April 10th, 2024

The Best Engagement Rings for a Summer Proposal

Summer brings to life the colours and warmth around us, making it the perfect season to start a new chapter. It’s filled with long days, beautiful sunsets, and the kind of light that makes every moment feel special. So, if you’re thinking of getting down on one knee during this sunny season, you’re making an excellent decision. And at Banks Lyon, we’re here to help you create those unforgettable moments.

In this blog, we’re exploring our top picks for engagement rings that truly embody the spirit of summer. Each ring in our selection is crafted to sparkle brilliantly against the backdrop of this vibrant season.

Top Engagement Rings for a Summer Proposal from Banks Lyon

Our collection of engagement rings is designed to echo the joy and brightness of the season, making sure your special moment shines as brightly as the summer sun. Let’s explore our selection of the best engagement rings on the market.

Platinum 2.52ct Sapphire & Diamond Halo Ring

Imagine the deep blue of a summer’s twilight sky captured forever in a ring. Our Platinum 2.52ct Sapphire & Diamond Halo Ring (available for £8,750.00, or £72.91 per month on 0% finance) is just that — it shines bright like a clear July sky. At its heart lies a 2.52-carat oval sapphire, encircled by 0.15 carats of smaller sapphires and 0.96 carats of GvS diamonds. This ring is like wearing the night sky on your finger.

18ct Yellow Gold 0.50ct Princess Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring

Capturing the first light of a summer’s dawn, the 18ct Yellow Gold 0.50ct Princess Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring (available for £2,800.00) glows with promise. At its core, a flawless 0.50-carat princess cut diamond sparkles with the intensity of the early morning sun. Certified for its unmatched clarity and colour, it’s protected in a platinum setting above a gleaming 18ct yellow gold band. This piece doesn’t just shine; it illuminates a path to forever, crafting a perfect symbol of long-lasting love.

Platinum 0.70ct Florentine Oval Cut Diamond Three Stone Ring

See the sparkle of a timeless masterpiece: our Platinum 0.70ct Florentine Oval Cut Diamond Three Stone Ring (available for £5,495.00 or just £45.79 per month on 0% finance). Central to its grace is a 0.57ct oval cut diamond, surrounded by two pear-cut diamonds, adding an extra layer of allure. These carefully chosen stones, set in smooth platinum, promise to keep your special moments alight with their long-lasting glow. Perfectly balancing elegance and charm, it’s a ring that tells a story of love as timeless as the stars.

Available also with a 0.57ct oval cut diamond for £3,850.00 or £32.08 per month on 0% finance.

Platinum 0.91ct Oval Cut Sapphire & Diamond Cluster Ring

Discover the charm of our Platinum 0.91ct Oval Cut Sapphire & Diamond Cluster Ring (available for £4,500.00 or just £37.50 per month on 0% finance), where a striking 0.91-carat sapphire takes centre stage, radiating calmness. A halo of brilliant diamonds surrounds the rich blue gem, creating a display of light and colour that’s lively and inviting. This ring brings a touch of sophistication to any outfit, any occasion, all while maintaining an air of simplicity.


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How Summer Enhances the Look of Diamonds

When the sun is shining in the summer, it makes everything look better, especially diamonds. They sparkle more and show off all their colours, in fact, it’s like the sunlight helps them to show their best side. This is why a sunny day can turn a pretty piece of jewellery into something that’s really eye-catching.

Having seen how great diamonds look in summer light, it’s good to think about this when planning a special moment like an outdoor proposal. There are various things to think about to make sure this moment is as bright and beautiful as possible, such as:

  • Location: Choose a spot that means something to you both or one that simply has a great view. A park, beach, or even your back garden works well.
  • Timing Is Key: Aim for a time when the sunlight is soft, like in the morning or just before sunset.
  • Have a Plan B: Weather can change fast in this country, so have an indoor option ready, just in case!
  • Keep the Ring Safe: Use a secure ring box, and make sure it stays hidden and safe until the right moment.
  • Capture the Moment: Consider hiring a photographer to hide nearby and take photos.
  • Think Privacy: Some people would rather have this moment in private, so if your partner is one of those people, make sure to keep this in mind.
  • Relax and be Yourself: Most of all, be natural. This moment is about your connection, so this is sure to come effortlessly.

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Making Your Summer Proposal Memorable with Banks Lyon

A proposal is a story you’ll tell for years to come, and a summer engagement has all the warmth and light you need to make it unforgettable. With Banks Lyon, you can find the perfect ring to match those golden moments. Our rings are made to shine, especially when the sun is your spotlight, and purchasing your ideal ring is easy:

  • Choose the Perfect Ring: Shop online or visit our showrooms to pick out a ring that will glitter in the summer sun.
  • Get Expert Advice: Our team can help you pick a ring that fits your style and story, so get in touch to start your journey.
  • Peace of Mind: You’ll leave knowing you chose the right ring for the right moment.

When you’re ready to make that moment shine, Banks Lyon is here to help. Visit us in Lancaster or Kendal, or browse our collections online. Let’s create a summer proposal that’s as bright as your future together – find your ring today.

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