Your wedding day will be one of the most unforgettable days of your life. Buying a wedding ring is not only an investment but also a visual way to show your love for each other.
There are so many options to commemorate and celebrate your bond accordingly to your own taste. Traditionally a plain band is worn but the possibilities are endless. Many couples choose matching wedding rings to serve as a constant symbol for both of you to remember one of the most special days you will ever share together.
Here’s some great jewellers where you can choose from a wide range of wedding and engagement rings based in Cheshire and Merseyside from places like Liverpool, The Wirral, Chester, Stockport, Warrington and Wilmslow, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Cheshire & Merseyside Wedding magazine when contacting a jeweller for your wedding and engagement rings.
Until recently engagement rings were seen as exclusively a female item of jewellery but the team at Ingle & Rhode believe the time has come for both sexes to enjoy a little engagement bling. They have already sold several of the rings to women who were planning to propose to their partners and are confident the trend will continue to gain pace. Ingle & Rhode's mens rings include items fashioned from gold and platinum with many featuring ethically sourced diamonds, sapphires, emeralds and other precious stones. There's something for most budgets with women able to choose from a modest ring for their man from as little as £495 or go for something more blingy up to £11,950.
Posted: 18 May 2022
Wearing your ring every day will take its toll - a build-up of things like oil, debris and cosmetic residue can create a thin layer on your ring making it look dull.
The good news is that there is no reason you can't keep your diamond as vibrant and twinkly as the day you received it- it just takes a little sprucing up every so often.
Jewellery experts at Queensmith have shared their straightforward tips for when you need to clean your ring safely at home.
Posted: 23 April 2022
Certain jewellery worn on your wedding day can bring bad luck to brides and grooms, according to experts. Ethical jewellery experts Ingle & Rhode have gathered some of the most unusual superstitions surrounding accessories that you might not know about. From necklaces to bracelets, lots of jewellery has hidden meanings that are considered lucky or unlucky, depending on what it is and when it is worn. Some jewellery, like rosary beads, are considered good luck, whereas wearing pearls on your wedding day suggests that you will have tears in your marriage.
Posted: 19 April 2022
We posed Rachael Whitwam of O'Hares Jewellers in Chester the following question...
I want to give my husband-to-be a personalised and special gift that he can wear on the big day. What would you recommend?
Rachael says: Popular gift ideas for the groom are personalised cufflinks or signet rings. These can be made in a variety of metals to suite all budgets and tastes such as silver, 9ct or 18ct gold, or platinum. Usually, we grave the front with your husband-to-be's initials, but there are so many ways to personalise them as you wish. We can set a stone into the corner for example, some people like to get their husband's birthstone or one to represent the month of the wedding. You can also put a message or the date of the wedding on the reverse side.
Posted: 19 April 2022
Luxury British jeweller ROX has launched a nationwide hunt for the next big jewellery designer. The competition, Future Makers, is open to all aspiring jewellery designers and makers, with entrants invited to submit a commercial jewellery design, which will be manufactured by ROX in its workshop. The winner will also receive a four-week internship there.
Kyron Keogh (pictured), co-founder of the company and one of the competition's three judges says, "We truly believe that British jewellery designers are still among the best in the world.
Posted: 25 November 2021
The highly anticipated diamond episode of BBC's All That Glitters: Britain's Next Jewellery Star, hosted by comedian Katherine Ryan, aired last night with a feel-good story that couldn't fail to melt the heart. During the episode a lucky couple received a very special bespoke 1ct diamond engagement ring. James and Clare, both London-based teachers who met at university, got married soon after. However, unfortunately last year their home was burgled and among other household items, Clare's treasured engagement ring was stolen - she was devastated.
Posted: 12 May 2021
Fine jewellery e-tailer brand, Jessica Flinn, has launched a range of patterned gold and platinum wedding bands. Taking inspiration from traditional carved wedding rings, each intricate pattern has been created to add interest and elegance to engagement rings, without detracting from their sparkle. Each pattern flows around the whole of the ring, the unbroken pattern perfectly symbolising the unbroken love within a marriage. Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ, it's hard choosing our favourite... I do I do I do!
Posted: 21 April 2021
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we've certainly seen many a trend come and go; but one we're thrilled looks set to stick around is.... pets at weddings! With over 7,854 posts on Instagram, the hashtag #dogringbearer is becoming increasingly popular, whilst Google data shows a 71% search increase for the term 'dog ring bearer' since lockdown began. Celebrities including Carrie Underwood, Ellen DeGeneres, and Joe Jonas have previously involved their pets on the big day, whilst UK bride-to-be, Stacey Solomon, also announced her dogs will wear suits at her upcoming wedding. But how do you train your dog to be a wedding ring bearer? Engagement ring specialists at Steven Stone teamed with Certified Animal Behaviourist, Caroline Wilkinson, from digital pet coaching service, Barketplace, to reveal everything you need to know.We covered the most popular questions including:
Posted: 19 April 2021
In more positive news, the most recent announcement from the UK government has given the go-ahead for weddings to begin a slow return to normality, starting on March 8th, with the aim of lifting restrictions in full by June 21st. With light at the end of the tunnel for those looking to say "I do" in 2021, luxury UK jewellery retailer Goldsmiths was keen to help ease the financial burden of a wedding and have launched a competition to giveaway £1,000 worth of Goldsmiths' own jewellery to two lucky winners.
Posted: 8 March 2021
Sustainable and ethical Cheshire-based jewellery brand Anuka has launched a fine jewellery collection. The capsule collection will consist of stand-alone pieces all made from 9ct or 18ct Fairmined gold, in yellow and white, along with fully traceable sapphire and Canadamark diamonds. The collection was inspired by two necklaces founder Francesca made for her and her sister following the passing of their grandmother. The sisters wanted to use their inheritance to invest in something life-long, selecting two diamonds, which now have a permanent place around their necks, serving as a beautiful reminder of their family.
Posted: 29 December 2020