This week Channel24 reported that Justin Bieber proposed to Hailey Baldwin while on holiday in the Bahamas. Yesterday Bieber posted the below on his Instagram, officially announcing the news: 

Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

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Yet the ring Hailey is wearing in the announcement is much different, more non-traditional, than the one spotted on her ring finger the day after they got engaged.

The ring ?? // V

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It's a whopper! Time.com's Money experts predict it costs more than $250,000 (R3 346 695) and is between six and eight carats. It's a beautiful oval-shaped ring, with a double band. 

But traditional diamond rings like the gargantuan rock sported by Meghan Markle is not for everyone.

It's stunning, no doubt. But many prefer finding (or being given) that engagement ring that speaks to her unique style and taste. 

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Here are a few suggestions - stalk them on Instagram and Facebook for their unique offerings. 

Black Betty

With stores in both Cape Town and Jozi, this brand loves working with precious and semi-precious stones, and is currently having a love affair with rose gold. 

Geraldine Fenn at Tinsel

I've heard so many people rave about this Jo'burg-based jeweller in particular. And by the looks of the below, I can see why. 

I mean, I'll just get this anyways...

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Ida Elsje

Operating from Cape Town's Olive Green Cat store, this jeweller makes unique pieces, we love the ones set in resin. 

'The Julia' Eternity ring with baguette cut diamonds all the way around.

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Therese Fine & Contemporary Jewellery Designer

In the heart of Stellenbosch operates a jeweller like no other.  Her designs focus on the organic manipulation of precious metals.

How dope are these?  

TDV Wedding: Beautiful Morganite And Diamond Engagement Ring In Rose Gold

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Diamond and Sapphire Ring in 18ct Yellow Gold

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Lorean Jewellery

Specialising in fine jewellery, we are smitten with this Pretoria-based jeweller. 

Klip Colab

Situated in Parkhurst, this jeweller makes pieces that play with the juxtaposition of hard and soft, and combines various elements to create completely unique works of art. 

Firepetals

Based in Cape Town, Firepetals is known for its creative jewellery. 

Famke

Advocates for simplicity and geometry, Famke's studio is based in Gardens in Cape Town. Love all her stuff!

Dear Rae

Based in Woodstock, this brand has gotten better and better over the years, now everyone loves (and knows about) Dear Rae. 

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