A GUIDE TO MENS ENGAGEMENT RINGS
As each year goes by mens engagement rings are becoming increasingly popular. Ever since same-sex marriage was legalised here in 2015 and then Northern Ireland following suit in 2020, and even women plucking up the courage to ask their men out, I mean I just love to see it! So if you’re thinking of proposing to the man you love then read on to pick up some helpful tips and see our different designs!
When buying an engagement ring for that man in your life try to think of his style, does he enjoy things that are a bit flashy, maybe more minimalistic or enjoys a classic look? Getting a feel for their style is always a good starting point.
Think about the future wedding ring too. Traditionally both the engagement ring and wedding ring are worn together on the left hand so take that into account before you buy a super wide ring.
Three Line 4mm Ring 18ct White Gold - €1,300
Plain, diamonds or gemstones? You don't have to go for diamonds when buying an engagement ring but there are some diamond options, as well as gemstones like Onyx and Bloodstone for that pop of colour.
Think of the metals! What colour do you think he will prefer? Gold and white gold are popular metal options for men, but palladium and platinum rings are harder wearing and more durable so would suit men that work with their hands. You can also go for two-toned rings if you can’t decide on the one colour!
Platinum 5mm Ring - €899
Have the inside of the band engraved! We offer a free engraving at Gear Jewellers. Let the ring do the talking by inscribing “Will you marry me?” or simply have both your names or a date engraved. That little personalization will make the proposal feel extra special!
Hopefully this quick guide to buying a man's engagement ring has helped point you in the right direction. Best of luck!