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Engagement Rings in SA
We offer a wide range of stunning diamond rings without sacrificing quality for price. Whether you are looking for a classic solitaire ring or something more unique and modern, we have something to suit every taste and budget.
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From round cut diamonds to princess cut diamonds and everything in between.
Find the diamond shape that speaks to you.
Shop Engagement Rings by Style
You have your own unique style. From classic favourites to
the more contemporary, you will find ‘The One’ here.
Quality & Style
We embrace a modern approach to diamonds and engagement rings, because we value your ability to choose what matters to you. Our diamond rings are handcrafted with precision without ever compromising on quality.
Solitaire Engagement Rings
If you’re shopping for engagement rings, you’ve probably noticed that solitaire rings are very popular. A solitaire ring is a single diamond ring, with the diamond being the focal point of the ring. The diamond is usually set in a prong setting, which allows the light to shine through the diamond to strengthen the sparkle. Solitaire engagement rings are classic and timeless, and they are a great choice for many women.
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SJ Gems offer High Definition 360 videos of all our diamonds, so you are left with no surprises! We have diamonds in all the popular shapes like round, princess, pear, cushion, oval and marquise.
Halo Engagement Rings
If you want to make the proposal even more special, a halo engagement ring is the ideal choice. This style features a central diamond surrounded by a “halo” of smaller diamonds, giving the impression of a much larger stone. Not only does it have an attractive and eye-catching design, but it also makes any sized diamond look stunning. Make sure your proposal is remembered for years to come with a timeless halo ring.
You Above All
Stress-free from start to finish with complimentary, no hassle services and a lifetime warranty against manufacturing defaults on all our jewellery – that’s our promise
Three Stone Rings
Three stone rings feature three diamonds or other gemstones of your choice set in a row. They can be set with stones of different sizes for a more dramatic look, or with stones of equal size for a more classic feel. Trilogy engagement rings are a beautiful and unique way to symbolize your past, present and future together.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much do you spend on an engagement ring?
A man is supposed to spend about two months of his salary on the engagement ring. Nowadays this isn’t really a thing anymore – according to Forbes, in 2015 men have spent an average of R60,000 on engagement rings.
There’s no specific answer, but it depends on a few factors. We’ll help you figure out what you can and can’t afford so that you don’t go over your budget. A better way of thinking about it would be to ask: “What could I afford?” – or even better being more specific and asking “How much do I want to spend on the engagement ring?”
How much is an engagement ring in South Africa?
A stunning 0.5 carat engagement ring costs an average of R35 000 in South Africa. A modest 1 carat diamond engagement ring with a platinum band costs, on average, around R100,000. A designer diamond solitaire ring with a platinum band and a 1 carat diamond costs an average of R130 000.
Is R4000 a good price for an engagement ring?
You will not find any gold rings in that price range. A good option might be to consider a alternative metal type like silver. Designer jewellers will not be able to help you with a specific design, but department chain stores like American Swiss will have a large variety on offer.
Do husbands get engagement rings?
Is there a difference between an engagement and wedding ring?
However, there are some cases where the terms are used interchangeably. For example, if you are buying an engagement ring and wedding band set from a jeweller, they may refer to the set as your “engagement and wedding rings.” Additionally, if you are planning on proposing with a family heirloom ring or another type of ring that will double as your wedding band, it may be referred to as your “engagement and wedding ring.”