If you’re after a vintage engagement or wedding ring, head to Leeds’ very won Queens Arcade. Here, you’ll find Aladdin’s Cave, a wonderland of one-off, pre-loved and expertly verified pieces that have stood the test of time. They scour antique fairs and auctions across the country to find wedding-worthy jewels that deserve another happy ending. Their one-of-a-kind collection is constantly changing – one day you might find an 18-carat art ond solitaire cut wedding ring.
A little independent craft store and jewellers tucked away in Leeds Corn Exchange might seem like an unusual place to buy an engagement ring, but trust us, it’s a real find. Simcha Gallery offers a range of hand-crafted, nature-inspired rings that redefine contemporary class. If you want something made just for you, they’ll help turn your ideas into a reality – they can even repurpose old jewellery, so whether you want to reimagine a family heirloom or simple save a few bob, you’re all set.
If you can’t decide between a vintage or brand-new ring, head to Yorkshire Jewellery. This family-run jewellers has everything from authentic Victoria rings to modern diamonds, so you can explore all your options and get a real feel for what you want. Their collection has every stone, cut and colour you can imagine, as well as tri-coloured rings that bring it all together in one. Why not ask to have your wedding ring engraved with your initials or encrusted with extra sparkle?
Argent is one of the most exciting jewellery stores in Leeds. Claire Douglas, the owner, handpicks the best rings from up-and-coming Yorkshire designers and brings them all together under one roof. Continue reading