When shopping for an engagement ring, be sure to keep the following tips in mind. Learn how to narrow in and focus your search for the perfect engagement ring!
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Start your engagement ring shopping with a jeweler you can trust. Before you even see any type of jewelry, be sure to calculate what you can afford. When shopping for an engagement ring, many emotions and excitement can easily influence your budget. When you’re firm in your budget, it makes the shopping process a smoother experience. A professional, well trained jeweler will be sure to guide you to options that will get you the best diamond for your price range. Considering looking for well reputable wholesale diamond dealers like Diamond and Gold Warehouse.
- Centerstone Type – Diamond, Lab Created Diamond or Gemstone
Of course, the most common stone for an engagement ring is a Diamond. Though with todays modern world, many women are choosing more eclectic, non traditional center stones for their engagement rings. It’s a great idea to find out what her ideal center stone will be. Here at Diamond and Gold Warehouse, we offer wholesale prices on Loose Diamonds, Lab Created Diamonds, Moissanites, Fancy Shaped Diamonds, Gemstones and more!
If she is set with a natural diamond for the center stone, it’s important to brush up on the 4 C’s of diamonds. There are four important fundamental qualities that give a diamond it’s quality grade. And as this is a big investment, you want to make sure you’re making a wise investment.
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- Centerstone Shape – Choosing A Diamond Cut
There are many diamond cuts to choose from. It will be wise to do research on what each cut represents. Each diamond cut has specific characteristics that might match the personality of your partner. For example – Emerald diamonds best known for qualities that are very traditional, elegant, and somewhat regal. If these qualities match the personality of your partner then it might be a good idea to choose this stone. It’s advised to do your research on the different qualities/characteristic on diamond cuts.
- Metal Choice
There aren’t an endless amount of options when choosing metal, but that’s not to determine the importance of your choice. Metals will influence the gemstone or diamond you choose in a very literal way. Some metal colors will not pair well with certain jewels, causing your gemstone to be perceived with less quality. For example, paring a lower grade diamond with a gold band might make your diamond look more yellow than it actually is. It’s best you work with a quality jeweler for their expertise in guiding you to make the proper combination for you.
- Know Her Lifestyle
Understanding your soon-to-be fiancés daily routine can help in determining the basic style of the ring. Choosing simplicity over something extravagant can lead you in very specific directions. Whether she lives an active lifestyle, or is always traveling, be sure to ask her what she’s looking for in a diamond engagement ring. She might want something simple and small as to not be so intrusive on her daily routine. Or she might want an extravagant ring to wear for special occasions, and a separate band for everyday wear.
- Ring Size
Without a ring size, it’s hard to go ring shopping. There are times when ring prices are raised due to ring size. Planning on surprising her? Keep an eye on her favorite rings and bring them to the store with you. Don’t make it too obvious! If you’ve taken her favorite ring she might get suspicious. Also keep in mind, you don’t want to get down on one knee and not have the ringer slip on easily. This can make for an awkward proposal, and you don’t want that!
- Spy on her Pinterest page
First stop on the research train, Pinterest. Every girl has AT LEAST 1 if not, multiple highly organized boards on her Pinterest page dedicated to her dream wedding. It’s one of the first places a woman will go to be inspired. In here you might be able to find clues as to what types of stones and styles she prefers. This will give you a great starting point on understanding what shape, gemstone, and cut she’s interested in.
- Ring Style
This is where things can get overwhelming. There seems to be an endless amount of styles, it could be hard to know what’s the best fit for your bride-to-be. As mentioned before, visit her Pinterest page! Ask her friends if she’s ever mentioned engagement ring styles. There are many ways to determine how your fiancés personality might influence her engagement ring style.
- Wedding Bands
When purchasing an engagement ring, it will save you time and money to purchase the wedding bands as a set. It will also be easier to match the engagement ring style to the band if purchased at the same time. You can also leave this part of the process as a romantic and fun date together.
- Make sure she’s surprised!
No matter how much you and your partner are transparent about getting married, leave a small element of surprise when it comes to the proposal! There are a few ways in which you can keep her surprised and excited. It is a moment every woman dreams of, so make it special!