If you're planning to propose to your loved one this Christmas, and you happen to have £100,000 cash at your disposable, then you've probably already picked up your Diamond-A-Day advent calendar, featuring 25 drawers containing a precious jewel for every day of advent.
The calendar features such trinkets as the tanzanite and white gold diamond set, which will delight your other half on 6th December, though not so much your bank manager, costing as it does £3,250 for the necklace and matching earrings. By contrast, day 17's gift, a 9 carat yellow gold bracelet, looks positively bargainous at 'just' £1,600.
The main ticket item, popping out of the day 25 window, is a two-carat platinum diamond solitaire ring which will set you back another £26,000.
After all those diamonds, you'd better hope she says 'yes'. Might just be safer to pick up the Maltesers advent calendar from Tesco and hope your intended prefers the lighter on the pocket way to enjoy Christmas.