ENGAGEMENT RING GUIDE – FINDING THE ONE
Buying an engagement ring is one of the biggest decisions you are going to make before getting married. It is a symbol of your love and commitment and a piece of jewelry you will be keeping forever and potentially passing down through the generations possibly along with your wedding bands. With all that in mind, it’s important to choose the perfect ring best suited to you and your partner.
To help you understand the different rings available, we’ve put together a comprehensive engagement ring education guide to help you learn more about your choices.
Engagement Ring Styles
There are several different types of styles to choose from when it comes to buying engagement rings. It’s best to understand your partner’s ring style to help you with the decision. Is your partner more traditional or more trendy? These tidbits will help properly inform your choice and ensure you get the best ring.
A center diamond or gemstone surrounded by a halo of tiny diamonds or stones.
A single beautifully placed center stone in a plain classic setting is a very popular style. It’s also timeless and usually a good bet if you want something that will never go out of fashion.
A center stone or diamond is accentuated by smaller accent diamonds on the band. This style is also used for eternity bands and wedding rings.
A brilliant trinity
A trio of brilliant-cut round diamonds or a center emerald cut diamond framed by a pair of matched smaller stones or even baguette cuts.
A style that harks back to another era for vintage-loving brides-to-be. With the proper prongs and setting design you can make this ring look like a vintage family heirloom even if it’s brand new.
Choosing a Gemstone
Whether you have your heart set on a particular gemstone, carat size, carat weight, color, shape, and clarity, or are open to all possibilities, becoming familiar with gemstone properties and attributes will help you shop with confidence. Shop Gemstone Engagement Rings.
If the variety of stones seems overwhelming it’s best to zero in on your top choices and learn more about those instead of studying all the different varieties.Learn about diamond. Learn about gemstones.
Choosing a Metal
When selecting a metal, three major considerations to keep in mind are color, durability, and budget. Consider white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, or platinum. Each metal has a series of pros and cons but quite possibly the biggest consideration when it comes to selecting either rose gold or yellow gold will all boil down to personal style. It’s important to also have a keen understanding of what your partner wants and likes in their jewelry.Learn more about your options.
Find Your Ring Size
Before ordering your ring, make sure you have an accurate finger size. We will teach you how to determine ring size in few easy steps.Learn more
Diamonds may be the hardest material known to man, but they are not indestructible. Learn how to protect and care for your diamonds and ensure they last a lifetime.
Gemstones are unique and yours may have special care requirements. Handled with care, gemstones can maintain their pristine beauty and last a lifetime.