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Guide to Buying an Engagement Ring

When asking for your beloved’s hand in marriage, the engagement ring plays a key role, representing a special promise and the beginning of a lifelong commitment. Selecting the perfect ring can sometimes seem daunting, as there are so many factors to contemplate—not to mention that it is a piece of jewellery that your significant other will wear daily for decades to come. If you’re planning on proposing soon, this guide should help demystify the important points to think of when purchasing a diamond engagement ring.

Maison Birks is honoured to accompany you on this new chapter in your relationship. From selecting an exquisitely crafted engagement ring to planning your proposal, our Engagement & Wedding Guide is a treasure trove of resources. And should you need some extra guidance, our bridal experts are here to provide support.