'If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it,' Beyonce sang, and we're guessing if you've clicked on this article to read, then you're either thinking of putting a ring on it or heavily hinting at someone to put a ring on it. Even if you're not planning to get down on one knee for another couple of months, if you want to save big, then Black Friday could be the day to ring in that sale. Geddit?
Black Friday Deals 2017
White gold diamond solitaire ring
A 9 carat white gold ring featuring a solitaire stone and diamond set shoulders. H.Samuel currently have 3 for 2 on everything.
Available at H. Samuel | £349
Argos engagement ring
This dazzling marquise halo ring is made of 950 platinum plated sterling silver with sparkling high quality 2.50ct look cubic zirconia stones. Buy now with 25% off
Available at Argos | £22.99
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: Get £800 off a Platinum 0.66ct Diamond Solitaire Ring
Available at Ernest Jones | £2,999
This is a classic ring guaranteed to suit any taste.
Pandora Ring Was £100 Now £49
Pandora Ring Was £100 Now £49
Available at John Greed | £49
This is a great option if you're looking for a dummy ring to propose with.
This might seem expensive, but that's what you're looking at if you want quality.
This is just stunning, and it's under £100. You can't go wrong with it.
Black Friday H Samuel Deals: Enchanted Disney Engagement Ring Now Only £337.50
Available at H Samuel | £337.50
This is one for the most romantic among you.
Black Friday Deals: Ernest Jones Save £1000
Available at Ernest Jones | £1999
This one has a slight vintage vibe to it which makes it a winner.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: Half off a Neil Lane White Gold Engagement Ring
Combining baguette and round-cut diamonds, this 18kt white gold ring is available 50% off at Ernest Jones. Originally priced at £1899, it's now marked down to £950.
Available at Ernest Jones | £950
For something a little bit alternative, try this frosty style.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: Ernest Jones Diamond Ring Save £200
Styled in chic 9ct white gold for a fresh feel, this glittering ring is set with a central diamond solitaire, surrounded by a dazzling round halo of smaller diamonds.
Was £899 Now £699 Meaning an incredible saving of £200
Available at Ernest Jones | £699
If you want a bit of subtle bling, this is a great deal.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: H.Samuel
9ct white gold 0.75 point diamond cluster bridal set. A large rectangular cluster made up of princess cut diamonds and brilliant cut diamond edging with pave set diamond set shoulders. The matching wedding band also has matching pave set diamond set shoulders.
Was £1699 Now £1399 making a huge saving of £300
Available at H.Samuel | £1399
Buying a wedding ring and engagement ring set is more cost effective and means they will definitely go together.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: Ernest Jones Save £300
This sparkling 9ct white gold diamond ring features a round brilliant cut cluster that forms the centre, with a halo of diamonds crafted around the band. A striking half carat ring that would make the ideal diamond engagement ring for that special someone in your life.
Was £1199 Now £899 That's a whooping saving of £300
Available at Ernest Jones | £899
Another classic style that is bound to go down a treat.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: Get 20% off a 9ct Yellow Gold Ruby and Diamond Solitaire Ring
Thinking of popping the question? This stunning ruby, diamond and 9ct gold offering is an instant classic and totally timeless. Originally priced at £562, this Black Friday it's now being offered for 20% off at £449.60. Get it quick though - it's a lightning Black Friday Amazon deal which means you only have a few hours to snag it.
Available at Amazon | £449.60
If diamonds aren't your thing, try a colourful gem instead.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: 25% off a Love Story 9ct Dress Ring
If an 'I do' is on the horizon, this romantic intertwined ring is currently going for £149.99 at Debenhams. Crafted from 9ct gold and diamonds, it originally retailed for £199.99 and is now 25% off.
Available at Debenhams | £149.99
Understated and fabulous.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Sales 2017: 30% off ADORE Jewelry
If you don't have the money for a big investment piece and can't wait to propose any longer, ADORE Jewelry's beautiful and wallet-friendly rings are a fantastic option. If you buy them online between November 22-28 on their website, they'll all be 30% off.
What Is Black Friday?
Our US neighbours have given us many things - the sitcom that never gets old AKA Friends, Starbucks iced frappuccinos and an addiction to Glossier's Haloscope but one of our most recent favourite imports is the concept of 'Black Friday.' Originating in Philadelphia, the concept and term has slowly made its way to the UK. Held annually the day after Thanksgiving in the US, on the 24th November, Black Friday is essentially the biggest shopping day of the year, with huge discounts across electrics, lifestyle, beauty and best of all fashion too.
Last year, it was estimated that Black Friday sales UK ratcheted up as much as £1.27 billion in the 24 hour period - up 16 per cent on 2015. Further research showed that Britons spent a record £5.8 billion over the four days between Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016. Online retailers took approximately £2.8 billion of this - up 20 per cent from £2.3 billion in 2015, according to the data. So with consumers really embracing the concept, 2017 is set to be even bigger and better, with even more retailers taking part.
Best Black Friday Deals 2017...
Last year, in the UK it was estimated that £1.27 billion was spent in the 24 hour period on Black Friday - up 16 per cent on 2015. Further research showed that Britons spent a record £5.8 billion over the four days between Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016. Online retailers took approximately £2.8 billion of this - up 20 per cent from £2.3 billion in 2015, according to the data. So with consumers really embracing the concept, 2017 is set to be even bigger and better, with even more retailers taking part and many of these are jewellery brands and stores. H.Samuel, Ernst Jones, and even Argos are worth looking at with discounts across certain lines. Amazon, Thomas Sabo and Pandora should also be bookmarked for bling with a lowered price tag. Here are the styles to keep an eye out for...
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How much to spend on an engagement ring?
We all know that old rule of spending two months' wages is a bit antiquated, and in fact couples are spending less than ever on engagement rings, especially with the rise of alternative engagement rings. According to research, the average spend on an engagement ring over the past five years now stands at £1,080 compared to £1,333 spent up to 10 years ago.
Black Friday Engagement Ring Trends And Where To Buy Them
1. Rose Gold... Go To Pandora
A popular trend in 2016, this is a good option for those after something a little bit different. The warm tones also makes the diamonds pop. Plus it's flattering on all skin tones.
2. Coloured stones... Go To Astley Clarke
From turquoise opals to emeralds and sapphires, who says a diamond has to be white. Perfect, for those whose wardrobe is full of prints and rainbow hues.
3. Colour clashing... Go To Ernest & Jones
Instead of a single coloured stone, colour clashing is big for 2017. Dubbed gemstone accents, think an emerald stone with a halo of pink diamonds.
4. Edwardian styles....Go To H. Samuel
Just like the fashion world likes to reference past decades so too does the jewellery industry too. For 2017 it's all about the Edwardian era. With a navette shape, and intricate detailing this is one for vintage fans.
5. Stacking... Go To Argos
Pairs, triplets and even quadruples of dainty bands are all over Pinterest boards. Start with something simple and you can always layer from anniversary to anniversary.
6. Twisted bands... Go To Tiffany's
If you want to add interesting detail, go for a twisted band. Adding dimension and depth, this is good for longer-length fingers.