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BEST Engagement Rings

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 sparkler that perfectly matches your style—and your budget. 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 bands that complement, rather than compete. The store offers hundreds of men’s, women’s, and unisex… 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 happy to educate you over the course of many visits. And the bling? Whether you’re… 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 stood the test of time, and flawlessly. Quiz the professional, enthusiastic staff on the finer… 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 dainty two-carat marquis to five-carat solitaire boulders—Shreve’s has every fiancée’s fancy covered. Bonus: the attitude-free,… read more»