Best of Boston

Best Engagement Rings

2017 Best Engagement Rings

Brilliant Earth

Boston
Your relationship is conflict-free—shouldn’t your ring be, too? The pros at Brilliant Earth go well beyond the industry standard, tracking diamonds from the time they […] read more»
2016 Best Engagement Rings

Laura Preshong

Boston
Goldsmith/jewelry designer Laura Preshong and her team use eco-friendly, recycled metals and conflict-free diamonds from Botswana and Canada to handcraft every ring—which translates to less […] read more»
2015 Best Engagement Rings

Sophie Hughes

Boston
This young designer forges rings from start to finish in her studio using recycled metals and reclaimed or ethically sourced gems. Choose a ready-made design […] read more»
2014 Best Engagement Rings

Royal Jewelers

Andover
Don’t know the first thing about carats and clarity? Head to Royal Jewelers, where experienced staffers (the shop’s been in the same family since 1948) […] read more»
2013 Best Engagement Rings

Barmakian Jewelers

Boston
If you like numbers, try these: Some 60,000 loose diamonds and 20,000 settings are available at this century-old family jeweler, where you can design a […] read more»
2007 Best Engagement Rings

Barmakian Jewelers

Boston
The folks at Barmakian know it’s the engagement ring—ever the showstopping diva—that gets all the oohs and aahs, which is why they specialize in wedding […] read more»
2005 Best Engagement Rings

Alpha Omega

Cambridge
The folks at Alpha Omega understand everything from pre-engagement pressures to buying on a budget. The store’s salespeople, who don’t work on commission, will be […] read more»
2002 Best Engagement Rings

Shreve, Crump & Low

Boston
Here today, here a decade ago, here when (odds are) you were still a glint in Daddy’s eye—Shreve’s diamond counter is one institution that has […] read more»
2001 Best Engagement Rings

Shreve, Crump & Low

Boston
Some people marry for love; some, for a ring from Shreve’s. With what is easily one of the most complete selections of diamond rings around—from […] read more»