Shopping Guide – How To Buy the Perfect Engagement Ring

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Are you looking for just the right piece at your local jewelry store to surprise your partner? Engagement ring shopping is one of the most specialized experiences in the world, and one that almost all of us go through at some point. Buying the perfect diamond engagement rings is no easy task, especially given how individual the shopping experience can be. Don’t worry – there are plenty of resources out there to help guide you through the process, and plenty of professional jewelers in stores that you can consult for help narrowing down the right piece. Wedding pieces can be some of the most stressful and intimidating pieces to select, but they are also the single most common category of fine jewelry sold in the world, so there are plenty of people who have been in your position before. Here are some things to keep in mind while making that big purchase to ensure that everything goes smoothly and that you have an incredible piece of timeless jewelry that is as resilient and beautiful as your union.

There are many kinds of bridal diamond rings and designs that exist on the market, all with promises of traditional design values, modern values, etc. What style works for you and your partner? Have you decided whether or not you are going to buy the ring directly or in pieces? For full customization, buying loose diamonds with separate bands can help really create a unique jewelry piece that gives you the freedom to be much more selective about the completion of the finished piece. However, with so many pieces already available in store, the perfect ring could be staring at you already when you walk into the store. Consider which method would be the best for you and your partner.

Diamond jewelry, in general, is valued by the 4 C’s of diamonds – color, cut, clarity and carat weight. Having a working understanding of these concepts before you go into the store at all will help you figure out what questions to ask the jeweler as you narrow down your choices. A larger diamond is not necessarily a better diamond, after all. Keep this in mind when you see traditionally stunning diamond solitaire gold rings. While they are beautiful, make sure you have all the information on the quality of the ring and jewel itself before committing to any purchases.

Remember that this ring is an investment in your future with your soon-to-be spouse, as well as the piece itself, which will – if properly taken care of – last the length of your marriage. Be prudent about the materials, including potentially investing in a band made with allergy resistant metals if you or your soon-to-be spouse have a family history of metal allergies. Lastly, keep in mind that you and your partner absolutely have a varied taste – the right diamond bridal jewelry piece will be a perfect union of your separate aesthetic desires, representative of your new union and life as a couple.

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