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Before you can start hiring planners, say yes to the dress, or even pencil in the big date, you'll have to (duh) get engaged first. Although tradition once dictated that popping the question required some sort of element of surprise, what better way to kick off the commitment process with your SO with old-fashioned retail therapy: shopping for engagement rings.

We've rounded up 10 jewelry shops in LA for getting your bridal bling squared away, allowing your soon-to-be-betrothed to focus on dreaming up your fairytale proposal. (FYI, a few of these boutiques can help out with that, too). From Platt Boutique's heirloom treasures, Brilliant Earth's sustainably-sourced stunners, Bey-faved bling at XIV Karats, and more, check out more stylish options up ahead.—Additional reporting by Ashley Tibbits

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1. Artisan LA

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4649 Russell Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tucked away just off of Los Feliz’s main drag of Vermont Ave is this unique boutique that specializes in contemporary styles by up-and-coming designers, as well as pristine vintage selections. Their inventory already stocks a well-edited roster of makers, but consider a creative custom design (their Art Deco styles are particularly lovely) made by shopkeep and jewelry designer Julio Benez. [Photo]

2. Brilliant Earth

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8797 Beverly Blvd Ste 206
West Hollywood, CA 90048
(800) 691-0952
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Ethically-sourced options are abound at this SF-based gem boutique, which recently opened its first LA outpost in the West Hollywood Design District. Their socially-conscious and sustainable bridal accoutrements include vintage heirlooms, conflict-free diamond rings, sapphire stunners, and bespoke bling. [Photo]

3. David Yurman

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371 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Gisele-backed fine jeweler David Yurman offers four LA locations for finding The One (the ring, that is), including gems set in his iconic Cable bands, diamond-bedazzled designs, and more budget-busting, sculptural ring styles. [Photo]

4. Jaimie Geller Jewelry

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Pacific Palisades Commercial Village, 15310 Antioch Street
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
For custom-made heirloom rings, head to luxe gem expert Jaimie Geller's Pacific Palisades boutique. In addition to stocking stackable bejeweled stunners, her boutique also offers a selection of dreamy engagement and wedding rings that range from $5,000 to $200,000. Third-gen jeweler (and Jamie's hubby) Michael Geller specializes in unique and intricate designs (pictured) that complement every one-of-a-kind stone. The shop also offers pieces from designers like Jacquie Aiche, Zoe Chicco, and Suzanne Kalan, who just released her first bridal collection. [Photo]

5. Jean Pierre Jewelers

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21400 Ventura Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
(818) 347-5500
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Satisfied (and officially engaged) customers rave about this local jeweler's non-pushy staff, fair pricing, and stellar selection of rings of every style and setting. The experts here will work you to design a custom ring to suit your tastes and budget, too. [Photo]

6. Peter Norman

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11640 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 820-8787
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Your wedding is not the time to skimp on quality, so let that begin with a stunner from this reliable retailer. For nearly three decades, the jeweler has been making brides swoon with handcrafted designs in top-notch metals, diamonds, and colored gemstones. Their staff—mainly composed of certified gemologists—will also make shopping informative, not intimidating. [Photo]

7. Platt Boutique

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8763 Rosewood Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Offering show-stoppers for red carpets and wedding aisles alike, this vintage bijoux boutique features estate gems hailing from the Edwardian era to the '70s. From Art Deco rings set in silver filigree, Victorian rose gold cluster rings, and Georgian gems decked out in emeralds and diamonds, a truly one-of-a-kind jewel for your nuptials awaits. [Photo]

8. Roseark

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1111 N Crescent Heights Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 822-3600
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From extravagant to organic to edgy, owners Kathy and Rick Rose's high-end jewelry haven houses some of the city's brightest names in contemporary fine jewelry, including Carbon & Hyde, Karma El-Khalil, Daniela Villegas, and Roseark's own line. At the appointment-only boutique's bridal salon, dedicated design team consultant will work with you to "craft an expression of your love." Once the design is approved, the piece will be handcrafted right here in Cali. [Photo]

9. Tiffany & Co.

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210 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 273-8880
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Classic pieces made from the highest quality materials are what have kept Tiffany at the top of the jewelry heap for over 175 years. The high-end haven's experts will help you personalize your perfect engagement ring—whether your budget is $1,300 or over six digits—and even help prospective question-poppers dream up a fairy tale proposal. Plus, their lifetime warranty will keep your bling looking as fresh as the day you said "yes." [Photo]

10. Todd Reed

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1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291
(310) 450-7840
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The Colorado-based fine jeweler's first West Coast outpost houses a second floor dedicated to bridal jewelry, all crafted in his signature raw and refined aesthetic. Expect to find 18k silver, gold, and rose gold pieces crafted from upcycled metals and sustainably-sourced stones, or work with the in-house gem experts to design a truly personalized creation.

