Engagement rings UK 2022: cheap stylish rings from Pandora, Ernest Jones, H Samuel, Beaverbrooks, Goldsmiths

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, so sang Marylin Monroe, but what she didn’t tell us is that they they don’t have to cost the earth

The best beautiful and cheap engagement rings 2022The best beautiful and cheap engagement rings 2022
The best beautiful and cheap engagement rings 2022

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The most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day, is just around the corner so if you are thinking of making the day memorable by proposing to your girlfriend then we’ve put together a guide that will help you choose which ring you want to do it with - including ones that are inspired by the iconic engagement rings given to Kate Middleton and, more recently, Megan Fox.

We do know, however, that most of us don’t have the budgets of royalty and celebrities, so we have scoured some of our favourite high street jewellers and found six of the best beautiful, but affordable, engagement rings.

If you are planning to propose on a day that isn’t February 14 then you may be looking for inspiration for a gift you can give to your beloved on the day.

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This is a solid sterling silver ring hand set with a carat lab-created diamond, available in 0.15 carat, 0.25 carat and 0.50 carat.

It’s a beautiful statement of empowerment and possibility andd a simple yet eloquent declaration of love

This ring features a stunning round brilliant diamond in a modern infinity setting that flows seamlessly around the stone. This design, of course, is one of the most romantic possible too as it symbolises never ending love.

The ring can be worn alone or stacked with other rings from the Pandora Brilliance collection.

Extra sizes now available so you can find the perfect fit.

Priced between £250 and £550, depending on the carat size chosen.

The ring is also available in gold.

Ever since Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement in 2010 - and Kate was pictured wearing an 18-carat sapphire which once belonged to William’s late mother, Princess Diana - sapphire engagement rings have beeen hugely popular.

Every woman will feel like a (future) queen when the question is popped, so it’s no surprise that women would like a ring fit for royalty.

We don’t expect that everyone will have the budget for an 18-carat ring though, so we’ve found this gorgeous sapphire ring that looks like it has been inspired by the now famous ring - but at a very affordable price.

The ring also features careful milgrain detailing.

Speaking of rings inspired by famous engagements, searches for emerald engagement rings have unsurprisingly soared since Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly announced their engagment earlier this month.

We can’t find any exact duplicates since Machine Gun Kelly said he designed the engagement ring with both his and her birthstones in pear cut shapes - at least not yet. So, we’ve found you the next best thing for a fraction of the price.

This is a beautifully designed cocktail ring featuring a pear shaped emerald green centre stone in 3ct. eq. in sterling silver encased in round brilliant and emerald cut diamond white stones.

This beautifully elegant 9 carat white gold ring features diamonds totalling 0.66ct in weight set into a square cluster on the head and set into the band.

The main cluster of stones are also shouldered by a stunningly intricate rose gold crosses, framing the diamonds perfectly, and also made to look like kisses. A super sweet and loving addition, so every time your love looks down at this ring they will be reminded of how much you adore them.

It’s also on sale right now so it’s even better value for money.

Designed in 9ct white gold with a brilliant cut centre stone and channel set diamonds on the shoulders, this is a beautiful and traditional choice for an engagement ring.

Available in 0.20 and 0.31 carat and various sizes, with the price starting at £795.

Free next day delivery is also available, so you could be popping the question in no time at all.

Proving that traditional and contemporary design can work together with effortless ease, this gorgeous ring has been designed to create a timeless engagement ring she’ll love forever.

With its sparkling 0.20cttw milgrain twist design and high impact 9ct yellow gold finish, this eye-catching ring is perfectly equipped to turn heads, wherever you go.