Read our guidance on some of the key issues for you to think about if you're thinking about purchasing an engagement ring or wedding ring.
A guide to ring resizingRing resizing is a common service jewellers offer to adjust the size of a ring to fit comfortably on your finger. At Ingle & Rhode, we offer a complimentary first resize with almost all of our rings. Our skilled team will work closely with you to assess the fit and advise whether you need to ... Read more
Engagement ring vs. wedding ringDelve into the world of engagement rings and wedding rings as we explore their individual meanings and significance.
A guide to eternity ringsAn eternity ring is a wonderful symbol of everlasting love and commitment. These exquisite rings celebrate significant relationship milestones and can come in various styles, allowing for personalisation and versatility. Explore the enchanting world of eternity rings and discover the timeless beauty they hold as a cherished symbol of eternal love. What is an eternity ... Read more
Do men wear engagement rings?Engagement rings have traditionally been gifted by men to women when proposing marriage. However, as we explore in this article, things are changing, and it is becoming increasingly common for men to wear engagement rings too. So read on to learn which hand and finger men wear engagement rings on and which styles of engagement ... Read more
Top 20 proposal ideas from affordable to uniquePlanning a proposal is a momentous occasion, and a lot of thought and preparation often goes into making it perfect. Below we’ve summarised our top 20 proposal ideas to inspire you to create a memorable experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. The basics of a thoughtful proposal Planning a thoughtful marriage proposal involves ... Read more
How much to spend on an engagement ringOne of the most common questions people ask when buying an engagement ring is how much to spend. You may be familiar with the one-month rule or maybe even the three-month rule. However, we know that these "rules" are not the best advice for everyone. This article explores how much to spend on an engagement ... Read more
Choosing the right ring sizeBefore you purchase an engagement ring, wedding ring or eternity ring, you'll need to decide on the size you want. Your ring should be snug enough that it will not come off your finger inadvertently but not so tight as to be uncomfortable. But choosing the right ring size isn't always easy. For most people, there are several ring sizes between uncomfortably tight at one extreme and obviously too loose at the other. This means that there is some degree of subjectivity to the question of what is the right size. Some people simply like to wear rings tighter than others. For this reason, your jeweller can advise you, but ultimately only you can say what size feels best.
How to choose an engagement ringThe choices and options can seem overwhelming if you're considering buying an engagement ring. Since 2007, Ingle & Rhode has helped thousands of customers on this journey, so we've produced a detailed guide to help you get it right.
Which finger are engagement rings and wedding rings worn on?Traditionally, in the UK, an engagement ring is worn on the fourth finger of the left hand, and this is commonly called the “ring finger”...
Engagement ring setting stylesA huge range of engagement ring setting styles have evolved over the years, with some acquiring the status of timeless classics, whilst others remain more unusual but no less stunning.
How to ensure your ring is ethically sourcedGetting engaged and getting married are often the most romantic moments in our lives. However, not enough people are aware that the creation of beautiful rings can be a cause of human rights abuses and environmental damage.
A guide to promise ringsA promise ring is a symbolic piece of jewellery exchanged between partners to signify commitment, love, and dedication to a future together. These exquisite rings represent a pledge to a deeper relationship, often preceding an engagement or marriage. Promise rings hold significant sentimental value for couples and can come in various styles, allowing for personalisation ... Read more
2017 Fairtrade Gold Design Awards: the winner's storyA guest post from Angela Gillies, the winner of the 2017 Fairtrade Gold Design Awards
The CanadaMark jewellery competitionAs a retailer of CanadaMark diamonds, we were very excited last year when we heard that Dominion Diamond Corporation planned to create a CanadaMark Jewellery Competition.
Insuring your engagement ringAside from a house or a car, an engagement ring is likely to be one of the biggest purchases that you ever make, or one of the most valuable gifts that you ever receive. It goes without saying that you'll do your best to look after it, but even if you're extra careful, is makes ... Read more
How to clean your engagement ringA well made engagement ring should last a lifetime if looked after properly. However, this doesn’t mean that it will always look as good as new without a bit of love and attention! Most engagement rings are worn every day, and as a result are subjected to a significant amount of wear and tear over time.