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Before you start dropping hints about your dream wedding ring, find just the one you have in mind by making the rounds at these top-rated Florida jewelers. Brides-to-be can fall in love with a diamond that speaks to her heart — and price point — deciding between designer collections and custom-crafted looks. Here is your guide to engagement ring shopping in southern Florida.
Located in Lighthouse Point near Boca Raton, family run J.R. Dunn Jewelers started with just a husband and wife duo who converted a tiny home in Massachusetts into a makeshift jewelry store. Now it's been almost 40 years since the shop shifted to South Florida and has cornered the market when it comes to engagement rings. Peruse a selection of designer rings that range from traditional to one-of-a-kind, crafted in-house by award-winning designer Robert Pelliccia. Read real brides' reviews here!
If you're looking for a ring that bears a brand name, Weston Jewelers is home to some of the best. The jewelry display spans from Cartier to Chopard, but when it comes to engagement rings, the European-style Michael M. Strada with cascading rows of diamonds is one of their signatures. Of course you can also go custom and design your dream ring with the help of in-house designers. Read real brides' reviews here!
Coconut Grove's H & H Jewels is just down the street from one of Miami's best bridal boutiques, Ever After (in case you want to get a head start on dress shopping). Go classic or colorful, choosing from Great Gatsby-inspired green stones or black diamonds for a handmade engagement ring that's sure to stand out as your everyday statement piece. The jeweler has been a South Florida institution for the past 25 years boasting not only top-notch brands, but also original designs by in-house artist H Bredemeier. Read real brides' reviews here!
Buchwald Jewelers in Miami's Seybold Building, one of the largest jewelry centers in the country, dates back 60 years — originally starting in one of the world's diamond capitals, Antwerp, Belgium. Browse through the collections sitting in the shop, or, build your own ring based on your style and budget — picking out the perfect diamond from a selection of every size and shape imaginable. Read real brides' reviews here!
10 years ago, Graff — known for working with some of the largest and most legendary diamonds in the world — opened up a boutique in Bal Harbour that's just as stunning as its gems. Master craftsmen cut and polish each and every one of the flawless diamonds that sit in classic settings.