Engagement gifts are not expected. Party guests bring happiness and good wishes for the engaged couple. If they feel moved to express those feelings with tangible gifts, they are welcome to do so, and here are some hints at how to select and give such gifts.
Maybe your beloved doesn’t need or want an engagement ring. When you propose, perhaps you’d like to present her with a token of your love. If you are struggling with what to give her, ask yourself a few questions, and the answer might come easier.