Buy your engagement ring here in Ames

Ashley Hunt

With the holiday season just around the corner, love seems to be in the air. Just after Christmas and New Year’s, our Facebook timelines are filled with newly engaged couples — whether it’s friends from back home or new friends from college.

If you and your significant other are thinking about taking the next step and getting engaged over the holidays, there are plenty of ring shops to browse right here in Ames. Whether you’re looking for something custom-made and unique, or a ring from a trusted brand, Ames has the answer. Here are some places to think about shopping for engagement rings in Ames before venturing out to another city or town.

Gilger Designs

Gilger Designs, located on Main Street, is a great place to get a one-of-a-kind ring to express your one-of-a-kind love. Designers craft each piece of jewelry by hand. You can be sure your engagement ring will be not only unique, but also completely American-made.

A piece of custom-made jewelry, unlike any other piece out there, is sure to melt your fiance’s heart and to match her personality.

Ames Silversmithing

Ames Silversmithing dates back to 1976. Since then, the shop has been selling gorgeous pieces of jewelry from Main Street. Another option for custom-made and one-of-a-kind jewelry, your fiance will be sure to have a ring on her hand that she won’t see anywhere else.

Swank’s Jewelry

Swank’s Jewelry offers another option for custom-made jewelry, but also sells stock jewelry. Swank’s most popular items sold are rings, and they specialize in custom-designed rings.

Riddle’s Jewelry

Riddle’s Jewelry is a well-known and trusted brand. Located on Grand Avenue, Riddle’s offers a wide variety of rings and diamonds so that you can be sure to find just what your fiance will want. With friendly service and expert sales people, it won’t be hard to find the perfect ring.

Kay Jewelers

Another famous jewelry brand is Kay Jewelers. where shoppers can go to  find an exceptional piece of jewelry. Located in North Grand Mall, Kay Jewelers offers a convenient location for ring buyers.

Shoppers can browse a large assortment of engagement rings. It shouldn’t be hard to find a ring your fiance will simply adore. And just remember, “Every kiss begins with Kay.”