So, you want to ask that special girl for her hand in marriage, but the rings you have looked at could easily break your bank account in two. Short of putting a couple of coins into a bubble gum machine you just don’t know what to do next. Well, maybe this will help. Here are ten engagement rings that are halfway affordable, and you don’t have to worry about them turning your lover’s finger green. Or do you?
1. Rings by Zales
These traditional rings are priced right, running around $700 bucks a piece. While they consist of a gorgeous square-cut diamond, they also feature corner prongs which add to the ring’s flare and accent the stone. They are simple and beautiful. Diamond color is I-J, and stone clarity is I1.
2. The Valencia Cut Engagement Ring
Running around $500, this is a popular and attractive ring. It comes in yellow gold and is set with a 1/3 carat square cut diamond. It is wonderful in its simplicity, and solves the limited cash flow problem with grace and style. Diamond color is E, and stone clarity is VS1.