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Design your own engagement ring!

December 30th, 2016

So….if you’ve been following me on social media at all, you ‘might’ have seen that The Boy popped the question! Super exciting and romantic, overlooking the beautiful city of Lisbon!

He knows me well enough to know that I’d want a hand in choosing the perfect ring with him and so, once we arrived back in the UK we began looking for somewhere to pick a ring. Neither of us are especially (read: at all) experienced in this, so I did a little shout out on Facebook and luckily a few people got back to us with their recommendation. One of the jewellers suggested was Ivy Nixon, who did bespoke commissions, as well as her current designs.

After spending an unsuccessful day traipsing around various jewellers, who all looked the same, I took one look at her website and Instagram and knew she was right for us! She was super accommodating and came to see us on her next trip up to Manchester from London. I can’t recommend her enough – here’s a testimonial I wrote for her website:    

Throughout the process, Charlotte was a knowledgeable friend; super approachable, while helping to steer the design process with her expertise and advice. She was also dedicated, always responding to my (sometimes rambling!) messages, as well as sending over a variety of styles and stones for me to pick from – including some unusual and off-brief ones to test my preferences.

 I couldn’t be more pleased with my engagement ring. Not only is it gorgeous, but it’s lovely to know that it’s unique to us. Charlotte has triumphed in taking an uncertain and confusing brief and created something even better than what I originally described – it’s like she plucked it from my head!

 She’s been an absolute dream to work with and I can’t recommend her enough to any bride who wants something a bit different, but isn’t sure how to go about it and needs to be supported through the journey. At the end of it you’ll have a beautiful and one of a kind piece.

We were in no way compensated for this review, I’m just honestly very impressed with her service and the end result, which is well, see for yourself…  

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