Steven Stone, surveyed 2,000 respondents to find out how they feel about traditions, dates, rings, and social media.

Here's what...

Where you stand legally if the wedding is called off

Who keeps the ring If there is no big day?

Valentine’s Day 2021 will be like no other. With many couples forced to be apart on the most romantic day of the year due to lockdown restrictions, we may see a surge in the number of marriage proposals being made as couples ‘pop the question’. But while this is a lovely notion, it doesn’t always work out as hoped, with the reality of a broken engagement potentially difficult to deal with,...

Engagement-friendly cities in the UK

The top 10 cities to propose in the UK

For many people, asking the question at the right time and choosing the right place to do it is almost as important as the wedding day itself. If you’re planning a proposal and want to be sure that it’s everything your partner dreamed of, the new study by Purely Diamonds reveals the most engagement-friendly cities in the UK to ask that all-important question.

The Top 10 Cities for...

More than 1 in 4 people still think that the 3-month rule is about right

People think spending 3 month's salary on an engagement ring is too much

The 3-month salary rule has been a long-standing tradition which originated in America in the 1930s. It actually started out as a marketing ploy by De Beers, to get more people to buy diamond rings as businesses struggled during the Great Depression. As part of their campaign, they suggested that 1 months salary was an appropriate amount to spend on an engagement ring. The campaign was a huge...