Buying an Engagement Ring: Tips to Know Before You Shop

Has your man popped the big question to you? If yes, the wedding bells are ringing there, you guys! The big day is soon to arrive and you’re marking your big dates on the calendar. If you’re soon to get engaged, an essential thing where you can’t afford to get wrong is the ENGAGEMENT RING.

The band of love and trust is something that shows the world you belong to someone special and you certainly want the best ring to show your loved one what they mean to you.

So, before you go and search for that perfect ring, you ought to keep in mind some important points while buying one. Here you go…

  • Set your budget

Keeping a budget in mind helps you in shortlisting the rings. So you don’t waste time in visiting stores or looking at rings that are out of your budget. So you save your precious time and effort.

  • Consult with your partner

According to you, you know your partner best. But it never hurts to put in extra efforts and ask your partner yourself what she/he expects. If you want to keep it a surprise for your partner, try asking her/his friend and get the required details and the idea of the views of your partner.

  • Don’t forget the 4 C’s

If you’re planning on buying a diamond ring, always have in mind the 4 C’s of the rock, that are, cut, color, clarity and carat. Better the cut, better is the shine of the diamond. According to GIA diamond color chart D,E,F are the top ranked and should be laid down on white gold or platinum for the best look. Diamond with no or hardly any imperfection is of brilliant clarity. To be honest, a woman doesn’t care about the carat, luckily. A small, well-cut diamond with very good color and clarity will always look better than a larger stone with mediocre color, cut and clarity.

  • The size and shape of the finger

Take one of the rings of your partner and measure the size of the ring. Also, the look of the ring depends on the shape of the finger, so be careful in selecting the suitable ring.

  • Protection for your investment

Buying an engagement ring is a big investment and the one that will last. So it’s better you get a warranty or insurance. Buy from a verified jeweler that offers you warranty and has been in the business for years.

  • Adding a personal touch

Whether it’s your grandmother’s holocaust ring or a ring that has been circulating through generations in your family, it always adds a certain kind of sentiment to the ring. It’s a pleasant feeling to know that someone trusts you with it. You can also try getting a ring engraved with your handwriting or your name. This surely accentuates the value of you love band.

So go on and make that special moment a PERFECT one with a perfect love band that defines your love with this guide. I hope all you love birds get to learn from these tips and make a delightful purchase for your partners.

Have a blessed life!

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