Sunday, March 8, 2020

Tips When Shopping For An Engagement Ring

An engagement ring is a big purchase, not just because it tends to be an expensive one but also because it’s going to be on your partner’s hand for the rest of their lives. They’re going to show it to everyone, and so it has to be a good one. Here are some tips when shopping for an engagement ring.

Tips When Shopping For An Engagement Ring

Know Your Budget

The budget you have is going to be different to everyone else who has shopped for one, is currently trying to find one themselves or who will in the future. It all depends on what you earn and how much you see as a reasonable amount to spend on an engagement ring. There is usually an average, but again, this isn’t something you should go by when it comes to purchasing a ring. Think about what you can afford currently and how much you might have if you did a little saving to get a really nice ring. You want to consider insurance on the ring, so that’s an additional cost that you’ll likely keep paying towards. Think wisely about what you can afford and don’t go overboard, even if it’s an engagement ring, it’s not worth getting into debt over.

Narrow Down The Shape 

Engagement rings with outstanding cut quality are important, but it’s worth knowing first what type of shape you’re after. That can be a level of difficulty depending on how often you’ve had a conversation about engagement ring styles. If you or your partner have not been vocal about the style of a ring, then it might be worth having that conversation in a subtle way. Perhaps look at their jewelry to get an idea or ask a friend to see if they have any clue. The shape is important because it’s the part that stands out on the ring.

Consider Carat Size

Carat size is something that you definitely want to be aware of because this will also reflect the price you pay for the ring. The best way to do this is by going into the jewelers and asking them what you could get for different budgets. Carat size might not necessarily matter to your partner, but you don’t want to be purchasing a ring that you can’t afford if they’re asking for a particular size.

Ask Or Take A Friend For Advice

And finally, you might want to go alone to the jewelry appointment, but it’s also worth asking your partner’s friend for advice or maybe taking a close friend with you to make it more of an experience. They can give you a bit more advice on what the best options are and to perhaps talk you down when you’re making an expenditure that is perhaps beyond what you can afford.

Shopping for an engagement ring is an exciting process so above all, be sure to enjoy it. It’s going to be an eventful moment when you present that ring, and you want to ensure you have found the right one.

Disclosure: This is a partnered post

17 comments:

  1. Chelsea Sauve - WandureMarch 11, 2020 at 9:30 AM

    Such wonderful tips. Knowing the. cut and carat (2 Cs) is really great advice! :)

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  2. Great tips, shape is huge for guys I think...when all my friends were getting engaged, they often didn't know what shape to go with and all the women seemed to be really drawn to certain shapes!

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  3. These are some excellent tips for engagement ring shopping I especially love the square shape ring

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  4. Amazing tips!!! In all honesty, i don't know much about shopping for an engagement ring, amazing tips!

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  5. What a gorgeous way to showcase jewelry. I am a huge fan of any quality jewelry pieces.

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  6. Friends' advices are helpful but when it comes to the real point.. You must follow your gut as you should be the one who really know your partner

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  7. Definitely agree with bringing a friend - though you should always go with what you think is the best!

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  8. These are great tips on how to buy an engagement ring. Some men don't have a clue on what their partner likes.

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  9. I wish my partner would get to read this. I don't want a big ring. Even a small one, coming from him, is fine.

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  10. Wonderful tips! The carat size and the cut is super important for customers. But, I would also recommend customers to ask if the stone is real or manmade.

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  11. So nice and romantic article) I`m woman and I already had engagement ring, but I wish my husband saw your post before.

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  12. I think that giving the ring itself should be far more important than what you paid for it :)

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  13. Hey, thanks for the tips here! Thankfully already got this dealt with, but always good for others!

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  14. Thank you for the information.

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  15. Thank you. As something one doesn't often buy it is hard to know what to check quality wise

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