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Everything you need to know to find the perfect engagement ring for your dream proposal.

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How much should I spend on an engagement ring?

One of the first things people want to know before buying an engagement ring is, how much should I spend? Of the many answers, one of the most popular is the old adage that an engagement ring is supposed to cost three months’ salary. Read more to find out how much you should really be spending.
Antony Flanagan
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Which Diamond Engagement Ring Shape Is Right For Me?

When it comes to picking out the perfect engagement ring, there are many factors to consider. You might have heard about the 4Cs - CutClarity, Carat, and Colour - but you should also take into consideration which style looks best on your finger. Read more to find out which engagement ring shape suits you the best.
Antony Flanagan
Two photos of Ecksand necklaces. On the left, a model is wearing a selection of Ecksand Gemstone Necklaces and on the right is a close-up photo of two other Gemstone Necklaces.

Which Necklace Length Is Right For Me?

Finding the right necklace length is much easier than it may seem.
Antony Flanagan
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How to Read a Ring Size Conversion Chart

If you bought or are looking to buy a ring, it’s important to understand what size you will need. That's why our expert jewellers at Ecksand created a ring size conversion chart to make it easy for you!
Antony Flanagan
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