Cheapest engagement ring ever?

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  • Marks & Spencer sells £18 wedding ring to combat credit crunch times

    Marks & Spencer is selling an engagement and wedding ring set for £18.

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    Tradition says a man should spend a whole month’s salary on an engagement ring, but M&S have got different ideas.

    The bargain bands are made of tin, but are plated in platinum and diamanté encrusted, while the huge sparkler is a fake diamond.

    Instead of a hallmark, the ring bears the M&S logo and the bands will come in four sizes.

    M&S spokewoman Rekha Kannan said: ‘These rings are for the bridegroom who wants the look of real diamonds but can’t necessarily afford them.

    ‘They are perfect for credit crunch weddings – they look really beautiful but you don’t have to break the bank for them. You wouldn’t know they’re not real diamonds.’

    Would you be happy with an £18 engagement ring or just plain insulted? Leave your comments below.

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