Will you marry me? - One question that can change your life forever!
What with it being so important and all, you want to make sure you’re doing it right, so we asked ROX, expert jewellers and diamond specialists, to provide you with everything you need to know about picking the right engagement ring. With so much to think about, make sure you read this before you buy so you know exactly what to get!
There is no escaping the charm of a diamond. Diamonds have a way of fascinating us and have long been a glistening symbol of love.
At ROX, we have fanatical standards for beauty, with only 1% of the diamonds we see making it into one of our handcrafted designs. Each unique diamond is handpicked and graded by the 5 Cs: cut, colour, carat, clarity and certification, helping us to select the best diamonds for out designs.
There is no other piece of jewellery as emotionally charged as an engagement ring, so it’s vital every design is considered.
Our diamond engagement rings are designed to suit each diamond to ensure there is no compromise on beauty. Hand set and polished by the finest craftsmen, we make sure each of our pieces exceeds the ROX standard time and time again. Our Love, Honour, Adore and exclusive Crisscut® collection each have a personality and grace of their own, with distinctive characteristics ensuring they stand out from the crowd.
More than metal
Just as finding the perfect stone for your engagement ring is vital, so too is opting for the right metal choice. It ultimately comes down to personal choice, however, it is also important to consider which metal best suits your beloved’s skin tone too.
White gold is a popular choice for engagement rings as it is similar in appearance to platinum but less expensive. However, that’s not to say they aren’t beautiful - this metal really compliments diamonds D-I on the diamond colour scale.
Platinum is a rare white metal, usually 95% pure. Known for its density, platinum is durable and renowned for keeping your diamond safe and secure.
Yellow gold is the most popular and exudes timeless style. Meanwhile, rose gold designs are perfect for something a little different.
To have and to hold
Faultless quality is at the heart of everything we do. Every little detail matters, with each delicately designed to ensure that each ring is nothing less than awe-inspiring.
With that in mind, each stone is held by fine talon claws that blend into the facets of it, tapering down to sit flush against the finger. Whether you opt for a four-claw or six-claw design, each is beautifully refined to create a truly luxurious feel.
Dare to be different
There’s nothing we love more than a scintillating diamond. However, for those who want something a little different, there’s plenty of choice. Our sapphire and emerald and yellow diamond engagement rings offer amazing alternatives, each exuding beauty and decadence.
Coloured stones really come into their own when sitting pride of place in the centre of a dazzling halo of diamonds. A classic way to stand out from the crowd and embrace your individuality with a stunning and sophisticated design.
One of the factors that makes a diamond so incredible is how strong and durable it is. However, that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t require regular checks. We recommend taking it to a jeweller every year to have it cleaned and checked for any potential future problems like loose stones or bent settings.
And while you can’t do anything about the sentimental value, if you have your ring properly insured, you’ll at least be covered financially if it’s ever lost, stolen or damaged.