11. XIV Karats

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312 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 551-1212
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Despite the high falutin address, this Beverly Hills boutique has a reputation for being reasonable on your wallet. Shop their impressive existing stock of platinum and white gold options, or let their experts build off your family heirloom or “starter ring.” The shop also boasts a laundry list of celeb clientele like the Kardashian clan and Queen Bey, who know a thing or two about bling. [Photo]

1. Artisan LA

4649 Russell Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tucked away just off of Los Feliz’s main drag of Vermont Ave is this unique boutique that specializes in contemporary styles by up-and-coming designers, as well as pristine vintage selections. Their inventory already stocks a well-edited roster of makers, but consider a creative custom design (their Art Deco styles are particularly lovely) made by shopkeep and jewelry designer Julio Benez. [Photo]
4649 Russell Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027

2. Brilliant Earth

8797 Beverly Blvd Ste 206, West Hollywood, CA 90048
Ethically-sourced options are abound at this SF-based gem boutique, which recently opened its first LA outpost in the West Hollywood Design District. Their socially-conscious and sustainable bridal accoutrements include vintage heirlooms, conflict-free diamond rings, sapphire stunners, and bespoke bling. [Photo]
8797 Beverly Blvd Ste 206
West Hollywood, CA 90048

3. David Yurman

371 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Gisele-backed fine jeweler David Yurman offers four LA locations for finding The One (the ring, that is), including gems set in his iconic Cable bands, diamond-bedazzled designs, and more budget-busting, sculptural ring styles. [Photo]
371 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

4. Jaimie Geller Jewelry

Pacific Palisades Commercial Village, 15310 Antioch Street, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
For custom-made heirloom rings, head to luxe gem expert Jaimie Geller's Pacific Palisades boutique. In addition to stocking stackable bejeweled stunners, her boutique also offers a selection of dreamy engagement and wedding rings that range from $5,000 to $200,000. Third-gen jeweler (and Jamie's hubby) Michael Geller specializes in unique and intricate designs (pictured) that complement every one-of-a-kind stone. The shop also offers pieces from designers like Jacquie Aiche, Zoe Chicco, and Suzanne Kalan, who just released her first bridal collection. [Photo]
Pacific Palisades Commercial Village, 15310 Antioch Street
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

5. Jean Pierre Jewelers

21400 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Satisfied (and officially engaged) customers rave about this local jeweler's non-pushy staff, fair pricing, and stellar selection of rings of every style and setting. The experts here will work you to design a custom ring to suit your tastes and budget, too. [Photo]
21400 Ventura Boulevard
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

6. Peter Norman

11640 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Your wedding is not the time to skimp on quality, so let that begin with a stunner from this reliable retailer. For nearly three decades, the jeweler has been making brides swoon with handcrafted designs in top-notch metals, diamonds, and colored gemstones. Their staff—mainly composed of certified gemologists—will also make shopping informative, not intimidating. [Photo]
11640 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

7. Platt Boutique

8763 Rosewood Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90048
Offering show-stoppers for red carpets and wedding aisles alike, this vintage bijoux boutique features estate gems hailing from the Edwardian era to the '70s. From Art Deco rings set in silver filigree, Victorian rose gold cluster rings, and Georgian gems decked out in emeralds and diamonds, a truly one-of-a-kind jewel for your nuptials awaits. [Photo]
8763 Rosewood Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90048

8. Roseark

1111 N Crescent Heights Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
From extravagant to organic to edgy, owners Kathy and Rick Rose's high-end jewelry haven houses some of the city's brightest names in contemporary fine jewelry, including Carbon & Hyde, Karma El-Khalil, Daniela Villegas, and Roseark's own line. At the appointment-only boutique's bridal salon, dedicated design team consultant will work with you to "craft an expression of your love." Once the design is approved, the piece will be handcrafted right here in Cali. [Photo]
1111 N Crescent Heights Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046

9. Tiffany & Co.

210 N Rodeo Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Classic pieces made from the highest quality materials are what have kept Tiffany at the top of the jewelry heap for over 175 years. The high-end haven's experts will help you personalize your perfect engagement ring—whether your budget is $1,300 or over six digits—and even help prospective question-poppers dream up a fairy tale proposal. Plus, their lifetime warranty will keep your bling looking as fresh as the day you said "yes." [Photo]
210 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

10. Todd Reed

1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291
The Colorado-based fine jeweler's first West Coast outpost houses a second floor dedicated to bridal jewelry, all crafted in his signature raw and refined aesthetic. Expect to find 18k silver, gold, and rose gold pieces crafted from upcycled metals and sustainably-sourced stones, or work with the in-house gem experts to design a truly personalized creation.
1511 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice, CA 90291

11. XIV Karats

312 S Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Despite the high falutin address, this Beverly Hills boutique has a reputation for being reasonable on your wallet. Shop their impressive existing stock of platinum and white gold options, or let their experts build off your family heirloom or “starter ring.” The shop also boasts a laundry list of celeb clientele like the Kardashian clan and Queen Bey, who know a thing or two about bling. [Photo]
312 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212