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How to Design a Bespoke Engagement Ring Online

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Want to buy a bespoke engagement ring by Lilia Nash but can't make it to her studio in Lechlade, Gloucestershire? Your ring can be designed and made online without the need to visit. This guide explains how!

Step One - Design My Engagement Ring

If you have your heart set on a bespoke engagement ring designed and made by Lilia Nash, you can either make an appointment to visit her jewellery studio or design your ring online via her remote ring design service. You'll receive the same level of professional service as you would during a visit to her studio, with in-depth discussions about the design process and the different options available to make your dream ring reality.

To get started, visit Lilia's bespoke engagement ring page and send her an outline of what you're looking for. This can be as in-depth or as vague as you like.

If you have a really specific idea in mind, explain the design in as much detail as you can. You can provide sketches, photos of rings you like that feature the design details you'd like included or create an inspiration Pinterest board. However you want to convey your ideas is fine, Lilia will take the time to explain the different styles and design details to help you gather further inspiration. You can either send us messages or call us to make a telephone appointment - all of our contact information can be found here.

If you want more ideas before getting in touch, you can take a look at Lilia's Bespoke Engagement Ring Photo Gallery customise one of Lilia's signature engagement rings or browse our catalogue of available diamonds and gemstones to choose your focal stone. Don't see what you're looking for? No problem! Lilia can source the perfect diamond/s or gemstones for your new ring, providing quotes and photos to help you make the best choice.

Need some guidance as to what's possible within your budget? Lilia will help you develop your ideas, taking inspiration from your suggestions and helping you to make the best choices for your design. If you're working to a budget - let her know in your message and she'll take this into account when suggesting options.

Once your ideas are refined, Lilia will provide sketches for completely unique ring designs or a mock-up of her signature designs to show how your new ring will look.

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Step Two - Ring Sizing

Once you've finalised the design, it's time to make sure your new ring will fit! We offer the loan of a ring gauge for a £50 deposit plus postage, or you can visit a professional jewellers to ensure we have the right size. Your £50 deposit will be deducted from the final total you pay for your custom engagement ring.

Lilia can make an engagement ring in any ring size, including 1/2 sizes. Ordering from outside of the United Kingdom? No problem! Choose to have your ring made in UK (the same as AUS and NZ), EU or US ring sizes.

If you're buying a ring for someone else and can't get a precise ring size - we can help. Take a look at our ring size guide and read our guide to buying an engagement ring. for tips on how to find out someone's ring size. If you're not 100% sure about the ring size you need, ask Lilia about resizing options ahead of commissioning the design. Most engagement rings can be resized by a size or two but it's always best to have your ring made in the correct size.

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Step Three - Payment Options

Lilia Nash bespoke engagement rings can be sold with interest-free payment options. Your first payment will be a non-refundable deposit to cover the cost of your diamonds or gemstones, plus the gold/s or platinum used to craft the ring. The ring will take between 4-8 weeks to be made and hallmarked by the Birmingham Assay Office.

Once the ring is ready to be sent, the remaining balance will be payable. You can either pay the outstanding balance in full, or spread the cost over a few months to help make your custom ring more affordable. Your engagement ring will be sent to you once the final payment has been received, with orders sent for free via special delivery (UK) or insured international delivery (rest of the world). Spend over £2,000 and your ring will be presented in our Eco Rimu Wood Ring Box (available separately for £40).

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One of a Kind Engagement Rings

Lilia makes a limited number of first edition rings to help her refine her signature designs. You can pick up a cheaper bespoke engagement ring by shopping Lilia's in stock engagement rings.

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    Blue Sapphire and Diamond Ring in 18ct White Gold, Size N (US 6 3/4)

    £1,800
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Lilia Nash Engagement Ring Shop

See the complete range of Lilia Nash engagement rings online. All of Lilia's signature designs can be customised using a gemstone from her catalogue, or adapted to feature other design details you'd like to include. Contact us for more information, including a link to the ring that inspired you.

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ABOUT LILIA NASH JEWELLERY

Lilia Nash is an independent jewellery designer working from a boutique jewellery shop and studio in Lechlade, Gloucestershire in the United Kingdom.

She has a passion for ethical jewellery making, using recycled gold, silver and platinum to create her collections. All of the diamonds and gemstones featured in Lilia's jewellery are either fair trade or lab-grown,  lessening environmental impact and ensuring that fair prices have been paid throughout the supply chain.

Lilia is dedicated to creating handmade jewellery that's of exceptional quality, made with the finest quality materials.