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Popping the question to your loved one doesn’t need to be a nerve-wracking experience. Expressing your commitment to a relationship is an instrumental turning point in both of your lives. A few simple tips to create an unforgettable moment should give you the confidence to go down on one knee. Diamond Manufacturers, the UK’s leading online diamond jewellery expert, has created five top tips to help you plan the perfect marriage proposal!

Talk about your future plans

Many couples talk about their future dreams before marriage crops up. If you haven’t had that conversation before, make sure you do. It’s important to know you both share the same hopes and dreams about what you want from life. Do you want children? Would you like to live abroad? Make sure you both know you’re reading from the same page before taking that one step further. Marriage is a commitment; make sure it’s right for both of you.

Get the right engagement ring!

Looking for the perfect engagement ring can be overwhelming. Start searching online; relaxing in the comfort of your own home takes the pressure off at this initial research stage. Just make sure you delete your browser history! There are a great range of styles to choose from, ranging from preset rings to bespoke designs. Don’t forget the metal that sets the stones either. From platinum to white gold or yellow gold, consider the jewellery your significant half currently wears and make sure it matches her taste.

Plan ahead

Think about the budget and what you’d like to spend on an engagement ring. Setting up a private savings account with a monthly direct debit is a great way to manage that ‘diamond budget’, as well as her expectations! If finances are tight, think about how you can make the diamond appear larger than it is. Maximise the appearance by purchasing an illusion mount. Mounted on a mirror-like plate, the reflection enhances the appearance of the ring. Alternatively, a ring with cluster side stone settings can give an optical illusion of size.

Be creative

When it comes to setting the mood, a marriage proposal needs to be romantic. Put your other half first and think about what makes her tick. Is she active or a home loving girl? Does she love city life or prefer the rustic countryside? Be inspired by the things she loves; book a boat trip on a yacht, romantic countryside getaway or a city escape of cocktails, theatre and shopping. Think about the places you will visit and decide upon the perfect location to ‘pop the question’. Whether it’s on a mountain top of Snowdonia or surprising her in an oyster and champagne bar, make sure it’s a moment that lasts forever.

Pop the question!

You’ve got the perfect ring, the mood is set and now you need to pluck up the courage to say those words. Proposing doesn’t need to be a nerve-wracking experience. Take a deep breath and don’t rush things. Explain how she makes you feel; what it means to have her in your life. Recall the idiosyncrasies that make you love her and share some happy stories from the time you’ve spent together. Remember to keep it simple, but more importantly tell her how much she means to you!

Founding director, Vashi Dominguez, of Diamond Manufacturers says: “Having worked in the diamond industry for more than 10 years, I deal with men who are about to propose on a regular basis. Purchasing an engagement ring is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your life. Leave enough time to shop around and stick to your planned budget. Don’t feel embarrassed to ask for help, from her relatives or her friends and don’t get stressed about proposing. She will love you for who you are and will probably wonder why it took you so long!”

Founded in 2007 by diamond expert Vashi Nanwani Dominguez, Diamond Manufacturers, is the UK’s leading online diamond jewellers. Featured in the BBC, The Daily Express and the Sunday Times, the company prides itself on five star service, delivering the highest quality diamonds. Buying directly from cutters in Antwerp, New York and Mumbai, each diamond is hand-selected and subjected to rigorous standards of quality, with only one in 10 diamonds accepted. Offering the lowest prices on engagement rings and diamonds, Diamond Manufacturers is available by phone, email, online chat or private consultation (by appointment only) seven days a week. For more information please go to:


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