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Although probably too small for you, I wear [http://www.johnlewis.com/58003/Product.aspx these] every day. If you want a claw setting with bigger diamonds you could go for [http://www.johnlewis.com/230448602/Product.aspx these]. I would buy from a reputable firm as my knowledge is slim, but I've no doubt there will be some afficionados on here who know more.
I was gonna say Tiffany too - you may well be able to get a bit more bling for your buck somewhere else, but if you're going online shopping then they have a great website and excellent reputation, so no danger of being ripped off. Kudos on the fab present buying husband btw
He's feeling guilty. The last of our friends got married last weekend. Leaving us as the only unmatched ones, despite having been together longest, first to have kids etc etc. I've just had our second so this is to salve his conscience <cynical emoticon>
I had a bad experience ordering from Tiffany online a couple of years ago, they kept inexplicably cancelling an order and blaming my bank. Turned out to be their ineptitude after all. Then they sent the wrong thing
Mine are from Tiffany, I have had ones that aren't and I'm telling you flat that Tiffany ones are best. It's all about cut/colour etc, but what it means is that they SPARKLE and catch the dimmest light. I love them.
What's your budget? I have 1.2 carat (half that in each ear), brilliant cut in platinum with 4-claw setting. They are very white E and VVS. I got them in Hatton Garden from a dodgy looking little place. Paid around £1650 for them which apparently was a BARGAIN. Lesson for me was avoid the big branded shops like Tiffany/Boodles!
My DH got me some from Hatton Garden (as a wedding present that the fool was mad enough to give me at 4am in the morning on our wedding day, eijit! - I would have loved them just as much for Christmas and he could have saved himself a fortune but hey it was a lovely surprise back in the room when i was fucking wasted!)
He basically wandered into all the shops until he found what he liked and then asked the next few what it would cost for the same sort of thing. You;ve got to be fairly chilled about it but quite good fun once you get into the groove. I would defo go back for e.g. a semi precious stone ring or enternity ring and you do feel that it's slightly more transparent than the high street.