Let’s face it. When your partner nervously presents you the ring that symbolizes love’s most precious moment, you want that ring to match that perfect moment. You want the fairy tale to be complete. Let’s also face it. You know in your heart of hearts exactly what you want.  You know if it’s yellow or white gold you love, you know the gem you want. And yet your hopes and expectations must be held in check until that second when the ring box opens and all is revealed Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct White Gold (TW=1CT)

Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct White Gold (TW=1CT) Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct White Gold (TW=1CT)

No matter how understanding your partner may be, unless you have gently guided and skillfully hinting your preferred choice, the choice may not match your expectations. The giver wants the moment to be perfect as much as the receiver and is usually more stressed about that being so. You have yet to be asked and you have yet to say, “Yes”. So don’t be shy about gently and affectionately letting your preference be known. By doing so you are making things infinitely easier for your lover. To help remove the stress for both of you, here is the Shiels guide to that choice because we want the thrill of this moment to be complete for both of you. Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct Gold (TW=1CT) And don’t be shy about letting your beloved know your ring size. You want it to slip on perfectly don’t you? The size can be A to Z but often M to Q so here is a little guide to taking the guess work out of it for the giver. You can estimate your size if you don’t know by going to Shiels on-line and checking the guideTo ease the process even more and to make everything resonate we focus here first on many girls’ deepest diamond engagement ring desire: the solitaire diamond ring, the absolute pinnacle of engagement bliss. Shiels offers this regal option in a number of sumptuous styles. The timeless classic is, without doubt, the unadorned white or yellow gold, brilliant cut diamond, held by four or six prongs. The diamond is left alone to work its solitary magic.

Solitaire Diamond Ring in 18ct Gold (TW=1CT) Solitaire Diamond Ring in 18ct Gold (TW=1CT)
Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct Gold (TW=1CT) Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct Gold (TW=1CT)

Or how about a” halo” setting in white or yellow gold with accent diamonds surrounding the central diamond and pave- set accent round diamonds set into the shoulders, an increasingly desired variety to the classic solitaire choice?

Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct White Gold (TW=1CT)
Diamond Engagement Ring Diamond Engagement Ring in 18ct White Gold (TW=1CT)

How about a tantalising twist to the classic solitaire setting?  The exciting scallop option makes a joyful  statement about the pleasure of wearing a  carat diamond. Diamond Engagement Ring in 9ct Yellow Gold (TW=30pt)

Diamond Engagement Ring Diamond Engagement Ring in 9ct Yellow Gold (TW=30pt)

Classic, halo, scallop. Whatever the setting, Shiels has the setting that lets you and your diamond shine.