Almost one in three brides-to-be (32 per cent) were disappointed by their fiance’s choice of engagement ring, says a new study.
More than one in 10 either said they’d been hoping for a larger diamond or had been hoping for something a little more unusual.
Almost half (46 per cent) of the British women surveyed for Hatton Garden jeweler Queensmith said they’d have preferred to choose the ring themselves, or to do so with their partner.
The jeweler’s design consultant and gemmologist noted an increased demand for more minimalist styles since the start of the pandemic.
“People have a greater desire than ever to create meaningful, rational and sensible purchases during the ongoing uncertainty caused by Covid-19,” he said.