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Christmas 2021 at Nightingale

Christmas 2021 at Nightingale

It's that time of year again!

Christmas and New Year are some of the most popular dates for popping the big question. And if you're planning your very own big surprise with Nightingale's help you'll want to make a note of the following dates.

  • Fully bespoke rings - 5th November
  • Engagement rings from our collections page - 12th November
  • Rush orders - 26th November

These dates are the latest we recommend starting your purchase with Nightingale to ensure we can get your ring prepared in time. 

As you can expect, our designers get very busy in the run up to Christmas so the sooner you start the design process the less stressful you'll find the entire experience. A lot of care and love goes into every ring we make, and it's not a process that we like to rush! 

Whilst you're here...

Here are our planned Christmas opening hours

  • 20th to 23rd December - 10am - 6pm
  • Christmas Eve - Closed
  • Christmas Day - Closed
  • Boxing Day - Closed
  • 27th to 28th December - Closed 
  • 29th to 31st December - 10am - 6pm
  • 1st January to 3rd January - Closed
  • 4th January onwards - 10am - 6pm

Get in touch now

As with every Christmas, you'll be amazed at how quickly the weeks pass by, so get in touch now and book yourself in for your free design consultation.

Further reading

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So to help with that, we’ve got 4 sources of inspiration that you can use to truly reflect their personality and uniqueness when picking out an engagement ring.

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Their relationship with diamonds sits at the heart of this success, but is anything from typical. 

So what's made Botswana a diamond success story instead of falling victim to them like so many other African nations? 

Today we'll explore this remarkable story and Botswana's relationship with ethical diamond mining

 

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